Corporate Law/M&A

  • Legal due diligence: Limited / full legal due diligence (buy-side, vendor assistance).
  • Legal structuring: Legal structuring of the transaction to ensure that all main criteria for the transaction are met, as well as market entry legal advice;
  • Legal step plan: preparation of the detailed step plan for implementation of the contemplated transaction structure, including description of main steps, documentation and timeline required for implementation;
  • Transaction related legal advice: Legal advice on various regulatory approvals, including, among others, antimonopoly clearance, currency control regulation (direct investments), state consents (subsoil use right transfer approval, state waiver from priority right), advising on equity financing, etc.;
  • Legal M&A support: Drafting of transaction documents as well as assistance with negotiations during acquisitions/sales of stakes in Kazakhstan companies (legal support to the sellers/buyers);
  • JVs: Legal support during establishing a Kazakhstan based joint venture between the stake holders, including drafting of the constituent documents, assistance with negotiations, etc.;
  • Legal support during implementation: Legal support during obtaining various consents, i.e., antimonopoly consent for conduction of economic concentration, registration of foreign direct investments, etc.;
  • Registration/liquidation: Legal assistance during registrations/liquidations of legal entities in Kazakhstan, including drafting of the required documentation, interaction with state authorities, etc.;
  • Ongoing assistance: Legal support with preparation of various corporate minutes, notification of state authorities, etc.;
  • Corporate governance: Legal support with respect to developing the companies’ corporate governance;
  • Miscellaneous: Legal support with respect to various corporate matters, including analysis of resolving corporate disputes between the stakeholders, squeeze out analysis, etc. 
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