Dohmann has over 30 years of international arbitration experience, as well as continuing as a leading commercial litigator and having held appointments as a deputy judge in the English High Court and judge of the International Court in Qatar, AIFC
Qatar Chamber vice-chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari, who met with AIFC
CEO Nurlan Kussainov and Kazakhstan ambassador Askar Shokybayev, said Qatar and Kazakhstan enjoy "distinct relations, which are growing in all fields.
Financial Services Regulatory Committee has begun to operate under the AIFC
to license a wide range of services, including investment and asset management, private banking, fund administration and management, custodial services, Islamic finance, and others.
CICC will closely work with AIFC
to explore opportunities in corporate advisory, securities brokerage, Fintech, green finance and other key strategic areas.
sees its role, in part, as a gateway to Central Asia for international investors and companies.
We believe that the AIFC
can become an international hub for blockchain operations, so the development of crypto asset markets is our key priority in the near future," said the Governor of the Astana International Finance Center, Kairat Kelimbetov.
According to him, a regulatory framework of the AIFC
has already been created and the AIFC
Court will also start functioning soon.
The western investors may look at the idea with some skepticism and Russia possibly fears that AIFC
could turn out to be another offshore destination, making Kazakhstan potentially a 'financial harbour' in the Eurasian region.
conference in Astana on August 28, 2015, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakstan cited the Dubai International Financial Centre as the model for the planned AIFC
Previously, in May 2017, NASDAQ stock exchange announced that it will introduce its advanced technologies on AIFC
, corresponding to the best international practice for providing facilitated access of investors to attractive financial instruments.
I think that Dubai is really a kind of benchmark for all the stages of development," said Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the AIFC
With the deal, the AIFC
Exchange can use the NASDAQ matching engine.