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River Side Hotel – New menu offer👏👨‍🍳

   Pleased to inform you that  RIVER SIDE HOTEL just introduced new Menu in Tiffany Bar and Terrace Restaurants, created by  new Chef  – Temo Kardenakhilishvili and including  culinary improvisations and Fine Dining Section as well.   TIFFANY 2020 MENU      TIFFANY 2020 DRINKS

Dentons – Tbilisi office contributes to the Energy Investment Risk Assessment(EIRA)2019📣

  Lawyers from Dentons’ Tbilisi office – including Georgia Managing Partner Otar Kipshidze, Senior Counsel Ted Jonas, and Paralegal Mariam Malidze – contributed to the Georgia profile in the Energy Investment Risk Assessment 2019 (EIRA) issued by Energy Charter Secretariat.

ATR Caspian – Joined “EU-Georgia Business Council” 👏

  ATR Caspian Business unit is based in Baku and has a Permanent Presence In Georgia. Our nearest business unit to Baku is in Kazakstan and our Head office is in Aberdeen Uk We provide power, lifting, tooling and subsea solutions to a range of markets around the world. At the same time they handle […]

EUGBC welcomes new member – TAM MANAGEMENT LLC

  Our company was founded in 2015 by Tbilaviamsheni (Tbilisi Aviation Factory) management group and operates in the same factory area.

“EUGBC” family of members continues to grow – “Georgian pharmacists Association” is a new member

  Georgian Pharmacists Association“ was established in 1992. Association represents a non-profit legal entity. Nowadays, Association brings together approximately 20 legal entities and about 2000 individuals.

“EUGBC” welcomes new member Rustavi Steel Corporation Ltd

“Rustavi Steel Corporation Company” LTD produces construction fitting. The enterprise has been established by Chinese investment and at the same time is a project beneficiary of “Enterprise Georgia”.

MOUZENIDIS Travel – New Corporate Member of EUGBC

  25 years of successful work; Wide spectrum of services; Impeccable reputation of the leader of the Greek tourist market – for already 25 years the company Mouzenidis Travel has been a leader in the tourist market of Eastern Europe with Greece being the destination.

EUGBC welcomed a new member – Mira Hotels

Mira Hotels operates a brand Hotel River Side Tbilisi which is located in historical, commercial and architectural center of Tbilisi. Within walking distance of the city's business district, major attractions and retail hub, making the hotel an ideal base from which to explore the city or conduct business. You will feel at home, and at [...]

Business Legal Bureau (BLB) has joined EUGBC as a corporate member

It has been already 25 years since BLB operates on the Georgian legal market. Among the clients of BLB are major local and international companies, financial institutions and wealthy individual investors involved in large cross-border transactions and investment projects. BLB has a long-standing association with the UK law Firm Tulloch & Co, Solicitors, London, that […]

Georgian and Turkish Businessmen Association joined EUGBC

Gurtiad has become a new member of EUGBC Georgian  and  Turkish  Businessmen  Association  –  GÜRTİAD  was  found  in  1999.  Main purpose of founding association was to create a bridge between Georgian and Turkish entrepreneurs, to facilitate them in dialogue with the public sector and to establish transparent   and   favorable   investment   environment.  […]

Latest News for EUGBC Family of Members

“Dio” – Georgian Company with 23 Years of valuable experience   Ltd. “DIO” was founded in 1996. “ The company has a fairly long value chain ranging from raw material selection, import, warehousing, manufacturing, installation and after-sales service to. customers have the opportunity to create comfort and innovation at home and abroad. DIO produce PVC […]

Pleasent news for EUGBC team

  EUGBC Team has been joined by ELIXIR Ino-Lab LLC is a daughter company of  TS Holding and produces more than 35 certified, innovative, high-tech products under the brand name “Elixir” for human, animal, poultry, plant, hygiene, sanitation and disinfection. Elixir has eco-friendly products, which are harmless to humans, animals, plants and the environment. Elixir […]

Proudly announcing The hundredth member – Wine Factory #1(Gvinis Karkhana #1)

  Background history Wine Factory #1 – Back to the history in 1894-96 in the oldest district of Tbilisi – Vera, Tbilisi’s main Architect Alexander Ozerov designed and built beautiful and unique Wine Factory #1. ( Georgian : Gvinis Karkhana ) During many years it was closed for visitors. But from 2013 under the leadership […]

EUGBC is happy to announce new member CASPIGEO

  WHAT WE DO We are manufacturer and exporter of corporate gifts, notebooks, leather goods, accessories & handmade boxes, in addition we are supplier of industrial kitchen equipments for hotels and restaurants.      

EUGBC is pleased to announce new member – The Biltmore Tbilisi Hotel

The Biltmore Tbilisi Hotel is ideally situated within the historic and cultural district of the capital city. The foundation of the hotel is historic landmark, the IMEL (Marx-Engels-Lenin) Institute, and the architecture of this luxury property is unlike anything else ever built in Tbilisi.

Finland-Georgia Business Association joined EUGBC membership

The purpose of the Finland-Georgia Business Association is to promote trade relations and investments, as well as, to contribute to the economic interactions between Finland and Georgia. Its members hold extensive knowledge of the operation and characteristics of the economic regions of Finland and Georgia.

Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) Newsletter

  In this issue 👉 Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) Newsletter March-April, 2019

Real estate business service company, Area Group joined EUGBC members

  Area Group provides professional business consultations and services for Real Estate Market Representatives in Georgia.

VICTOR KIPIANI, MKD PARTNER, SPOKE AT THE 2019 TRANS-CASPIAN FORUM IN WASHINGTON

  On the 23rd of May 2019, the Caspian Policy Center and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce held the fourth annual Trans-Caspian Forum in Washington with the support of the embassies of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Uzbekistan.

Public Bid Announcement – BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Ltd COMPANY

  BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Ltd. Georgia announces public bid for the provision of following scopes:

Georgian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce joined EUGBC as an affiliate member 🇳🇴🇬🇪🤝

  Georgian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) is a voluntary, corporate and autonomous private sector body, with perpetual succession that can acquire movable and immovable property rights. 

AE SOLAR EXPANDS MANUFACTURING IN GEORGIA 📣👏👏👏

  AE Solar GmbH, a leader in the production of high-efficiency photovoltaic solar modules, is officially launching its newest factory in Kutaisi, Georgia (Europe). The 16,000 square meter facility houses fully automated robotic lines, which generate an annual production capacity of 500 MW.

EUGBC team welcomes new member – Kutaisi Free Zone

  Kutaisi Free Zone was established in march 2009 on the territory of famous Kutaisi auto plant. 

Dentons’ Tbilisi Purple team went Green last week 🇬🇷

Last week Dentons launched Europe Green Week to raise awareness about environmental issues and to become a more sustainable and eco-friendly firm.

We are pleased to announce that Slovak-Georgian Chamber of Commerce became member of EU-Georgia Business Council 🇸🇰🇬🇪

  The mission of the Slovak-Georgian Chamber of Commerce (SGCC) is to provide support to the development of mutual relationships and trade exchange between the Slovak Republic and Georgia,

Another important growth for our team – DE GEORGIO Group became EUGBC corporate member

DEGEORGIO GROUP was set up in 2013 as an inbound tour operator, operating in Adjara region for CIS market. Nowadays DEGEORGIO GROUP has grown into multi-profile business, company that owns and operates several brands and companies in Georgia and overseas.

Dentons Tbilisi is Top-Ranked by the Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in All 4 Practice Areas 🔝

  Tbilisi—Dentons Tbilisi office was ranked as a Tier 1 Firm in all four practice areas – Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Banking and Finance and Real Estate and Construction (and Projects) – that are covered by the Legal 500 EMEA 2019, one of the leading international legal directories.

MKD’S TOP RANKING IN THE LEGAL 500

  The international legal directory ‘The Legal 500′ has recently published its 2019 rankings, in which Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) are recognized once again as a top-tier law firm in Georgia.

Announcement – BP Exploration (Caspian Sea)

  BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Ltd (COMPANY) announces publicly that it wishes to tender out the following scopes. Applicant (BIDDER) can express interest for both scopes or the full package as well.

Gvinadze & Partners continues to top the lawyer rankings 🔝

  Gvinadze & Partners pleased to report its continued highest recognition in the latest 2019 release of the prestigious Legal500 directory. We would like to thank our valued clients and colleagues for all their much appreciated endorsement and recommendation, and we wholeheartedly congratulate all other Georgian lawyers who received recognition this year.

Dentons launches 2019 edition of its ‘Investing in renewable energy projects in Europe’ guide

  Ten years after the European Union vowed to produce 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, it has made huge progress toward that goal. Now, a new challenge beckons: In 2018, the EU formally set itself a binding target to achieve 32 percent of energy from renewables by 2030.

British Georgian Chamber of Commerce (BGCC) joined EUGBC members

  We are pleased to announce that the British Georgian Chamber of Commerce (BGCC) joined EUGBC business community as an affiliated member.

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) ADVISES FMO ON GEL 26 MILLION FLOATING RATE NOTES AND LOAN FACILITY

  Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) has successfully advised the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) on the loan side and GEL bond side of the transaction to JSC Credo Bank in amount of GEL 26 million facility.

NEWSLETTER by MKD

  In this issue (click here): Legal news: Amendments to the Organic Law of Georgia – Labour Code of Georgia; New Organic Law of Georgia on Labour Safety; New rules for registration, manufacturing authorization and control of veterinary drugs; Georgia has banned plastic bags; The disposal rules of the assets of companies with state participation […]

Wonderful spring offer from Radisson Collection Tsinandali Estate exclusively for EUGBC Members 🌸📣📣

  Wonderful spring offer from Radisson Collection Tsinandali Estate 📣 Book 2 Nights Stay and Get 1 Night For Free or Exquisite Breakfast For 2 Person ✅

Exclusive offer for EUGBC Members by EUROINS Georgia

  European Company on Georgian insurance market – “Euroins Georgia” offers EUGBC members the special exclusive life insurance. 

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) RANKED BY CHAMBERS & PARTNERS

    Chambers and Partners, the most renowned global legal directory, has yet again recognized Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) as one of Georgia’s top law firms.

EUROINS – the leading insurance group in Eastern Europe currently entered on Georgian market, Joined EU-Georgia Business Council

  Euroins Insurance Group – one more remarkable new Corporate Member of EUGBC  Insurance Company IC group has become a member of EUROINS GROUP, one of the major insurance companies in Eastern Europe.

Polish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry became affiliated member of EUGBC

  Polish Georgian Chamber of Industry and Commerce joined EUGBC Business Community as an affiliated member of the council 🤝🇵🇱🇬🇪

One more greate news – Andritz Hydro is EUGBC’s new corporate member

  Andritz is one of the worldwide leading supplier of electro mechanical equipment. The company’s head office is located in Austria, and its production, service and sales representations represent more than 250 locations around the world

Dentons’ Tbilisi office takes active part in Pre-Moot competition

    Dentons’ Tbilisi office has provided both professional and financial support to the Arbitration Initiative Georgia (AIG) in organizing the Tbilisi Vis Pre-Moot competition.

One more remarkable member joined EUGBC team – Polish HR Georgia

    Polish HR is a holding company that brings together companies from the HR industry, specialising mainly in temporary work, staff recruitment, personnel outsourcing and optimisation of employment costs.

One more manufacturer company joined EUGBC Business Community – Best Elektrik 📣

  BEST Contracting focuses on establishing high voltage electric facilities and provides turnkey services of high voltage electric substations at varying voltage levels including 500kV, 400kV, 220kV, 154kV, 132kV, 110 kV and 60kV to overseas markets.

EUGBC is pleased to announce new corporate member – GeoSilkRoad

  After successful completion of several projects, Kuwait and Georgian businessmen, accomplished partners and friends, decided to establish a universal business consulting investment company,

Two lawyers from Dentons’ Tbilisi office are in the Top10 Pro Bono timekeepers 2018 in Europe

  Dentons’ Tbilisi office is proud to announce that in 2018, the office worked over 600 hours on pro bono matters, and two Tbilisi lawyers – Ted Jonas, Senior Counsel and Darejan Beridze, 

Dentons’ corporate team led by Avto Svanidze, David Collins and Nicholas Plant advises on acquisition of leading Georgian online betting and gaming operator Adjarabet by Paddy Power Betfair.

  Dentons has advised City Loft LLC, the owner of Adjarabet, the market leader in online betting and gaming in the regulated market in Georgia, on Adjarabet’s EUR 206million acquisition by Paddy Power Betfair plc of an initial 51% controlling stake.

Nick Gvinadze appointed as Belt & Road Ambassador of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

  Gvinadze & Partners pleased to announce the appointment of the Managing Partner Nick Gvinadze as an Ambassador of the ICC International Court of Arbitration Commission on the Belt & Road Initiative.

Tax Dispute InfoGuide prepared by PwC

  Tax Dispute InfoGuide (Click here to open 👈)  is prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Georgia, based on the decisions of the Georgian Revenue Service and the Dispute Settlement Authorities of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. 

სპეციალური ფასები EUGBC-ის წევრებისთვის 📣

“ხარიზმას” სერვისებია: რემონტის შემდგომი დასუფთავება ობიექტის სრული წმენდა/დასუფტავება სარემონტო-სამშენებლო საშუალებებისგან/ლაქებისგან- ფანჯრები, სველი წერტილები, იატაკი, პლინტუსი, კარნიზები,აივნები,ავეჯი…

ARDI Insurance, the most fast growing insurance company joined EUGBC Business Community

    JSC ARDI Insurance is almost well-established brand on Georgian insurance market. Since its inception in 2010, the company is continuously oriented on innovation,

Aqua Geo – One more large company from the Drink Industry joined EUGBC

Aqua Geo was founded in 2009. The Company leaders set a goal to popularize the unique Georgian water both in Georgia and abroad and in general, to make Georgia known all over the world.

Zedazeni is one more new corporate member of EUGBC

  Brewery Zedazeni is determined to produce beer that Georgia will be proud of ! Except the beer, company produces Georgian lemonade, Cola, Ice Tea, Energy Drink and Natural Juices.

BIOCHIMPHARM joined EUGBC team

  Biochimpharm is founded on a scientific and technological basis of Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, which had been providing all of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe with phages for fifty years.

GLOBALCELL is our new corporate member

    GlobalCell EU LLC is EU registered company, active in B2B segment, providing telecommunication services to companies across the globe. 

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) ADVISES NETHERLANDS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE COMPANY (FMO) ON ISSUE OF GEL 103 MILLION FLOATING RATES NOTES

  The notes are in registered form in denominations of GEL 100,000 and will mature on 20 November 2023 with interests payable quarterly in arrears at the rate of 91-days of National Bank of Georgia.

DTS Logistic Services joined EUGBC team !

  DTS Logistic Services Georgia LLC is established in Georgia at the end of 2017 as and foreign investment of Head Quarter DTS Romania. The company aims is to combine over a decade experience in international shipping and logistics, 

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) ADVISES NETHERLANDS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE COMPANY (FMO) ON GEL 103 MILLION LOAN FACILITY

  Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) law firm has advised Netherlands Finance Company (FMO) on a loan facility in amount of GEL 103 million (eq. USD 40 million) to JSC TBC Bank.

Company TEDEX is a new member of EUGBC

TEDEX is oil and lubricants Production Company in Poland; it has been manufacturing lubricants under its brand for over 20 years. The official subsidiaries are opened in Ukraine and now in Georgia.

Dentons welcomes associate Darejan Beridze in Tbilisi

  We are pleased to announce the hire of associate Darejan Beridze to the team in Tbilisi. In her new role, Darejan will focus on project finance, banking, commercial disputes and general commercial transactions.

EUGBC team welcomes its new Core Member – AE Solar

  AE Solar is a one of the leading brand in the renewable energy industry, providing high-quality new energy products and services since 2003.

Conference in London – RENEWABLE ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ON THE RISE

British Georgian Law Association, together with co-organizer Gvinadze & Partners law company

Victor Kipiani, partner at MKD attended the fourth annual Tbilisi International Conference “The World in 2018

    On September 11-12, 2018, the McCain Institute and the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) co-hosted the 4th annual Tbilisi International Conference in the Georgian capital. This year’s title was “World in 2018: Upside Down?”

GAI Holding – New Corporate Member of EUGBC

    Company of Goga Askurava International Holding (GAI Holding), TEP EVENT is now member of EU-Georgia Business Council.

EUGBC team continues to grow – AXIS is our new corporate member

  AXIS as a real estate development company has been operating on Georgian market since 1998. From the very beginning AXIS entered Georgian real estate market by offering innovative and unique architecture, 

HeretiEnergy became EUGBC Corporate Member

    The company is carrying out project works, for construction purposes, with the total capacity: on the river Kabali – 11.6 megawatt and on the river Nino Khevi – 1.99 Megawatt.

MKD continues being a howling success

  Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) remains in the position of legal counsel to Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) and advised it in connection with its largest,

Company Deloitte joined EUGBC team

  Deloitte began implementation of projects throughout Georgia in 1995 with an official office being established here in 2001. Deloitte Tbilisi is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Clinic Universe presented Demographic Improvement Project of Georgia

  On May 31, 2018, Center for Reproductive Medicine presented Demographic Improvement Project of Georgia. Within the scope of this project, Clinic Universe starts implementing “Primary diagnostic program for repeated losses of infertility and pregnancy”.

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI ADVISED THE NETHERLANDS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE COMPANY ON A USD 20 MILLION TRANSACTION

    Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) successfully advised The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) on a USD 20 million grant to JSC Credo Bank.

MKD HIGHLY RANKED BY THE LEGAL 500

  Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri has once again been highly ranked by ‘The Legal 500’, one of the world’s best-known and most prestigious legal directories.

Dentons celebrates one year in Georgia

    On the eve of its first anniversary in Georgia, Dentons, the only global law firm in the country, was named “Central and Eastern Europe Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers Europe Awards 2018.

EUGBC has new corporate member – IBC Corporate Solutions

    EUGBC team welcomes Council’s new corporate member IBC Corporate Solutions (‘IBCCS’), which provides a wide range of fiduciary services for companies and other entities such as partnerships, trusts or foundations. 

Gvinadze & Partners tops the lawyer rankings

    Gvinadze & Partners pleased to announce its top-tier ranking in key business law categories such as Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Construction and Projects of the newly released Legal500 rankings for the region.

Winery Khareba joined EUGBC as a Core Member

  “Winery Khareba”is established upon the ancient traditions. The company works over maintenance of the unique vine culture and wine making both using ancient methods and modern technologies; consequently, the Company produces high quality wines.

Dentons: Mariam Malidze contributes to the study developments of arbitration in Georgia

  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). 

Clean Energy Group Georgia is a new corporate member of EUGBC 

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

Ted Jonas has made into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

  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.

Modern technological enterprise of Polimeri1 Ltd was officially opened

  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.

FMG აკადემიის IFRS სალექციო კურსი

  FMG აკადემია EUGBC-ის წევრებს “ფინანსური ანგარიშგების საერთაშორისო სტანდარტები ფასის” (IFRS) სალექციო კურსს 10%-იანი ფასდაკლებით სთავაზობს. 

Infinite Energy – New Core Member of EU-Georgia Business Council

  EUGBC is proud to announce that company Infinite Energy is our new Core Member.

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) IN THE 2018 CHAMBERS GLOBAL

  Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) has once again been highly praised by Chambers & Partners’ Global Guide.

Our new corporate member is International travel agency “Kharizma International“.

    International travel agency “Kharizma International“ established at 2017 years, based on Cleaning company “Kharizma” which itself operates on market since 2010 years and holds leading position.

Prospero’s Books has joined EU-Georgia Business Council team

    We are pleased to welcome our new member Prospero’s Books, which has recently joined EU-Georgia Business Council team !

Please welcome our new corporate member Geomar Co.ltd.​

  GEOMAR Co.Ltd. had been established its head office in Batumi, Georgia in 1994, as well as, representation offices in Poti and Tbilisi. Currently GEOMAR Co.ltd. operates in major strategic locations through a ,network of reputed associates.

Special St. Valentine’s Romantic Dinner from Tbilisi Marriott Hotel

  Includes: Set Dinner Piano Performance Exhibition of the local artworks

We are pleased to introduce our corporate member – Gallery Palace Tbilisi.

Gallery Palace is perfectly located in the heart of Tbilisi, within walking distance from the city’s famous historical sights.

One more successful work from the team of Dentons Tbilisi office.

    Dentons successfully advised Silknet, Georgia’s largest fixed-line telecommunications company, on the acquisition of Geocell, the second-largest mobile operator in the country.

Dentons welcomes a new senior associate in Tbilisi

  Dentons is pleased to announce the hire of senior associate Mariam Vashakidze to the Banking and Finance team in Tbilisi. In her new role, she will focus on project finance, banking, capital markets and general commercial transactions.

Special Discount for EUGBC Members for ISET “Executive Leadership” program

ISET – International School of Economics invites applications from EUGBC member companies and organizations to participate in the 2018 “Executive Leadership” program, with 20% discount !

International transportation company GOLDWAY has joined EUGBC

    International transportation company GOLDWAY has joined EUGBC as a new corporate member.

New peoduct from Sarajishvili House – TRILOGY

    Sarajishvili House Presented one of the most distinctive products from the Unique Line of Sarajishvili House TRILOGY

Polimeri 1 team received an award for its successful business

  The company Polimeri 1 was awarded as a Successful business of the year, by the Business Government Contact 2017.

MGALOBLISHVIIL KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION WITH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AT TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY (ISET)

On December 5, 2017, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) and International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET). 

Special offer from UBG to EUGBC members

  Multi-profile Company Universe Business Group (UBG) congratulates upcoming New Year’s Eve to EUGBC members and partners with special discount on generators.

KPMG Georgia published updated Crane Index Q4 2017

    Welcome to the updated Crane index 4Q 2017, prepared by KPMG Georgia. The first edition of the Tbilisi Crane Index was published earlier in 2017 based on the survey carried out in the first quarter of 2017 and was very well received. 

New representation of Gebrüder Weiss officially opened in Yerevan

    The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss officially opened its new representation in Yerevan, Armenia, on November 3, 2017. During a ceremony at the Grand Hotel Yerevan, Alexander Kharlamov (Managing Director of Gebrüder Weiss Georgia and Armenia) emphasized the significance of the new location for the network of Gebrüder Weiss:

Marriott Tbilisi hotels joined EUGBC team as a corporate member – Tbilisi Marriott 

Tbilisi Marriott  With a city center location and modern amenities, the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel is an ideal destination for business travel and family vacations. Hotel has 100 year old building and stunning atrium-style lobby, with its twinkling crystal chandeliers, design of the hotel was kept original during the restauration.

Marriott Tbilisi hotels joined EUGBC team – Courtyard Marriott 

  Marriott Tbilisi hotels chain became new corporate member of EU-Georgia Business Council Courtyard Marriott  Courtyard by Marriott Tbilisi is perfectly located in Freedom Square in the heart of the city centre, and is within walking distance of the Georgian National Museum, Rustaveli Theatre and the State Opera House.

Oriflame Georgia has a new Director

Our congratulations to Ms. Nana Eliava and we wish her every success in new duties !  

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) HAD A SEMINAR ON GEORGIAN COMPETITION REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT AND PRACTICES

  A seminar on various regulatory and practical aspects of unfair and restrictive competition was held at Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) on October 11.

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.

One more valuable membership – Dentons Georgia joined EUGBC

  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, 

International Maritime Group (IMG) is our new corporate member.

  “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:

Company Gross Energy Group LLC improves services

    Company Gross Energy Group LLC has been providing geological/geotechnical services since the establishment; Geological Department is led by honored Geologist Mr. Vazha Chumburidze and Academician Mr. Zurab Tsomaia.

HeidelebergCement social responsibility project TbilisiMarathon 2017

  We would like to introduce to you HeidelebergCement social responsibility project TbilisiMarathon 2017 “TbilisiMarathon” is a grand international event dedicated simultaneously to establishing healthy lifestyle in Georgia and to charity contribution. 

Gross Energy Group established Environmental and Social Consulting ENVISO LLC

    Gross Energy Group has expanded on Georgian Market and is now offering services related to Environmental and Social issues. Company has been supporting improvement of legislation system of Georgia in cooperation with the international experts. 

Hexagon Composites Group joined team of EUGBC companies

    EUGBC team is pleased to announce new corporate member of our organization – Hexagon Composites Group. Hexagon Composites Group is a globally leading supplier of composite pressure cylinders for gas applications.

Our new corporate member is Hotel Management LLC – DBA Radisson BLU Iveria Hotels chain in Georgia

    Our team is pleased to announce new corporate member of EUGBC – Hotel Management LLC (DBA Radisson BLU Iveria Hotels chain in Georgia).  Activities of Georgian Hotel Management LLC cover Tourism and Hotel Business.

Gvinadze & Partners welcomes new Partners

    Our member law firm Gvinadze & Partners delighted to announce admission of Senior Associates Sophie Panjikidze (nearly 15 years with the firm) and Zakaria Shvelidze (nearly a decade with the firm) to the partnership at Gvinadze & Partners effective September 2017.

Gross Energy Group is a new corporate member of EUGBC

  EUGBC welcomes its new corporate member Gross Energy Group. Company Gross Energy was established in 2007 and since 2009 it operates as Gross Energy Group LLC. Company management consists of successful business leaders, well-known engineers, financiers and lawyers.

American Medical Centers has its new location in Batumi

    American Medical Centers is pleased to announce its new location in Batumi! 

Results of the 1st International Franchise Exhibition BUYBRAND Transcaucasia

    Over 300 entrepreneurs from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, Latvia, Poland and Germany visited the 1st International Franchise Exhibition BUYBRAND Transcaucasia which was held in Tbilisi on June 2-3, 2017.

Gebrüder Weiss opens office in Armenia

  Gebrüder Weiss is continuing to expand its presence along the Silk Road. The new representation office in the centre of Yerevan city started its activities at the beginning of April, and is connected to the Gebrüder Weiss Georgian branch in Tbilisi.

The first Blind Testing results of the Georgian cement market

    The Georgian Cement Association (GCA) has completed its first blind testing of the bagged cement available on the Georgian cement market. In April of the current year, at the request of GCA, Geoexpertise, a subsidiary company of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry,

Adjara Group Hospitality offer for EUGBC members

Adjara Group Hospitality has special offer for EUGBC Members 20% off on Pool Memberships, 20% off on Gym Memberships (Holiday Inn) and 20% OFF in Rooms Hotel Kazbegi ON PUBLISHED RATES

UBG participates in the International exhibition for Building and Interiors, Caucasus Build 2017

  EUGBC member, company Universe Business Group is taking part in the International exhibition for Building and Interiors, Caucasus Build 2017. The event is taking part in Expo Georgia, at the eleventh pavilion. UBG presents its modern and high-tech facilities for buildings and underground wirings.

EMTG organizes the biggest regional event for small and medium business in Tbilisi

  On 2-3 June, 2017, International franchise exhibition and business conference BUYBRAND Transcaucasia will take place in Expo Georgia for the first time. The event is organized under support of Enterprise Georgia, Georgia International Chamber of Commerce,

KPMG Georgia established its new Report on Crane index

  KPMG Georgia established its new Report on Crane index. The Crane Index is a tool utilized across the world in order to monitor the Breakdown of constructions by types activity in the construction sector. By physically counting the number of cranes in a city on a periodic basis, it enables the reader to understand […]

Georgian Logistic Group joined corporate members of EUGBC

  Georgian Logistic Group was founded through American investment and provides international transportation services. GLG’s slogan is Validating trust through quality.

Latest underground communications methods were introduced in Georgia

    We are pleased to inform you that the latest underground communications methods ‘Without digging’ were introduced in Georgia, Innovative service belongs to UBG, one of the member companies of “EU-Georgia Business Council”.

Batumi High Maritime Engineering School ANRI became our corporate member

  EUGBC team welcomes its new corporate member – Batumi High Maritime Engineering School ANRI  LLC. ANRI was set up in June, 2000 as “Maritime Training Centre”, Ltd. Since August, 2005 it was rename as “Maritime Training Centre ANRI”, 

Doing Deals in Georgia: Opportunities and Challenges for International Investors

    Baker McKenzie, BGLA and Gvinadze & Partners are pleased to invite you to this annual seminar, which this year will address the topic of ‘Doing Deals in Georgia: Opportunities and Challenges for International Investors’.

We happily announce that our new Core Member is Cleaning service company “Kharizma”.

  Cleaning service company “Kharizma” started its operation in 2010. “Kharizma” is distinguished with its high professional team, who guarantees high quality and fast cleaning, despite the level of difficulty.

Hualing Tbilisi 5 star Hotel is our new corporate member

  Hôtels & Préférence Hualing Tbilisi is a 5 star Hotel with French touch located on the shorelines of the famous Tbilisi Sea, a perfect gateway to clean, fresh air, relaxing atmosphere and an exceptional panoramic view of Tbilisi hills. The Hotel is mainly created for business and leisure purposes, offering remarkable services in Georgia.

American Medical Centers Tbilisi –new corporate member of EUGBC

American Medical Centers Tbilisi – international health services provider in Georgia. AMC owns and manages ambulatory and outpatient care facilities in Georgia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. AMC is dedicated to providing the highest standards of healthcare available using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols from the United States and European Union.

ORIFLAME took part in the annual candlelit Lucia procession 19

  December 13th is Saint Lucia Day, celebrated in schools, offices and homes all around Sweden. The annual candlelit Lucia procession is perhaps one of the more exotic-looking Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together.

Seminar on personal data protection issues by MKD

  On December 6th, 2016, Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri – MKD law firm and the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector held a practical seminar on personal data protection issues at Betsy’s Hotel in Tbilisi.

EUGBC welcomes new corporate member – Exhibition Management Technology Group

    EUGBC welcomes new corporate member – Exhibition Management Technology Group. EMTG is specialized in B2B exhibitions, consulting and publishing services.

Hualing Kutaisi Free Industrial Zone – our new corporate member

    We are pleased to announce our new corporate member – Hualing Kutaisi Free Industrial Zone. Hualing Kutaisi FIZ – a tax free manufacturing and trading zone in Kutaisi, offers 100% exemption from the taxes on Corporate Income, Dividend, Import/Export, VAT and Property.

MEETING ROOM – Sustainable Energy Development in Georgia-Case for Hydro Power Plants

    On December 6th in Radisson Hotel PASHA Bank hosted its second business conference under the auspices of MEETING ROOM with the topic being “Sustainable Energy Development in Georgia-Case for Hydro Power Plants.”

Nutrimax at International Agricultural Exhibition

  In the period of 30 November – 2 December EUGBC member company, Nutrimax will be presented at the International Agricultural Exhibition, organized by Expo Georgia. Hall 11. Stand 11.37.

UBG participated in FOOD- DRINK –TECH EXPO 2016

  EUGBC member, company Universe Business Group is taking part in international AGRO- FOOD- DRINK –TECH EXPO 2016, which is organized by Expo Georgia. UBG presents containers, pumps and other technics for agriculture.

Holiday Inn Tbilisi, owned by Adjara Group Hospitality

  Holiday Inn Tbilisi – the joy of travel is for everyone. That’s why Holiday Inn Tbilisi offers a modern, friendly and accessible venue for relaxation and a meeting point for business ideas. 

Rooms Hotels Georgia, owned by Adjara Group Hospitality

    Rooms Hotels Georgia are owned by Adjara Group Hospitality, new corporate member of EUGBC. From the energy of Tbilisi to the stunning Kazbegi region, Rooms Hotels reveal the aspirations and beauty of contemporary Georgia.

Adjara Group Hospitality joined EUGBC membership

  Adjara Group Hospitality is the largest and the most rapidly-growing holding company in the hospitality sector of Georgia in both quantitative and qualitative terms. The company currently owns three hotels in Georgia:

DLA Piper Georgia advised TBC Bank on Acquisition of  Bank Republic for GEL 315 million (£103 million)

    A DLA Piper Tbilisi team, led by partner Avto Svanidze and legal director Nino Suknidze, including Nelly Nadirashvili, Irakli Pipia and Natela Otaridze, successfully advised TBC Bank, now the largest bank in Georgia by loans and deposits, on acquisition of the Georgian subsidiary of Societe Generale

ProCredit Bank Georgia is our new corporate member

    ProCredit Bank Georgia, as a part of ProCredit Group, has been engaged in the banking business for more than 17 years. The European bank is constantly sharing German experience and modern European standards to its customers and focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises, as these businesses create jobs and make a vital contribution […]

Upgrade of the Heidelbergcement Kaspi Cement Plant is launched

  100 million USD investment project of Heidelbergcement – Upgrade of the Heidelbergcement Kaspi Cement Plant is launched. On September 27th, the groundbreaking ceremony of the USD100 million investment project of Heidelbergcement Caucasus – upgrade of the Kaspi Cement Plant to the modern Dry Line method of clinker production was held in Heidelbergcement Plant, Kaspi, […]

Heidelbergcement invites you for TbilisiMarathon 2016!

    The 5th TbilisiMarathon will be held on October 23, 2016 in Tbilisi city center!

MARKETING STRATEGIST TAS NICOLAOU WILL VISIT TBILISI ON 29-30 OCTOBER

    Tas has broad experience in planning and implementing marketing strategy. He has cooperated with the companies such as: Adidas, Business School of Kingston, Guardian, etc. He also teach marketers at Kingston University. 

New high-tech combined feed producing factory from NUTRIMAX

  Company Nutrimax has officially launched a new high-tech combined feed producing factory, on September 27, 2016. First Vice-Minister of Georgia, Dimitri Kumsishvili and Minister of Agriculture of Goergia, Levan Davitashvili participated in opening ceremony.

Success of BGI Legal’s founding partner

  BGI is delighted to announce that the firm’s partner Sandro Bibilashvili has passed the New York State Bar exam and was admitted to the New York State Bar in August 2016. Admission to the New York State Bar allows attorneys to practice law in the State of New York.

MGALOBLISHVILI KIPIANI DZIDZIGURI (MKD) ADVISES THE SOCIETE GENERALE GROUP ON SELLING ITS SUBSIDIARY IN GEORGIA

   Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) law firm has acted as legal counsel to the Societe Generale Group, which has agreed to sell its 93.64% majority stake in Bank Republic, its Georgian subsidiary, to TBC Bank, the leading bank in Georgia.

PASHA Bank – General Sponsor of several projects

    On September 10th, 2016 the year’s major marketing event Spotlight 2016 took place in Radisson Blu Iveria hotel. For the second year PASHA Bank was the general sponsor of the event.

New affiliated member of EUGBC – Europe Foundation

    Europe Foundation’s (EPF) mission is to empower people to effect change for social justice and economic prosperity through hands-on programs, helping them to improve their communities and their own lives.

ELVICTOR GROUP is our new corporate member

  ELVICTOR CREW is one of the world’s leading independent crewing, crew management & training service providers since 1977, which offers unparalleled crewing solutions in partnership with some of the most sophisticated, respectable shipping houses.

Cleaning service company “Kharizma” is our new corporate member

    Cleaning service company “Kharizma” started its operation in 2010. “Kharizma” is distinguished with its high professional team, who guarantees high quality and fast cleaning, despite the level of difficulty.

KPMG in Georgia held the Chess Tournament for Students

To remain engaged with the top universities in Georgia, KPMG in Georgia held the Chess Tournament for Students. On 24 June the Georgian Chess Federation in Tbilisi was the venue for the Chess Tournament organized by KPMG in Georgia.

BDO Solutions became SAP partner

  BDO Solutions, former Integrated Business Solutions – IBS, became partner of SAP CIS, market leader in enterprise application software. Partnership agreement was signed at BDO’s head office. Specially for the signing ceremony Mikhail Kutsenko, SAP Partner Relationship Manager visited BDO together with Levan Akhvlediani, SAP’s regional representative in Georgia.

Total income of BDO increases

  A total income of BDO Georgia for 2015 is 7 million GEL, which is 30% increase compared to the year 2014. Georgian Federation of Professional Accountants and Auditors published information concerning incomes of corporation members in 2015.

LEGISQUADRA is our new corporate member

    We are happy to announce about our new corporate member.

Balance – new generation accounting software

  Accounting software market welcomes Balance accounting – a new player to serve the consumer needs alongside well-known software products in the field. 

BDO Academy became ACCA future Approved Learning Partner

    BDO Academy received the ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Future ALP certificate, which is confirmation that education quality is in line with international standards and is prerequisite for the status of

EY – Our new corporate member

  EY (Ernst and Young Georgia) is our new corporate member.

Welcome our new corporate member – Tbilisi Free Zone

  Tbilisi Free Zone (TFZ) is the ideal tenancy destination for international and local companies because it combines the benefits of a capital city location and a tax-free environment.

Our New corporate member is STR-Consulting

  STR-Consulting is an independent Georgian consulting company. Its activities are focused on rendering assistance to enterprises and organizations in application of international standards of management, adapted to strategically aims and peculiarities of each client.

VANRIK Agro Group is our new corporate member

  Vanrik Agro Group is our new corporate member. The company has implemented a project on the commercial cultivation of blueberries, raspberries, blackberries.

DOW Chemical Company is our new corporate member

  We are glad to inform you, that new corporate member, Dow Europe GmbH has joined EUGBC.

FMG LEGAL is our new member

    FMG LEGAL LLC has joined EUGBC as a corporate member. FMG is a member of dynamic network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers – HLB International.

POTI FREE INDUSTRIAL ZONE – Our New Corporate Member

    We are glad to inform you, that new corporate member has joined EUGBC.

Two New Corporate Members Joined EUGBC

  Two new corporate members have joined EUGBC recently.

ბიდიო საქართველოს ლიდერთა გუნდს 3 ახალი პარტნიორი შეუერთდა

2016 წლის 1 იანვრიდან ბიდიოს ლიდერთა გუნდს 3 ახალი პარტნიორი შეემატა. ​მაია ხაჩიძე, კორპორაციული ფინანსების დირექტორი 2016 წლიდან პარტნიორის სტატუსით უხელმძღვანელებს კორპორაციული ფინანსების განყოფილებას.

BDO Academy news

    ბიდიომ საქმიანობის ახალ მიმართულებას ჩაუყარა საფუძველი – BDO აკადემიას მოხარული ვართ გაცნობოთ, რომ 2015 წლის დეკემბერში ბიდიოს საქართველოს ოფისმა საქმიანობის ახალ მიმართულებას ჩაუყარა საფუძველი – BDO აკადემიას.

BDO Georgia is changing the office location/ბიდიოს თბილისის ოფისი ახალ მისამართზე გადადის

მოხარული ვართ, გაცნობოთ, რომ მიმდინარე წლის 14 დეკემბრიდან „ბიდიო საქართველოს“ თბილისის ოფისი იცვლის ადგილმდებარეობას.

One more Affiliated Member Joined EUGBC

The Shavlego children’s folk dance company was established in Tbilisi in 1976 at public school No.139.

Four New Corporate Members Joined EUGBC

EUGBC is happy to inform that for the last 6 months following four Companies joined EUGBC as Corporate Members:

BDO – Mr. David Khrikadze Has Been Named as Leading Lawyer by IFLR1000

 

HeidelbergCement – TbilisiMarathon 2015

  Exclusively for this event the traffic roads leading to the central streets will be blocked for the race.

EUGBC member Rustavi Metallurgical Plant launches production of seamless pipes

EUGBC member Rustavi Metallurgical Plant (RMP) after a long interval launched production of seamless pipes under its own brand.

BDO 2014 year end results show tangible growth

BDO 2014 year end results show tangible growth A total income of BDO for 2014 is 5.4 million GEL, which is 13% increase compared to the year 2013.

Universe Business Group presents its new product

  We are glad to share information about our new product. Max-Tapener  

DLA Piper – 1st tier in IFLR1000’s 2015 guide to Energy and Infrastructure

DLA Piper Georgia is pleased to have received 1st tier ranking in IFLR1000’s 2015 guide to Energy and Infrastructure, with two of our partners –  Otar Kipshidze, Managing Partner and Ted Jonas, Partner,

BDO SUPPORTED THE FIRST STUDENT IMITATED TAX ARGUMENT

On May 30-31, the first student imitated tax argument was organized by National Center for Commercial Law.

GEORGIA HAS BEST INDICATORS IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF INVESTMENT DESTINATION AMONG NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

  BDO public accounting, tax and advisory company published survey research – International Business Compass 2015, which studies investment environment of world countries.

Believe’s Annual Charity Gala raised over GEL 100,000

Press release                                                                                         June 23, 2015              […]

APM Terminals Reaffirms Poti, Georgia Mega-Port Plans

– LONG-TERM BENEFITS OF INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IN THE PROPOSED MULTI-PURPOSE, MULTI-USER DEEP-WATER HUB PORT SERVING GEORGIA, THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA DETAILED.

APM Terminals Poti (Press Release)

  On May 05, at 14:50 APM Terminal Poti employees from Operations department abandoned their respective workplaces and left the terminal. APM Terminals Poti management has not received a list of employees and a Strike Notification according to Georgian legislation.

BDO LEGAL HAS BEEN NAMED AS ONE OF THE leading LEGAL FIRMS IN GEORGIA

  BDO LEGAL HAS BEEN NAMED AS ONE OF THE leading LEGAL FIRMS IN GEORGIA   The Legal500 annual survey report is now available to view at www.legal500.com The ranking is based on quality and scope of service.

New Corporate Member joined EUGBC

In March, 2015 Joint Stock Company MINA (Ksani Glass Container Factory) joined EUGBC as a Corporate Member. JSC Mina is the producer of glass containers in Georgia. The factory dating back to 1987, was acquired by Sisecam, one of the global leaders in glass production, at 1998.

“PASHA Bank” joined EUGBC

  EUGBC is pleased to announce, that “Pasha Bank” joined EUGBC as a Corporate Member in March, 2015.

IGROUP became EUGBC New Core Member

  EUGBC is happy to inform that “IGROUP” joined the Council as a Core Member. IGroup is a law firm with the special focus and expertise on government affairs and public relations providing advocacy and business law services. IGroup

Brand Awarness Study of Georgian Wines

We are happy to inform you, that last December, the leading Research Company ACT released the results of their last brand awareness survey on Georgian wine companies and wine brands.

ORIFLAME 15 YEARS OF SUCCESS IN GEORGIA Oriflame Georgia celebrates the 15th anniversary

15 YEARS FULFILLING DREAMS    2015 year is a very special year for Oriflame. This is the year we celebrate our 15th anniversary of successful work in Georgia. These 15 years have been filled with bright emotions, unforgettable events, dizzying travel.

Statement from Silknet JSC regarding a Defense Ministry tender in connection to Silknet

  We at Silknet wish to provide some explanation regarding a Defense Ministry tender in connection to our company, in which some of our employees have been specifically mentioned. It is with full responsibility and full transparency that we state the following:  

BDO Georgia Hosted Georgia-Israel Business Forum

20 – 21 of October BDO hosted Georgia-Israel Business Forum. The event aimed to provide

BDO – STEADY GROWING AUDIT & BUSINESS ADVISORY FIRM

  BDO is steady, constantly growing and developing Audit & Business Advisory firm on Georgian market. BDO announced a total combined fee income for the year ended 31 December 2013 of GEL4,8 million a 14% increase compared to the year 2012.

BDO LEGAL HAS BEEN NAMED AS ONE OF THE BEST LEGAL FIRMS IN GEORGIA

  The Legal500 annual survey report is now available to view at www.legal500.com The ranking is based on quality and scope of service.

JSC Silknet joins the Orange Alliance partnership program [Tbilisi], September 16, 2014

  Silknet, the leading Georgian telecommunications operator, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Orange SA, a leading global telecommunications company, to enter into the Orange Alliance partnership program.

SILKNET joined EUGBC

  EUGBC has a new corporate member SILKNET. Founded in March 2010 on the basis of a privatized incumbent operator, JSC Silknet is one of the largest operators on the Georgian telecommunications market. Silknet offers consumers comprehensive telecommunications packages: Telephone, Internet, Television.

BDO Georgia becomes EUGBC new member

  One more new member joined EUGBC. BDO Georgia is the leading audit & business advisory company the member of BDO Network since 2009. Since 1999 BDO is one of Georgia’s largest accountancy firms, currently 3rd in national ranking.

PwC’s Academy invites you to participate in the seminar on IFRS updates and other financial reporting hot topics to be held in Tbilisi on 1, 2 October 2014

    PwC’s Academy invites you to participate in the seminar on IFRS updates and other financial reporting hot topics to be held in Tbilisi on 1, 2 October 2014 pwc-ifrs-update

Otar Kipshidze to take over as Managing Partner of DLA Piper Georgia

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 […]

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.

Opening of Croatia’s Honorary Consulate to Georgia

  Mr. 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.

TBC Bank on London Stock Exchange

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 […]

BP CEO met with Prime Minister of Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili met with the CEO of BP, Robert Dudley. The parties discussed current economic and infrastructure projects of Georgia. They also discussed the project of one of the largest gas pipelines – Shah Deniz. “We have provided the Prime Minister with the updated information about the progress of Shah Deniz […]

British American Tobacco Caucasus took part in Wings for Life World Run Marathon

British American Tobacco Caucasus took part in Wings for Life World Run Marathon on May 4 which was held in Telavi, Georgia. More than 20 staff members from all 3 countries of Caucasus participated in this global event. BAT Employees from Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia took a long rides to be in Telavi for this […]

DLA Piper Announces Promotions in Tbilisi Office

  DLA Piper Georgia is proud to announce that Avto Svanidze has been promoted to Partner in the Corporate Group of DLA Piper International LLP. Avto has been with the firm since 2005, the year DLA Piper opened its office in Georgia.

TBC Bank Wins Best Bank in Georgia Award 2014 from Global Finance Magazine

  TBC Bank has been recognized as one of the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014 by Global Finance Magazine, winning in the “Best Bank in Georgia” category for the third consecutive year. Global Finance editors selected winners based on the input from industry analysts,

Introducing THE ONE

  When developing The ONE, we wanted embrace every thing you love about Oriflame’s products and then go one step further. That’s why The ONE is more than just a sensational make-up brand. It is a personal connection to the exclusive world of fashion with insider content and expert advice.

Six 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 January-March 2014 following six new members joined the Council:  

SCPX official launch in Georgia

To celebrate the commencement of the giant Southern Corridor project, BP in Georgia hosted honorable guests – the representatives of the Georgian government, diplomatic missions, international organizations, business and media at the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion Project (SCPX) Launch event at the Radisson hotel, Tbilisi, on the 28th of February. The Southern

Georgia Investment Conference in London

Recent events in Georgia, including changes in government, regional relations and constitutional reform, have impacted on the local investment climate. Gvinadze & Partners, a lead Georgian business law firm and along-standing member of EUGBC, organized a Georgian investment conference in London in partnership with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.  The event gave an

EUGBC Core members BP, Statoil and Total (along with other partners in the Shah-Deniz consortium) announced Shah Deniz Final Investment Decision for the stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan

The Shah Deniz consortium today announced the final investment decision (FID) for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.

Four new members joined EUGBC

EUGBC is happy to inform that during November-December 2013 following four companies joined the Council as Corporate Members: JSC Lomisi – Efes Brewery in Georgia is a subsidiary of Efes Breweries International N.V.

TBC Bank Wins Two Awards from EMEA Finance Magazine: Best Bank in Georgia 2013 and Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2013 in Central and Eastern Europe & CIS

TBC Bank has been honored with two outstanding awards from EMEA Finance magazine in its Europe Banking Awards 2013. The Bank was named the Best Bank in Georgia for the third consecutive year and was also selected for Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Central and Eastern Europe & CIS region.

Gvinadze & Partners boosts its IP Law practice

Gvinadze & Partners pleased to announce recent qualification of its senior corporate associate Sophie Panjikidze as licensed Patent and Trademark Attorney, building on almost twenty years of the firm’s expertise in registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights on the territory of Georgia.

Gvinadze & Partners supported Georgian participation in international arbitration moot

Gvinadze & Partners law firm supported participation of one of the two Georgian teams (Free University) in this year’s Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Managing Partner Nick Gvinadze and arbitration Associate Liana Kartsivadze enjoyed the opportunity to meet and cheer the promising young lawyers in Vienna where the grand opening of the event […]

DLA Piper’s Another Award: #1 in the World in M&A

  DLA Piper is pleased to announce that mergermarket has again ranked DLA Piper #1 globally for M&A (overall deal volume). At the same time, Thomson Reuters ranked DLA Piper #1 in global transactions for the middle market, for 2012.

Gvinadze & Partners expands its presence to Batumi

Gvinadze & Partners law firm is pleased to announce expansion of its presence to Batumi. The firm is joined by David Chkonia, an experienced local lawyer competent to support the firm’s business in all areas of commercial law in Adjara and broader West Georgia region, with particular expertise in real estate,

MagtiCom celebrates one year anniversary of MagtiSat

EUGBC is pleased to inform that its member MagtiCom celebrates one year anniversary of MagtiSat, the first Pay Satellite TV operator in Georgia. The Council congratulates MagtiCom and its President and EUGBC Board Member,

DLA Piper wins “The Most Innovative Firm in Finance Law 2012” awards from the Financial Times

The Financial Times has awarded DLA Piper with “Most Innovative Firm in Finane Law 2012” award.The firm received this accolade for its ground-breaking work for the National Development Corporation of Tanzania (NDC) on the US$ 3 billion joint venture between