In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the EBRD Legal Transition Programme and the EBRD Advice for Small Businesses team in Uzbekistan, organised a series of legal and practical guidance webinars for SMEs in Kyrgyzstan to build business resilience.

These initiatives were conducted in parallel with the development of a general website in English and Russian with legal and business advice for SMEs: 

Links to recordings of webinars on a number of topics relevant for SMEs provided by Centil Law Firm are available below:

Force-majeure and outstanding contracts: considerations and consequences29 September 2020

Labour relations and payment of salaries during the pandemic6 October 2020

Repayment of loans and tax reliefs during the pandemic13 October 2020 

Our partner, the Chamber of Commerce of Uzbekistan, provided valuable support for the project.

A summary of questions and answers at the webinars can be found in Russian here.