By American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia President Sarah Williamson on THE HILL
November 13, 2013
Imagine a country whose legislative body vigorously debates policy proposals and then comes together to strike compromises for the common good.
Imagine a government that enacts regulatory reforms that encourage long-term growth, expedites the country’s acceptance into trade agreements with the largest markets around, and creates a more equal business environment. What country comes to mind? For me it’s Georgia, where I’ve lived since 1998 and co-own the country’s largest IT company.
November 8, 2012. Ukraine, KyivPost, - by Marina Irkliyenko
Aside from the Baltics, Ukraine and Georgia still stand out among the 15 former Soviet republics as the most democratic and Western-oriented.
During the past two decades both countries have at times followed similar paths. Ukraine and Georgia suffered through the authoritarian regimes of Leonid Kuchma and Eduard Shevardnadze, respectively and both responded with revolutions – Ukraine’s Orange in 2004 and Georgia’s Rose in 2003 – in attempts to secure more democratic and prosperous futures.
17-23 February, 2012. Newspaper "GEORGIA TODAY" publishes interviews with Victor Kipiani, Partner MKD and Rati Bregadze, Counsel, Head of German Desk by Nino Edilashvili
Continuing the strategy to expand its activity in several other geographic areas, Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) law firm has established a German Desk.
For Victor Kipiani, a partner at MKD, the launching of the desk means offering to clients legal services pursuant to the concept of "domestic plus" which means advising not only on Georgian law matters, but also providing support on matters of non-Georgian legal issues.
"Our three-member team will provide German-speaking countries with services in the German language, which will add more comfort to the overall process of communication," Kipiani told Georgia Today.
November 4-10, 2011. Newspaper "GEORGIA TODAY" publishes interviews with Victor Kipiani, partner MKD and Zannis Mavrogordato, counsel MKD by Nino Edilashvili
In order to promote the Georgian market and to further reduce the associated investment risks, the British Georgian Chamber of Commerce (BGCC), which promotes the development of successful business ties between the United Kingdom and Georgia, invited the Mgaloblishvili, Kipiani, Dzidziguri law firm (MKD) to organize a seminar in London.
June 3-9, 2011. Newspaper "GEORGIA TODAY"
"Our embassies always celebrate Independence Day in special manner. So we decided to take this opportunuty - when all the important people would be present together - to tell them about Georgia's business climate - in particular - the real estate and tourism sector," Keti Bochorishvili, Director of the (GNIA) told Georgia Today. According to Bochorishvili, the GNIA was focused mostly on the development of hotel businesses inviting foreign companies to invest in this "promising field."...
June 3-9. Newspaper "GEORGIA TODAY" publishes interviews with Victor Kipiani, Partner MKD By Nino Edilashvili
To get updated on Georgia’s investment environment, Ukraine hosted the Georgian Investment Forum on May 27. The forum was organized jointly by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, the Georgian National Investment Agency (GNIA), Georgia-Ukraine Business Club (GUBC), MKD Law Company, BG Capital and Rakia Georgia Free Industrial Zone.
Ukraine is among Georgia’s biggest business partners. According to official statistics, in January and February of 2010, the trade turnover between the two countries was $109.7 million, or 9.6 % of Georgia’s total foreign trade, making Ukraine the country’s third largest trading partner.