Current challenges for international business in Russia

Legal and tax issues
12 September | 11:00-12:30 am (CEST)  12:00am-13:30 am (GMT+3) | online event
Form of participation: online
Registration is over
Language: English

About the event

This year the legal environment in Russia continues to change dynamically and adapt to new external circumstances. The constant impact of crisis factors requires from the top management of international business in Russia quick reactions and verified strategic decisions.
Before the beginning of Q4, SCHNEIDER GROUP experts will provide an overview of the most significant changes in the areas of law, finance and taxes, as well as talk about business strategies and current scenarios for companies exiting the Russian market.
You will also receive practical recommendations that will help you avoid mistakes in cross-border settlements.


  • Business Transformation: Strategies for Business and Market Exit in the Light of Recent Legislative Changes  
  • Practical aspects and current problems of settlements between Russian companies and non-residents
  • Consequences of the abolition of double taxation treaties
  • Q&A

About speakers

Natalia Wilke
Partner, General Director, SCHNEIDER GROUP St. Petersburg

Natalia is SCHNEIDER GROUP Partner and General Director of the St. Petersburg office. She is a lawyer with more than 20 years of practical experience in legal consulting.

Natalia provides tailored-made, practically-oriented legal solutions in establishing and managing subsidiaries of international businesses in Russia, manufacturing localisation, compliance, acquisition of real estate, as well as corporate and labour law.

Natalia speaks Russian, German and English, and has a basic knowledge of French.

Anna Afanasyeva
Associate Director, Legal & Tax, SCHNEIDER GROUP St. Petersburg
Anna is heading legal and tax practice of SCHNEIDER GROUP in St. Petersburg. She has more than 20 years of professional experience at the international law firms.

Anna is a leading legal and tax advisor in St. Petersburg. She specializes in financial and tax planning and provides legal support in manufacturing and real estate investment projects, corporate restructurings and liquidations. She advises SCHNEIDER GROUP’s customers on foreign trade and financing, tax and financial issues, M&A, and international agreements.
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