Alexander Tokarev

Archive of interviews, articles and comments for the media.

Archive of interviews, articles and comments for the media.

Comments for RBC Pro on changes to Russian tax legislation introduced in Q3 2021.

An article for International Tax Review on the revision of the DTAA with Switzerland.

An article for Forbes on the consequences of revising the tax agreement with Switzerland.

Comments for Vedomosti on the issues related to exiting the SAR.

Comments for Eastrussia.ru on the deoffshorisarion of Russian companies.

Comments for RBC PRO on the amendments to Russian tax legislation introduced in Q2 2021.

Comments for Kommersant on the proceeds to the Russian budget as a result of joining the initiative to introduce a global minimum corporate profits tax of 15%.

Comments for Vedomosti on the outflow of Russian business from foreign jurisdictions.

An article for Izvestia on how businesses can minimise losses from the denunciation of the DTAA with the Netherlands.

Comments for Vedomosti on the denunciation of the DTAA with the Netherlands.

Comments for Kommersant on possible revision of DTAAa with Switzerland, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands.

Comments for IzvestiaKommersantand RBC on the consequences of the denunciation of the DTAA with the Netherlands.​

Comments for RBC PRO on changes to tax legislation introduced in Q1 2021.

Comments for ForbesIzvestiaVedomostiRBCand Kommersant on the denunciation of tax treaty with the Netherlands.

An article for International Tax Review on the outlook for the denunciation of DTAA between Russia and the Netherlands.

Comments for Izvestia on possible denunciation of the DTAA with the Netherlands.

Comments for Vedomosti on the DTAA between Russia and Malta.

Comments for Izvestia on the inclusion of a benefit for private companies in DTAA

Comments for Izvestia on the implications of Brexit for holdings structuring their business through the UK.

Comments for VTimes on tightening the conditions for obtaining tax benefits under the DTAAs with countries that have joined the MLI.

Comments for Vedomosti on the principal purpose test under MLI.

An article for Forbes on how to adapt a business to the new tax realities after the entry into force of the protocol to the DTAA with Cyprus.

Comments for Izvestia on MLI rules to be applied to the DTAA between Russia and Luxembourg from 1 January 2021.

An article for Forbes on the consequences of a break in tax agreements between Russia and the Netherlands.

An article for Forbes Kazakhstan on changes to the tax legislation of Kazakhstan related to non-residents' income.

Comments for Kommersant on the contents of the Double Taxation Treaty with the Netherlands.

Comments for Vedomosti on corporate tax reforms in Switzerland.

Comments for Izvestia on DTAA with the Netherlands.

An article for Forbes Kazakhstan on how the EU Directive DAC6 will affect businesses in Kazakhstan.

Comments for International Tax Review on opportunities the new tax agreement with Cyprus gives to the business.

Comments for Kommersant and Vedomosti on amendments to the DTAA with Cyprus.

Comments for Izvestia on the new DTAA with Cyprus.

Comments for Izvestia on whether major holdings are considering a change of jurisdiction in connection with the re-agreement of DTAA at Russia's initiative.

Comments for Forbes on the specifics of the tax agreement with the Netherlands.

Comments for Kommersant and RBC on the revising of the tax agreement with Cyprus.

Comments for Vedomosti on the specifics of DTAA conditions between Russia and other countries vis-à-vis the payment of dividends and interest.

An article for Forbes on steps Russian businesses need to take after the revocation of the double taxation agreement with Cyprus.

Comments for KommersantVedomostiRBCand Kommersant.ru on the revocation of the double taxation agreement with Cyprus.

Comments for RBCIzvestiaKommersant.ruand Iz.ru on renegotiating the double taxation agreement with the Netherlands.

Comments for Business FM on revising double taxation agreement rates with Malta and Luxembourg.

Comments for Fontanka.ru on dividend payment schemes for offshore companies.

Comments for International Banking Operations magazine on back-to-back financing for banks.

Comments for Vedomosti on a planned sharp reduction in profits tax for Russian IT companies.

Comments for RBC on the specifics of the double taxation avoidance agreement with Malta and the action plan for companies in case of its termination.

Comments for Vedomosti on the potential consequences of terminating the tax agreement with Malta.

Comments for Vedomosti on the introduction of a fixed payment of RUB5 million when paying tax on CFCs.

Comments for Vedomosti on the potential consequences of ending the tax agreement with Cyprus.

An article for Forbes on making it harder for businesses to access existing mechanisms for paying dividends abroad with a reduced tax rate.

Comments for RBC Pro on the approaching deadline for reporting on compliance with the economic substance condition by offshore structures' owners.

Comments for Vedomosti on the businesses' reaction to the tax increase on dividends transferred abroad.

Comments for Forbes on amending double taxation agreements with low-tax jurisdictions.

Comments for RBC on amending double taxation avoidance agreements with Cyprus.

Comments for Izvestia on the Cyprus's position regarding the amendment of double taxation avoidance agreements with Russia.

Comments for Law 360 on a proposed tax increase on dividends transferred abroad and the need to amend double taxation avoidance agreements with some countries.

Comments for RBC on countries that can be impacted by a reorganisation of tax on transferred dividends.

Comments for RBC on countries that can be impacted by Russia's initiative to apply a simplified limitation on benefits (S-LOB).

Comments for Vedomosti on a greater tax burden on dividends transferred abroad.

An article for Kapital.kz on implementing the beneficial ownership concept in Kazakhstan.

An article for Forbes Kazakhstan on the ratification of tax convention between Cyprus and Kazakhstan.

Comments for Vedomosti on new aggressive tax planning disclosure rules that will come into force in the EU in summer 2020.

Comments for RBC on postponing the start date of MLI applications.

Comments for RBC on the automatic exchange of information on profits and possessions of companies and individuals within the CIS. 

Comments for Kommersant FM on the possibility of resuming the automatic exchange of tax information with Russia. 

An article for International Tax Review on the ratification of the multilateral BEPS instrument.

Comments for RBC on the main driver behind a third wave of capital amnesty.

Comments for Kommersant FM on more stringent requirements for tax residents in offshore zones.

An article for Forbes.ru on extending the tax amnesty in Russia.