Transaction between KazMunayGaz and China Energy Company Limited on purchasing the control stake in KazMunayGas dutch subsidiary is officially closed

Transaction between KazMunayGas and China Energy Company Limited is officially announced closed. According to deal CEFC purchased 51% of shares and KMG keeps 49% of its stake in a subsidiary KazMunayGas International that owns two Romania’s oil refineries – Petromidia Navodari and Vega Ploiesti, +fuel distribution network in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Georgia, as well as through its partners in the Black Sea region.

Chinese expansion is on its way more than ever under global project “One Belt One Road”.

BOND STONE is a member of legal team that supported the transaction from Kazakhstan party.

BOND STONE steps into close cooperation with Californian law firm – DDK Law

BOND STONE and DDK Law signed the Memorandum of Understanding. Partnership is aimed on establishing the friutfull and longlasting cooperation in sphere of investment projects, property deals, business purchases, investment visas (EB-5 & E-2), immigration issues, education opportunities, legal advice and other areas that would benefit trade and commerce between the United States of America  and the Republic of the Kazakhstan.

BOND STONE gladly will provide any information for all interested parties wondering in doing business in the United States, investment opportunities and immigration programs provided by EB-5 & E-2.

Our partners have a solid experience in provision the above services on high class level.

We are here to provide you exceptional legal support for your immigration and investment needs in United States.

BOND STONE Law Firm will participate at the annual 21st Central Asian International Mining World CA 2015 Exhibition.

Dear partners and guests of our website!

BOND STONE Law Firm will be glad to see you among the guests at the annual 21st Central Asian International MiningWorld CA 2015 “Mining Exploration and Mining Equipment” Exhibition.

MiningWorld Central Asia (UFI Approved Event) is the largest and most respected in Kazakhstan and Central Asia international exhibition of mining and metallurgic complex combining leading manufacturers and specialists and providing a full complex of technologies and services for mining and processing complex.

Exhibition will be held on September 16-18, 2015 (from 10 am. to 6 pm.)
The location of our Firm stand: Pavilion 9A, 61 A place
Address of Exhibition: Kazakhstan, 050057, Almaty, Timiryazev str. 42
Contacts: +7 727 333 51 37, +7 727 354 23 83, +7 702 762 27 96

BOND STONE law firm took part in Almaty forum “Financing Growth in Kazakhstan”

Financing Growth in Kazakhstan

Capitalising on opportunities in Central Asia’s key financial hub

The Banker, In partnership with the Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce and with the support of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, held “Financing Growth in Kazakhstan” a high level forum exploring the investment potential of this newly redefined financial hub of Central Asia.
The long-term outlook is strong for financial services in Kazakhstan. At a business level, consumer lending is booming and opportunities for investment and growth are emerging in key sectors including corporate and SME finance, infrastructure, energy and real state.
This key event brought together leading policy makers and local and international financial services business leaders who shared their insights on the opportunities in and for banking and financial services in Kazakhstan and the key role the sector will play in the future economic success of the country.

BOND STONE lawyers participated The International Lawyers’ Training Program courses organized by The Law Society of England and Wales

BOND STONE lawyers participtaed 2 day course The International Lawyers’ Training Program organised by The Law Society of England and Wales.

The courses popics were related to Advanced English Contract Law and Drafting Masterclass in English Contract Law.

The Law Society of England and Wales International Lawyers’ Training Programme (ILTP) provides quality CPD accredited courses delivered by leading international trainers to qualified lawyers and other legal professionals from all jurisdictions.

Courses provided by Law2020. Law2020 is a full service provider of legal training and consultancy with extensive international experience. They work with leading national and international law firms, listed companies, SMEs, government departments and professional law associations.

BOND STONE has been highly ranked and recommended by the IFLR1000 2015 directory released earlier this month

BOND STONE continues to receive recognition from leading international legal directories as top-notch advisor. This time the firm has been recommended in key practice areas by International Financial Law Review 1000 – the most reputable professional source in the sphere of corporate law, international banking and finance consulting.

The IFLR1000 is a guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Its first rankings were published in 1990, and it currently researches over 120 jurisdictions worldwide. Law firm rankings are based on three key criteria: transactional evidence from the last 12 months of work, peer and client feedback conducted by means of online feedback surveys, and phone and face-to-face interviews.

BOND STONE advising leading agro holding Yug Rusy LLC on its acquisition of an oil processing plant in Nothern Kazakhstan

BOND STONE on its way of completing the M&A transaction by leading russian agro holding Yug Rusi of an oil extraction plant in Aktobe, Nothern Kazakhstan (Savola Foods CIS LLP) from Savola Group (Saudi Arabia).

Aktobe oil extraction plant with its brands Leto and Khozyayushka occupy 20% of the Kazakhstani market of bottled sunoil. The plant can process 225 MT of sunseed and refine and bottle 200 MT of oil a day. Another laid up line allows refining an additional 70 MT of oil a day. It can be launched after preventive maintenance.

Details of an acquisition are not disclosed until the transaction is completed.

IFLR1000 2014 recommends the Bond Stone as one of the best corporate and financial law firms

Bond Stone recommended by IFLR1000 2014 (International Finance Law Review) and recognized as one of the best corporate and financial law firms in Kazakhstan.

The IFLR1000 is an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms.

IFLR1000 base the rankings and analysis on extensive independent research, which is conducted by dedicated journalists in offices in New York, London and Hong Kong, and to maintain objectivity not influenced by any law firms or institutions – no firm can pay to be part of the guide.

Bond Stone Law Firm advises China International Water and Electric Corporation (CWE) on Investment and M&A in Alternative Energy Projects of Kazakhstan (Wind, Solar and Hydro)

CWE is a wholly owned subsidiary company of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) specializing in international hydropower construction and investment.
CWE has a history of over half a century with more than 800 international contracts completed in over 70 countries and regions at a total contract value exceeding USD 10 billion and has been ranked as one of the ENR Top 225 International Contractors for 22 concecutive years, ENR Top 200 International Design Firms for 11 consecutive years, and Top 30 Chinese International Contracting Enterprises awarded by the Ministry of Commerce of P.R. China for 15 consecutive years.
At present time CWE operating in about 30 countries and regions with total assets axceeding RMB 10 billion, with steady annual growth recorded in the past 7 years.
CWE is well known company in Kazakhstan for succeffully implemented energy project in Almaty region – Moynak Hydro Power Plant – the first major joint energy project between China and Kazakhstan in non oil-sector. Investment amount is 360 million U.S. dollars. Power plant is equipped with two high-pressure bucket hydraulic units with a capacity of 150 MW, with an annual output of 1,027 GWh.