Daily Archives: 28.10.2015

The Main Provisions of International Commercial Arbitration Courts

International commercial arbitration is a process in which an independent non-government party resolves an international trade dispute as an alternative to litigation in court. In Russia, private arbitration organizations may be confused with the Arbitration Courts. The Arbitration Courts are federal courts of specialized jurisdiction similar to the commercial divisions in New York State or interregional commercial courts in Kazakhstan.

Does a Witness Need an Attorney During a Police Interview?

The realities of life are such that, regardless of our will, we often became a witness of a wide variety of events, incidents, situations, which are observed in everyday life. Sometimes it’s pleasant events such as the birth of a child, sometimes unpleasant, such as death. The same is true for certain incidents and situations. Today one can be the witness at the wedding, and tomorrow he or she becomes a witness for a criminal case, after the fight, which took place during the same wedding.

How to Choose the Right Lawyer in Kazakhstan

Currently in Kazakhstan both individuals (in other words, citizens) and legal persons (organizations) are provided with a wide range of rights and freedoms. Sometimes, these rights and freedoms are violated in any way. Given that not everyone is legally competent, and such incidents sometimes make you to seek protection or elementary advice from various legal firms, you should know what legal services in Kazakhstan can help to protect yourself, your family, your business from a variety of threats.

Literalism while translating documents in the international legal proceedings

Literalism while translating documents in the international legal proceedings.

General process of the international integration has begun in Russia and Kazakhstan right after disintegration of the USSR. To globalization of national economies has led to that the goods, services, technologies and the capital have started to cross borders in great volumes. It, in turn, has generated an indispensability of the conclusion of contracts between participants of international trade, as well as has entailed an increase of number of economic disputes.

Exemption from VAT for the import of the Kazakhstan scrap to Russia

Currently, when importing scrap and waste of ferrous metals from the Republic of Kazakhstan (a member state of the Customs union, currently the Eurasian economic union) to the Russian Federation there is an ambiguous practice in respect of calculation of the Value Added Tax (hereafter referred to as the VAT) for the import of scrap metal from the specified country to Russian consumers.