GRATA Azerbaijan LLC is a member of GRATA International and was incorporated and registered in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 13 September 2005.
Today, clients have more than 200 professionals in 22 countries at their disposal. GRATA International is a global team representing different countries and nationalities, and which has experience advising on all areas of law.
Since its establishment, GRATA Azerbaijan has provided legal services to companies engaged in business in different fields of industry, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, communications, banks and international financing, transportation and construction.
With its 11-member team, GRATA Azerbaijan LLC provides full legal support to international and local companies in Azerbaijan. The lawyers at GRATA have extensive experience in corporate and employment law, including international M&A transactions, migration, tax and financial laws, IP laws and dispute resolution.
43 Samad Vurgun Str., World Business Center, 17th floor, Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1014
+994 12 597 4833; +99412 597 4853
Since its establishment in April 1992, GRATA International has gained experience in the following areas of practice.
Advising a major UK-based energy service company on their transfer of business in Azerbaijan to another major international business player (Legal counsel/adviser for the seller of assets: dealt with novation agreements, assignment agreements, advising on corporate and employment actions to be taken, etc.);
Advising a number of leading international companies on their employee share schemes;
Preparing an environmental law compliance matrix for one of the major oil companies in Azerbaijan;
Implementing the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project (oil) - providing legal opinion on land issues related to the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project;
Establishing an entity for an oil company - acting as a legal counsel for the founder (providing legal advice on corporate law requirements, preparing all documents for incorporation, acting as a legal representative, incorporating and registering the local office of the oil company);
Providing legal advice to an international investment bank on financial and tax regime of the oil and gas industry as well specifics of investments in oil and gassector in Azerbaijan/under Azerbaijani laws.
On the occasion of the National Day of France a reception was held at the Hyatt Hotel on Friday 12th of July 2019. More than 1500 guests participated on this event.
The Azerbaijan-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIAF) organized a monthly business meeting on June 2019 at JW Marriott Absheron Hotel. The topic of the event was “Professional Education and Vocational Training for Businesses”.
On the occasion of the visit of MEDEF Business Delegation led by Mr. Geoffroy ROUX DE BEZIEUX, President of MEDEF the CCIAF was held Azerbaijan - French Business Forum organized jointly with Azpromo and with the support of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Thursday 11th of July at Baku Business Center.
On July 8, 2019, AmCham Azerbaijan hosted another members’ luncheon.
On July 8, 2019, AmCham U.S. Independence Day Cocktail Reception took place. It brought together around 300 business leaders, government officials, and diplomats in a friendly- networking environment.
AmCham Azerbaijan held the U.S. Independence Day Cocktail Reception on 8th July 2019 with its members.
The EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum was held in Baku on 13 June 2019. The annual event attracted a high turnout of over 800 participants, including government representatives and business leaders, who engage in panel discussions and business-to-business meetings.
On 15 April 2019 Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court (“CC”) adopted a decision on invalidation of the decision of the Supreme Court (“SC”) on refusal to recognise and enforce an arbitral award which was issued by the Korean Arbitration Council.
Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
Поправки (вступившие в силу
с 8 февраля 2019 года) касаются возможности регистрации изменений в
учредительных и регистрационных документах ООО путем подачи электронного
заявления на веб-страницу Министерства налогов.
28 февраля 2019 года Президент Азербайджанской Республики издал указ о дополнительных мерах в связи с решением вопросов по проблемным кредитам физических лиц в стране. Указ нацелен на компенсацию финансовых потерь физических лиц по долгам в иностранной валюте, возникших в результате девальвации маната, а также на оказание государственной поддержки в решении проблемных кредитов.
Согласно Указу Президента
от 8 февраля 2019 года, с 1 марта 2019 года минимальная месячная заработная
плата в Азербайджанской Республике была увеличена до 180 манатов
В соответствии с поправками,
внесенными в Закон «О полном страховании вкладов» от 19 февраля 2019 года, срок
полного страхования продлен еще на один год (т.е. до 1 марта 2020 года).
Постановлением №56 от 18 февраля 2019 года Кабинет министров утвердил критерии для деятельности в нефтегазовой сфере и негосударственном секторе для целей статей 101.1-4 Налогового кодекса и 14.7 Закона о социальном страховании.
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