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Mariam Malidze, Paralegal at Dentons’ Tbilisi office participated in the study on developments of arbitration in Georgia – Legal and Practical Aspects of Arbitration in Georgia, 2018 (<– Please click here). The research for the report was carried out by CRRC and supported by the European Union and UNDP. Mariam was involved in the research of Georgian case law and reviewing the practices of arbitration institutions in Georgia.

The study examines the status and prospects of arbitration in Georgia with the focus on the main barriers that hamper development of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. The research includes a review of Georgian legislation, in-depth analysis of ten acting arbitration institutions, and quantitative and qualitative interviews with representatives of the interested groups: arbitration institutions, lawyers, businesses, judges, government and international organizations, as well as the individual citizens. Continue reading

EUGBC team has grown by another energy company – Clean Energy Group Georgia is a new corporate member of our council.

Clean Energy Group Georgia LLC is a privately held renewable energy developer, investor and long-term asset manager, owned by Clean Energy Group AS of Norway and ENKA İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş. of Turkey.

About company’s project – Namakhvani Hydropower Plant cascade

The 433 MW / 1514 GWh project will be developed by Clean Energy Group Georgia LLC, the company after a transparent and competitive tender process, with 26 companies on the shortlist, three companies submitted bids. After evaluating the bids according to the stated bid criteria, Clean Energy Group Georgia LLC was awarded the right to develop the Namakhvani project.

Construction of Namakhvani Hydropower Plant cascade is planned to start in 2018 under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with ENKA, a leading Turkish engineering & construction company, with extensive international experience in construction. ENKA is currently constructing the USD 500 million BP gas pipeline through Georgia. Continue reading


Dentons’ Tbilisi office is proud to announce that our Senior Counsel, Ted Jonas is one of the 17 Dentons’ lawyers from Africa, Europe, Middle East and the United States that have made into the The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, as lawyers at the pinnacle of the profession.

Ted advises clients on international business transactions, energy and infrastructure projects, government relations and dispute resolution. He has worked on cross-border transactions and disputes in the U.S.A., EU, CIS and Georgia. Ted was Managing Partner of DLA Piper Georgia from 2005 until 2014. Before joining DLA Piper, he was Counsel in the Washington, DC office of another global law firm and was one of the founders and partners of the legacy firm on which Dentons’ Georgia practice is based. Continue reading

On February 28, 2018 Polimeri 1 Ltd, which participated in the program “Produce in Georgia”, was officially opened by the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

Company Polimeri 1 produces high quality polyethylene pipes with European standards, invested more than 6.5 million GEL.The company has been transferred 3,000 sq.m of state property to build modern technological enterprise.

From the current year Company Polimeri 1 became a Core Member of the EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC).
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