Author Archive: Konstantin Voropaev

Konstantin Voropaev obtained an LLM degree with distinction at Robert Gordon University (Scotland) in 2017 having previously graduated with honours from Omsk State University in 2012. His professional interests include various legal areas, compliance and ethics procedures. He deals with international commercial arbitration in different jurisdictions (Russia, Central Asia, and Europe), legal matters in pharmaceutical production and medical affairs in clinical trials, civil and contract legal issues, compliance.

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Astana International Financial Centre’s (AIFC) Court: what is its position within the judicial system of Kazakhstan?

Astana International Financial Centre’s (AIFC) Court: what is its position within the judicial system of Kazakhstan?

On 5 July 2018, the President of Kazakhstan, in a festival atmosphere surrounded by representatives of the business community, opened the Astana International Financial Centre’s (AIFC) Court. From the legal standpoint, one of the most essential goals of the new institution is to offer protection of foreign investors. However, the establishment of the Court and its legal status raised a […]

Reform of the Law on the Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan: a new attempt to attract investors

Reform of the Law on the Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan: a new attempt to attract investors

Earlier this year, the Parliament of the Republic of Uzbekistan passed the legislation ‘On Amendments and Additions to the Law on the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of the Republic of Uzbekistan’, which reforms the current function system of the CCI. The amendments are aimed at assuring foreign investors that the updated legislation provides […]