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Government to support digital startups

February 26, 2018

The Ministry of information and communications announced its intention to support digital startups within the Astana HUB start-up ecosystem. For this purpose, the digital economy will be able to use the results of adapting the legislation, tax and financial preferences as well as solid protection of intellectual property.

Currently Linkage & Mind represents the interests of Shardarinskaya

February 26, 2018

Currently Linkage & Mind represents the interests of Shardarinskaya hydropower plant in the Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) in case about extension of time for completion and compensation recovery. 

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Foreigners. Obtaining a residence in Kazakhstan and the right to own property

July 21, 2016

State corporation “Government for Citizens”

May 26, 2016

The system of organization of rendering of state services is permanently improved in Kazakhstan. According to the decision of the Government of the RK,  recently was founded a State corporation “Government for Citizens” (hereinafter – the Corporation), which has integrated in itself Republican State Enterprises “Public Service Center”, “Research and development centre of Land Register”, “Center for Real Estate”, Republican state budget-supported enterprise “State Center for Payment of Pensions”. The Corporation thereby became the unified provider, carrying out the activity in the sphere of rendering of state services to natural persons and legal entities by “one stop” principle, registration of pledges of movable property, technical inspection of buildings, constructions, maintenan

Determination of the governing law of arbitration agreement

February 10, 2016

It is not infrequent for the parties to fail to specify the governing law of the arbitration agreement (clause) they include in the contract.

If the parties fail to identify the substantive law governing their arbitration agreement, then, depending on the jurisdiction, the arbitration tribunal can choose any substantive law from the following:

  1. The law governing the contract;
  2. The law of the forum;
  3. The law of jurisdiction best suited for resolving the dispute to be arbitrated.

Reforming of judicial system in respect of investor-State dispute settlement

January 19, 2016

Since the beginning of the New Year, some provisions of law were brought into force, which are directed on reforming of judicial system for the purpose of improvement of investment climate in the country, namely ensuring performance of guarantees of legal protection of activity of (foreign) investors in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.