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Selected regulatory trends in Kazakhstan until 2019

September 12, 2018

On September 1, Kazakhstan officially starts a new political season. Addressing a joint session of the Chambers of the Parliament, President Nursultan Nazarbayev designated tasks for the legislature and the executive. This review presents the most significant changes that business should expect in the upcoming season until the beginning of 2019.

Yury Panasik provided extensive commentary on the appointment of Dmitry Patrushev as the new Minister of Agricultureн

July 12, 2018, Agroinvestor

“Agroinvestor” magazine quotes Yury Panasik, partner from the Kesarev firm who considers that this appointment has political and economic logic related to the priorities of the agricultural sector’ development in Russia. 

The Best Lawyers 2019 rating listed Evgeny Roshkov, managing partner from Kesarev for the fifth consecutive year

June 28, 2018, Best Lawyers in Russia 2019

Kesarev was again ranked by Best Lawyers 2019. Kesarev's managing partner Evgeny Roshkov was named among top lawyers within Regulatory Practice for the fifth consecutive year.

Yuri Panasik commented on the expected reshuffles in the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture for the “Agroinvestor” magazine

June 25, 2018, Agroinvestor

Partner Kesarev Consulting Yury Panasik believes that "the options for appointing deputy Ministers of the Ministry of Agriculture on the recommendation of new Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Gordeev are not ruled out. This practice, for example, was typical when Arkady Dvorkovich was Deputy Prime Minister, who supervised agricultural and industrial complex among other sectors".

Kesarev team supports clients at the SPIEF18

 May 24, 2018

On May 24-26, Kesarev team will work in Saint Petersburg and support clients at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. 

Kesarev prepared a memo of the latest Russian counter-sanction policy developments

April 19, 2018

The memo is aimed to bring more clarity on the risk, procedural time-frame and possible mitigation measures, and might be of interest for a broad range of countries, industries and companies since it may influence them. 

As you remember, on Friday April 13, the Chairman of the Russian State Duma (lower house of the Parliament) Viacheslav Volodin and heads of all four State Duma factions submitted a bill “On Measures to React (Counteract) to Unfriendly Activities of the United States of America and Other Foreign Countries”. 

See key highlights on the next page and download the memo for other details and recommendations.

“Some parts of the Russian political elite can consider Putin a 'lame duck' since the re-election”, says Yury Panasik, a partner with Kesarev

March 20, 2018

Yury Panasik comments the Presidential elections for the US version of Forbes. "Putin can see in this situation a significant risk of decline in establishment loyalties and even possible political destabilization," he says. For him, Russia post-Putin is already something to consider and that alone might exert significant influence on Putin’s decisions in the first months of his new term. 

More details on the aftermath of the Russian presidential elections (March 18) and what to expect from the first year from re-elected president and new government are provided within the memo prepared by Kesarev and are available here in Russian and in English

“GR Force 2018” was held with support of Kesarev

March 1, 2018

Eugeny Roshkov, managing partner of Kesarev Consulting was invited as a speaker for the professional forum “GR Force 2018. How to improve the effectiveness of the government relations (GR) function in your company?” 

Eugeny mostly spoke about Moscow being a GR hub for the Central Europe, CIS and EMEA countries and how to improve its positioning as well as how to further develop GR profession in the region and which steps should be taken to ensure it. 

Kesarev’s strategic partner - the Legislative Development Center – jointly with The Institute for Socio-Economic and Political Studies presented a new research

January 22, 2018

The research shows the reform of the legislative process, launched during the first 2 sessions of the State Duma’s 7th convocation was nailed down within autumn session 2017. The reform was designed to improve the quality of initiatives and to prevent the formation of new "legislative debris" from non-promising draft laws.

By the end of 2017, MPs cleared about 75% of "legislative debris" while the total number of the new draft laws introduced by all the subjects of legislative initiative decreased by 26%.

Total number of the draft laws introduced by the MPs decreased from 55% on average in the previous years to 40% this session. Now the parliamentarians pay much more attention to the quality of preparatory work on the legislative initiatives. Deputies’ work was mostly targeted on social issues; besides this, MPs continue to initiate the expansion of parliamentary control.

Yury Panasik joined a program for senior-level public affairs professionals organized by the Public Affairs Institute

January 15, 2018

During the second week of January Yury Panasik, Partner of Kesarev Consulting, entered the first year of innovative three-year program of the Public Affairs Institute held in the California, US. 

The program is focused on strengthening a participant’s abilities as a strategic analyst, a counselor to senior management, and as a liaison with governmental policy makers, business and community leaders.