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Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

SAMAL TOWERS, 8TH FLOOR, 97 ZHOLDASBEKOV STREET, SAMAL-2, 050051 ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
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Work +7 727 330 0500
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Fax +7 727 258 4000
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www.bakermckenzie.com

Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited focuses on cross-border transactions for international clients, with notable strengths in debt and equity offerings and IPOs. Curtis Masters specialises in corporate finance and banking transactions; a recent highlight was advising a client in the oil and gas industry on its $750m Eurobond offering. Senior associate Gulnur Bekmukhanbetova supported Masters in providing advice to TrueNoord Aviation on the acquisition, refinancing and leasing of two aircraft.

Next generation lawyers

Gulnur Bekmukhanbetova - Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited handles cross-border transactions for international clients, focusing on M&A and corporate restructuring. Curtis Masters is highly experienced in these fields and assisted General Electric with its $23bn acquisition of Baker Hughes and the consequent merger of the companies' oil and gas assets. Counsel Igor Kolupayev supports Masters in corporate matters, including on a high-profile telecoms acquisition.

Leading individuals

Curtis Masters - Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited acts on local and international arbitration in the pharmaceuticals, mining, telecoms and construction sectors. Azamat Kuatbekov represented KazTransGaz in proceedings amounting to $180m over foreign oil and gas investments and treaty provisions. He was supported by Alexander Korobeinikov, who was recently promoted to counsel and has a strong track record in energy sector litigation. He provided local expertise to United Cement Group in a dispute relating to the expropriation of shares in two cement plants in Uzbekistan, with a total value of $500m.

Next generation lawyers

Alexander Korobeinikov - Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited serves both international and local companies and advises on subsoil licensing, cross-border transactions and M&A. Azamat Kuatbekov covers financing, assets sales and acquisitions, and disputes, and recently assisted AES Corporation with concession arrangements and asset transfers relating to hydropower plants in Kazakhstan. Energy and natural resources specialist and counsel Alexander Korobeinikov supported on this matter.

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IP and TMT
IP and TMT - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited is highly active in IP enforcement, in addition to assisting clients with trade mark registrations. Andrei Yorsh recently advised an international corporation on developing a strategy for trade mark protection aimed at enforcing the client's IP rights. Associate Nurgul Abdreyeva is noted for her expertise in this area.

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Tax and customs
Tax and customs - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

The tax practice at Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited's Almaty office provides local counsel to international corporations, with a particular emphasis on cross-border tax structuring advice. The team recently assisted a client in the oil and gas sector with appealing the results of a tax audit. Curtis Masters leads the team.

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Legal Developments by:
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