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Mikhail Orlov

Mikhail Orlov

Head, Department for Tax and Legal Consulting, KPMG (Russia and the CIS); Public Ombudsman for Taxes under Business Rights Commissioner under the President of the Russian Federation


Chairman, the Expert Council, the Committee for Budget and Taxes, the State Duma; and Public Tax Ombudsman under the Business Rights Commissioner under the President of the Russian Federation, engaged in legislative drafting activities.

Since 2010 - Partner, Head, the Tax and Legal Consulting Department, KPMG in Russia and the CIS.

2004 to 2010 - Attorney, Partner, “Andrey Makarov and Alexander Tobak” Law Firm.

2002 to 2003 - Head, the Tax Policy Department, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation.

1998 to 2002 - Lawyer, the Moscow Regional Bar Association.

1996 to 1998 - Expert, Deputy Director, the International Institute for Legal Economy Development Foundation. He participated in projects to reform the Russian economic legislation.

He graduated from the Moscow State Law Academy (MSLA) with a degree in Financial Law.

Candidate of Legal Sciences.