Kazakhstan: Corporate M&A 2020
M&A market in Kazakhstan remained strong in 2019, as it was in 2018. Activity was largely driven by ongoing consolidation of Kazakh banks because of the increased capitalisation requirements of the financial regulator, consolidation in the telecommunications sector and acquisitions in the IT sector.
MONGOLIA: Measures to be undertaken by Employer during Covid-19
The Government of Mongolia is implementing the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the virus named as Covid-19 that World Health Organization declared the rapidly spreading corona-virus outbreak as a pandemic.
Additional Measures to Support Taxpayers in a view of Imposing the State of Emergency in Kazakhstan
On 20 April 2020 the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted the Resolution introducing additional measures to support taxpayers
The Decree #1950 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated March 19, 2020 regulates a number of measures to reduce the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and, as a result, sharp fluctuations in world energy and stock markets for the economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, macroeconomic stability, employment and entrepreneurship.
Coronavirus and non-performance of contractual obligations in the Kyrgyz Republic
World Health Organization has characterized the outbreak of COVID-19 infection as a pandemic. More and more countries are closing borders, restricting people’s movement, banning public gatherings, and controlling trade. Such measures have already hit hard tourism, air transportation, hospitality services. Other business sectors are expected to suffer in the coming weeks and months.
Draft amendments to procurement rules for petroleum companies
The Procurement Rules play an important role in the day-to-day activities of the petroleum companies operating in Kazakhstan, considering that requests to clarify procurement issues constitute 55% of all requests for clarification of subsoil use issues sent to the Minister of Energy’s blog in 2019. This article reviews how the Procurement Rules are applied and the proposed amendments that will change or facilitate the procurement process.