Regulation of online movie services and other audio-visual services in Russia
On 1 May 2017, the Federal Law No. 87-FZ was signed amending the Federal Law 'On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection', the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Violations and some other regulatory legal acts that establish requirements for owners of audio-visual services, including online movie services in Russia, liability for violation thereof, and powers of the Federal Service for Supervision in the area of Communication, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) in this respect.
The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review 2017: Kazakhstan
GRATA International Kazakhstan contributed to the The Law Review legal guide series - The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review 2017 with the chapter on Kazakhstan.
The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review 2017: Uzbekistan
GRATA International Uzbekistan contributed to the The Law Review legal guide series - The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review 2017 with the chapter on Uzbekistan.
Islamic finance in Kazakhstan
Though Kazakhstan adopted relevant legislation for domestic (such as the governed Kazakh law) Islamic banking transactions more than seven years ago and has a Muslim population of over 11 million, Islamic finance is still in the early stages of its development and Islamic products are rarely used. м
Please be informed that the State revenue committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the ‘Committee’) provided a clarification in its letter dated 29 March 2017 No. КГД-08-2-17021-КГД-7951 regarding issue of electronic invoices prior to enactment of the respective law (hereinafter – the ‘Law’).