Roza Nurgozhayeva

Roza Nurgozhayeva

Nazarbayev University

Roza Nurgozhayeva is assistant professor of law at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan. Previously, she served as vice-president and general counsel at the same university. Until August 2020, she held the position of post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Asian Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law of National University of Singapore (NUS). Before joining academia, she practiced law for more than seven years as in-house counsel of a commercial bank, a member of an international financial group, where she provided support for bank operations, major acquisitions, securities’ issuance and litigation. She completed bachelor’s degrees in law and economics in Kazakhstan and a master of laws at Cornell Law School. She holds a doctorate of the science of law, also from Cornell. Her research interests include comparative corporate law, corporate governance, state-owned enterprises, emerging markets, and law and development.

Articles by Roza Nurgozhayeva


Asian Corporate Law in a Post-Covid-19 World

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Countries have introduced legislation to allow online practices. Corporate governance models are also shifting away from traditional Anglo-American standards.


Why Efforts to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals are Flagging: An Emerging Economy Perspective

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The pathway to 2030 is likely to be set by the standards, practices, and policies of the non-state business sector.


Economic Sanctions Against Russia Could Put the World’s Future at Stake

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Are these sanctions as efficient as they seem or claim to be?