GRATA Law Firm was founded on 22 April 1992. It is one of the leading Eurasian law firms with more than 100 lawyers and a network of branches in Kazakhstan (Almaty, Astana, Aksay, Aktau, Atyrau, Aktobe, Ekibastuz, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Pavlodar, Taraz, Temirtau, Shymkent, Uralsk, Ust-Kamenogorsk), Russia (Moscow), Azerbaijan (Baku), Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek), Tajikistan (Dushanbe), Uzbekistan (Tashkent), as well as representatives in Canada (Vancouver), Netherlands (Amsterdam), Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar), UAE (Dubai), United Kingdom (London) and USA (New York).
51-A, S. Azimov Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 100000
+998 71 230 2422
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.
The Ministry of Justice and the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan developed a Draft Presidential Decree aimed at dramatically improving the investment climate in Uzbekistan.
Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 443 approved the Regulations on the procedure for issuing licenses for the right to use subsoils containing non-metallic minerals, which has modified the process for obtaining a permit for the right to use subsoils.
On July 2, 2018, the President signed the Resolution "On measures to create small industrial zones in the Namangan region".
On July 10, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Decree on the creation of the free economic zone "Bukhoro-Agro" in the Bukhara region (FEZ).
From January 1, 2019, new rates of import customs duties and excise tax on excisable goods imported into the country come into effect.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by his June 29 decree, approved the Concept for Improving Uzbekistan’s Tax Policy, which is aimed at “reducing the tax burden, simplifying the taxation system and improving tax administration" and which has been prepared based on the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other experts, with its draft passing public discussion.
Gross domestic product (GDP) of Uzbekistan in January-June 2018 in current prices, according to preliminary estimates, made up 152.533 trillion soums, or grew by 4.9% year-on-year.
Uzbekistan plans to get a sovereign rating before the end of 2018 and issue its debut Eurobonds. This was reported by Reuters, quoting the First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Timur Ishmetov.
The Decree of the President dated 13 July 2018, No. 3852, approved the "Road Map", which provides for the abolishment of the requirement of mandatory presence of a foreign shareholder in the joint-stock company.
The system of registration and issuance of electronic visas in Uzbekistan E-VISA.UZ will be introduced and the requirement for the mandatory application of foreign citizens to diplomatic missions and consular offices of Uzbekistan abroad will be abolished beginning from July 15.
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