The President of the National Bank of Georgia adopted the Order on the Approval of the Rule on Insider Trading, Illegal Disclosure of Insider Information and Market Manipulation
On 8 October 2020, Order of the President of the National Bank of Georgia on the approval of the Rule on Insider Trading, Illegal Disclosure of Insider Information and Market manipulation was published on the website of the Legislative Herald of Georgia.
Parliament of Georgia adopted the new law on Rehabilitation and Collective Satisfaction of Creditors
On 18 September 2020, new law on Rehabilitation and Collective Satisfaction of Creditors was published on the website of the Legislative Herald of Georgia.
On 3 September 2020, Order of the President of the National Bank of Georgia on the approval of the regulation on Payment Card
On 3 September 2020, Order of the President of the National Bank of Georgia on the approval of the regulation on Payment Card Instrument was published on the website of the Legislative Herald of Georgia.
Period of the law "On full deposit insurance" is extended
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev had issued a Decree on approval the Law on Amendments to the Law “On full deposit insurance” that was adopted by Milli Mejlis. (December 18, 2020).
The NCFM suspended the activities of 5 non-bank credit organizations
The Administrative Council of the National Commission on the Financial Market suspended for three years the activities of non-bank credit institutions Credit Market, Microcapital, E-Cash and Rosst-X on the basis of decisions of the general meetings of shareholders of these organizations, as well as non-bank credit organization Realty Capital - in accordance with the decision of the only associated person of this non-bank credit organization.
In the recently released Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 Guide, GRATA International was as one of the leading firms in the region with ranked offices in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Fitch assigned 'BB-' final rating to Ipoteka-Bank's debut Eurobonds in Uzbekistan
Fitch Ratings assigned Ipoteka-Bank's debut Eurobond issue of USD 300 million with a 5.5% interest rate maturing in 2025 with a final rating of 'BB-'. Ipoteka-Bank uses proceeds from the issue mainly for lending in foreign currency to local borrowers in Uzbekistan.
S&P Global Ratings assigns rating to Uzbekistan at BB- /B
S&P Global Ratings has affirmed the Republic of Uzbekistan's long-term and short-term sovereign credit ratings for foreign and national currency liabilities at the BB-/B level. The rating outlook remains Negative.
FAS proposes to reduce the value of banks' assets to control transactions
In case of exceeding the value of assets, it`s required to obtain the prior consent of the antimonopoly authority for transactions and other actions provided for in articles 27 and 29 of the Federal Law "On Protection of Competition".
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation plans to grant a residence permit to foreign citizens who are investing in Russian business. This bill is aimed at simplifying the stay of investors in the country.