Daniil Ruderman
External consultant on tax issues


We engage Daniil Ruderman when our clients need advice on Russian and international corporate and individual taxation and tax structuring of investments.

For over 15 years, Daniil has been advising on tax issues arising in the course of M&A, real estate, financing, capital markets, intellectual property and public-private partnership (PPP) projects solving the most complicated tasks faced by businesses and their owners. In addition, Daniil advises high net worth individuals on the tax issues of their asset management in Russia and abroad.

A graduate of the law school of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, prior to starting his own practice Daniil worked at international firms Herbert Smith Freehills, Salans and EY.

  • Advising a number of clients on issues relating to Russian controlled foreign companies (CFC) legislation
  • Advising a Russian group of companies on the tax issues related to their Russian real estate and the influence of deoffshorisation measures on the group's legal structure
  • Advising a number of clients - high net worth individuals on taxation, currency control and asset management issues
  • Representing a Russian medical company in a dispute with the Russian tax authorities
  • Advising a Japanese corporation on the establishment of a joint venture with a Russian partner for the exploration and development of oil fields in Russia, including tax structuring of the investment and tax advice on the operations of the joint venture
  • Preparing a tax opinion for Vnesheconombank (VEB) in relation to the offering of US$850 million loan participation notes due 2018 and US$1.15 billion loan participation notes due 2023 and listed on the Irish Stock Exchange
  • Advising ONEXIM Group on the tax issues of the debt and corporate restructuring of RosBusinessConsulting (RBC) Group, a Russian media company, and on the acquisition of a majority control in the new holding company ZAO RBC-TV Moscow
  • Advising Mohawk Industries on structuring the acquisition of Russian business of Marazzi Group, including the tax issues of a potential merger of the Russian part of Marazzi Group and Unilin Russia (100% owned by Mohawk Industries) after the completion of the acquisition
  • Advising Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) on the tax issues of the disposal to Itochu and INPEX of a stake in INK-Zapad, а joint venture with Irkutsk Oil Company for the development of Zapadno-Yaraktinsky and Bolshetirsky subsoil blocks in Eastern Siberia