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What You Should Know When Purchasing an Oil&Gas or Mining Company
The sale and purchase of oil and gas or mining companies are one of the most complex transactions. There are many nuances in checking the acquired asset, obtaining transaction permits from state authorities, and taxation aspects. The article outlines the main practical tips for committing such transactions in Kazakhstan.
Nobel Brothers' history in Azerbaijan
The first foreign company in Baku was founded by the Nobel brothers - Alfred, Ludvig and Robert. Few people know about the deep connection of the Nobel Prizes with Baku’s oil.  12 percent of the prize was said to be from Alfred's shares in the Nobel Brothers' Petroleum Company in Baku.
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.
Gold Rush coming to Kazakhstan?
As it is known, Kazakhstan adopted a new Code on Subsoil and Subsoil Use dated 27 December 2017 (“Code"), which comes into force on 30 June 2018.

The Code will replace the current Law on Subsoil and Subsoil Use dated 24 June 2010 (except for certain provisions).
Key Potential Changes in Oil and Gas Regulation
The Republic of Kazakhstan (“RoK”) wishes to change its subsoil use legislation and replace the current Law on Subsoil and Subsoil Use dated 24 June 2010 (the “Law”) by a new Code on Subsoil and Subsoil Use (the “Code”).