According to one of the recent changes in the RK legislation on
broadcasting, owners of foreign television and radio companies
retransmitting TV and radio channels in Kazakhstan are required to
register a representative office in Kazakhstan before 1 January
2017. Alternatively, it is permitted to register a branch of a
foreign company in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In addition, foreign television and radio channels with the
participation of the State in their charter capital will not be
able to continue to distribute their channels as of 1 January 2017
without establishing a legal entity in Kazakhstan.
In view of the changes in the law, Dentons prepared a legal
review on the corresponding topic in English and Russian. The
review in particular contains information relating to doing
business in Kazakhstan through a representative office/branch, the
main stages of its organization, appointment of the head of the
representative office/branch, formation of the staff, taxation,
etc. We will be happy to send this review to all interested
In addition, Dentons offers its clients and interested parties a
unique commercial offer on the registration of a branch or
representative office in Kazakhstan at minimum expense.
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