Building on work under a prior contract to strengthen the commercial law framework in Central Asia, Checchi specialists assisted in drafting, revising, and implementing commercial legislation in such key areas as bankruptcy, collateral law, the Civil Code, and company law. In Kyrgyzstan, the team drafted practical commentaries on the Civil Code and helped implement systems necessary to utilize the new legislation, including a corporate registration system at the Ministry of Justice and a public notice filing system for security interests and other liens. In Kazakhstan, the team supported the establishment of the Legislative Drafting Institute. In Tajikistan, the team assisted the working group on drafting sections of the Civil Code and designed and implemented workshops on legislative drafting.
Checchi served as prime contractor for nine consecutive USAID IQCs for evaluation and related services. Under these IQCs, Checchi completed a wide range of studies,