On July 16, 2021, an online webinar was held on the topic: "Legal Dialogues: Jurisdiction of the AIFC Court and the International Arbitration Center: Privileges and Opportunities for the Legal Community". The event was organized by the Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation, the Sorbonne-Kazakhstan Institute of KazNPU named after Abai and the Astana International Financial Center.
Deputy Executive Director of the Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation, member of the Academic Council of the AIFC Academy of Law, Doctor of Law, Professor Igor Rogov acted as a moderator of the round table. Addressing the listeners of the webinar and noting the importance of its topic, I. Rogov noted that the Astana International Financial Center, created by the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, has shown the correctness of the decision taken by the Elbasy over the years of its work. The effectiveness of this initiative is clearly emphasized by the successful activities of the independent Court of the AIFC.
The round table was opened with a welcoming speech by the Chairman of the Constitutional Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami, Chairman of the Committee on Legislation and Judicial and Legal Reform of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kanat Musin, Vice Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan Azamat Amirgaliev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abai KazNPU Gulmira Isimbayev and Chairman of the Board - Rector of KazNPU named after Abai, PhD in higher education Darkhan Bilyalov.
The speakers of the webinar were Dr. Yu. D., Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Member of the Academic Council of the AIFC Bakhytzhan Abdraimov, Lawyer of the Department of Legal Proceedings of the AIFC Court and IAC Adilbek Kaziev, Managing Director - Director of the Department of Legal Support of the AIFC Administration Erkin Budenov, Director of the Department of Institutional Reforms of the Agency for Strategic Planning and reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurzhan Kosbaev. Chief expert Nurlan Zhanabilov took part in the webinar on behalf of the KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Within the framework of the round table, the participants discussed the role of the AIFC in carrying out reforms in the legal field, the practical aspects of resolving disputes in the AIFC Court and the IAC, and the practical application of the current law of the AIFC.