Denuo has been named the Best Law Firm at the 2023 Russia Private Equity Awards ceremony that took place during the Russian Private Equity Congress.
DLA Piper’s Russian practice launches its new brand, Denuo, and starts operating as an independent firm as of 1 June 2022.
Russian Ministry of Finance significantly expands list of offshore and non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes
The Russian Ministry of Finance has revised the list of states and territories that (i) provide preferential tax treatment and/or (ii) do not disclose or provide information on financial transactions. The updated List was introduced by Order No. 86n of the Ministry of Finance dated 5 June 2023 and entered into force on 1 July this year.
In this legal update, our team addresses current trends in the development of court cases related to charging agency VAT additionally on the customs value of goods, and gives recommendations regarding the mitigation of the related risks.
For the seventh consecutive year, Denuo’s team has taken part in the International Charity Legal Run. The donations collected during the event were transferred to support the wards of the Podari Zhizn charity foundation which helps children, teenagers and young adults up to the age of 25 with various forms of cancer, serious blood disorders and other life-threatening diseases.
Denuo has advised Smart Service, a Russian operator led by Konstantin Kotov and Andrey Oskolkov, on the acquisition of KFC’s business in Russia from Yum! Brands, a US fast food corporation. Mr Kotov and Mr Oskolkov already own Food Service, a Russian operator of more than 40 KFC franchise restaurants.