Zviad Chumburidze and Giorgi Sharvashidze, Memorandum between EUGBC & TSU

Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the EU – Georgia Business Council and Tbilisi State University. According to the agreement, students and graduates from TSU’s Faculty of Business and Economics will undergo internship courses in EUGBC and will take part in organizing process of present and future projects.

Memorandum also foresees bilateral cooperation in educational issues, which involves conducting of thematic lectures on important issues by EUGBC, including trade with Europe. Continue reading

Working meeting between the V4 Countries’ (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) Ambassadors to Georgia and EUGBC Secretary General held on October 18, 2017 at the Hungarian Embassy in Tbilisi.
During the meeting were discussed organizational issues related to the conference titled “V4 Countries and Georgia – Economic cooperation development perspectives” to be held on November 16, 2017 in Tbilisi.

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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