Doing Business in Kazakhstan

Doing Business in Kazakhstan

On Monday June 14, 2010, at 6.00-7.30pm, in Grand Committee Room, Houses of Parliament, The Foreign Policy Centre is hosting a seminar that will explore some of the major governance issues that make ‘doing business’ in Kazakhstan a challenge, including: rule of law, corruption, security of contracts, political interference and the growing economic influence of China. The FPC is bringing together a high profile panel to debate these issues along with some of the broader political and economic challenges Kazakhstan faces.

The chair of the seminar is Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP, former Foreign Secretary. Guest speakers are Professor Bill Bowring, Professor of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London; Anna Walker, Senior Analyst, Central Asia and South Caucasus, Control Risks and Mukhtar Ablyazov, Founder, Democratic Choice Party & a leader of the Kazakhstan democratic opposition movement.

The seminar is followed by a drinks reception 7.30pm-8.30pm in the Jubilee Room.

For more information or to RSVP please email: events@fpc.org.uk

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