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Peculiarities of legal entities registration abroad (in Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan)

Large companies regularly face the need to create subdivisions in neighboring countries. For some, this process was initiated by the business owners to adapt to the new economic reality arising from Western sanctions, for others, it became a de-facto grassroots initiative: when key employees left the country, it became vital to revise the organizational structure of the business to continue operations, because working “remotely” from abroad brings some serious legal risks for the company. 

New EU sanctions causing delays at Russian border

Additional goods included into import restrictions list.  A list of goods (for example, some electrical goods) have fallen under import restrictions into Russia. Their export from the EU may also be restricted. We are closely reviewing the newly announced restrictions and correlation of the sanctions list and EU customs codes to find the best solution.

Kazakhstan: simplified procedure for obtaining permit for permanent stay based on profession

We would like to inform you that the list of in-demand professions that will allow a foreign national to apply for a Permit for permanent stay (PPS) in a simplified manner was approved by the Order of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 49 dated February 20, 2023.

FAQ: entry & passport rules for Russian nationals in Kazakhstan

Due to various changes in the legislation of Kazakhstan concerning citizens of Russia, we are receiving questions about the rules of stay in Kazakhstan on Russian domestic and travel passports and on issuance of immigration permits. We would like to offer you answers to the most popular questions on this topic.

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan mutually increase allowed registration-free term of stay

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have increased the allowed periods of stay without registration for each other's citizens from 5 to 30 calendar days. The corresponding amendments were made to the "Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the conditions of mutual travel of citizens" dated July 7, 2000.

Schedule for cargo transportation in Russia

The State Duma of the Russian Federation is considering an amendment to the law on «Motorways and road operations».

The amendments include the introduction of booking the date and time of cross-border transit for cargo vehicles beginning on 1st September 2023. 

Kazakhstan: visa-free visitors may not stay in country over 90 days in 180 days

We inform you that the Kazakh authorities have amended the rules of entry and stay in Kazakhstan: visa-free nationals, including those from the EAEU countries, will no longer be able to re-enter Kazakhstan to extend the allowed period of stay (a practice often referred to as “visa run”) without minding the limit of cumulative stay. These changes will come into force on 27 January 2023.

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