Event 14 Oct. 2022
Curtis Provides Capacity Training to the Government of Uganda
Event 21 Sep. 2022
Kalidou Gadio Speaks at AIEN 2022 International Energy Summit
News 15 May. 2023
Curtis represents e-commerce retailer in its fight to recover monies withheld by PayPal, the global payment giant
News 16 Dec. 2022
Curtis Trade Team is top ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023
Event 08 May. 2023
Partner Irene Petrelli to Participate in ICC YAAF Event
News 02 May. 2023
Curtis Italy with DeA Capital in the Acquisition of Magic S.r.l
Event 23 May. 2023
Partners Luciana Ricart and Fernando Tupa Will Teach a Workshop on Hearings in Investment Arbitration for Arbanza School of Arbitration’s Online Program
Publications 23 Feb. 2023
Fernando Tupa Publishes Book on Forum-Specific Consent to International Arbitration in Investment Agreements
Event 03 May. 2023
Dr. Borzu Sabahi to Speak at ICSID-ADGM Joint Conference: Investment Protection and Armed Conflict
News 27 Sep. 2022
Curtis Boosts Riyadh Office with New Corporate Partner Stuart Davies
News 25 May. 2023
Curtis Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief for Distinguished Law Professors in First Amendment Retaliatory Arrest Case
News 06 Mar. 2023
Russia Sanctions at the First Anniversary: An Overview of Current Sanctions in the US, UK, and EU and How Global Companies Can Navigate Evolving and Conflicting Sanctions Regimes
Client Alert 30 Aug. 2022
The EU Adopts the “Maintenance and Alignment” Sanctions Package
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
Curtis is active throughout Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. The firm operates out of two offices in Kazakhstan, Astana and Almaty. It opened its doors in Beijing in 2014 to better serve clients operating or located in China, as well as in East Asia and Southeast Asia.
Our multi-office international arbitration team represents clients in matters ranging from complex multiparty, multijurisdictional disputes to mid-sized commercial arbitrations and mediations. The practice has represented numerous Asian states and state-owned entities in investor-state arbitrations, as well as private companies in international commercial arbitrations.
Curtis' International Trade lawyers have four decades of experience representing Asian clients on trade matters, and are highly regarded as a top-ranked trade practice by leading legal directories such as Chambers & Partners. The practice operates primarily out of its offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing and Geneva, and includes multilingual lawyers and analysts who are fluent in Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Curtis’ attorneys have developed significant experience serving as lead advisers to both private companies and state-owned entities on several of the largest and best-known infrastructure development and public projects in Central Asia. Clients operating in the region include project sponsors, investors, lenders, developers and government agencies engaged in oil and gas and tourism development and hotel projects.
The firm’s investment management lawyers in Kazakhstan, Europe and the United States offer decades of experience developing tailored solutions for the alternative investment community. The team has extensive experience establishing and advising funds in Central Asia, and serves a range of clients including sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, fund managers and their sponsors and principals, and other investors.
Ranked Tier 1 in Kazakhstan Dispute Resolution and Kazakhstan Energy and Natural Resources
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Askar N. Moukhitdinov
Energy (Oil & Gas)
Mining and Minerals
state and state-owned clients in the region
rankings in Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global for our work in the region
languages spoken by our Asia-based attorneys
The team’s ability to grasp the primary issues and principles of a dispute, however obscure and complex, is exemplary.
Legal 500: EMEA 2022 Kazakhstan Dispute Resolution
Highly professional lawyers. The team has excellent knowledge and knows the specifics of the petroleum sector.
Legal 500: EMEA 2022 Kazakhstan Energy and Natural Resources
Among the few top law firms representing foreign producer and importer interests in trade regulatory cases.
Chambers Global 2021 Asia-Pacific Region International Trade/WTO
Can always get the real point of our concerns and provide valuable suggestions to address them successfully.
Chambers Global 2021 Asia-Pacific Region - International Trade/WTO
"[A] facility for dealing with complex technical and commercial aspects of international arbitration"
Legal 500 EMEA 2021: Kazakhstan Dispute Resolution
Curtis 'advises the Ministry of Energy on a wide range of issues in the oil and gas sector'.
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - Kazakhstan Energy and Natural Resources