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GRATA International

51-A, S AZIMOV STREET, 10000 TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN
Tel:
Work +99871 2302422
Fax:
Fax +988 71 233 0924
Email:
Web:
www.gratanet.com
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GRATA International, Atabek Sharipov, Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN

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Atabek Sharipov

Tel:
Work + 9 (9890) 370-18-47
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GRATA International

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner, Representative in Turkmenistan, Head of Banking & Finance, Finance & Securities in Turkmenistan

Career

Atabek is admitted to practice in Uzbekistan since 2001. Prior to joining GRATA Atabek was managing a UK Government bilateral development programme in Uzbekistan working in partnership with major multilateral finance institutions including EBRD, ADB, World Bank and IFC and other bilateral cooperation programmes. Atabek joined Grata in 2005 and is now heading our practice in Turkmenistan and banking and project finance effort in Uzbekistan. He focuses on cross-border and secured transactions. He has valid experience of structuring multi-jurisdiction financial transactions, negotiating major terms of foreign law governed financing agreements with the government and local parties, drafting of and negotiating domestic law governed project documents for lenders. Atabek had been involved in multibillion regional project finance deals including China – Central Asia Gas Pipeline Project for which GRATA was awarded the Best Project Finance Deal of the Year by the ALB Law Awards 2009. Atabek has been consistently praised for his performance in Chambers and Partners in 2010 and 2011 editions.

Languages

Uzbek, English, Russian, Portugiuese, Chinese

Education

Atabek received his law degree from the National University of Uzbekistan named after MirzoUlugbek(2001)and has honors degree in Chinese studies from the State Institute of Oriental Studies (1995).


Uzbekistan

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The team at GRATA International is praised for its 'good knowledge of the law', and the close collaboration between offices facilitates an 'international perspective'. Bakhodir Jabborov is managing partner, and is noted as an 'exceptional negotiator'. His 'outstanding experience in all spheres of law' was notably evident when assisting Jogmec in negotiating with the government on the terms and conditions of a $200m uranium deposits exploration project, obtaining licenses, permits and land allotments. He also advised General Electric on corporate, tax and employments matters relating to a $300m EPC contract to modernise a Tashkent power plant. Nodir Yuldashev, head of the firm's telecoms, construction and tax practice, is similarly highly recommended. His 'great expertise in tax, labour and corporate matters' proved beneficial when acting for Bureau Veritas on a tender to provide engineering consultancy services to Lukoil. 'Very strong and responsive' senior associate Rustam Akramov supported banking and finance specialist Atabek Sharipov in providing advice on foreign exchange, trade financing and tax matters, among others, to German manufacturer Knauf International.

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GRATA International

  • Review of the new law on subsoil and subsoil use

    The draft law combines the principles of the Law of the RK in effect on ”Subsoil and Subsoil use” of January 27, 1996 (further the Law on Subsoil) and the Law of the RK on “Oil” of June 28, 1995 (further the Law on Oil), and involves the provisions and requirements of certain governmental resolutions and other delegated legislation.
    - GRATA Law Firm

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