Why Kazakhstan and AIFC?

Located in the heart of Eurasia, Kazakhstan provides businesses with easy access to the untapped markets of the Eurasian Economic Union and Central Asia. Kazakhstan serves as a focal trade route that interlinks the major overland routes binding Asia and the Pacific Region with the Middle East and Europe. As it neighbours Russia and China, Kazakhstan also functions as a gateway for businesses that want to access these markets in a secure and cost-effective way. Businesses set up in Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) benefit from a strong regulatory environment, a wide and expanding range of opportunities as the economy continues to diversify, and the development of a transparent and effective business culture.

Booming economy ranked as the largest in Central Asia.

Beneficial tax regime.

Ranked 22nd worldwide for the ease of starting a business and 25th for the ease of doing business.

Bilateral treaties on encouragement and mutual protection of investments with 48 countries.

AIFC law follows the Common Law framework of England and Wales.

It facilitates the free capital movement, capital repatriation, freedom of profits use and private property ownership including by foreign companies.

Seven Pillars and Virtuzone

Seven Pillars is an international law firm with roots in Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, specialising in company setup and legal solutions. It is the only law firm in Central Asia that offers advice through the lens of lawyers who have worked in business and legal agencies; in the Government and Judiciary; in the East and West; and in Court and the Boardroom.

Virtuzone is a global company formation specialist and the #1 corporate service provider in the UAE. Headquartered in Dubai, Virtuzone has successfully helped over 40,000 entrepreneurs establish a footprint in the region.

Together, Seven Pillars and Virtuzone are your go-to solution for establishing a commercial presence in AIFC, be it building a business from scratch or expanding your international presence to China, Russia and Central Asia through a branch office in Kazakhstan.

How we can help your business

Ensure a seamless and efficient company incorporation in AIFC.

Provide a full suite of legal, due diligence and investor relations solutions.

Facilitate a smooth transition for pioneering entrepreneurs and their families with bespoke, legal solutions.

Enable technology development and licensing through AI-powered legal technology.

Provide specialised knowledge in satellite production and launch, space-related investments, insurance and space disputes.

Manage dispute resolution and negotiations.

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Our collaboration with Seven Pillars aligns with our goal to help create and open up opportunities for entrepreneurs and corporates, and equip them with the resources and local market knowledge that they need to expand their businesses internationally. With challenging times still ahead of us, this venture will allow businesses to explore untapped markets and find opportunities in difficulties.

Neil Petch

Chairman and Founder
Virtuzone

Our partnership with Seven Pillars aligns with our goal to help create and open up opportunities for entrepreneurs and corporates, and equip them with the resources and local market knowledge that they need to expand their businesses internationally. With challenging times still ahead of us, this venture will allow businesses to explore untapped markets and find opportunities in difficulties.

Neil Petch

Chairman and Founder
Virtuzone

Establishing a presence in AIFC gives businesses access to emerging markets in Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China and Russia. Through our collaboration with Virtuzone, we can provide entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world with a unique and extensive insight into these markets and enable them to structure their companies in the safest and most efficient way, positioning them for global growth and expansion.

Mark Beer, OBE

Co-Founder
Seven Pillars Law

Establishing a presence in AIFC gives businesses access to emerging markets in Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China and Russia. Through our collaboration with Virtuzone, we can provide entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world with a unique and extensive insight into these markets and enable them to structure their companies in the safest and most efficient way, positioning them for global growth and expansion.

Mark Beer, OBE

Co-Founder
Seven Pillars Law