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Valery Narezhny

Valery Narezhny

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  • Financial college (Vladikavkaz) (1992–1994)
  • Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (1994–2004)
  • Moscow Institute of Public Administration and Law (2000–2003)


  • Taxation policy Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation (1998–2000)
  • Finance Department of the Russian Government office (2001)
  • Avakov, Tarasov and Partners (2001–2004)
  • Levant and Partners (2004–2008)
  • Kamenskaya and Partners (2008–2010)
  • Incor Alliance Law Office (2010–2013)
  • Gorodissky and Partners since 2014


  • The external lecturer of Institute of modern education technologies since 2014


  • Russian
  • English
  • German
  • Tax law and due diligence
  • Customs law
  • Arbitration and civil procedural law
  • M&A transaction support
  • Labor law
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • “Simplified tax system” (publishing house “Accountants hotline”, 2004)
  • “Joint activity: legal, tax and accounting partnership rules” (publishing house “The Peak”, 2006)
  • “Problems of using shareholder agreements in Russian practice” (“The joint-stock reporter”, # 3, 2008)
  • “Property tax optimization” (“Financial newspaper”, #12, 2008)
  • “By what law? Shareholder agreements in Russia” (“Consultant” #19, 2009)
  • “Unfounded contractors tax benefits: negative consequences and their prevention” (“Tax reporter”, #1, 2009)
  • “Current problems of legal entities forced liquidation” (“Corporate lawyer”, # 8, 2009)
  • “Peculiarities of injunctive reliefs in tax disputes” (“Tax disputes”, № 10, 2009)
  • “Accounting and taxation of expenses of a company in the absence of income” (“Financial newspaper”, # 10, 2010)
  • “Personal guarantee of a legal entity owner” (“Company”, # 11, 2009)
  • “Overview of most important tax resolutions of the Supreme Commercial Court of Russian Federation” (“Arbitration practice”, #3, 2011)
  • “Taxation of income tax in case of uncompensated transfer and acquisition of property” (“Tax reporter”, #7, 2009)
  • “Judicial precedents — 2011” (“Arbitration practice”, #12, 2011)
  • “Google tax revolutionises tax regime for digital content sales” (International Law Office (ILO), July 2016)
  • “Suppression of unfair competition and unfair/inaccurate advertising on the Internet (Advertising or unfair competition?)” (Gorodissky and Partners Information Bulletin, № 3 (114) 2016)
  • “Tax aspects of pricing in IP transactions” (Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - International report, October 2016)
  • “Tax aspects of cost contribution agreements within MNE groups” (International Law Office (ILO), December 2016)
  • “New procedure for recognition of losses in profit taxation” (International Law Office (ILO), March 2017)
  • “Federal Tax Service develops concept of unjustified tax benefit” (International Law Office (ILO), June 2017)
  • “Multilateral convention on implementation of BEPS Plan signed” (International Law Office (ILO), August 2017)
  • “New tax benefits for innovative companies and marquee investors” (International Law Office (ILO), December 2017)


  • “Taxation of foreign investments in the Russian economy” (conference of the Association of European business “Comparison of EU and Russian Regulations on Investments into Strategic Sectors of the Economy”, Moscow, Russia, February 2008)
  • “IP as a tax optimization tool” (“Rosnano” seminar, Moscow, Russia, July 2008)
  • “Fighting against offshore money flows — populist governments policies” (interview for “Slon.ru”, Moscow, Russia, August 2009)
  • “Perspectives of progressive taxation of personal income in Russia” (“Expert-TV” channel, Moscow, Russia, September 2009)
  • “The form, not the content is the taxmans priority” (interview “Pravo.ru”, Moscow, Russia, October 2009)
  • “IP as a tool for tax optimization” (seminar “Record of rights for the results of science and technical activity and capitalization of IP objects, defining patent and license strategies of the company”, Obninsk, Russia, November 2009)
  • “Perspectives of using offshore jurisdictions by Russian business” (interview to the Russian channel RBK-TV, Moscow, Russia, December 2009)
  • “The right to suspend the tax arrears collecting process during litigation” (VII International science and practical conference “Tax law in the rulings of Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation in 2009”, Moscow, Russia, April 2010)
  • “How changes Changes to the Federal Law on Insolvency (Bankruptcy) affect the business climate” (interview to the channel “Expert-TV”,Moscow, Russia, June 2010)
  • “International tax planning for corporations” (international seminar “European holdings”, Moscow, Russia, February 2011)
  • “Perspectives of increase of the tax burden on individuals in connection with the property tax imposition” (interview to the channel “Expert-TV”, Moscow, Russia, November 2011)
  • “New trends in the use of IP for the purposes of tax planning” (conference “Tax planning and protection of innovations in IP sphere”, Moscow, Russia, April 2012)
  • “Tax and customs issues of IP use: current trends” (13th annual seminar “IP Protection Strategies for the Company Successful Development”, Moscow, April 2015)
  • “Complicated and disputable situations related to intangible assets amortization and capital investments to the leasehold property” (practicum “Profits tax: the way to minimize risks”, Moscow, July 2015)
  • “Tax treatment of IP assets” (seminar “Rights for IP activity results: turnover and protection”, Moscow, September 2015)
  • “Intangible assets taxing” (IP seminar “Topic issues of intangible assets accounting and taxing”, Ekaterinburg, October 2015)
  • “Topical issues of small businesses legal protection”(the Chamber of Commerce roundtable “Changes in legislation related to small and medium-sized businesses: monitoring results for 1–3 quarters of 2015”, Moscow, November 2015)
  • “Tax issues of IP use in a corporate business” (14th annual seminar “IP protection strategies for successful company development”, Moscow, April 2016)
  • “Tax issues of IP use in business” (Seminar “IP Economic aspects” at the Novosibirsk Region Science Festival 2016 “Science: Images of Future”, Novosibirsk, September 2016)
  • “Tax arrears recovery from the debtor`s interdependent and affiliated persons” (Seminar “Recovery of damages from the management of a legal body, controllers”, MCCI, Moscow, February 2017)
  • “Legal and economic aspects of IP transactions” (4th IP seminar Gorodissky IP School, Dubna, May 2017)
  • “Litigation over debtors transactions made to the detriment of the creditor” (Seminar “Bankruptcy of legal bodies and individuals”, Moscow, September 2017
  • “Tax concession for innovative companies” (Online Tax Marathon, Moscow, November 2017
  • “Taxation aspects of operations with IP subject matters” (Seminar “Protection and capitalization of IP. Certification and localization of export products”, Moscow, December 2017
  • Supporting a package of partnership, franchise and investment agreements between a number of Russian private persons and a Dutch commercial real estate company on a large shopping center development.
  • Winning a number of commercial disputes on returning the investors share rights in one of the largest shopping and entertainment centers and recovery of unjustifiable enrichment in favor of the investor.
  • Advising more than a hundred Russian and foreign companies on tax law issues.
  • Land-tax overpayment recovery for a number of Russian defense companies totaling more than 680 mln rubles.
  • Forming a corporate structure of a large holding specializing in real estate management in 14 subjects of the Russian Federation
  • Represented a large Russian distributor of alcoholic beverages in a dispute concerning protection of business reputation. By the amount of claimed compensation (over 700 mln. rubles), this dispute became one of the biggest in the history of this category of claims. As a result of the dispute the court completely rejected the claims against the client.
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