The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Kazakhstan

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.
  • Legal Provisions: Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on International Commercial Arbitration. English translation is available on the website of the New York Convention.
  • Regarding the interim measures and enforcement of arbitral awards, the Civil Procedure Code No 411-I of 13 July 1999 is also applicable.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 20 November 1995); reservations: none.
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 20 November 1995); reservations: none.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 21 September 2000); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 18 October 1995).

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016