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ALRUD Law Firm

Maxim Alekseyev

Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner

Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Private Clients
  • Tax

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Private Clients
Co-Chair
WSG Group Leaders
Member
Family Law Group
Member
IBA Group
Member
Private Client Group
Member
Tax Group
Member
Trade and Investment Group
Group Leader
Profile
Maxim Alekseyev is a co-founder and Senior Partner of ALRUD, head of ALRUD Private Clients and Tax practices.

Maxim specialises in advising corporate and private clients on international trading matters, regulatory and economic developments, domestic and international tax planning, strategic M&A, onshore and offshore business structures, risk management, good governance, contentious investigations and dispute resolution. He leads projects in Russia and overseas involving both domestic and international clients.

In his corporate practice, Maxim has extensive experience in advising on major cross-border and domestic transactions across a wide range of sectors including the oil and gas, manufacturing, food, retail, wholesale, media and communications industries.

In his private client practice, Maxim specialises in helping high net-worth individuals and family offices to manage their business interests, asset collections and family relations. He is acknowledged for his expertise in estate planning and administration, personal taxation, onshore and offshore structures, private banking and wealth management, family business governance, succession planning and risk mitigation.

Maxim has a particular focus on advising clients in Asia as head of ALRUD’s practice in that region.

Maxim is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is an author of numerous publications including the Russian chapters for Thomson Reuters’ Private Client Tax and Art Collecting legal handbooks, and STEP’s Family Office and Private Client guides.

Maxim is a graduate of Moscow’s State University of International Relations. In common with ALRUD’s multi-lingual approach, he provides legal advice in English and Russian.

Bar Admissions

Maxim Alekseyev is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA).

Education

Maxim Alekseyev, senior partner, graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Private Clients | Tax

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
    IPBA (Inter-Pacific Bar Association)
    STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitione)
Articles

Pharmaceutical Industry: It is Time to Check the Structure of Doing Business in Russia
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2020

In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, the field (on-site) tax audits in Russia are currently postponed, but once all restrictions are lifted, the tax authorities can start auditing Russian companies and replenishing the National Budget by redoubling their efforts. The pharmaceutical industry could be in the focus of the tax authorities and, above all, they could start with auditing of the contractual structures used for organizing clinical trials and promotion of pharmaceutical products...

Minimizing Legal Risks under COVID-19 - ALRUD’s Practical Guidance
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2020

The global spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection has led to significant changes in social, political and economic processes in Russia and around the world. Government authorities are responding and introducing measures to combat the spread of coronavirus infection to ensure sustainable economic development and support to citizens in the face of the pandemic...

Currency Regulations: Swiss Focus
ALRUD Law Firm, December 2019

Further to ourNewsletter related to the recent changes in the Russian currency regulations, we are sending you additional comments, which may help Swiss banks and bankers, who work with Russian clients.Taking into consideration the legislative amendments¹, we understand that the use of accounts opened with the banks located in Switzerland will be more convenient for the Russian currency residents (the “Residents”)...

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