7 May, 2015 Magazine Georgian Journal, 7-13 May 2015 № 18(381). Article by Sandro Samadbegishvili, lawyer at MKD
New immigration policies in Georgia, which took effect in September 2014, have instigated significant debate and dissatisfaction not only among foreigners visiting and residing in the country, but also throughout Georgian companies employing expats and persons engaged in the tourism business. Most consider the legislative amendments significantly stricter in their regulations, which create unreasonable complications for foreign citizens wishing to enter Georgia and obtain residence.
April 2, 2015. Newspaper "GEORGIAN JOURNAL" publishes the article of lawyer Baqar Palavandishvili, issue 2-8 April, thursday.
Companies regularly engage in the collect¬ing, storing, transferring, and even selling of individuals' personal data that is made available to them. Names and surnames of their clients or employees, photos, IDs, salary size, titles within the organisation, and work experience could constitute personal data worthy of protection. The process is no longer unchecked and the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector ensures compliance.
19 November, 2014
According to the TRACE Matrix global survey, Georgia has low risk of business bribery and is ranked 11th out of 197 countries. Georgia’s overall risk score is 27 points, a composite score being calculated for each country around the globe, with a range from 1 to 100: the higher the score, the greater the business bribery risk.
June, 2014. Article by Victor Kipiani, partner at MKD and Tamar Tskalobadze, lawyer at MKD
Antitrust Control over Economic Concentration
In May 2012 the Parliament of Georgia adopted a new Antitrust Law (the "Law") based on the recommendations of the European Union. The Law has been in force since 31March 2014. This is a large step forward for Georgia, as during the last six years the government has been exercising no antitrust control whatsoever.
The Franchise Law Review, one of the chapters co-authored by Mikheil Gogeshvili of Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD), was published
March 26, 2014
The Franchise Law Review - Edition 1 (editor Mark Abell, published by Law Business Research Ltd., United Kingdom, 2014) provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 33 jurisdictions, including Georgia.
2012, Georgia. (ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin - 2012 Special Supplement)
This Country Answer reflects the state of the law as of 31 December 2012. Please refer to the explanations in the chapter entitled Preliminary Note.
A. The Contracting State and the New York Convention
1. Name of Contracting State (also specify jurisdiction(s), if relevant)