Access to international arbitration in investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in Uzbekistan
The influx of foreign direct investment in Uzbekistan has found a breath of fresh air after fundamental changes in the higher political structures in 2017-2018. Since that, several reforms pro-business credentials have been vigorously enforced in Uzbekistan.
This article covers such sensitive topic as tax exemption of dividends distributed by a Kazakh company in address of its foreign shareholders (participants). In particular, the recent tendency in the approach of the Kazakh tax authorities adopted in this regard.
Alert. Agreement on Pension Coverage for Employees of the EEU Member States
On 1 January 2021, the Agreement on Pension Coverage of Employees of the Eurasian Economic Union Member States, ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan on 7 December 2020 (hereinafter - “Agreement”), entered into force.
Reformation of the Gas Market in Kazakhstan: Major Problems and Legal Aspects
This article examines the key problems domestic gas market in Kazakhstan faces right now and analyses, among other issues, current and future gas market designs as well as third-party access (TPA), unbundling, gas pricing and pipeline tariff setting regulation.
The employment of remote foreign worker in Belarus
The Belarusian labour law provides for the possibility to conclude labour agreements for remote work. Foreigners can also be hired under such an agreement. However, certain labour and migration law requirements shall be met.
Legal alert: updates on measures against Covid-19 pandemic
The Capital city of Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar) has shifted to higher level of preparedness from 11 January 2021 until 31 March 2021 and the Governor of the Capital City decided to open the activities of all kinds of manufacture, trade, and services except