Igor Saprykin

Associate

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