Alexander Bychkov is the co-head of Baker McKenzie’s CIS Tax Practice Group and the head of the CIS International Trade and Customs group, which includes professionals working in the Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyiv, Almaty and Baku offices.
In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare group. Since 2006 Mr. Bychkov has been consistently recognised as one of the leading professionals in the tax field within Russia and across the CIS. His practice is recognised by Chambers and International Tax Review.
Mr. Bychkov focuses his practice on advising local and multinational clients on tax, customs, currency, and general commercial matters, with a particular emphasis on Russian direct and indirect tax advice, distribution structuring, customs regulatory matters, product valuation and classification, international trade compliance, import and export control requirements and sanctions, WTO and anti-dumping issues, and tax/customs dispute resolution (including representation of clients in related criminal investigations).