Jenkins published in International Comparative Legal Guide
Charlotte Corporate Member Colby Jenkins was published in the International Comparative Legal Guide to Secured Lending Finance 2018 on April 11. Jenkins’ chapter discusses the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) which is intended to serve as financial hub for to the Eurasian Economic Union (comprised of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia), as well as the first port of call for China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (the “BRI”), a multi-trillion dollar development project which aims to integrate the infrastructure and economies of Eurasia. This area is a free economic zone for the purposes of cultivating foreign direct investment, developing the local capital markets and facilitating their integration into the international markets, and developing the local banking, insurance, and Islamic financing sectors.
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