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.

Kalikova & Associates announces its annual Scholarship Program “K&A Scholarship 2010” among students of law schools

It has become a tradition for Kalikova & Associates Law Firm to carry out its annual Scholarship Program which is aimed at providing support for new generation of talented lawyers. 3 finalists will receive a money reward of 10,000 soms each and an opportunity to undergo up to 3 months of internship at Kalikova & Associates.


Eligibility requirements: Full-time 3-5th year students enrolled in law department of universities of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Application documents: Curriculum Vitae; Copy of the transcript (most recent); and Legal article.

In the article, applicants shall identify one or more problematic issues (legislative gaps, loopholes etc.), provide a clear explanation of the problem, its consequences in practice and propose specific solutions. The article shall be written either in English or Russian, which shall not exceed 8 pages (Times New Roman, 12, single space). Besides, the article shall be original and earlier unpublished. Articles in English will be given a preference.

Applicants are free to write on any topic within business law. Below is a list of proposed topics:
- Mineral resources rights in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Regulation of electricity tariffs in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Protection of intellectual property rights in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Taxation in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Secured transactions in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Issues of Corporate Governance in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Capital (Securities) Market of the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Introduction of mandatory insurances in the Kyrgyz Republic;
- Other topics.

Successful applicants shall be able to demonstrate:
- Academic excellence;
- Desire to pursue legal career;
- Strong theoretical knowledge, writing and analytical skills;
- Knowledge of legislation applicable to chosen topic.

Selection Procedure: Application submission deadline is 5 pm October 20, 2010. Application documents shall be sent via email (with a subject line “K&A Scholarship 2010”). Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted candidates will be informed about interview dates by November 1, 2010. Final decision will be made by November 10, 2010. Dates and terms of internship at Kalikova & Associates will be separately agreed with the scholarship recipients.

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