Johanna is an associate in our Corporate and Commercial practice group.

Rosenblatt & Company is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of its Doing Business in Turkey book, designed to assist investors in understanding the legal framework in which businesses operate in Turkey.

Ms. Lobikova is Counsel and Senior Lawyer of our Almaty Office. She heads the Central Asian practice of our Corporate and Commercial department.

Prior to joining Rosenblatt & Company she was General Counsel for over 25 years at one of Kazakhstan’s largest industrial companies. Prior to that worked as corporate counsel. She has experience in a broach range of corporate, commercial, litigation, tax, environmental matters.

She also lectured at the Higher Technical Educational Institute in Kazakhstan.

For over a decade our lawyers have been advising multinational investors and key Egyptian groups on their international projects and investments, both inside and outside of Egypt.

With its growing and gifted population, key expanding manufacturing base and a growing and developing economy, Egypt has made dramatic strides in the pursuit of the development sectors across the economy.

Our Cairo based team is active in some of the most important transactions in Egypt and major overseas investments by Egyptian groups over the recent periods.

Our Firm has advised on a broad range of transactions and cross border legal matters, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Construction;
  • Energy and Natural Resources Projects;
  • Finance;
  • Market Entry.

Some of the key transactions in which we and our lawyers have had a role representing clients include:

  • establishment of a joint venture to develop and operate the key gas transportation network of Egypt;
  • investments into the oil and gas sector, including upstream oil and gas concessions, pipeline expansion projects and downstream gas station joint venture;
  • project financing of the construction of a large cement plant, including complex fixed price turn key contracts;
  • establishment of one of the first tekaful insurance businesses as a joint venture between a major Egyptian group and an international insurer;
  • numerous mergers and acquisitions across industrial, natural resources, finance and food businesses;
  • advice on the establishment of an international network of franchised retail shops;
  • support for Market Entry into retail businesses in the health and beauty as well as food and clothing sector companies, including all phases of their operation and expansion;
  • advising on construction related matters, including complex supply an turnkey construction contracts.

Our Cairo team offers full service support for businesses operating in and working with Egypt and Egyptian businesses.

Our lawyers have experience working in Kazakhstan and assisting multinational investors in planning, structuring and expanding their investments in Kazakhstan and Central Asia since shortly after independence some twenty years ago.

The Almaty office serves as our our regional office covering Central Asia and neighboring countries.

Our Firm has been involved in some of the key recent transactions, including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;
  • Mining;
  • Finance;
  • Retail;
  • Real Estate;
  • Market Entry.

Some of the key transactions in which our lawyers had a substantial role include:

  • privatizations of the key mining and energy companies of Kazakhstan;
  • establishment of a joint venture for a cellular telecommunications company;
  • proposed acquisition of a major landmark real estate development;
  • numerous mining projects and mining license and compliance review;
  • advising on environmental, health an safety compliance issues for key natural resources investors;
  • mergers and acquisitions of companies in various industrial sectors;
  • support for Market Entry into a broad range of sectors.

Our Almaty office offers full service support for businesses operating in and working with Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan businesses.