“Evgenia has proven to be a rare combination of profound tax expertise and high professional ethics. Critical thinking, in-depth knowledge of tax law and relevant practice and thorough attention to every facet of each case are just a few points to be mentioned”

Boris Bruk,
Of Counsel,
Dentons
,
Moscow

PROFILE

– 5 years’ experience in trust business, including AML, FATCA and CRS issues
– More than 10 years in legal consulting in wealth planning area, including setting up trusts
– More than 20 years’ experience in tax and international wealth planning and restructuring consulting
– Experience in implementation of AML procedures, FATCA and CRS processes for trust business
– Coordination of international legal consulting and restructuring projects

Evgenia Martin

WORK EXPERIENCE

April 2019 – now

BOLTENKO TRUST AG, ZURICH
(Subcontracted by Boltenko Law GmbH)

Head of trust operations:

  • Trust administration, including coordination of setting up of trusts, contacting clients, contacts with banks and other service providers;
  • Coordination of AML function, including new clients due-diligence, preparation of annual reporting for SRO, update of AML policy and respective procedures, on-going update due-diligence, reporting to the AML officer;
  • Development the company’s position and procedures on FATCA and CRS legislation, execution of annual reporting;
  • Supervision of accounting and reporting.
September 2017 – now

BOLTENKO LAW GMBH, ZURICH

Counsel:

  • Russian law consulting primarily on domestic and international tax and private issues;
  • Complex wealth planning for Russia based private clients, including tax, transparency and compliance, inheritance and other family aspects;
  • Coordination of complex international restructuring projects for private clients, including immigration, international tax structuring, implementation of wealth planning vehicles.
April 2012 – March 2017

WITHERS LLP, ZURICH

Senior tax expert:

  • Wealth planning for Russian private clients;
  • Coordination of international projects for Russian and CIS private clients;
  • International tax structuring for Russian and CIS private and corporate clients, including development of holding, trading, financing and IP structures and coordination of their implementation;
  • Consulting on various Russian tax and related issues;
  • Participation in activities of Withers Russia and CIS group, including development of the firm’s position on a number of Russian tax and regulatory matters, publications and speeches at internal and external events.
January – March 2012

Business break in order to improve the German language. Intensive German training at Sprachendienst school, Constance (Germany).

January – December 2011

DELOITTE AG, ZURICH

Director in Tax & Legal Department, Corporate Tax:

  • Coordination of tax consulting of Russian and CIS clients in Switzerland, including international tax structuring and set up of tax efficient holding, trading and financing companies;
  • Coordination of client projects related to doing business and investing in the CIS region;
  • Developing the concept of Russia and CIS Desk in Deloitte Switzerland and its implementation; planning and coordination of the Desk’s activities, including publications and events.
June 2006 – December 2010

DELOITTE & TOUCHE CIS, MOSCOW

Director in Tax & Legal Department, Corporate Tax:

  • Leading Consumer business, retail and transportation practice in Tax & Legal, including development of existing and new clients, coordination of the group activities with Deloitte CIS and worldwide practice, participation at public and Deloitte tax events;
  • Acting as “client contact owner” for key domestic and international clients, managing projects and coordinating other departments’ activities with respect to servicing of such clients;
  • Acting as the tax expert at complex projects made by Deloitte for international and domestic clients, including tax planning in the course of corporate and operational restructuring, investments and setting up of business in Russia; assessment of tax risks, development and implementation of tax control and tax accounting systems for production and trading companies;
  • Investment and personal structuring;
  • Facilitation of technical and soft skills trainings for Deloitte staff and managers.
September 2004 – June 2006

JSC TNK-BP MANAGEMENT, MOSCOW
(Russian oil group)

Chief specialist in Tax Planning & Methodology Department

May 2002-September 2004

ERNST & YOUNG (CIS) LIMITED, MOSCOW
Tax Senior

August 2001 – May 2002

ARTHUR ANDERSEN INTERNATIONAL B.V., MOSCOW
Tax consultant

July 2000 – July2001

ZAO “TSARITSINO” (FOOD PRODUCTION), MOSCOW
Planning department specialist

EDUCATION

Date of graduation – June 2017

FINANCE UNIVERSITY UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Moscow
Diploma in Russian Law

2004 – 2005

PREPARATION FOR EXAM FOR CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA), CERTIFICATE OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE #3813

Date of graduation – June 2000

FINANCE ACADEMY UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Moscow
Diploma with honours in Taxation

Evgenia Martin
Counsel
T:  +41 43 508 8834
M: +41 79 126 3195
E: evgenia.martin@boltenkolaw.com