An ongoing history of trade and economic alliances
The Russia/CIS desk provides tax, legal and notarial services to clients from Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other CIS countries that consider investment in or through the Netherlands. Our services include incorporation of Dutch entities, corporate M&A and restructurings, tax compliance and advisory, employment law, legal support in litigation.
The Netherlands have for centuries been and still are one of the major trade and economic partners of Russia and Kazakhstan. Our flexible corporate legislation, fair and effective court system, the favorable Dutch tax regime and the large network of double tax treaties and bilateral investment treaties make the Netherlands an attractive jurisdiction for setting up joint venture structures, opening a trading hub and much more.
Our Russia/CIS desk also provides tax and legal advisory services to Dutch companies pursuing business opportunities in Russia.
Our Russian qualified lawyers with good knowledge of the Dutch tax and legal system work closely together with Dutch qualified lawyers, tax advisors and notaries. All our desk-members have a large portfolio of CIS clients and frequently travel to Russia and Kazakhstan.
Buren advises East West United Bank (EWUB), a Luxembourg based bank, on multiple loan agreements.
Buren advises the Dutch subsidiary of a multinational Russian company, active in production of machinery for the oil and gas industry, on notarial, legal and tax matters.
Buren advises KazMunayGas, the state-owned oil and gas company of Kazakhstan, on corporate matters in the Netherlands.
In 2016 the Minister of Finance submitted for public consultation the Draft Bill containing rules regarding the supervision of trust offices (Wet toezicht trustkantoren 2018, the “Draft Bill”).
In April Chambers and Partners published the rankings of the Europe Guide 2016 and the Global Guide 2016. Buren is recommended in both: