Sayat Zholshy & Partners Took Part in the 7th Annual Forum of Corporate Lawyers

On 29-30 November 2012, the team of Sayat Zholshy & Partners actively participated in the 7th Annual Forum of Corporate Lawyers held in Almaty.

The Forum programme covered the hot topics identified in the course of questioning of numerous corporate lawyers and experts being the leading players on the Kazakhstan legal market and based on the comments and recommendations provided by the previous year Forum participants.

This year the Forum presented a newly established association of lawyers – Kazakhstan Bar Association – chaired by Aidyn Bikebayev who welcomed the participants and spoke about the key initiatives and strategic plans of the Association for the coming years.

Further, Arman Berdalin, Partner of Sayat Zholshy & Partners, moderated the Vital Corporate Law Issues session where speakers analyzed such matters as “equity and interest transactions”, “burning issues related to the approval of major transactions and dealing with interests in joint-stock companies – execution, approval and challenging”, etc. As a speaker Arman focused on such topics as “Corporate Tools for Indemnity of Chief Executives” and “Cross-border Transactions within the Customs Union”.

Aidyn Bikebayev, Senior Partner of Sayat Zholshy & Partners, moderated the Antitrust Law Administration Practice session where Amir Begdesenov, Senior Associate, made a presentation on “Key Issues of Antitrust Investigation”.

Vitaliy Vodolazkin, Managing Partner of Sayat Zholshy & Partners, moderated the Litigation Practice session.

It is worthwhile to note that the Annual Forum of Corporate Lawyers serves as a single platform and unites law firms and corporate practitioners in discussion of the most vital issues and events occurring during a year, exchange of professional experience and consideration of the applied strategies’ efficiency.