Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan approved eight laws and rejected the Law on international commercial arbitration
During the second plenary session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis several laws were discussed, with eight draft laws being approved and one rejected. Senators rejected the Law “On International Commercial Arbitration”.
The Central Bank will change the grounds for blocking accounts for the first time in eight years
The Central Bank has published amendments to regulation 375-P, which relate to signs of suspicious transactions.
Amendments to Foreign Currency Regulation
On February 20, 2020, the Management Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan approved a decision on amendments to the “Regulations on currency operations of residents of the Republic of Azerbaijan in foreign currency, and non‐residents in national and foreign currencies”.
Following the release of Chambers Global 2020, one of the most reputable international legal directories identifying best legal experts across the globe, GRATA International solidifies its position as one of the leading law firms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by entering rankings in six countries.
Uzbekistan passed the Law on Investments and Investment Activities
Starting from January 27, 2020, the Law of December 25, 2019, № ZRU – 598 "On Investments and Investment Activities" will enter into force.
Interpretations of The Code of Administrative Offenses by Constitutional Court: Azerbaijan
On 19 December 2019 Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court (“CC”) adopted a decision on Interpretations of Articles 38.1 and 430.4 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Republic of Azerbaijan (“Code”).
Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) held a working meeting on January 9-10, 2020 in Almaty
A working meeting was held at the AIFC office in Almaty, where the final results of the work of the AIFC and its burse (Astana International Exchange) for 2019 and plans for 2020 were discussed.
Results of the twenty-fifth plenary session of Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan
Senate members reviewed the Law “On investments and investment activities”. It introduces the conceptual apparatus, determines the types of investments by destination (capital, financial and social).
Uzbekistan and ADB sign loan agreements for USD 500 million
A meeting was held between Enrico Pinali, Acting Director of the Representative Office of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Uzbekistan and Jamshid Kuchkarov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the meeting, they signed loan agreements in the total amount of USD 500 million to improve economic governance in the country and develop the mortgage market sector in Uzbekistan.
101 profitable investment offers from the regions of Uzbekistan
Agency for Foreign Investment Promotion in collaboration with the Development Center for Investment Projects and khokimiyats of regions developed 101 investment offers worth a total of USD 892 000 000.