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Valentin Moiseev

Valentin Moiseev

Partner | Attorney | PhD (Law) | Practice leader Tax

Areas of practice:

Corporate Law /M&A
Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration
Tax
Project Finance

Valentin's core specialism is tax advice and tax dispute resolution. His track record includes a number of major tax advisory projects and successful representation of taxpayers in commercial courts, including precedent-setting cases. Valentin's tax practice focuses on de-offshorization, customs clearance and overseas asset restructuring for Russian clients.

Valentin has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, including international, and spearheaded international teams of lawyers in M&A structuring projects. Valentin's skill set allows him to manage such deals end-to-end – from negotiation and project paperwork to arrangements with creditors.

Also successful in representing major auto players in consumer claims, providing redress for creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and court representation of AGP's clients in cases involving various areas of law.

Authored several dozen publications on tax-related subjects.

Practice of law:

  • Andrey Gorodissky & Partners (since 2011)
  • Private practice (2009 – 2011)
  • ZAO BDO Yunikon, Senior Tax Practice Consultant, (2005 – 2008) and Tax Practice Manager (2008 – 2009)
  • Horwath ICLC, Head of the Arbitrazh Sector, Legal Department (2003 – 2005)
  • ZAO Mari-Audit, Lawyer (2003)

Education:

  • Russian Academy of Justice, Post-Graduate School, PhD (Law) (2008)
  • Higher School of Economics National Research University, Law Degree (2003)

Affiliations:

  • Moscow Bar Association (since 2009)

Rankings:

  • The Legal 500
  • The Best Lawyers

Language skills:

  • English

Representation

Won litigation over separate VAT accounting (precedent-setting judgment).

Developed a corporate governance model for a foreign investment holding company to avoid Russian tax residency.

Restructured overseas assets for a number of clients, private investors, in compliance with the Russian regulatory requirements for controlled foreign companies.

Advised and successfully represented a software distributor in litigation against tax office over documentation of the license fee payee's tax residency (precedent-setting judgment).

Represented a major meat product manufacturer in a challenge to the application of a discounted VAT rate (10%) to its products.

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Insights

All Insights
11/14/2017
Publication
The end of tax abuse
12/22/2016
Publication
Valentin Moiseev “About Legal Matters of the Outgoing Year”
11/03/2016
Publication
Lease for Foreigners: How To Calculate VAT Proportion
11/01/2016
Report
Newsletter. Application of the Concept of 'Beneficial Ownership of the Income to Dividends'. November 2016
10/17/2016
Report
Newsletter. On Eligibility for Tax Benefit. October 2016
03/09/2016
Review
Overview of Changes to Tax Legislation
02/24/2016
Review
Overview of the RF Supreme Court’s Explanations Regarding Reimbursement of Legal Costs
02/01/2016
Review
Overview of Amendments to the Russian Tax Code, that Went into Effect on January 1, 2016
10/12/2015
Review
Overview of New Rules of Individuals’ Bankruptcy
03/26/2015
Publication
Controlled Foreign Companies: Characteristics and Taxation
01/28/2015
Review
Controlled Foreign Company Rules
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