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.

4. In which cases can permits be refused or revoked?

Requests for work permits can be refused and valid work permits revoked if: ­

- suitable local professionals become available for hire in the domestic market; ­
- the data submitted in an application turns out to be inaccurate; ­
- employees are terminated from employment or the employers’ business activities in the Kyrgyz Republic cease; ­
- illegal actions are committed.

Decisions to dismiss (refuse), revoke and suspend permit may be appealed in the court. If an employer violates the procedure for hiring and employing foreign employees the Migration Service will issue an admonition to the employer requiring that they rectify the detected violations. If the violations persist, the Migration Service may suspend or revoke the Employment Permit. When the employer ceases business, the Employment Permit and the Employee Permit become invalid regardless of the term for which they were issued and are subject to return.



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