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.
AIFC benefits and opportunities presented to Belgian business community NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kingdom of Belgium, organized a round table discussion titled «AIFC: New horizons of cooperation between Kazakhstan, Belgium and Luxembourg.»
Kcell ordinary shares and GDRs listed on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Exchange («AIX», «Exchange») is pleased to announce that ordinary shares and global depositary receipts (GDRs) of Kcell JSC («Kcell»), the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Kazakhstan, have been admitted to the AIX official list effective February 6, 2020, AIFC press service informs.
AIFC continues its active development in the technological field NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today within the international forum Digital Almaty the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mamin has announced the launch of an educational programme for training of highly qualified personnel in the field of IT at the Astana International Financial Centre. The school is based on the Qwasar Silicon Valley programme and is called Qwant.
SEZ Abu Dhabi plans to cooperation with AIFC ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of Kazakhstan, held a meeting with Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, the Chairman Abu Dhabi Global Market, Minister of State to the United Arab Emirates Cabinet, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
OneWeb and AIFC sign partnership to accelerate connectivity in Kazakhstan LONDON. KAZINFORM OneWeb, the global communications company, whose goal is to connect everyone everywhere, has announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the largest financial hub in Central Asia, to accelerate broadband connectivity in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan Government, AIFC and WEF sign Letter of Intent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Government of Kazakhstan, the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) within the framework of the WEF 50th Annual Meeting in Davos signed a trilateral letter of intent to launch an Affiliate Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution based in the AIFC. The Affiliate Centre intends to join and collaborate on its platform governmental structures, business and industrial partners from Central Asia for the development of the regulatory partnership for innovative technologies. For the first stage it aims to develop projects in the fields including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; the Internet of Things, Robotics and Smart Cities; and Data Policy, the press service of the AIFC informs.
Development of notarial activities in AIFC discussed by judiciary reps NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Representatives of the institutions of justice, in particular, Vice Minister of Justice Akerke Akhmetova, Chairman of the Republican Notary Chamber Asel Zhanabilova, and Director of the Department of Registration Service and Organization of Legal Services Baktygul Atagazieva visited the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) to discuss the development of notarial services in the AIFC, a press release from the AIFC reads.
AIFC Court and IAC reveal a number of cases NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In 2019 the AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre (further – «IAC») considered five cases. This was an outstanding achievement compared to the experience of similar common law financial centre courts and international arbitration centres at this stage of their operations, AIFC press service informs.