Arbitration as the Method of Settlement of Investment Disputes against the Kyrgyz Republic
AKIpress Analytics section, March 19, 2013

The Kyrgyz Republic has already participated in several arbitration proceedings. Therefore, it might be reasonable to analyze peculiarities of legal regulation of arbitration in the KR, the causes and consequences of arbitration disputes and make relevant conclusions…

What risks foreign investors should take into account while investing into the Kyrgyz mining sector,
The Times of Central Asia, March 1, 2012.

Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws in Kyrgyz Republic,
Comparative Summary of Anti-Corruption Laws in the CIS Economic Region, 2011,
The CIS Leading Council Network.

What a foreigner should know about tax regime in the Kyrgyz Republic?
The Times of Central Asia, publication expected.

Kyrgyzstan is not an offshore zone and does not provide tax exemptions, but the rates of many of them are not very high.

1. Who issues work permits to foreigners or stateless persons?

The State Migration Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (the "Migration Service") is the authorized state body charged with issuing work permits to foreigners and stateless persons wishing to work in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Migration Service issues two kinds of work permits: permits authorizing the hiring and employment of foreign employees – a document of a standard form authorizing legal entities and individuals to hire foreign employees in the Kyrgyz Republic (“Employment Permit”) and work permits (personal cards) authorizing foreigners or stateless persons to work in the Kyrgyz Republic (“Employee Permit”). The list of documents required for obtaining Employment Permit and Employee Permit is set by the Migration Service (the effective list of documents is available on the official website of the Migration Service: Applications for Employment Permit and Employee Permit can be filed in electronic format or hard copy.



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