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Additional restrictions on export of food products which were adopted in connection with the distribution of COVID-19
On 31 March 2020, the Eurasian Economic College adopted an additional decision aimed at establishing a temporary export ban of food products from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union
Cancellation of apostilisation requirement in respect of tax residence certificates issued by Armenia and Kazakhstan
Please be informed that Kazakhstan and Armenia agreed on cancellation of apostilisation requirement in respect of documents confirming tax residence.
Additional measures to support taxpayers in a view of imposing the state of emergency in Kazakhstan
On 27 March 2020 under the adopted Resolution the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan took additional measures to support taxpayers in view of the state of emergency in the country
Measures to support participants in foreign economic activity in connection with the declaration of the state of emergency in Kazakhstan
In connection with the declaration of the state of emergency in Kazakhstan, the Government has been taken the measures regarding customs regulation
New EAEU Decisions Adopted in Connection with the Distribution of COVID-19
On 27 March 2020 the Eurasian Economic College and Council adopted the decisions in connection with the distribution of COVID-19
Measures to support taxpayers in a view of imposing the state of emergency in Kazakhstan
In addition to the previous review please be informed that on 21 March 2020 was published the Decree of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 20 March 2020 No.126 «On measures to implement the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 16, 2020 No. 287»
Kazakhstan: COVID-19. FAQ on Employment Issues
The procedure for introducing changes to the employment contract is regulated by Article 33.2 of the Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the “Labour Code”). Article 33 provides that along with the addendum, the employee should also receive a notice. The employee has the right to inform the employer of his/her consent or otherwise to the transfer within five (5) business days after the receipt of the notice.
Employment Relationships: How to Navigate the Coronavirus and Oil Crises
Coronavirus, global drop in oil prices, devaluation of the national currency have caused a number of questions for the employers of the Republic of Kazakhstan that shall be addressed immediately.
Measures to support taxpayers in a view of imposing the state of emergency in Kazakhstan
In a view of imposing the state of emergency in the country from 16 March to 15 April 2020 on 17 March 2020 the State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan announced that the following measures have been taken to support taxpayers for this period.
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Coronavirus in Kazakhstan: Ways to Mitigate its Legal Effect on Business
On 15 March 2020, the President of Kazakhstan (“RK”), K.K. Tokayev, signed a decree introducing state of emergency in Kazakhstan (“SE”) from 16 March to 15 April 2020. The decree is likely to cause contractual defaults, termination of contracts, sanctions, losses and litigation/arbitration in Kazakhstan and possibly abroad.