Galina Knyazeva
Galina Knyazeva

Galina joined the IBFS united / Guskov & Associates team in 2014 and specialises in international tax planning for corporate clients and high net worth individuals (UHNWI and HNWI). Before joining Guskov & Associates, Galina worked for PwC, one of the Big 4 companies.

Galina has become a partner in Guskov&Associates in September 2023.

During her tenure at the company, Galina has implemented a significant number of projects aimed at increasing the tax efficiency of ownership and financing of Russian companies with foreign participation, and also assisted in the implementation of the proposed solutions.


  • National Research University Higher School of Economics
  • Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales, Argentina


  • Tax efficiency analysis of international ownership, financing and management structures.
  • Taxation and tax residency for individuals.
  • Tax and currency control compliance (3-NDFL, CFC notifications, foreign bank accounts reporting).
  • Bank account opening support for individuals and legal entities (UAE, Turkey, Hong Kong, China etc), as well as in the payment systems Payoneer, Multipass, Wise, LianLian, etc.
  • Incorporation and compliance procedures for companies abroad (UAE, Hong Kong, China, Cyprus, Turkey, etc.)
  • UAE: company registration (free zone/ mainland), resident visa and EID, lease agreements (UAE tenancy contract, ejari)
  • UAE: assistance in collection and preparation of documents for opening a personal and corporate bank account in the UAE (FAB, ENBD, ADIB, Ajman, MISR, DIB, etc.)
  • General coordination of team work with client teams, third-party consultants, auditors and administrators, as well as G&A experts within complex international projects


  • Private wealth ▶︎