Other services

Forensic accounting and litigation support

In a complex business world, forensic accounting services play an increasingly important role. When disputes arise or fraud is taking place, specialist forensic services can have a significant impact on the outcome for your business. Our experts work closely with clients and legal advisers to investigate and provide an objective assessment of commercial and contractual disputes.

Bringing clarity to the most complex of cases

Specialist staff have in-depth experience of business information and financial reporting systems, accounting and auditing standards and procedures, evidence gathering and investigative techniques, and litigation processes and procedures. Representatives from UHY Azerbaijan frequently act as expert witnesses in fraud and other criminal cases. UHY Azerbaijan with the member firms from across the UHY network are able to work together on cross-border cases and have experience of international arbitration in many jurisdictions. As well as being able to respond quickly when disputes arise, UHY Azerbaijan takes a proactive approach to help clients identify potential problems and take action to avoid them.

Services provided include:

  • Commercial and contractual disputes;
  • Individual and family disputes;
  • Forensic and corporate fraud investigations;
  • Regulatory investigations;
  • International arbitration;
  • Insurance claims presentation and loss management;
  • Computer forensic and data analytics.

Fund services

We have extensive experience in establishing and administering investment funds across a number of local and international jurisdictions.

Bespoke solutions are developed for clients including investment managers, pension schemes, endowments and charitable foundations. Our experts are able to provide advice on all aspects of the setting up of different fund structures across many regulatory regimes. Clients are able to access guidance and practical assistance at every stage of the process from incorporation, authorization, and registration through to the development of a prospectus and stock exchange listing where necessary.

Administration services

For new and existing funds, UHY Azerbaijan is able to offer integrated administration services, including treasury and compliance, tax and legal support and financial reporting.


In an increasingly global marketplace, the opportunities from internationalising your business have never been greater. Accessing foreign markets enables you to reach new customers, take advantage of economies of scale and diversify your market risk. Free trade agreements, deregulation and changing global trade patterns are opening up opportunities for investment and expansion in many more markets.

Internationalisation is also no longer just an option for larger corporates, with advances in technology leading to huge opportunities for small and medium-sized companies.

Harnessing the power of our global network

UHY Azerbaijan, as an independent member of the global UHY network, is ideally placed to help you assess and exploit the opportunities, and minimize risks for your business in international markets. Through UHY’s global presence, UHY Azerbaijan is able to provide the on-the-ground knowledge and market the insight which can be crucial for success in markets with often very different business cultures and practices.

Our network professionals around the world are able to draw on strong relationships and reputations developed in local markets to help facilitate business introductions and networking opportunities.

From initial research to establishing a foothold

From market assessments to establishing the most promising opportunities for your business, through to identifying distributors or agents and negotiating terms with customers, we can help at every stage of breaking into new markets. If you are looking to establish a joint venture or set up a physical base in an overseas location, we are able to provide practical advice across areas such as employment law, taxation, accounting practices and establishing subsidiary companies. Many clients have been helped with the issues around acquiring companies or assets in overseas markets.

UHY Azerbaijan can help you with the different steps:

  • Initial market research and assessment;
  • Identification of competitors and potential targets;
  • Cultural differences and customs;
  • Business etiquette and protocol;
  • The local business and political environment;
  • Finance, grants, and incentives;
  • Taxation and business structures;
  • Personal introductions and networking opportunities with relevant third parties;
  • Finding business premises;
  • Employing staff and human resource requirements and legislation;
  • Accounting and auditing requirements such as Letter of Intent (LOI), due diligence process, Sale Purchase Agreement (SPA) / merger / joint venture/agency agreement, etc.


While the relationships developed with clients are based on the core accountancy and advisory skills offered by UHY Azerbaijan, advice and guidance on a wide range of related professional services is also provided.

Our experts have significant knowledge of practical areas of business administration such as company law, health and safety, employment and discrimination legislation.

Combining strengths in law and accountancy

On many business and corporate issues, both accountancy and legal skills are required and we regularly work in partnership with legal services providers or are able to refer clients to trusted advisors. We have an in-house multidisciplinary legal advisory team that can deliver a broad range of legal services to meet your needs.

Management consulting and solutions

Success in today’s business environment means standing still is just not an option. Companies and organizations need to constantly strive to work smarter by finding better and more cost-effective ways of doing things, from staff recruitment and procurement to investment in IT infrastructure.

We are able to help you achieve your business goals through a full range of management consulting services. A results-driven approach helps clients achieve solutions to specific needs, on time and within budget, whether for a one-off project or a wider brief.

Utilizing best practice from around the World

As well as providing assistance with specific services such as executive search, project staffing and employee incentivization, we can help clients evaluate the outsourcing of non-core functions. Businesses can also benefit from using interim managers, perhaps to assist with a specific project such as the implementation of a new IT project or supply chain optimization.

Through the UHY network, clients have access to a range of skills and experience across the business spectrum and can benefit from best practice developed internationally. Where projects or services are brought in house after initial development externally, we are also highly experienced at working with clients to ensure a smooth transition.

Private client services

Personal tax planning and wealth management are increasingly complex areas where expert advice can deliver significant long-term benefits for you and your family. Our focus on open and trusting relationships means many individuals, owner-managers, directors and senior executives rely on UHY Azerbaijan to help protect their personal wealth and plan their financial future.

Our specialist team provides personalized advice covering all aspects of personal tax, wealth management and estate planning.

Achieving long-term financial goals

Regular financial reviews monitor progress against your long-term financial goals and ensure tax liabilities are minimized. We work with a significant number of family-owned businesses, often through successive generations, and have in-depth experience of the issues and difficulties that can arise with areas such as succession planning. Many owner-managers are assisted with their forward planning for eventual sale or handover of their businesses as they near retirement. Inheritance tax planning and options, including lifetime gifts and trusts to minimize tax liabilities for beneficiaries are also provided.

Minimizing tax exposure

In addition, the breadth of our global network means we are well-placed to provide expert advice on expatriate tax issues for executives and employees being transferred or simply working outside of their home country. Areas of expertise across the network include structuring of offshore assets and remuneration packages along with the protection of foreign assets from inheritance tax. UHY Azerbaijan can advise on the reporting requirements for holdings in investments held outside of the home countries.

Private client services provided include:

  • Regular financial reviews;
  • Advice on tax-efficient investments and pensions;
  • Income tax and capital gains tax planning;
  • Partnerships tax advice and compliance;
  • Advice on tax-efficient use of trusts;
  • Inheritance tax planning;
  • Succession planning in family businesses;
  • International tax planning for those with domicile or non-domicile status.