Ms Valentina Akimova > Pepeliaev Group > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Pepeliaev Group
BUILDING 1, 39 3RD TVERSKAYA
YAMSKAYA STREET
125047
Russia
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Work Department

Tax Practice

Position

Partner, Head of Tax Practice Group

Career

What she specialises in

Valentina has been specialising in tax law for almost 25 years.

Valentina is well versed in advising clients on taxation, specifically on how to substantiate VAT and profit tax deductions and refunds, the taxation of intra-group transactions, VAT recovery, the assessment and payment of excise duties, and taxation when groups of companies are being restructured, as well as many other matters.

She qualified as an attorney in 2002.

Valentina also oversees and is personally involved in transfer pricing projects.

Her main achievements

Valentina has significant experience in representing clients in tax disputes before courts.

Her major projects include, among others:

  • participated in preparing draft laws, specifically amendments to legislation regarding VAT charged on bonuses;
  • carried out litigation and advisory projects in restructuring current tax liabilities when tax arrears are claimed;
  • provided legal support in resolving disputes in court and at the pre-trial stage when an unjustified tax benefit has been obtained;
  • provided legal support under projects involving business restructuring;
  • handled projects that involved analysing tax risks under intra-group transactions, both cross-border and domestic;
  • run projects that involved preparing transfer pricing documents.

Education

Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)