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Sergey Pepeliaev has over 30 years' hands-on experience of dealing with corporate and personal taxation issues. He has resolved countless challenging situations involving investments and court proceedings.
As a practitioner, he has defended the rights and interests of companies before the Russian Constitutional Court, the Russian Supreme Court, and commercial courts in large-scale and significant court disputes regarding: the legality of additional taxes and fines being assessed; unlawful regulations of the Russian Government, ministries and state authorities being repealed; and unconstitutional provisions of laws being set aside.
•Over the last several years, our firm's lawyers, under Mr Pepeliaev’s guidance, have helped our clients to save more than USD 8 billion thanks to having successfully settled tax disputes both through court proceedings and out of court.
•Mr Pepeliaev has been invited by the State Duma, the Russian Presidential Administration and other governmental authorities to take part in drafting laws, most notably, the Russian Tax Code, the Law on the Olympic Games.
•The Constitutional Court also invites him to express his expert opinion on a number of cases.