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ORYNGAZY JABOLDINOV Partner

Membership:

Member of Almaty Bar Council; Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Great Britain (MCIArb); Acting Arbitrator at the Arbitration Center of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs.

Education and experience:

  • 2000

    Bachelor of Laws, Kazakh State Academy of Law, with Honors

  • 2001

    Master of Laws (LLM), Law School of Indiana University, the USA, with distinction (was granted two fellowships)

  • 2001

    Financial Accounting I & II, Taxes and IT, Kelly Business School, Indiana University, USA

  • 2004

    European Financial Market Regulation, Univercita Catolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy (Tasis Tempus Scholarship)

  • 2008

    Bachelor of Finance, Euraisian Market Institute, with Honors

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    Accredited Courses, the Royal Chamber of Arbitrators of the Great Britain (MCIArb).

Specialization :

  • Litigation
  • Subsoil Use/M&A
  • Corporate Law and Finance
  • Taxes

Oryngazy Jaboldinov started his professional career in 2001 as a Lawyer for Small&Medium Enterprise Development Project at “Pragma Corporation”.  In 2002 he joined the International Law Firm “Macleod Dixon LLP” as an Associate, afterwords he headed for 3 years the Department for Legal Support of Investment Projects with Foreign Participation in “Investment Fund of Kazakhstan”.  Oryngazy was also a member of the board of “Shalkiya Zinc N.V.” (LSE listed company), a Chief Legal Counsel of “PL Global Pte Ltd”.  Oryngazy also was a part time senior lecturer at KIMEP and Kazakh State Law University.

Oryngazy is a licensed Attorney at Law as well as accredited Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Great Britain (MCIArb).

Representative Matters

Advised and represented administrative authority in connection with the arbitration in London (in accordance with ICC Arbitration Rules) on alleged breach of contractual obligations by such authority.

Represented defendant at the adjudictation proceedings in accordance with ICC rules on the matter related to restructuring of one of the leading financial groups in Kazakhstan (only partial award).

Successfully represented plaintiff at the court litigation regarding VAT recovery for the amount exceeding 900 mln tenge. 

Rendered legal support in negotiating terms and drafting the set of loan documents within the framework of syndicated loan for the amount over $ 4 bln USD to an operator of large infrastructure project in Kazakhstan.

Provided full legal support regarding purchase from PetroKazakhstan of the oil storage depot at Dostyk station, as well as regarding construction of small oil refinery at such depot, Dostyk station, term sheet, SPA, issues regarding registration of all oil storage depot facilities.

Provided legal support, in negotiating and drafting FIDIC based EPC contrac for construction of Kyzyl-Kiya cement plant in Kyrgyzstan, Project Management Agreement,  project financing agreement with the EximBank of China under guarantee of Kazakhstani bank.

Provided legal support to the project of construction of the Float glass plant in negotiating and drafting FIDIC based  EPC contract, Project Management Agreement, License Agreement and Technical Assistance Agreement, Agreement for Project Financing by EBRD , Financial leasing agreement with Development Bank of Kazakhstan.

Assisted in negotiating and drafting terms of EPC Contract for construction of Aerated Concrete Plant in Aktobe and technical assistance agreement.

Advised regarding concession projects for construction of roads in Kazakhstan, including drafting concession contracts and preparation of tender documentation.

Consulted the buyer in the deal for acquisition of 100% shares of the Kazakhstan entity which holds the contracts for exploration and production of copper in Almaty Region of Kazakhstan, including due diligence of the entity, drafting term sheet and SPA, obtaining consents of the Government and Antitrust Agency.

Provided legal support to the Buyer in the deal  for acquisition of 40% shares of the Kazakhstan entity which holds a contract for exploration and production of oil and gas in Atyrau Region of Kazakhstan;  drafting MOU, SPA, JV Agreement, Loan&Mortgage Agreement, Mortgage registration, obtaining  consents of the Government and Antitrust Agency, as well as corporate governance issues;

Advised buyer in the deal for acquisition of 100% shares of Dutch SPV with several Kazakhstan subsidiaries, including structuring the transaction and drafting set of SPAs. 

As independent member of the Management Board Shalkia Zink B.V.dealt with certain mandatory takeover issues in accordance with LSE requirements stemming from the purchase of controlling set of shares in Shalkia Zink B.V.

Dealt with transactions for acquisition of shares in Singaporean Company, Malaysian company, Vietnames companies and UAE company, drafting SPAs, JV Agreements.

Advised regarding creation of association of Professional Accountancy and Audit Organizations of CIS countries, as well developed legal base for CIPA accountancy examination. .

Legal support for Dutch company regarding issues of international taxation, application of the double tax treaties.  Structured interested parties loan interest in order to meet transfer pricing requirements

Dealt with transfer pricing issues regarding export of services and intellectual property from Kazakhstan.

Admission

Admitted to practice in 2000

Attorney at Law License # 14001047

Languages

English

Kazakh

Russian

Conversational Italian

Conversational Turkish

Publications

Article “Use of certain concepts of English law in Kazakhstan”, Advocates of Almaty Magazine, December 2015.

Speech “Farm-in Transactions in the Oil&Gas Sector of Kazakhstan”, VII-annual forum of corporate lawyers, November 29, 2012.

Article “Financial Support in Foreign Currency”, Magazine “Accountant’s Bulletin: State Sector”, BIKO, 2010,N № 4.-С.18-21.

Article “Internal Control in the State Authorities”, Magazine “Accountant’s Bulletin: State Sector”, BIKO, 2008.

Various articles in the Kazakhstan Legal Bulletin, Macleod Dixon, 2002-2005.

Chapter “Forms of Legal Entities in Kazakhstan”, Business Law in Kazakhstan, book for accountants, Pragma, 2002, Almaty.

Article “Leasing as an Investment Instrument”,  Zan Gazety. -–C, January 26, 2000.

Article “Bankruptcy procedures”, Kazakhstan Focus, KPMG Janat, 1999.

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