Investing in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

17.05.2006 (14:00)

Euler Hermes Kreditversicherungs-AG.Friedrichstraße 69/70 (Quartier 205), entrance Taubenstraße, 6th floor.10117 Berlin.

The two large states of Central Asia are important trading partners of Germany. Due to their wealth of natural resources, their important sales market and their well-educated population, both states are basically attractive for foreign investors. Nevertheless, the legal frameworks are different and the actual success in attracting foreign direct investment is far apart.

Experts from Germany, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will lecture and discuss with you the legal conditions for investments in Central Asia:

Dr. Christian Matthias Schaumburg, Hamburg: The region of Central Asia – a hitherto neglected target of German investments ?

Dr. Hans-Joachim Schramm, University of Bremen: Kazakh civil and corporate law.

Aidar Sarymsakov, Grata Law Firm, Almaty: The Kazakh Legislation on foreign direct investment.

Pavel Yurev, Berlin: The Law of Company Acquisitions: Mergers and Acquisitions in Uzbekistan. Russian capital on the rise.

Beate Rump, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Hamburg: Guarantees of the Federal Republic of Germany for Direct Investments in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.