GRATA opened its Bishkek office in 2004. For almost a decade, GRATA has been at the front line of financial, corporate and commercial developments in Kyrgyzstan, advising global and local companies on high profile transactions of significant complexity.
GRATA has extensive locally-based experience through its Kyrgyz and international lawyers. Our team combines cross-border transactional capability with in-depth knowledge of Kyrgyz law and understanding of the legal issues arising in the emerging market of Kyrgyzstan.
The firm’s Bishkek office led by Kanat Seidaliev serves our clients across a full range of legal areas.
The Bishkek office works closely with GRATA’s teams in Central Asian and Caspian countries, as well as with representatives in the United Kingdom, United States, and Russia to provide our clients with truly international reach and expertise.
GRATA is a member of the International Business Council (IBC) and Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and other public associations promoting foreign investments in Kyrgyzstan. Our lawyers are members of Kyrgyz Bar Association, and many of them have received recognition from third-party sources. Researchers in the most recent Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA publications noted their experience in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and M&A, and natural resources.
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Since its establishment in April 1992, GRATA has gained experience in the following areas of practice:
GRATA lawyers have been recognised by international experts including The Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Who’s Who legal, Asialaw Profiles.
On April 15, 2019 the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, M. Abylgaziyev, signed the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic “On approval of state duty rates”.
The purpose of the document is to improve the legal regulation of relations arising from the creation and operation of guarantee funds (GF) in the country. The law defines the legal and economic foundations of activities in this area.
On April 1, 2019, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov signed the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts on the Issues of Investment Funds Activities”.
A group of Jogorku Kenesh deputies offers to specify the rights of trade unions and establish their responsibilities.
Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
GRATA International provided financial support to students of the International Business Law department of the American University of Central Asia to participate in the 3rd AIAC-ICC Pre-Moot for the W C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which was held at the Asian International Arbitration Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A new bank rate has been established by the Resolution of Management of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic dated February 25, 2019 which is 4,50 % per annum.
(Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic No. 18 dated 28 January 2019). New fees for state registration (re-registration) and liquidation of legal entities and their branches (representative offices) have been established.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov signed the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On amendments to the Air Code of the Kyrgyz Republic” adopted by the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic on December 6, 2018.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov signed the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On ratification of the Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union and its member states, on the one hand, and with China, on the other hand, signed on May 17, 2018 in Astana”.
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