OECD publishes The SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) Policy Index for the Eastern partner countries. The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool designed for emerging economies to assess SME policy frameworks and monitor progress in policy implementation over time. It is noteworthy, that in 2016 Georgia gets the highest scores in the region... read more>>
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.Georgia has passed ahead of her neighboring countries: Turkey – 70th, Armenia – 87th, Russia – 134th, Azerbaijan 140th, while Ireland... read more >>
Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) law firm acted as legal counsel to Marriott International, Inc. in the recent acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.For this deal, MKD’s role was to provide legal advice on competition law requirements within the framework of a global project. The team was led by partner Victor Kipiani, assisted by lawyer Baqar Palavandishvili...
April 26, 2016 read more >>
A founding ceremony was held at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) for the new student journal ‘TSU Law Review’ on 18 April 2016 at one of many events dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Ivane Javakhishvili. The launch of this project was supported by Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) law firm.The event was attended by representatives of the TSU Law Faculty’s administration, professors students, as well as by MKD representatives...
April 20, 2016 read more >>
The Supreme Court of Georgia issued a landmark decision in 2015 (case #as-l307-1245- 2014, case Ms-1158-1104-2014) defining the scope of the personal...
December, 2015 read more >>
Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) contributes to Global Renewable Energy Guide 2015, published by Cakmak Publishing...
November, 2015 read more >>
Recent poistive developments of the Arbitration regime in Georgia. In an analysis published in 2009, the Georgian authors Mgaloblishvili and Kiknavelidze...
September, 2015 read more >>
Ad Valorem Tax on Tobacco Products: Two Sides of the Same Coin. According to the decision made by the government of Georgia, beginning on 1 July 2015 a new...
July, 2015 read more >>