200 companies registered in AIFC jurisdiction
2 July 2019
AIFC. The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) was established at the initiative of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The constitutional law on the creation of the AIFC was signed on December 7, 2015. The goal of the AIFC is to create a leading center of financial services at the international level. The objectives of the AIFC are to assist in attracting investments into the country's economy, creating an attractive environment for investing in the financial services sector, developing the securities market of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ensuring its integration with international capital markets.
AFSA is an independent regulator of the AIFC, a legal entity established in accordance with the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Astana International Financial Centre” in order to regulate financial services and related activities at the International Financial Center Astana. AFSA implements the AIFC rules and regulations, which, in particular, provide for the licensing, registration, accreditation and supervision of financial companies and market institutions.