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Liability for Irrational Subsoil Use

May 2015 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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Liability for Irrational Subsoil Use

Sofiya Sailauovna Zhylkaidarova,

Managing Partner, SIGNUM Law Firm

The export of crude oil and other natural resources is one of the basic sources of income of our country. However, the active development of the oil and gas industry is related to the increased risk in the environment. Because of this, special legislation is actively being developed; new tendencies of the recent years include resolving actual issues of preservation and the rational use of subsoil resources. In pursuance of preservation and the rational and multiple use of subsoil resources, the legislator pays close attention to responsibility issues as the major “tool” and legal remedy to support rule of law in the subsoil use area.

Mergers & Acquisitions

July 2014 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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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.

REVIEW OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES REGARDING CUSTOMS UNION AND SINGLE ECONOMIC AREA

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

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

FOREIGN STOCK EXCHANGE

April 2012 - Finance. Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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Hereby we inform you Article 22-1 of Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 461-II dated 2 July 2003 "On securities market" was amended effective from 1 February 2012.

LOCAL CONTENT REQUIREMENTS: POTENTIAL LIABILITY

April 2012 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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Ministry of Oil and Gas for the first time to impose the fines on the companies which are in breach of local content requirements.

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.

NEW LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN “ON GAS AND GAS SUPPLY”

March 2012 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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The new law of the RK “On gas and gas supply” # 532-IV was the first time officially published in media on 9 January 2012 and has later entered into legal force on 29 January 2012 with some exceptions to be entered into legal force later, up to 1 July 2013.

ASSOCIATED GAS: changes introduced by Draft Law of the RK

November 2010 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by SIGNUM Law Firm.

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December 1, 2010 -- On 24 June 2010 President of the RK signed new Law of the RK «On Subsurface and Subsurface Use». One of the changes established by this Law was introduction of state ownership for associated gas. In this regard, the question remains as which state policy will our state implement in gas industry and what are the next steps to be taken further