Ekaterina Roletr focuses on tax law and has a high level of expertise advising on all aspects of taxation in Russia. She specialises in supporting business start-ups and reorganisations in the Russian Federation, including structuring investment projects and assessing tax risks and business models in various industries.
Ekaterina has experience in providing legal support for foreign direct investment projects in Russia, including preliminary assessment of the tax implications of complex and contemplated transactions; in providing tax advice on a variety of international projects involving the corporate restructuring of international holding business in Russia, such as mergers and acquisitions, on the following tax issues: the tax consequences of reorganisation of companies, the tax implications and risks arising from using companies located in foreign tax jurisdictions, including Holland, Cyprus, and issues of Double Tax Treaties application.
Through her involvement in complex tax projects, Ekaterina has gained extensive experience in legal support for companies in the FMCG sector, including advising on the tax consequences and tax-related risks of various forms of commercial and marketing activities; advising major Russian and foreign companies on the taxation of their operations both in Russia and under double tax treaties; and advising on CFC (controlled foreign company) rules.
Ekaterina is also an experienced tax litigator. Her experience includes drafting claims and filing complaints against tax authority actions, as well as defending corporate and individual clients in tax disputes in a variety of matters in court.
Ekaterina graduated from Tomsk State University in 2002.
She has been admitted to the Bar Association of Moscow Region and is fluent in English.