Rafael Kostanyan represents clients in Russian courts in tax, corporate, and bankruptcy cases, and consults on tax aspects of economic activities and in cases of corporate ownership restructuring.
Rafael is a certified taxes and fees consultant at the Chamber of Tax Consultants; he has extensive experience in the field of tax law, particularly, in tax planning for individuals and legal entities and in tax disputes resolution.
Rafael Kostanyan is a graduate of the Law Faculty of Moscow State Law Academy.
Rafael successfully upheld a thesis on «Legal regulation of tax incentives in the Russian Federation» at the Moscow State Law Academy in 2008 and has a Ph.D. in law.
Prior to being appointed a Partner at INTEGRITES Russia, Rafael had worked as a counsel in the Moscow Bar Association «Muranov, Chernyakov and Partners» as well as in the Moscow office of the audit firm E&Y, where he worked as a senior consultant in the corporate tax and legal services group.
During 15 years of work in the Russian legal market, Rafael has successfully implemented many projects for retail, IT, finance, as well as metallurgy and mining companies.
Among Rafael’s clients are large Russian and international companies as Gazprombank, ATGS JSC (Gazprom partner), Cyprus Popular Bank (formerly Marfin), Vanderlande Industries (the market leader in the manufacture and installation of baggage handling systems at airports), Russian-Chinese Investment Fund (subsidiary of RDIF), Universal Financial System LLC, Ukrainian Metallurgical Company, AJC International (importer of meat and meat products), etc.
Membership & Professional Appointments:
Rafael is an attorney at the Moscow Bar Association.
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