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A seminar on various regulatory and practical aspects of unfair and restrictive competition was held at Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) on October 11.
Baqar Palavandishvili lawyer at MKD, led the presentation exploring some recent trend under the local law in conjunction with EU law implications. Some EU court precedents were also given as highlights to explore where the local law stands in terms of challenging unfair competition and restrictive practices (such covering price fixing, market sharing and limitation, discriminatory, supplementary conditions and collusive tendering, in particular).
Competition law and practices are among core services provided by MKD to its clients and the firm has accumulated a rather distinguished track record of advising various high-profile clients, both local and international.

KPMG welcomes new Partners

On 1st October 2017, KPMG Georgia promoted Irina Gevorgyan to Partner. Irina has been heading up the Advisory practice in Georgia since 2013 and has overseen the growth in the Advisory team from 2 to 13 people. Irina joined KPMG in 2003 and has worked in Armenia, Georgia and the UK.
Irina is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK and holds an MBA from the prestigious IE Business School in Madrid. Irina is also a Registered Auditor in Georgia.
Due to the growth in the KPMG Advisory business in Georgia in recent years and the expectation of further developments in this market in Georgia, KPMG Georgia needed an experienced person to lead this part of the business. Irina, with her wealth of experience in Deal Advisory, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting along with her background in Audit was the ideal candidate. Irina has worked with some of the largest businesses in Georgia on numerous projects over the last four years and has gained a huge amount of experience especially in the telecoms sector.

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Dentons Georgia is our new corporate member.

Dentons is the world’s first polycentric global law firm. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Now the world’s largest law firm, Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 140 locations serving 50-plus countries. Continue reading

International Maritime Group” Ltd, was established in 2009 in Batumi. IMG specializes in recruitment of experienced marine specialists of all ranks. In their activity, IMG is based on the principles of building true partnership relations with clients: confidence, professionalism and responsibility for the result, openness and loyalty. IMG’s key to success is highly qualified staff, desire to permanently improve personal skills and ability to work in team.
“International Maritime Group” Ltd. cooperates with many foreign partners, including European ship-owners. According to their requests IMG provides the best carefully selected seafarers to meet the specific customer’s requirements. Hereby, company provides the employment for many seafarers in Georgia. Georgian seafarers have high qualifications, good communication skills and ability, so they are increasingly in demand in Europe. Continue reading