Elena Kilinkarova has become the member of the International Fiscal Association

The International Fiscal Association (IFA) is the only non-governmental and non-sectoral international organisation dealing with fiscal matters. Its objectives are the study and advancement of international and comparative law in respect of public finance, specifically international and comparative fiscal law and the financial and economic aspects…


Vladimir Kilinkarov and Elena Kilinkarova have again been listed in the Best Lawyers 2017 (Russia)

On 15 June, the international legal rating publication Best Lawyers released the results of its research for 2017. Partner at Maxima Legal, Vladimir Kilinkarov, was recognised in the category of Corporate Law (St Petersburg) as well as Head of the Tax Practice, Elena Kilinkarova, for Tax Law. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and respected…


Vladimir Kilinkarov has been part of a board of examiners at the St Petersburg State University

Partner at Maxima Legal, Vladimir Kilinkarov, was part of a board of examiners at the St Petersburg State University with students defending their dissertations for Master’s degrees on the topic of Tax Law. The St Petersburg State University has taken a new approach to the forming of boards of examiners, with the boards now being made up of…


Head of the Tax Practice at Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova was part of the jury for a contest organised by IFA on international taxation

On 29 April in Moscow the final of the sixth annual contest for young section of the Russian branch of the International Fiscal Association took place. The annual contest started in 2012 and consists of moot courts with mock cases between tax authorities and taxpayers on current matters of international taxation. Elena Kilinkarova, Counsel at…


Elena Kilinkarova takes part in an International Tax conference

On 22 March, Counsel from Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova, took part in and gave a presentation at the VI International Scientific Conference ‘International taxation: current questions of theory and practice’. The conference took place in Moscow at the Financial University with the support of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD)…


Lecture from Elena Kilinkarova to the School of Tax Attorneys at the St Petersburg State University

On 4 April 2017, the continued professional development courses from the School of Tax Attorneys at the St Petersburg State University will resume. Counsel from Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova, will take part in the courses as a teacher and in April 2017 will give a lecture on the issue of anti-offshore provisions in tax legislation. To view…


Elena Kilinkarova at the St Petersburg International Labour Forum

On 16 March 2017, Counsel from Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova, gave a presentation during a discussion titled ‘Russian Tax Policy and the Labour Market’ at the St Petersburg International Labour Forum. Participants discussed the main problems with the implementation of tax policies in Russia, their improvement and effect on the labour market. The…


Elena Kilinkarova – co-author of a national report for the European Association of Tax Law Professors

Counsel from Maxima Legal, Elena Kilinkarova, was a co-author of a report on the legal regulation in Russia of the tax residency of companies, including on the recognition of international companies as tax resident in Russia.  The national report was prepared for the annual congress of the European Association of Tax Law Professors which will take…


Multilateral Convention on the plan for BEPS

The project of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on the tax matters of base erosion and profit shifting (or BEPS for short), for the purpose of combating tax avoidance, has entered the stage of implementation of the proposed recommendations.  On 24 November 2016, the OECD published text for a multilateral international…


A simplification of the documentation required when establishing a legal entity

Since 1 January 2017 an entry on the register of companies and entrepreneurs is now the only document required to confirm the registration of a company or entrepreneur. The registers containing such records in Russia are the Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE) and the Unified State Register of Individual Entrepreneurs (USRIE). Under…