Following the release of Chambers Global 2020, one of the most reputable international legal directories identifying best legal experts across the globe, GRATA International solidifies its position as one of the leading law firms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by entering rankings in six countries.
Ministry of Transport and PPP Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan concluded an agreement with the EBRD
An agreement on the implementation of the public-private partnership project "Construction of the Tashkent-Samarkand toll road" was signed between the Ministry of Transport and the PPP Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In accordance with the agreement, the EBRD will assist in several stages, including a due diligence and preparation of the project, taking into account legal, financial, and technical aspects.
An agreement was signed on cooperation with IFC in Uzbekistan
The Ministry of Finance signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (hereinafter referred as IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to provide consulting services to Uzbekistan on structuring and competitive bidding for a public-private partnership (hereinafter referred as PPP) project for the construction of a 1300 megawatt combined cycle gas plant in the Syrdarya region.
The Asian Development Bank will support a public-private partnership project for the construction of a photovoltaic station
On August 16, 2019, the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed an agreement on the provision of consulting services with the Asian Development Bank on a project to build a number of photovoltaic stations with a total capacity of up to 1000 MW on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
On May 29, the deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic approved the draft law “On Public-Private Partnership”
Was approved A new version of the law “On Public-Private Partnership” in the second reading.
Government resolution approves regulation on procedure for implementing PPP projects
A government resolution approved a regulation on the procedure for implementing a public-private partnership in financing the development of projects for the detailed planning of parts of localities.
Draft law on toll roads has been published for discussion
The draft law regulates relationship in the field of construction, maintenance and operation of toll roads. The State Highway Committee introduced a proposal for the regulation of toll roads in Uzbekistan.
In Uzbekistan, 9 projects were published on the website of the Agency for Development of PPP
The official website of this authority commenced its work to search for potential investors.
Shaimerden Chikanayev Participated in the PPP in Healthcare System seminar
On 28 February 2019, the seminar on Public Private Partnership in Healthcare System was held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Shaimerden Chikanayev, Partner, GRATA International spoke at the seminar with a presentation: "PPP in Healthcare System: Kazakh law perspective".
IFC helps Uzbekistan develop renewable energy, using the PPP mechanism
A round table was held in Tashkent to clarify the provisions of the tender documentation of a pilot public-private partnership (PPP) project on attracting investments to finance, build and operate a solar photovoltaic station with a capacity of up to 100 MW in Navoi region. This is the first phase of the planned project with a total capacity of up to 1000 megawatts.
New rules on public-private partnership
The amendment to the Act on public-private partnership is aimed at improving the legal environment of public-private partnership in Poland.
Shaimerden Chikanayev was a speaker at the International PPP Finance Summit in London
On 3-4 July 2018, an International PPP Finance Summit 2018 took place in London, UK. Shaimerden Chikanayev, Partner, Head of Banking and Finance department, was a keynote speaker among the representatives of EBRD, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, KPMG, S&P Global, etc. Shaimerden's presentation was about Public-Private Partnerships in Kazakhstan.