Russia Adopts Country-by-Country Reporting Legislation

15 December 2017
By Dr. Vladimir Starkov

On 27 November 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law legislation adopting country-by-country reporting, requiring disclosure of a multi-national group's structure, and providing for the exchange of financial information with foreign authorities. The law also postpones the alignment of domestic transfer pricing documentation until 2018.

In an article for the Bloomberg Tax Transfer Pricing Report, NERA expert, Dr. Vladimir Starkov provides an overview of the legislation and highlights key elements of the law on issues including:

  • Timelines
  • Notification
  • Country-by-Country Reporting
  • Master File
  • Local File
  • Limitations on Disclosures
  • Penalties
  • Exchange of Financial Information