RGP has unrivalled expertise in handling tax matters both from Russian and international angle. RGP’s Senior Adviser Vadim Kukushkin is our chief expert on Russian and international taxation issues, tax structuring, deoffshorisation and other related issues. Vadim has advised both Russian parties and international parties on complex tax-related issues.

Members of our team have advised, among others, on the following tax-related issues:

  • Advising several major industrial groups on deoffshorisation-related issues
  • Advising on tax planning aspects of the Norilsk Nickel Group’s US$6.3 billion acquisition of LionOre Mining International
  • Advising on international tax structures in connection with the sale of a majority stake and an option for full ownership of OOO NASTA Insurance Company to Zurich Financial Services Group
  • Advising Renova Orgsyntes in tax structuring its acquisition of a majority stake in the leading chemical producer OAO “Khimprom” in Novocheboksarsk
  • Advising Ford Motor Company on the tax aspects of Ford’s US$2.3 billion disposal of Jaguar and Land Rover to Tata Motor
  • Advising on tax issues in connection with the purchase of shares in a top Russian telecommunication holding
  • Advising on the global restructuring of the largest Russian consumer electronics retail chain
  • Advising on tax issues in connection with the sale of shares in a top Russian insurance company
  • Advising on tax issues in connection with the sale of business by a leading international automotive manufacturer
  • Advising on tax issues in connection with sale of shares in a Russian coal mining company
  • Counselling on tax issues of a landmark sale of office buildings in Moscow
  • Advising on tax-related issues in connection with global restructuring of international mining group


Ivan Meleshenko

Landline + 7 495 139 6511

Suren Gortsunyan

Landline +7 495 139 6503

Vadim Kukushkin

Landline +7 495 139 6509
Senior Adviser

How to find us:

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners LLC
Entrance B, 5th Floor,
2, Tsvetnoy Boulevard,
Moscow, 127051,


Landline: +7 495 139 6500
Fax: +7 495 139 6501