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.

5. What is a production sharing agreement in subsoil use and how does it confer rights to use subsoil?

Production sharing agreement (PSA) is an agreement under which the Kyrgyz Government awards exclusive rights for deposit development to a subsoil user for a certain term and the subsoil user undertakes to perform specified activities at its own expense and risk. In addition to other conditions of subsoil use, PSA should determine the procedure of production sharing between the parties to the agreement. The mandatory party of PSA is the state, on behalf of which acts the Kyrgyz Government or authorized bodies. If the other party of PSA is foreign individuals or legal entities, then this agreement shall be ratified byJogorkuKenesh (Parliament) of the Kyrgyz Republic. Upon signing the agreement, the investor is also issued a license in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic. Except for some cases, the PSA is concluded based on a competitive tender or auction. PSA period shall not exceed 10 years.



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