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Ivanyan and Partners

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Managing Partners: Natalia Malyamina, Khristofor Ivanyan
Number of partners: 10
Number of other lawyers: 90+

Firm Overview:
Ivanyan & Partners represents the interests of private, corporate and public clients. With attorneys in the firm’s offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Ivanyan & Partners is one of the TOP-10 largest full service law firms in Russia advising on private wealth, M&A and other corporate transactions, the resolution of domestic and cross-border disputes, infrastructure and PPP projects, and tax issues arising from clients’ activities around the globe.

Practice Areas:
Banking & Finance
Competition / Antitrust
Corporate / M&A
Domestic Dispute Resolution
Energy & Natural Resources
FinTech & IT
Foreign & Russian Regulatory & Compliance
Insolvency / Restructuring
Intellectual Property
International Commercial Litigation
International Public Law
Private Client / Private Wealth
Public Policy & GR
Real Estate & Investments

Main Areas of Practice:
Private Client:

Advising (ultra) high-net-worth individuals and families, as well as their family offices and advisors, on all legal and tax aspects of asset, real estate, business, philanthropic, and succession planning and management.
Contact: Yulia Chekmareva/ Dmitry Mikhailov
Email: [email protected]/ [email protected]

Providing all-around tax planning advice for private clients and corporations, including wealth planning and ongoing tax compliance support for UHNWIs/HNWIs and tax structuring of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as tax disputes, with an emphasis on pre-trial resolution.
Contact: Dmitry Mikhailov/ Mark Rovinskiy
Email: [email protected]/ [email protected]

Private Clients Services Include:
Assets Structuring / CFC Compliance / Tax Advice:
Advice on the (re-)structuring of assets in multiple jurisdictions, including compliance with Russian foreign company (CFC) and currency control legislation, and legal and advisory voluntary disclosure programs (amnesty of capital). Ongoing tax compliance support, including tax returns and account activity reports, and tax dispute resolution.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate:
Advice on the legal and tax implications of purchasing/disposing of real, including private, property around the globe, including complex pre-acquisition due diligence; drafting and negotiating SPAs and closing documents; and legal support in day-to-day management of the property.

Aircraft, Vessels, Vehicles:
Legal and tax structuring of the acquisition/ sale of private jets, helicopters, vintage cars, and yachts and related financing transactions, as well as advice on legal and tax issues of exploitation and disposal.

Fine Art / Fine Instruments / Antiques:
Advice on legal, tax, and customs issues related to purchasing/disposing of pieces of art and art collections; antiquities (including fine instruments), in particular authenticity and fair market value, provenance, sellers’ IP rights, deal structuring, and SPAs; and relocation and/or exhibition in Russia and abroad or donation to state and private museums. Assistance with insurance, storage, repair, customs clearance, and other matters concerning fine art, fine instruments, and antiques.

Charitable & Other Non-Profit Projects:
Advice on all legal and tax aspects of charitable activity and complex projects, such as creating charitable institutions, as well as ongoing legal and tax support of non-profit organisations.

Legal & Estate Planning For Marriage:
Verifying an optimal jurisdiction for marriage and nuptial agreements, drafting nuptial agreements or agreements on the division of marital property in case of separation or divorce, and representing clients in family courts in Russia and abroad. Family Disputes: Mediation, litigation support, and settlement of disputes arising out of divorce, separation of property, heirship, child custody, etc.

Multi-Nationality / Foreign Permits:
Advice on multiple foreign citizenship programs and/or foreign residence permits: full legal and technical support of the application process and managing the compliance due diligence process.

The firm’s clients are UHNWIs/HNWIs, institutional investors, banks and companies from diverse industries, both Russian and international.m diverse industries, both Russian and international.