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Almaty Light Rail Transit project in Kazakhstan
On the 29th November 2018, Almaty, the former capital and the largest city in Kazakhstan, received responses from nine international consortia, consisting of companies from Japan, France, Russia, Turkey, Spain, China and Kazakhstan, to participate in the first stage of the open tender of the Almaty Light Rail Transit (LRT) public-private partnership (PPP) project.
Chambers&Partners Asia-Pacific 2019 released
GRATA International has cemented its position as one of the leading firms in Central Asia and Caspian region, following the release of major international legal rating Chambers&Partners Asia-Pacific 2019. GRATA International has secured a ranking in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
16.11.2018
Partners of GRATA International were speakers at the XIII Kazakhstan Forum of Corporate Lawyers
On 8-9 November 2018, the XIII Kazakhstan Forum of Corporate Lawyers was held in Almaty.
15.11.2018
GRATA International ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2019
For another consecutive year GRATA International received high appraisals from Asialaw profiles, one of
the leading legal guides to top law firms and practitioners in Asia-Pacific.
Natural monopolies in Kazakhstan: The right time to invest?
The importance of the so-called natural monopolies in Kazakhstan can be seen in the fact that some of Kazakhstan’s largest and most powerful corporate empires, such as the KEGOC (national transmission grid operator) and KTZ (national railway company), are officially subject to natural monopoly regulation.
29.10.2018
Partner Shaimerden Chikanayev - Member of the Almaty City Bar Association
After successfully passing the exam and obtaining an advocate license, Shaimerden Chikanayev joined the Almaty City Bar and received the status of an advocate, granting him the right to protect the interests of his clients now not only in civil but also in criminal and administrative matters.
Agricultural business in Kazakhstan and opportunities for Islamic finance
Agriculture is one of the most attractive sectors of Kazakhstan’s economy. Kazakhstan has approximately 24 million hectares of arable land and 188 million hectares of pasture.
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Public-Private Partnership (unofficial English translation)
This Law determines legal conditions of public-private partnership, ways of its implementation, and regulates social relations arising during preparation and implementation of public-private partnership projects, execution, performance and termination of public-private partnership agreements.
Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Concessions (unofficial English translation)
This Law determines legal conditions of concession, types of state support of concessionaire and regulates social relations arising during conclusion, execution and termination of concession agreements.
Kazakh privatisation: a fresh start
Although the Kazakhstan securities market is the most developed in Central Asia, its development has been slow compared to the country’s banking sector.