Name
Roman Shpakovsky

Partner

Languages

English, Russian

Location

Belarus

Primary practices:

Tax, Corporate, M&A

Secondary practices:

Real Estate & Construction, Restructuring & Insolvency, Telecom & Technology

Contacts

+375 29 381 5163

roman.shpakovsky@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+375 29 381 5163

roman.shpakovsky@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

Tax, Corporate, M&A

Secondary practices:

Real Estate & Construction, Restructuring & Insolvency, Telecom & Technology

Profile

Roman Shpakovsky focuses his practice on international taxation, M&A, and corporate disputes. He is an expert on joint ventures and pretrial negotiations, as well as on tax planning/asset protection schemes.

Legal500 recommends Roman as “a tax and corporate expert strategist’, and describe him as ‘client-oriented, with a flexible approach and creative thinking". Chambers & Partners Global ranks him as “very responsive and hungry for challenges.”

Roman was awarded ADIT qualification (Advanced Diploma in International Taxation) by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (UK), with the specialization in Transfer Pricing and Cyprus Tax. Roman is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA).

 

Career

2011 / Partner, VILGERTS
2013 – 2015 / Lecturer on Civil Law, Belarus State University Law College
2010 – 2011 / Associate, Sorainen
2008 – 2010 / Head of Corporate Practice, Braginiec & Partners

Education

2016 / IPM Business School, Financial Director Diploma
2011 / Belarus Ministry of Finance, Securities market specialist certificate (1st category)
2010 / Belarus Ministry of Justice, Lawyer certificate
2010 / Belarus State University, Diploma in Law

Experience

Representing real estate investor as a debtor in a bankruptcy of the developer and his guarantor, including renegotiations and termination of the shared construction agreement, recovery of the advance payments, representing the Client in the litigation process.  

Consulting Belarusian games developer on tax and corporate optimization, including advising on foreign tax regimes for the purpose of cross-border transfer of operations and corporate restructuring of Belarusian subsidiary.

Cross-border (Belarus-Latvia-UK) restructuring of shares ownership in Belarusian manufacturing company by cross-border merger under EU law. We were responsible for designing a merger plan and insuring compliance of the deal with the Belarusian law. We also act as a leading counsel and coordinate work of foreign advisors.

Advising a local cash-back service on corporate structuring across different countries, involving designing a cross-border holding structure with a focus on ensuring the most tax-efficient framework for IT-business.

Publications

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