External publications and events
English Law Summit in Kazakhstan 2018
On April 23, Astana hosted the event, which brought together leading experts from the UK and Kazakhstan - English Law Summit in Kazakhstan 2018.
Representatives of large companies, legal and consulting firms discussed the advantages of the application of English law, international arbitration and other relevant topics.
The Deloitte speakers were Caroline Armitage - Senior Legal Consultant and Viktoriya Tyan - Legal Manager, who highlighted the issues of business development and the latest legal reforms in Kazakhstan.
Tax Code changes will bring field development investment
Tax and Legal Partner Agaisha Ibrasheva and Senior Manager Aidana Abdaliyeva discussed the most significant Tac Code changes affecting business with Kursiv.kz
Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies from a legal and tax perspective
Tax and Legal Department experts Aliya Tokpayeva and Viktoriya Tyan talk to Investors’ Voice (Amcham.kz) about how to not let fraudsters take advantage of the excitement around the new economic opportunities (p. 18).
Seminars in Atyrau
On 11 and 12 January, Tax and Legal, and Audit colleagues held a client and partner seminar to discuss topical issues such as “Review of the New Tax Code” and “New IFRS 15,16 and 9 Standards and Possible Tax Consequences”
Quotas for greenhouse gases - a step towards a “green economy”
Senior Legal Consultant Assel Asubayeva speaks about the effectiveness of the greenhouse gas quota mechanism in the new edition of Investors’ Voice.
Legal Department Manager Viktoriya Tyan shares her expert opinion on electronic document management for the Kazakh TVchannel’s Digital Kazakhstan programme.
Eurasian Women’s Business Forum 2017
9 June saw a unique forum in Almaty dedicated to giving business women in Kazakhstan a platform to exchange experiences and talk to potential partners. Legal Partner Agaisha Ibrasheva was one of the speakers at the event.
Olesya Kirilovskaya, Legal Senior Manager, explains to National Business about the activities of General Service Centres, which have become a new trend, especially among international companies.
Foreign Investors Council of Kazakhstan Working Group
On 12 April, Deloitte hosted a joint meeting of the Foreign Investors’ Council Working Group and representatives from the Kazakhstan National Bank to discuss investment policy implementation, including a new bill on currency regulation.
Deloitte participants included Partner and Head of Tax and Legal for the Caspian Region, Vladimir Kononenko, and Tax & Legal consultants Victoria Tyan and Kuralay Abdygalimova.
“Mentoring for Women Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan” within the framework of the “Women in Business” programme
The aim of the programme is to reduce gender inequality, both in terms of the availability of funding, and in terms of access to know-how, through a comprehensive approach at the levels of financial institutions
themselves, female entrepreneurs, the non-governmental and public sectors.Agaisha Ibrasheva, Deloitte Tax & Legal Department Partner will act as a business mentor for women entrepreneurs over 9 months starting from March 2017.