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.

11 July 2012

K&A jointly with the Kyrgyz Mining Association, Design and Research Centre «Ken-Too» and other experts, was announced a winner of the tender for preparation of a medium- and long-term development strategy for the mineral resources sector in the Kyrgyz Republic. The tender was announced by the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic in June 2012. To develop the Strategy the Consortium intends to study and analyze statistical data, economic indicators, international practice and legal regulation of mineral resources sector and provide the Strategy to the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic in early 2013.

Members of the Consortium are:
- Bogezky Valentin Nikolaevich (Kyrgyz Mining Association)
- Oseledko Leonid Anatolievich
- RysbekToktogul
- Kojogulov Bakytbek Kamchibekovich (DRC «Ken-Too»)
- Craig Andrews
- Kalikova and Associates law firm

30 June 2012

We are pleased to announce publication of a new article «Challenges of Hydropower Development in Kyrgyzstan» authored by Senior Lawyer at Kalikova & Associates, Magomed Saaduev, in Akipress and Open Kyrgyzstan information and analytical portals, and on Kalikova & Associates’s site. The article addresses the issues of concern in the hydropower sector and offers legal recommendations for promoting this sector in Kyrgyzstan.

19 June 2012

On June19, lawyer at К&А, Pamira Sainazarova, took part in a seminar on business in the United Arab Emirates. The seminar was organized with the support of the consulting company «Alliance Business Advisors». The seminar participants discussed legal aspects of starting business in the UAE, opportunities and perspectives for investors.

17 June 2012

On June17, lawyers at К&А, Nurbek Sabirov and Magomed Saaduev, took part in a seminar on International commercial arbitration. The seminar was organized by the International Court of Arbitration under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Russian specialists Vilkova N.G. and Zenkin I.V. shared their experience in legal representation in international arbitration. The seminar participants also discussed the issues of concern in the law enforcement practice of the International Court of Arbitration and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

08 June 2012

Senior Partner at Kalikova & Associates GulnaraKalikova, took part in the 7th CIS Local Counsel Forum held on June 6 – 8, 2012 with the support of the Armenian leading national law firm «Armeria CJSC» and RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group. In the CIS economic region, the Forum serves as a main platform for wide-scale meetings of business lawyers and takes place every year in different cities.The Forum has evolved into an informal network of managing and senior partners of leading law firms of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, and partners of international law firms from around the world. Formoredetails, please refer to

30 May 2012

The II Central Asian M&A Forum was held on May 29 and 30, 2012 in Almaty. At the Forum, Kalikova & Associates was represented by its Managing Partner Ulan Tilenbaev who presented «An Overview of M&A Market in Kyrgyzstan». The main topics addressed at the Forum were peculiarities of legislation on М&А in CIS; legal risks inherent in М&А; M&A and capital markets; methods of structuring M&A transactions: foreign experience.

29 May 2012

On May 29, 2012, the winner of the National Competition of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE Kyrgyzstan 2012) was announced. Kalikova & Associates has being sponsoring SIFE over the last three years. The SIFE competitions allow students to offer their final orin-progress projects to the jury consisting of the heads of leading local and foreign companies. Thus, students get the opportunity to demonstrate their business qualities to potential employers and business partners. In Kyrgyzstan, SIFE covers 28 universities and more than 500 active students who daily improve the lives of those in need through free enterprise.

20 April 2012

Kalikova & Associates is pleased to announce that on 20 April 2012 CIS Leading Counsel Network (LCN) in which our law firm represents the Kyrgyz Republic, is presenting a panel at a very important American Bar Association’s upcoming meeting in New York. This meeting will bring together more than a thousand prominent lawyers from the United States and from all around the world.

Our joint presentation “Virtual Legal Tour of the CIS Economic Region” and other information about this panel is available at Other LCN publications on various legal topics in the CIS Economic Region, including the “Comparative Summary of Anticorruption Laws in the CIS Economic Region” (re-published in its second edition), the CIS Antitrust Guide and the CIS TaxCompass are available at We will also be happy to mail you these publications upon request.

27 December 2011

Our peer, Kalikova & Associates attorney Magomedgadji Saaduev, has released a collection of poetry titled The Language of My Soul. Kalikova & Associates team extends congratulations to Magomedgadji on this remarkable occasion and wishes him further creative accomplishments!

04 November 2011

From October 30 to November 4, 2011, Kalikova & Associates lawyer Nazik Satkeyeva took part in the International Bar Association conference held in Dubai City, UAE. Over 5 thousand delegates from around the world attended the event. Within the framework of the conference workshops for international legal practitioners in various areas of law have been offered as well as seminars on continuing professional development and other sessions.



Igemberdieva Street 1A, Bishkek
720020, Kyrgyz Republic

Tel: +996 312 66-60-60;
+996 312 66-63-63;
+996 312 97-68-43;
+996 772 66 60 60;


Fax: (+996 312) 66-27-88

        Location map

© 2006-2014. Kalikova & Associates. All rights reserved. Disclaimer