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DLA Piper (285)DLA Piper is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2014, Otar Kipshidze will take over as Managing Partner of the Tbilisi office of DLA Piper. Ted Jonas, who has fulfilled this role since July 2005 when DLA Piper entered the Georgian market, will continue in the firm as a Finance and Projects partner in DLA Piper International LLP, based in Tbilisi. Otar Kipshidze is the longest serving lawyer in the Tbilisi practice which is the foundation of DLA Piper in Georgia, having joined GCG Law Office in 2000 as an associate. He was promoted to partner in DLA Piper in 2009 and has headed the firm’s Litigation and Regulatory Practice in Tbilisi since then. Continue reading

Two new members joined EUGBC 

During 2014-2017, one of the major priorities of EUGBC is to attract new members. Therefore, since January 2014 the Council has been conducting permanent consultations with potential members.

EUGBC is happy to inform that during April-June 2014 following two new members joined the Council Universal Business Group and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC).

LOGO DIDIUniverse Business Group (UBG) Ltd joined EUGBC as Corporate member. UBG is multi direction working society. From the day of founding company is oriented on development and growing. This is confirmed by the fact, that from the first day it established a partnership with many companies in Georgia and abroad. From the founding day cares for quality and what is most important, supply largest companies involved in Georgian construction and agricultural industries with the newest technologies well-known branded products.

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PwC_fl_160mmh_c (1)PwC joined EUGBC as Corporate Member. PwC has been serving clients in Georgia since 1996, and in September 2005 opened an office in Tbilisi. PwC Georgia provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. Today PwC Georgia employs over 60 professionals.Please view the UBG website for more information:

IMG_1828Mr. Zurab Bubuteishvili, Honorary Consul of Croatia to Georgia inaugurated opening of consulate in Tbilisi on June 26, 2014. Mr. Bubuteishvili is Director of Georgian Brandy company Sarajishvili, which is also EUGBC member. The opening ceremony was attended by EUGBC Secretary General Zviad Chumburidze and his Advise Valerian Gvalia.

11.06.2014 – TBC Bank has conducted an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on London Stock Exchange. TBC Bank joined the world’s leading companies listed on London Stock Exchange – one of the largest stocks exchanges in the world. TBC Bank’s Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange was conducted in the form of Global Depositary Receipts. Barclays PLC and UBS were Continue reading