Globalization Recomposed: New Regions with Increasing Attractiveness

30 January | 13:30 – 16:30 (GMT+1) | ODDO BHF, Bockenheimer Landstraße 10 | 60323 Frankfurt am Main
This event will be held only offline
Language: German and English

About the event

During our practitioner-led round table, the experts for Eastern Europe and Central Asia of the SCHNEIDER GROUP together with the financial specialists of the private international bank ODDO BHF will be discussing growth opportunities and business refocusing on the emerging countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
The main focus, together with a general market overview of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan, will be on the legal and tax framework and recommendations for a market entry in the region. Another topic will be the instruments for short- and long-term financing as well as the Treasury & Cash services.

After the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to ask the experts questions in a round-table discussion. Join this interactive format for an exchange with experienced experts for Russia and Central Asia and learn about financing instruments for your foreign business.

The programme is available at the following download link.


Welcome snack and networking
Introduction Session Central Asia & Caucasus
  • Globalization Recomposed?
  • Geopolitical Changes
  • New focus: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan
Country Coverage & Expertise Central Asia & Caucasus
  • Doing business: key figures, legal and tax, market entry
  • Trade Finance: Short & Long-Term Financing - Treasury & Cash services
  • Case study
Discussion & Drinks
End of Event

About speakers

Ulf Schneider
President & Founder SCHNEIDER GROUP

Ulf Schneider founded his SCHNEIDER GROUP in 2003.  He is the President and owner of the well-established consulting enterprise that offers international companies services for their market entry and expansion in Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Poland, Ukraine  and Uzbekistan.

He also is the CEO and Publisher of the owc Foreign Trade Publishing House, a German publishing house, rich in tradition, whose print and online media focus on Russia, CIS, China and Africa.

Bairam Rahimov
Director, SCHNEIDER GROUP Azerbaidjan
Eva Voskanyan
Director, Yerevan
Nodir Ayupov
Partner, SCHNEIDER GROUP Tashkent
Nodir became Director of the Tashkent office in September 2018.
He is responsible for the development of services provided the Tashkent office, including accounting outsourcing and automation, ERP implementation and integration, interim management, business setup and manufacturing localisation.

Prior to joining SCHNEIDER GROUP, Nodir worked for 18 years for Uzbekistan Airways in increasingly responsible positions, starting as Head of External Affairs and completing his job for the airline as Head of representative offices in Kazakhstan, Greece, and Spain. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in finance and international consulting.

Zuzana Franz
Head of International Banking Sales III, Frankfurt/Main
Frank Mohler
Co-Head of Corporate Banking, Frankfurt/Main
Ünsal Asan
Senior Regional Manager, Frankfurt/Main
Uschi Kirchner
Senior Product Specialist - Export Finance Solutions, Frankfurt/Main
Birgitta Heinze
Head of Export Finance Solutions, Frankfurt/Main
Evgeny Epifanov
Senior Regional Manager, Frankfurt/Main

SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand to new geographical markets since 2003, offering a full range of business support services: from developing strategy for successful market-entry to helping arrange or optimize accounting, reporting and financial planning processes and establishing efficient IT infrastructures.

500 top experts in 11 countries take care of all resource-consuming non-core business tasks, so our customers can focus on achieving their business goals. We offer services in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Austria, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Russia and Uzbekistan, with minor regional variations. Get in touch via our contact form to request details of specific service packages available in your target country.

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