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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Corporate Governance Problems in Kazakhstan

By Alzhan Stamkulov, partner, Synergy Partners Law Firm. In the course of our (Synergy Partners Law Firm) corporate law practice, we conducted legal due diligence in relation to more than 15 different Kazakhstani companies of different sectors, both large and medium-sized. Our experience helped us to identify some common problems in corporate governance. These problems can be observed by financiers, accountants and managers, but we would like to share these observations as professional corporate lawyers.

Acquisition of goods, works and services in subsurface use: Q&A.

February 2013 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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Kazakhstan's Government continues its policy on attracting the local and foreign investors to develop country's rich mineral reserves. For coordinated working environment, except political stability, investment climate, investors also need well-developed and reasonable legal system.

M&A in Kazakhstan

January 2013 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Linkage & Mind LLP.

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M & A transactions in Kazakhstan, as they are usually defined in international practice, when two giant companies merge into one global firm, do not take place in the country. Rather, it is a method of the entrance to the Kazakhstan market of foreign corporations, which make it through the purchase of a local company. Today, in connection with the development of special economic zones that provide attractive tax and customs benefits, the interest in the establishment of industrial production facilities there increased. They are also carried out by M & A transactions.

REVIEW OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES REGARDING CUSTOMS UNION AND SINGLE ECONOMIC AREA

In this issue we would like to draw your attention to the review of significant changes regarding Customs Union and Single Economic Area.

NEW IN LICENSING LEGISLATION

March 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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In this issue we would like to draw your attention to recent amendment to the licensing rules.

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2011

Doing Business in Kazakhstan is a guide for companies operating in or considering investment into the Kazakhstan. The 2011 edition presents an overview of the legal system and business regulations in the country.

Recent Changes to Kazakhstan's Constitution

Following an unusual series of disagreements between the President and the Parliament of Kazakhstan concerning the President’s term of office, the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan1 was amended recently -- fully in accordance with the law - - to allow for early Presidential elections. Specifically, the Parliament proposed a constitutional amendment that would have allowed a referendum on extending the current President’s term of office. However, the President did not support extending his term of office and submitted the proposed amendment to the country’s Constitutional Council, which declared the proposed amendment unconstitutional.

Formation of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

January 2010 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Baker & McKenzie.

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Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan will adopt new unified customs tariff and non-tariff regulations from January 1, 2010, and the Customs Union (the “CU”) of the three countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (the “EurAsEC”) will become a reality. The CU Customs Code (the “Customs Code”) is expected to take effect from July 1, 2010 to regulate the resulting integral customs zone.

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2009

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2009 has been prepared as a general guide for companies operating in or considering investment into Kazakhstan. It is intended to present an overview of the key aspects of the Kazakhstani legal system and regulation of business activities in this country.

Mergers & Acquisitions in Kazakhstan: To Buy or Not to Buy….

February 2009 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by GRATA Law Firm.

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Should foreign companies continue to conduct mergers & acquisitions in Kazakhstan? What are the risks that they face? What are the new laws that the government plans to introduce and how will they affect investors?

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2008

August 2008 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Baker & McKenzie.

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Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2008 has been prepared as a general guide for companies operating in or considering investment into Kazakhstan. It is intended to present an overview of the key aspects of the Kazakhstani legal system and regulation of business activities in this country.