Member of the International Tax Association Mikhail Uspensky Will Speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Moscow 2021

Member of the International Tax Association Mikhail Uspensky Will Speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Moscow 2021

On April 6, an experienced lawyer and member of the International Tax Association Mikhail Uspensky will speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Moscow 2021

The speaker will make a presentation: “There’s no DFA in Russia!”.

Key points:

  • what are digital financial assets from the Russian law standpoint;
  • what tokens fell out of the regulation of the law on DFA;
  • what to expect from the recent State Duma’s crypto-law passed the first reading.

Mikhail will also participate in a panel discussion on the topic: “Legal implications of the law on digital financial assets”. Together with other experts, he will analyze key aspects of cryptocurrency market regulation and answer questions of the attendees.

Mikhail is a legal expert with over 15 years of legal experience. The specialist is a partner at Taxology law firm. He also works as Deputy Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of Russia and Deputy Chair of the Digital Commission at the Association of Lawyers of Russia.

Mikhail provided support for Russia’s first bitcoin contribution to the LLC registered capital, took an active part in legislative processes. Together with RACIB, he created a cross-rate of bitcoin to ruble, defeated the Lefortovo prosecutor's office in a dispute over blocking a cryptocurrency website –and this is only a small part of his professional merits.

Among Mikhail's clients are such companies as Rostelecom, Rospechat, Eurocement, Sovcomflot, Auchan, Danone, Uber and others.

The speaker also is a teacher at Moscow State Law Academy, MGIMO, Business School of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Higher School of Economics, etc.

He is included in the rankings by Chambers, Legal500, Best Lawyers, and was awarded by Runet Prize in the “Digital Lawyer of 2020” nomination. The specialist provides expert comments to such media outlets: NTV, Russia 24, RBC-TV, Kommersant, Vedomosti, Izvestia, Forbes, Forklog,, Coindesk, etc.

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