Moscow, 23 May 2017 – The long-awaited Baker McKenzie guides: Doing Business in Azerbaijan 2017, Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017, Doing Business in Russia 2017 and Conducting Business in Ukraine 2017 are out now. The guides are designed to provide an overview of the key aspects of the Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian legal systems with the most up-to-date information on business regulation in these countries.

The handbooks discuss foreign investment criteria, creation and regulation of companies, taxation, banking and finance regulations, and other considerations relevant to doing business in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine, including competition law, corporate compliance, customs regulations, employment, environmental law, insurance, intellectual property, natural resources, the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, property rights, sanctions issues and telecommunications.

The handbooks have been written by Baker McKenzie lawyers in Almaty, Baku, Kyiv, Moscow and St. Petersburg — lawyers who have considerable experience in advising companies that engage in commercial activities in these countries.

Electronic versions of the handbooks are available on

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