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Magzhan Auezov, a Kazkommertsbank Member of the Board, has been appointed the new CEO of BTA Bank.
According to the Bank, suspension of consumer lending and mortgage program is a temporary measure.
Kazakhstan businessman Kenes Rakishev has become the new chairman of Kazakhstan-based BTA Bank's Board of Directors.
Earlier today KazKommertsBank said that the lender and entrepreneur Kenes Rakishev will buy 46.5% in BTA each from Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.
BTA Bank has welcomed the forthcoming extradition of its ex chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov from France.
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.
Kazakhstan-based Kazkommertsbank and businessman Kenes Rakishev might purchase BTA Bank.
Alma Shalabayeva, the wife of Kazakhstan's fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, is no longer under recognizance not to leave Kazakhstan.
The High Court of England has supported the claims of BTA Bank and ordered the former Chairman of the bank Mukhtar Ablyazov to return almost $400 million to the bank.
London's High Court has sentenced Salim Shalabayev, brother of Mukhtar Ablyazov wife Alma Shalabayeva, to 22 months in prison for contempt of court.
Former head of Kazakhstan's BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is in custody in France, has filed an appeal demanding that the case on his extradition is dismissed.
Samruk-Kazyna made Halyk Bank an offer to purchase its stake in BTA March 27, 2013.
Kazakhstan succeeded in proving that KT Asia was one of Ablyazov's shell companies used to move asset from one company to another.
The 37-y.o. lawyer Yelena Tischenko has been arrested in Moscow. She was the one who involuntarily helped track down the ex-chairman of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.
We are fully aware that some of the assets will never be recovered: BTA’s Chairman of the Board Kadyrzhan Damitov.
Russian Prosecutor’s Office has filed an extradition request with the French authorities asking for extradition of the former head of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.
Kazakh bank BTA said Thursday that exiled oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov had embezzled at least $6 billion and also caused hundreds of millions in losses for foreign banks.
We believe politicians and officials should be more responsible when it comes to public statements and assessments of bilateral relations and of other nations’ foreign policies: Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman.
Kadyrzhan Damitov, ex Head of the Kazakh Stock Exchange, will take the seat of the BTA Board Chairman: an unidentified source.
The deal to purchase BTA by Halyk Bank may take longer than planned; one shouldn’t rule out the possibility of Halyk Bank giving up on the idea of purchasing BTA in case Kazakhstan Government doesn’t offer concessions in terms of price.
- Samruk Kazyna
- Mukhtar Ablyazov
- Great Britain
- Halyk Bank