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12 PRESNENSKAYA EMBANKMENT, FLOOR 43, ZAPAD FEDERATION TOWER, RUSSIA
Tel:
Work +7 495 653 8300
Fax:
Fax +7 495 653 8300
Email:
Web:
www.o2consult.com
O2 Consulting, Olga Sorokina, Moscow, RUSSIA

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Olga Sorokina

Tel:
Work +7(495)653-83-00
Email:
O2 Consulting

Work Department

Legal Practice, M&A and Cross-Border Transactions, Private wealth practice and Family Office, Tax practice, FinTech practice

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Olga joined O2 Consulting in 2006 (prior to restructuring - AGA Management). In 2008 Olga became a partner of AGA Management and a managing partner in 2010. Now she is a managing partner of O2 Consulting and the partner in charge of the company's Swiss office.

Olga implemented notable projects in mining, metallurgy, retail, real estate and development, finance and investment.

Olga has been advising clients on international law for more than 20 years now with her in-depth knowledge of the European and US laws.

Olga's valuable skill of constructive dialogue and finding original solutions ensure she will manage to strike a compromise even if she has to start with opposite positions. Olga is one of the few who managed to maintain a perfect work-life balance meaning successful partner career and raising eight children.

Languages

English, French, Italian

Member

Member of the Moscow Bar Association

Education

Moscow State Law Academy - Private International Law Department; Complete training at the rate of International Law in Indiana University (USA).


Russia

Private client

Within: Private client

O2 Consulting is lauded for its ability to 'develop optimal tax strategies as a result of its strong connections with tax authorities in multiple jurisdictions'. The firm has notable strengths in tax aspects concerning wealth planning and the use of trusts, tax structuring pertaining to business ownership and investments, and advising on real estate and luxury goods transactions. Managing partner Olga Sorokina, Natalia Kuznetsova,  Natalya Pushkarskaya  and Inna Perelekhova are the key contacts and are recommended for their 'professionalism, accuracy and practical experience'.

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TMT

Within: TMT

With ‚Äėa¬†well-deserved reputation based on its innovative solutions, high level of expertise and extreme efficiency‚Äô, O2 Consulting¬†handles the various commercial and strategic aspects of TMT projects. The practice assisted¬†the founders of bitcoin debit card service¬†Cryptopay.me with¬†a transaction in which a strategic investor subscribed to shares in various companies of the group. Other clients include¬†iTech Fund,¬†TFG Capital and¬† Prisma Labs. Olga Sorokina¬†and Karen Shakhnazarov¬†are the names to note.

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Tax

Within: Tax

O2 Consulting has 'a strong understanding of international and Russian taxation', currency regulation, transfer pricing, the application of VAT and sales tax in Europe and tax transactions. Managing partner and international transactions specialist Olga Sorokina has been advising Humans Net on the complex multi-jurisdictional tax structuring of a public token sale, one of the first cases related to the tax aspects of a cryptocurrency business. The 'business-oriented' Natalya Kuznetsova assists with the tax aspects of M&A and securities market transactions and international tax structuring and planning for venture capitalist clients and international investors. Senior associate Evgeny Pankratov  regularly supports Sorokina and Kuznetsova with international corporate structuring, VAT regulations and the settlement of tax disputes.

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