Aldash Aitzhanov

Center for Development and Protection of Competition Policy (Astana)
President of Center for Development and Protection of Competition Policy

Aldash Aitzhanov is President of JSC "Center for Development and Protection of Competition Policy" (Astana, Kazakhstan) an analytical and consulting company specialising in antitrust regulatory matters, where he focuses on a variety of issues dealing with consumer and competition policy. Prior to Center, Mr. Aitzhanov worked at the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Competition Protection (Antimonopoly Agency), where he served as a Director of Department of Strategic Planning, and a Director of Investigation Department. Aldash also served as a Chief of Analytical Administration in the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Fighting with Economic and Corruption Crimes (Financial Police) and a Chief of Scientific Research Center of Financial Policy Academy. Mr. Aitzhanov holds a PhD in Economics. He also has MSc degree in Public Policy (UCL).

Linked authors

Ernst & Young (Astana)
Kazakhstan Association of Mining and Metallurgical Companies (Astana)
Center for Development and Protection of Competition Policy (Astana)

Articles

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Aldash Aitzhanov, Kuanysh Kholtursunov, Nikolay Radostovets The Judicial Appeal Board on civil and administrative cases of East Kazakhstan region fines a group of companies for refusing to conclude a contract with customer (AES Ust / Kamenogorsk HPS)

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On April 13, 2015 Judicial Appeal Board on civil and administrative cases of East Kazakhstan region considered the petition of appeal filed by “AES Ust-Kamenogorsk HPP” LLP against the order of the specialized administrative court of Ust-Kamenogorsk dated March 16, 2015 (Court of first (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov, Kuanysh Kholtursunov, Nikolay Radostovets The specialised Interdistrict Administrative Court of Almaty city condemns abuse of dominant position in the gasoline market (Helios)

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Facts The regional division of the Antimonopoly body of Kazakhstan in Almaty city has recently finished investigation of violations of the antitrust law concerning «Helios» LLP. In accordance with the results of investigation into “Helios” LLP it was established that in August 2014 the Company (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov The Court of Almaty finds legal the decisions of Kazakhstan Antimonopoly Agency against a cellular operator based on its abuse of dominance in the market (JSC Kcell)

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Facts JSC KCELL is registered with the State Register of dominants/mpnopolists, within the geographic boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan by «cellular services» type of activity in the aggregate proportion of over 50% with «KaR-Tel» LLP. The Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov A Kazakh specialised economic court doesn’t find documental evidence of an anticompetitive concerted practice in the banking services market (Nurbank / Alliance Bank / Kazpost)

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Facts Based on the Orders of the Antimonopoly Agency dated 26.08.2013 №68-ОД and 04.09.2013 №46-ОД, an investigation was conducted against JSC “Nurbank”, JSC “Alliance Bank” and JSC “Kazpost”, according to the results of which it awarded a decision dated 23.12.2013, as it is seen from the content of the (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov The Civil and Administrative Appellate Division of the Court of the city of Almaty imposes fines an undertaking for its monopolistic activities in the telecommunications sector (GSM Kazakhstan/Kcell)

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Facts JSC KCELL is registered with the State Register of dominants/mpnopolists, within the geographic boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan by «cellular services» type of activity in the aggregate proportion of over 50% with «KaR-Tel» LLP. The Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov, Anara Batyrbayeva The Kazakh Antimonopoly Agency issues a binding instruction for the Communications and Informatisation Committee to amend discriminatory terms and conditions of licenses granted to certain cellular operators (Kar / Tel)

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The Communications and informatisation Committee of the Transport and Communications Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan (‘Committee’) implements a state function of licensing for providing cellular communication. Paragraph 1 of Article 4 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov, Anara Batyrbayeva The Specialized Administrative Court of Kazakhstan fines two major regional cement producers for a tacit collusion (Semei Cement Plant / Bukhtarma cement company)

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The regional division of the Antimonopoly agency – the Antimonopoly inspection of the East Kazakhstan oblast (‘Inspection’) conducted an investigation over the main competitors in the regional cement market, "Semei Cement Plant" LLC (‘LLC’) and "Bukhtarma cement company" JSC (‘JSC’), whose main (...)

Aldash Aitzhanov, Anara Batyrbayeva A Kazakh court fines national oil and gas operator a total of KZT 438,6 M for an anticompetitive agreement on exclusive supply of liquefied petroleum gas (KazMunayGas)

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On the 14 March 2012, the Specialized Administrative Court of Pavlodar city fined JSC National Company “KazMunayGas” (hereinafter – KazMunayGas) a total of KZT 438,6 mn for entering into an anti-competitive agreement with JSC “Helios”on exclusive supply of liquefied petroleum gas. KazMunayGas is (...)

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