Igor Saprykin


Igor focuses on tax law and advises Russian and multinational companies on various aspects of Russian and international taxation.

Igor’s expertise includes providing tax advice on corporate restructurings, M&As, financings and international capital markets transactions. He also provides general tax advice to Russian and international companies. Prior to joining BCLP, he was a tax associate at Clifford Chance in Moscow.

Igor has acted for clients from such sectors as finance, real estate, aviation, TMT, pharmaceuticals and oil & gas. 

Some of his recent projects include: (*)

  • Advised a company that manages major international hotel chains on tax structuring matters related to its contracts with hotel owners.
  • Advised a franchisee of world-famous children’s parks on various US and Russian tax issues and risks arising from payment of income from the US.
  • Provided advice to a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance industrial equipment on different tax matter arising from contractual relations between its US and Russian units, including intragroup research and development (R&D) activities.
  • Advised Orion LLC, an ESN company, on tax issues related to the sale of 100% of the shares in the fiscal data operator 1 OFD (ESK JSC) to VTB Group.
  • Advising a major developer on tax aspects of its cross-border restructuring for the purposes of raising funds
  • Advising a leading international bank on application of Russian controlled foreign companies rules
  • Advising a leading international bank on tax implications of distribution of financial products to Russian investors
  • Providing advice to a major manufacturing company on various aspects of application of double tax treaties
  • Tax support of a variety of international debt and equity capital market transactions, including drafting and commenting tax opinions and tax sections of prospectuses

(*) Including experience prior to joining BCLP