AIFC participated in unprecedented map of blockchain standards’ release NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Industry leaders today released the Global Standards Mapping Initiative (GSMI), the first and most comprehensive effort to assess the current state of blockchain. Based on input from over 30 technical standard-setting entities, 185 jurisdictions, and nearly 400 industry groups, the reports are accessible to the public and intended to serve as a resource for the blockchain community to develop thoughtful frameworks and standards to propel the industry forward, Kazinform has learnt from AIFC press service.
Damu Fund lists first green bonds on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana International Exchange has announced that the Entrepreneurship Development Fund Damu in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at reducing the risks of investments in renewable energy sources has registered and issued green finance bonds on AIX in the amount of KZT200mln with a maturity of 36 months, Kazinform cites the Exchange’s press service.
Book presented for the jubilee of the First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) together with the Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation held a presentation of the English version of the book The Formation and Development of the Present Statehood of Kazakhstan (First-hand knowledge) for the anniversary of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
AIFC: the Centre’s budget for 2020 has not changed and amounts to 13.1 billion tenge NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The budget of the Astana International Financial Centre for 2020 remains unchanged. Earlier, the AIFC budget amounted to 20 billion tenge, but since 2020 it has been decreasing: first 13.1 billion, for 2021 - 12.5 billion, for 2022 - 10.5 billion.
Development of LegalTech established at AIFC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first meeting of the AIFC Advisory Council on the Development of LegalTech (AIFC LawTech Advisory Council) with the participation of the AIFC Governor was held at the Astana International Financial Centrе (AIFC), Kazinform reports.
AIFC Academy of Law and BARBRI collaborate to foster global career opportunities for lawyers NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The AIFC Academy of Law partnered with international legal education provider BARBRI to offer legal professionals and students in Central Asia and Russia greater global career opportunities and development, Kazinform reports.
COVID-19 - ONLINE dispute resolution at the AIFC Court and IAC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The AIFC Court and IAC have been actively monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. We have implemented measures to ensure the continuity of our dispute resolution operations and services while safeguarding the health and safety of our users and staff, Kazinform has learnt from the AIFC’s press service.
First RMB-denominated bond in Kazakhstan listed on AIX Belt and Road Market NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Exchange («AIX», «Exchange») is pleased to announce that the first RMB (Chinese Yuan) Bond, or «Falcon Bond», of the China Construction Bank Corporation Astana Branch (CCB Astana Branch), has been listed on AIX and the Hong Kong Exchange effective from March 20, 2020, AIFC informs on its website.
First Islamic bonds listed on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Exchange («AIX», «Exchange») announces the first cross listing at AIX of Sukuk issued by Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) with primary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). This QIIB debt is a Shari’ah-compliant, fixed-income capital markets instrument, the AIFC informs on its website.
Al Rayan Investment LLC initiates to establish fully-fledged digital bank in AIFC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Al Rayan Bank, which has previously received the certificate of incorporation is initiating the process of establishing Al Rayan Bank in AIFC. Al Rayan Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Al Rayan Investment, the press service of the AIFC informs.
Heads of AIFC and IMEMO RAS debate coop issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Kairat Kelimbetov met with the director of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAS) Feodor Voitolovsky and the deputy director of IMEMO RAS, the head of the Center for Energy Research (CER) IMEMO RAS Stanislav Zhukov.
AIFC discusses issues on taxonomy of green projects for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A round table discussion on the development of the Green Taxonomy and bills for the development of green finance in Kazakhstan was held at the site of the Center for Green Finance of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), AIFC press service informs.