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Franchise Framework in Kazakhstan
Franchising has been used as a route to the Kazakhstan market by overseas businesses since the 1990s when brands such as Coca-Cola, Adidas and InterContinental appeared on the market. Over the past years, the country’s strong economic growth and rising household incomes have prompted other foreign franchisors to turn their sights on the country, quickly becoming a leading market in Central Asia.
Alternative dispute resolution methods – arbitration
Arbitration is a consensual mechanism to resolve disputes by one or more private decision makers (arbitrators) selected by the parties pursuant to a mechanism agreed by them in an adjudicatory procedure, and resulting in a final and binding decision /arbitral award/ (Tony Andriotis, Emmanuel Jacomy, and Artis Straupenieks). It is one of the out-of-court alternative dispute resolution procedures in many countries, including Mongolia.
A draft of the rules on determination of the digital assets value
A draft of the Joint Order ‘On approval of the rules on determination, publication of digital assets value and assets list was published on the web-site of the publicly available legal acts on 19 April 2023.
Towards a Common Gas Market: The Reform and Integration of the Domestic Natural Gas Markets of the Eurasian Economic Union
Shaimerden's article explores progress made by the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in designing and implementing its common gas market and examines the different attitudes of Russia and Kazakhstan to the reform of their domestic gas markets, and the effect of such reforms on the energy security and energy transition in this region
Amendments to the law on permits
On June 17th, 2022, the Great Khural of Mongolia officially approved the "Law on permits" ("the PL") and it has been enacted and became effective as of January 1st, 2023.
Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Azerbaijan: Arbitration
Quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights, including into applicable laws, conventions and treaties, and prominent local arbitral institutions; arbitration agreements; constitution, jurisdiction and competence of arbitral tribunals; arbitral proceedings; interim measures and sanctioning powers; awards; proceedings subsequent to issuance of award; influence of local legal traditions on arbitrators; professional or ethical rules; third-party funding; regulation of activities.