Senior Manager, Tax & Legal, International Tax
KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Elena works with KPMG in Moscow since 2007. Elena specializes in international tax and Russian “deofshorization” projects. Elena’s main areas of expertise are as follows: restructuring of large Russian and foreign groups to improve the tax efficiency, structuring of acquisition of Russian and foreign assets, structuring of participation of Russian investors in foreign joint ventures established to implement projects in Russian and abroad, development of tax efficient holding, trading, financing structures, development of tax efficient management structures to manage foreign assets. Elena specializes in support in redomiciliation, liquidation of the foreign companies considering tax aspects, support in obtaining tax rulings from the foreign tax authorities, analysis of existing holding, operating, management structures of large Russian groups to evaluate the applicability and impact of the Russian “deoffshorization” tax legislation (control foreign companies rules, tax residency for companies, beneficial ownership), identification of tax risks, calculation of potential tax liability, development of recommendation as to mitigation of identified tax risks and implications, support in implementation of recommendations. She has experience in advice of various aspects of Russian and international tax matters (including preparation of overviews of the tax regimes of various foreign jurisdictions).
Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, "Taxes and taxation", honors degree