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LEONTIEVSKY PER., 25, 125009 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
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DLA Piper, Igor Venediktov, Moscow, RUSSIA

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Igor Venediktov

Tel:
Work +7 (495) 221 4199
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DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Tax

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Igor has over 20 years' experience in advising clients in Russia on various inbound and outbound acquisitions, international tax and transfer pricing planning, real estate issues, international finance, and leasing transactions. Igor has been involved in numerous foreign and domestic direct investments, M&A transactions and IPOs in the real estate, banking, metallurgical, chemical, and automotive industries. Igor's practice is focused on optimising taxes arising on corporate restructurings, holdings (including bankable and IPOable holding structures, investment fund structures, partnerships), developments, acquisitions, disposals and debt/project financing of real estate in Russia and abroad.


Russia

Tax

Within: Tax

DLA Piper is ‘a strong international firm’ that provides ‘excellent advice and good value for money’. The team acts for a range of domestic and multinational companies, advising on the tax aspects of business operations, transactional activity and transfer pricing issues. Igor Venediktov and Ruslan Vasutin jointly head the group, which recently assisted Avestra Group with tax matters related to a restructuring project.

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.

    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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