Deloitte is active in the Azerbaijan market since 2002 and has built a reputation of trustworthy and reliable provider of audit, tax and legal services. Deloitte is represented in the largest city-capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, where over 100 of our specialists are employed.

Deloitte in Azerbaijan is part of Deloitte CIS Holdings Limited (“Deloitte CIS”), a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). We provide audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries through over 3,000 people working across 11 CIS countries, Georgia and Ukraine.

Deloitte CIS is represented in Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Ekaterinburg and
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk), Ukraine (Kyiv), Belarus (Minsk), Georgia (Tbilisi), Azerbaijan (Baku), Kazakhstan (Aktau, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau), Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek), Uzbekistan (Tashkent), Tajikistan (Dushanbe) and Turkmenistan (Ashkhabad).

With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has more than 210,000 professionals worldwide, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. The Law Society works globally to support and represent its members, promoting the highest professional standards and the rule of law. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.

The Law Society’s International Department works on behalf of its members to reduce barriers facing solicitors of England and Wales working in overseas markets and establishes and maintains links with international stakeholders. With offices in London and Brussels, the International Department provides practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad or exploring international opportunities.

The International Division, run by the International Department is the Law Society’s membership platform. Membership provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools and latest market intelligence they need to develop their international links and do business in the international marketplace. Foreign lawyers are encouraged to join and take advantage of this service.

Since its formal launch in 2009‚ the Britain Azerbaijan Business Council (BABC) has worked to deepen and diversify trade, investment and exchange between the United Kingdom and Azerbaijan through the promotion of each country’s business activities. The Council assists and co-operates with the private sector, governmental agencies‚ trade associations and other bodies concerned with business activities across multiple sectors.

The BABC works to foster high-level relationships and understanding between the private and public sectors in Azerbaijan and the UK and to enshrine the legacy of British contributions to the region’s economic development and integration into global markets.

Amongst its activities, the BABC has coordinated a series of high level conferences and trade delegations. BABC events attract notable participants across business, government‚ media and academia‚ and serves to elevate the dialogue on British-Azeri business relations between key stakeholders.

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PASHA Bank is a leading investment and corporate bank in Azerbaijan. Established in 2007, it provides a range of corporate banking services, including loans, securities, current account and treasury services, to both its domestic clients and also foreign companies looking to do business in the region. The Bank offers a range of financial products backed by trade finance-related partnerships with international banks and financial institutions. The Bank also offers underwriting services to legal entities and is the first in the local securities market to act as a market maker.

PASHA Bank has also been offering private banking services to HNWIs since 2011 that include deposits, loans and financial planning.

PASHA Bank employs circa 321 people across its head office, four branches in capital city and two regional branches in Ganja and Zaqatala cities. In February 2013 the Bank has opened its first subsidiary bank, PASHA Bank Georgia, which currently employs 55 people. In December 2014 the Turkish regulatory body has granted PASHA Bank with permission to start operations in Turkey.

PASHA Bank was declared “The Best Investment Bank of Azerbaijan” in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by international financial journal, EMEA Finance and “The Best Investment Bank of Azerbaijan” by International Finance Magazine in 2013. It has also been awarded with "The Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program in Europe" by Europe Banking Awards in 2012. BNE survey has called PASHA Bank “The Best Bank of Azerbaijan” in 2012 and the World Finance has awarded PASHA with “The Best Private Bank” award in 2013. In 2014 PASHA Bank has been named as “The Best Investment Bank” and “The Best SME Bank” by the International Finance Magazine (IFM) Financial Awards and has received three accolades from the World Finance Awards as “The Best Commercial Bank in Azerbaijan”’, “The Best Banking Group in Azerbaijan” and was given “‘The Best Private Bank in Azerbaijan” award for the second consecutive year. PASHA Capital was announced as Best Broker in Azerbaijan by EMEA Finance in 2013. PASHA Bank Georgia was named as the Bank of the Year at 2014 Caspian Energy Forum.

In September 2012, PASHA Bank has been assigned with “BB-” long-term and “B” short-term counterparty credit ratings with stable outlook by Standard & Poor’s, an international credit rating agency which was reaffirmed in December 2013 and in December 2014. This is the highest rating assigned to an Azerbaijani commercial bank with 100% local capital.

PASHA Bank is a part of PASHA Group, a major investment holding group in Azerbaijan, which also includes significant assets in insurance, property development, construction, tourism and other businesses. Kapital Bank, one of the largest retail banks in Azerbaijan, is also owned by PASHA Group.

TheCityUK represents the UK-based financial and related professional services industry. We lobby on its behalf, producing evidence of its importance to the wider national economy. At home in the UK, in the EU and internationally, we seek to influence policy to drive competitiveness, creating jobs and lasting economic growth.

UK-based financial and related professional services contributed 12% of UK GDP in 2013. Over 2 million people work in the industry across the country, two thirds of whom are outside London. Our industry employs 7% of the population and they are the most productive jobs in the economy - 70% above the UK average. Foreign companies invested around £100bn into UK financial companies since the start of 2007, more than in any other sector. The UK is Europe’s financial centre and leads the way in international banking, fund management, international insurance, private equity and derivatives trading. The UK also holds a leading position in the delivery of accounting services, legal services and management consulting.

Our board, chaired by Sir Gerry Grimstone, Chairman, Standard Life, is responsible for developing our strategy and delivery. The President of the Advisory Council is the Lord Mayor.

We are independent and politically neutral.