Marina Kahiani, Partner of the Banking and Finance team and Zarina Kabashova, Associate advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on four risk-sharing framework deals in 2023. The signing took place at EBRD's annual meeting on 17 May 2023 in Samarkand.
Battle of the Titans in the Astana International Financial Centre Court
The Partners of GRATA International (Askar Konysbayev and Baizhan Bekzhanov) and the London office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (Partner Roman Khodykin, Senior Associate Nadia Hubbuck and Associate Elena Matlak) successfully participated in the largest to date (worth over USD 330 million) case in the history of the Astana International Financial Centre Court ("AIFC Court") between shareholders of one of Kazakhstan's largest oil companies.
Experts from both Cyprus and Kazakhstan will discuss various trading opportunities between the two countries, particularly in sectors such as Finance, ICT & Energy. Additionally, they will explore the utilization of the Double Tax Treaty that was signed in 2019.
GRATA International, a longstanding corporate member of AmCham, received an invitation to participate in the 2023 Annual AmCham Awards Gala.
On May 25-26, 2023 the First Legal Forum EU-Eastern Partnership was held in Warsaw, Poland.
On June 7, 2023, in Astana, at Nazarbayev University, the Franco-Kazakhstan Forum will be hosted in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry France-Kazakhstan.