Since gaining independence in 1991, Uzbekistan has adopted new legislation at a rapid pace. It remains a country in transition and its legal system continues to develop. Doing Business in Uzbekistan has been prepared as a general guide for companies operating or considering investment in Uzbekistan. The guide is intended to present an overview of the key aspects of the Uzbek legal system and the regulation of business activities in this country.
Azamat Kuatbekov is a managing partner inBaker McKenzie'sAlmaty office. He has been recommended by legal directories such as Chambers Global and Legal 500 for his litigation and transaction work. Mr. Kuatbekov has solid experience in the natural resources sector, advising clients on dispute resolution, acquisitions and financing. Before joining the Firm, he had worked with the legal department of the national oil company Kazakoil. He has authored numerous articles on oil and gas, corporate law, bankruptcy and litigation in Kazakhstan and has acted for many of the country's major power companies.