Ablyazov site.news_by_theme

Joseph Chetrit. Photo © jewishbusinessnews.com
BTA Bank accuses American businessman of money laundering for Ablyazov and Khrapunov

An American businessman Joseph Chetrit is accused of helping Ablyazov and Khrapunov launder $40 million.

BTA Bank accuses American businessman of money laundering for Ablyazov and Khrapunov
Mukhtar Ablyazova ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
French Cassation Court approves Ablyazov's extradition

The Court of Cassation of France has rejected Mukhtar Ablyazov's appeal against his extradition, bringing the extradition of the fugitive banker to Russia or Ukraine closer to reality.

French Cassation Court approves Ablyazov's extradition
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©pravgazeta.info
French court to decide on Ablyazov extradition on March 4

The French Court of Cassation will pronounce its rule on the fate of the fugitive Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov on March 4.

French court to decide on Ablyazov extradition on March 4
Kazakhstan isn't negotiating re-extradition of Ablyazov from Russia
Kazakhstan isn't negotiating re-extradition of Ablyazov from Russia

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan was not and is not negotiating extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov from Russia, where he was ordered to be extradited by the French justice.

Kazakhstan isn't negotiating re-extradition of Ablyazov from Russia
Johann Merkel. Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
Progress seen in Kazakhstan-EU extradition settlements: Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan

First Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Iogan Merkel has declared that Kazakhstan was moving forward in the realm of extradition to and from Europe.

Progress seen in Kazakhstan-EU extradition settlements: Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
French court authorises extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov

A French court authorised the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia and Ukraine, despite concerns over his safety.

French court authorises extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov
Alexander Potkin  ©Sergey Mikheyev/Kommersant.ru
Russian nationalist arrested over Ablyazov embezzlement case; Ablyazov hearings commence in France

Russian police arrests Alexander Potkin, a well-known nationalist, in connection with the BTA Bank embezzlement case worth $5 billion. French court restarts Ablyazov extradition hearings.

Russian nationalist arrested over Ablyazov embezzlement case; Ablyazov hearings commence in France
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Ukraine refuses cooperation with Russia in Ablyazov's case

President of Ukraine Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would not cooperate with Russia in the case of fugitive Kazakh banker, who will be be extradited to either Ukraine or Russia.

Ukraine refuses cooperation with Russia in Ablyazov's case
Alexandr Pavlov ©interpol.int
Ablyazov's former head of security seeks political asylum in Spain

Mukhtar Ablyazov’s former head of security Alexandr Pavlov has requested a political asylum in Spain.

Ablyazov's former head of security seeks political asylum in Spain
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Ablyazov's hidden assets to be revealed

London’s High Court has granted the motion of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank and ordered Mukhtar Ablyazov's lawyers to disclose information about the billionaire's assets.

Ablyazov's hidden assets to be revealed
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Ablyazov's wife deportation to Kazakhstan illegal: Italy Court of Cassation

The wife of Kazakh tycoon and former head of BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyzov was illegally deported to Kazakhstan, Italy's Court of Cassation rules.

Ablyazov's wife deportation to Kazakhstan illegal: Italy Court of Cassation
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©RIA Novosti
Kazakh tycoon's legal team doubt French justice

Lawyers of Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov have filed a number of complaints against Aix-en-Provence judges.

Kazakh tycoon's legal team doubt French justice
Kazkom logo ©wikipedia.org
Kazkom-BTA merger may produce largest universal bank in region

Kazkommertsbank and Kazakh businessman Kenes Rakishev have completed the acquisition of BTA Bank from Samruk Kazyna Kazakhstan's national wealth fund.

Kazkom-BTA merger may produce largest universal bank in region
Mukhtar Ablyazov ©RIA Novosti
Russian and Ukrainian representatives to attend Ablyazov's trial in France

Russian and Ukrainian representatives will be able to attend the court hearings in Lyon involving the former head of Kazakhstani BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Russian and Ukrainian representatives to attend Ablyazov's trial in France
Mukhtar Ablyazov. © Tengrinews/Yaroslav Radlovskiy
UK revokes Ablyazov's refugee status

Great Britain has announced its decision to terminate the refugee status of a former Kazakhstan banker and minister accused of fraud and money laundering.

UK revokes Ablyazov's refugee status
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Tengrinews/Yaroslav Radlovskiy
French court blocks extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov

On Wednesday a French court of appeal blocked the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, who wanted for embezzlement of around $6 billon in Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.

French court blocks extradition of Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov
Photo a courtesy of Tengrinews
New Criminal Code: Kazakhstan to reserve to confiscation of property without court verdict in exceptional cases only

Confiscation of property without a court verdict will only be used in cases against fugitive criminals and to fight illegal acquisition of property in Kazakhstan.

New Criminal Code: Kazakhstan to reserve to confiscation of property without court verdict in exceptional cases only
Mukhtar Ablyazov. © RIA Novosti
Extradition limits Ablyazov’s ability to launder proceeds of his wrongdoing: Chris Hardman

BTA Bank has welcomed the forthcoming extradition of its ex chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov from France.

Extradition limits Ablyazov’s ability to launder proceeds of his wrongdoing: Chris Hardman
Alma Shalabayeva with her daughter. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Alma Shalabayeva to be granted a visa to enter Italy

Italy’s Foreign Minister Emma Bonino had a telephone talk with Mrs. Shalabayava to inform the latter that she would be issued a Shengen visa to enter the EU.

Alma Shalabayeva to be granted a visa to enter Italy
Mukhtar Ablyazov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Hearing of Ablyazov's extradition to Ukraine postponed again

Aix-en-Provence court of France has postponed the hearing of the Ukrainian request of extradition of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov until December 12.

Hearing of Ablyazov's extradition to Ukraine postponed again