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.

6. What are the requirements for power of attorney to represent before the Kyrgyz Patent Office?

The power of attorney completed in the Kyrgyz Republic must be executed in the manner provided by Kyrgyz law or by the law of the country where it is executed. In case of any doubts about its authenticity, at the request of the Kyrgyz Patent Office, the power of attorney must be legalized by the consular institution of the Kyrgyz Republic except in cases when no legalization is required under the treaties of the Kyrgyz Republic or the principle of reciprocity.

The power of attorney issued to a patent attorney to represent a foreign entity or national permanently residing outside the Kyrgyz Republic must meet the following requirements:
- be signed by the person who has issued it;
- be issued to an individual registered with the Kyrgyz Patent Office as a patent attorney;
- state the scope of authority of the patent attorney and date of its execution without which it will be deemed invalid.

The power of attorney issued to several patent attorneys registered with the Kyrgyz Patent Office entitles any of them to handle the trademark application.



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