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Sergey Kalinin, Vera Rikhterman, and Andrey Mashkovtsev Join EPAM Partnership in Russia

Sergey Kalinin, Vera Rikhterman, and Andrey Mashkovtsev Join EPAM Partnership in Russia

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners' lawyers Sergey Kalinin, Vera Rikhterman, and Andrey Mashkovtsev will join the firm's partnership on January 1st, 2020.

Sergey Kalinin, who joined EPAM in 2016, is Head of Tax at the firm, and he advises clients on various matters of Russian and international taxation, specifically as related to the tax structuring of deals and investments, as well as taxation of financial instruments and derivatives. He is also experienced in advising private clients on de-offshorization and capital amnesty. Before joining EPAM in 2016, he spent three and a half years as a Tax Partner at Liniya Prava, three and a half years as a Senior Associate at Goltsblat BLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner), a year and a half at Deloitte, a year and a half at Pepeliaev, Goltsblat & Partners, and three years at United Counselors FDP.

Vera Rikhterman, who joined EPAM in 2006 after graduating from the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, represents Russian and foreign companies in Russian courts, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. She specializes in corporate disputes, disputes arising out of contractual relations, disputes arising out of corporate or individual bankruptcies, and bringing management bodies  to liability, as well as intellectual property disputes. She has successfully represented clients in comprehensive multi-jurisdictional litigations, including disputes involving foreign parties.

Andrey Mashkovtsev, who joined EPAM in 2007 after graduating from the Saint Petersburg State University, specializes in corporate/M&A, establishing joint ventures, corporate restructuring, and private equity, as well as corporate governance and corporate conflicts. He advises clients on asset deals, merger control matters, foreign investment control, and commercial contracts.

EPAM at a Glance

Founded in 1993, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the leading full-service law firm in the CIS with offices in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and associated offices in the UK, the USA and Cyprus.

We advise its clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, corporate law, M&A, antitrust issues, project finance and PPP, restructurings and insolvencies, energy and natural resources, property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labour disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.

We combine high academic qualifications, internationally acknowledged moral and ethical values, senior partners' professional experience and practical abilities with the vigour and knowledge of younger attorneys that enables thus providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

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Firm's website: www.epam.ru