Head of Customs Law Practice
- Foreign Economic Activity
- Dispute Resolution
HIGHER EDUCATION IN LAW: 1998, Rostov State University
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE IN LAW: Denis Rudenko has over 23 years of legal work experience; before joining the Company, he served in the Federal Customs Service of Russia, including senior positions in the Southern and Central Сustom Houses, the Moscow Regional Customs; he headed the only Special Unit of the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation for investigation of crimes in the field of foreign economic activity.
- Foreign Economic Activity: Customs Law and Currency Regulation
Denis specializes in legal defense in administrative cases of customs rules violation, representation of interests in courts of general jurisdiction and arbitration courts on customs disputes, appealing against decisions and actions (inaction) of customs officials when the latter perform their functions related to customs inspection and customs value adjustment. Rendering legal assistance to participants of foreign economic activity, consulting on law enforcement practice, representation of interests in the customs authority.
- Production Sector
- Retail and trade, FMCG
- Private Equity
- Natural Resources
- Author of a number of articles in the legal media, courses of lectures at leading business schools and universities
RECOGNITION BY LAW FIRM RANKINGS:
2022. PRAVO300: "Foreign Economic Activities - Customs Law" - 2nd group of the federal ranking
2022. Kommersant: Best Lawyers Individual Ranking, Foreign Economic Activity
On February 10 Elena Gladysheva, Advocate and Managing Partner of RI-Consulting, spoke at the conference on the New Aspects of Top Managers Responsibility in Light of Partial Mobilization, Sanctions and High Alert Regime, the most important trends in corporate conflicts and bankruptcy as a...
Denis Rudenko, Head of Customs Law Practice at RI-Consulting, was a speaker at the Forum for Entrepreneurs supported by Opora Rossii public organization on the topic of Parallel Import. The Risks and Consequences of Mistakes. At the conference, the advocate reviewed current issues of law enforcement...
DENIS RUDENKO, HEAD OF THE FOREIGN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY PRACTICE (CUSTOMS LAW AND CURRENCY REGULATION) OF RI-CONSULTING - INVITED EXPERT AND SPEAKER AT THE ROUND TABLE OF THE MOSCOW REGIONAL ORGANIZATION RUSSIA.On 31 January at 11.00 the round table on "Parallel imports: problems and solutions" will...
The company was suspected of illegal movement of dump cars under the guise of spare parts across the customs border and was obliged to pay additional customs duties in a significant amount. The violations were found during the in-house audit and were documented by 13 rulings. The Arbitration Court of the Murmansk region declared the conclusions of the customs authority illegal. During the trial in the 13th Arbitration Court of Appeal, Denis defended this position. The company would not have to transfer illegally 22.5 mln rubles to the budget. This case will help shape law enforcement practice in favor of businesses in all similar disputes.
The Client was to be held administratively liable under Part 1 of Article 16.2 of the Administrative Code for allegedly false declaration of goods. The case concerned the exportation of timber. In the first instance, the customs' decision was overturned, and on appeal, the Head of RI-Consulting's Customs Practice ensured that the Supreme Court of the Republic of Karelia upheld the judicial act in favor of the organization. In addition, our lawyers have succeeded in securing the Client's interests in the course of the internal appeal. Due to such decisions lawyers of RI-Consulting have protected the plant from administrative responsibility for the similar facts of other export deliveries and from a criminal case against the plant's employees under Article 226.1 of the Criminal Code ("Smuggling"). This case is a precedent for companies in the timber industry.
Advisory legal services, protection of client during customs inspections. Appeal against decisions of customs authorities on additional charges of customs duties, changes in the Customs Commodity Code for the imported goods. Protection of the client during administrative investigation by the customs authorities. Creating a positive precedent for similar companies in the industry. Avoiding the risk of a criminal case being filed against the company's management under Article 193 of the Criminal Code "Evasion of obligations to repatriate funds in foreign currency or the currency of the Russian Federation".
Represented the Clients in the court proceedings under Part 5 of Article 15.25 of the Russian Federation Code of Administrative Offences "Violation of RF currency legislation and currency regulation acts". The Client avoided penalties. A set of documents was prepared, confirming the Client's innocence in the failure of the counterparty to deliver the equipment under foreign economic contract. Analysis of similar situations in the Client's foreign economic activity. Reputation risks are minimized. The risk of administrative prosecution for similar cases has been minimized. Customs did not impose possible penalties on this case amounting to more than 100 million rubles.