|Name Vladislav Reznik|
|Education Saint Petersburg State University|
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Vladislav Matusovich Reznik (Russian: Владислав Матусович Резник; born 17 May 1954) is a Russian businessman and politician. He is the chairman of the insurance company Rus, member of the general council of the United Russia political party, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Finances, former chairman of Rosgosstrakh.
Vladislav Reznik graduated from the Biological Department of Leningrad State University in 1976. He holds a Kandidat degree in Biology. In 1979-1987 he worked as a researcher in the All Union Research and Development Technological Institute for Antibiotics and Medical Ferments in Leningrad.
In 1987-1989 he became a Deputy Director General of Russkoye Video firm. In 1989-1990 he is a Deputy Chairman of Rossiya Bank (established by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union). Since 1990 Reznik is the head of the insurance company Rus. As the head of Rus, Reznik was an employer of the young lawyer Dmitri Medvedev, future President of Russia. In 1995-1998 Reznik was the Chairman of main Russian state-owned insurance company Rosgosstrakh. Since 1995 he is a director of Obi-bank bank and since 1996 he is a director of Mosbiznesbank.
In 1999 Reznik was elected to the State Duma as a member of the Unity political party. He is a member of the United Russia since its formation by a merger of Unity and the Fatherland – All Russia. In 2001 he became the deputy chairman of the United Russia party. He was responsible for the economical program of the party.
In 2003 Reznik was re-elected to the State Duma. In Duma Reznik became the Chairman of the Committee on Finances. He was the main author of the 2006 law On preventing laundering of the income from criminal activities and financing of terrorism establishing stricter control over bank operations.
In March 2016 Spanish Interpol issued an international search and arrest warrant for Vladislav Reznik and his wife, Diana Gindin. The spouses together with 26 alleged members of Tambov Gang are accused of participation in a criminal organisation and money laundering. Resnik's lawyer, Alexander Hofstein dismissed the accusations as politically motivated. According to him the arrest of a Russian Duma deputy is impossible.
In May 2016 the National Court, Spain's top criminal court, ruled in favor of Vladislav Reznik's appeal and revoked the international arrest warrant for the couple
The lawyer Alexander Hofstein commented that Court's decision is logical because there were no reasons for the warrant in the first place.