Articles by Maxim Filimonov



Taxman Haunts Investors

  • 28 July 06
  • Reuters
Foreign investors in Russia still fear heavy-handed treatment by the tax authorities even after President Vladimir Putin's call to eradicate ""tax terror,"" the coordinator of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council, or FIAC, said in an interview.

Firms Warned About Rush to Market

  • 26 April 06
  • Reuters
Ill-prepared IPOs are raising investors' concerns about the quality of assets.

Central Banker Says Ruble to Stabilize

  • 22 February 06
  • Reuters
A rise in the ruble has led to many banks overselling dollars but the situation should stabilize in coming weeks, Central Bank official said Tuesday.

Deripaska Enters Oil Business

  • 13 April 05
  • Reuters
Basic Element, controlled by metals tycoon Oleg Deripaska, wants to set up its own independent oil company over the next two years and float its shares in London, the head of the company said.

Securities Watchdog Wins License Battle

The government has put an end to a bitter conflict between the Central Bank and the FSC over who will control the country's commercial banking sector.

Sberbank Slashing Rates On Deposits and Loans

MinFin Prepares Bond Issue, Hopes to Jump-Start Interest

Svyazinvest Considers Large Eurobond Issue

Svyazinvest Group Will Divide Spoils

Tax Debtors Ordered To Hand Over Stakes