• Service: Tax & Legal
  • Type: Press release
  • Date: 9/19/2013

KPMG Partner in Russia is recognized among the best tax controversy leaders worldwide 

In all, nine KPMG Dispute Resolution and Controversy professionals from across the global network were acknowledged by the International Tax Review magazine.

International Tax Review (ITR) magazine has released the 2013 edition of their Tax Controversy Leaders guide recognizing Mikhail Orlov, Partner, Tax & Legal, KPMG in Russia and the CIS, among the tax controversy leaders worldwide. Apart from Mikhail, eight more KPMG professionals from across the global network were acknowledged in the ITR guide:


  • Jeremy Geale, KPMG in Australia
  • Marcos Matsunaga, KPMG in Brazil
  • Paul Lynch, KPMG in Canada
  • David Ling, KPMG in China
  • KR Girish, KPMG in India
  • Nam Nguyen, KPMG in Vietnam
  • Paul Harrison, KPMG in the UK
  • Sharon Katz-Pearlman, KPMG in the US


We are also happy to announce that 6 more colleagues were recognized as other recommended tax controversy professionals, including Tatiana Zamorska, Director, Tax & Legal, KPMG in Ukraine.


Those featured were selected based on a minimum number of nominations received, as well as on their outstanding work from the past year and consistently positive feedback from their peers and clients. You can view the full guide on the ITR website.

About KPMG in Russia and CIS

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 155 countries with more than 162,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.


KPMG has been operating in Russia more than twenty years. For the last years KPMG in Russia and the CIS has been one of the fastest growing practices in KPMG worldwide.


In the CIS, KPMG now has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnoyarsk, Perm, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Kiev, Lviv, Yerevan, Tbilisi and Baku, employing together over 4,000 people.

Media contacts

For any media enquiries or interview requests contact our media team at or Sabina Kasparova, Manager, PR & Communications, KPMG in Russia and the CIS, at +7 (495) 937 4477 (ext 14264), +7 (968) 6911037 or