Commercial Law reform conference, Tajikistan

On the 18-19 June 2013 the EBRD sponsored a commercial law reform conference in Khorog, capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) of Tajikistan. The conference was attended delegates from around the country, including the Governor of the GBAO, representatives of the central government, the Director of the Judicial Training Centre, leading judges, bankers and lawyers. The conference discussed how the remote nature of the region has an impact on the local business environment, a number of practical remedies were put forward and the EBRD was able to offer assistance on legal points. In addition the Bank presented an update on the progress of the EBRD Commercial Law Judicial Capacity Building Project.