On 10 June 2016, Uber service was launched in Astana (Kazakhstan). One of the world's most popular on-line services, a company valued at over US $62.5 billion and operating in over 70 countries for the past 7 years is now available in Kazakhstan.
The legal adviser supporting the Uber launch in Kazakhstan is GRATA International, an international law firm. At the press conference to announce the company's launch on 10 June 2016, Yerzhan Yessimkhanov, the Grata Partner who has provided legal support for Uber in Kazakhstan, outlined the key legal aspects of Grata services and operations.
Further information about Uber operations in Kazakhstan is available from Alex Stakh, General Manager of Uber CIS, and Grata Partner Yerzhan Yessimkhanov in their interview for vlast.kz