Blog of our mind

Projects update

October 1, 2020

As part of the creation of the Unified Housing Operator in Kazakhstan, the Linkage&Mind team completed advising on the reorganization of Baiterek Development JSC by joining it to Kazakhstan Mortgage Company JSC.

Principle of Proactive role of the court during the course of a proceedings

February 19, 2020

Kazakhstan discusses introduction of a new type of judicial procedure with a more active role of a judge [1], namely, th

Astana International Finance Center: tax incentives

February 6, 2020

In December 2015 Astana International Financial Center (A

Suspension of contract execution as an interim measure of the claim on recognition of the contract of public procurement of services as invalid

October 22, 2019

The analysis of court practice in respect of invalidation of contracts on public procurement of services (hereinafter “the Contract”) performed by the team of Linkage&Mind Law Firm has shown that plaintiffs (potential suppliers, who are not parties of the Contract) (hereinafter “the Plaintiff”) along with the claims for invalidation of the Contract usually file an application for an interim measure «suspension of contract execution».

Deal closing

October 22, 2019

Linkage&Mind is proud to be among other consultants of the quite broad international legal and tax team, leaded by Sherman&Sterling, which supported the leading oil and gas exploration and production company of Thailand – PTTEP – in international M&A Transaction in purchase of 100% of shares in international Dutch company, having 80-years history operating in the oil and gas industry and assets in several countries worldwide (transaction amount US$622 million).  

Why the judges could not adapt to the new rules in 10 days?

November 8, 2018

In July 2018, the lawyers of Linkage & Mind analyzed Regulatory Decree №3 of the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan as of March 16, 2018 (hereinafter – the «Regulatory Decree») on the amendment of the regulatory decree №5 as of July 11, 2003 “On court decision”.