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ORIS participates in the signing ceremony of five agreements with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Astana Economic Forum

Astana, Kazakhstan – ORIS, a leading law firm in Kazakhstan, participates in the signing ceremony of five agreements with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”) at the Astana Economic Forum (“AEF”).
The agreements on the modernization of the municipal projects anticipated to be sign at the Astana Economic Forum. The agreements on the modernization of the water supply and heating systems in Kostanay, the reconstruction of the network gas supply of JSC "KazTransGaz Aymak" in the amount of € 220 million and the modernization of the underground gas storage "Bozoi" of JSC "Intergas Central Asia" in amount of € 245 million financed by EBRD.
Mr. Suma Chakrabarti, the president of the EBRD will sign the agreements on behalf of the bank, while Mr. Sharipbayev Kairat Kamatayevich will sign on behalf of JSC "KazTransGazAymak" and JSC "Intergas Central Asia".
ORIS managing partner Amir Tussupkhanov has noted: “These projects are strategically important for Kazakhstan.  We are pleased that a number of quality municipal projects is increased and it’s eventually improves the living conditions of the citizens".
ORIS advised EBRD on the Kazakh law, preparation of the financial and project agreements, due diligence of the projects and negotiation within the framework of the signing of the financing documents.
ORIS managing partner, Amir Tussupkhanov, Madiyar Bekturganov and Bogdan Piskorskiy, associates involved in the preparation of the agreements as the local law lawyers. 
Over the last decade ORIS has successfully advised international development banks on a wide range of matters, in particularly in the area of improving the municipal infrastructure of the country. Thus, the firm has been involved in projects for the modernization of water supply and heat supply systems in Aktobe, Petropavlovsk, Semipalatinsk, Kyzylorda and other cities. Since 2010, when ORIS commenced its cooperation with the EBRD, it has advised the Bank in many landmark projects throughout the country.
About ORIS
ORIS law firm with offices in Almaty and Astana is recognized as one of the leading companies of Kazakhstan and provides a full range of legal services to national and foreign businesses , international organizations and financial institutions on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad. 
The main difference of ORIS from other companies is a focus on the end customer's business objectives, which are not limited only to legal consulting. That is why ORIS lawyers, in addition to first-rate legal training, has extensive experience in various business areas and possess a thorough international practice. This allows us to always offer efficient and effective solutions for our customers.
Our clients:
  • Air Liquide
  • Airbus (EADS)
  • EBRD
  • Kazakhtelecom
  • Mining International Company
  • Samruk Energy
  • Samruk Kazyna
  • Samsung
Our partners:
  • Allen & Overy
  • Chadbourne & Parke
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Gide Loyrette Nouel
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Linklaters
  • Orrick
  • Proskauer Rose
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Slaugther & May
  • Squire Sanders
  • SJ Berwin (King & Wood Mallesons)