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   David Archvadze

                                                         
D-Archvadze Lawyer, Head of the Legal Clinic 

Tel:  +995 32 2553880
         +995 32 2973880
Fax: +995 32 2973884
E-mail:  darchvadze@mkd.ge    
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Practice Areas 
Mr. David Archvadze serves as a lawyer at our law firm since 2000. Mr. Archvadze’s practice covers all aspects of environmental law, including transactional advise and regulatory matters before governmental agencies. He regularly advises the corporate clients on a regulatory issues associated with business transactions. His practice is concentrated also in mining and natural resources, construction and engineering, corporate law, transport and telecommunications, energy, Infrastructure and project finance public law.


Representation and/or advising on: 

Aviation

  • Assisting MKD team in advising Wizz Air on Georgian regulatory matters;

Immigration and Labour Law

  • Advising Fragomen on immigration law issues;
  • Advising World Bank on immigration law issues;

Other

  • Participation in due diligence of Poti Sea Port Corporation;
  • Linxtelecom B.V. in course of civil law dispute with Georgian Railway;;
  • Advising TOTAL AS24 on licensing issues;
  • Advising JTI Caucasus on tobacco products, consumer protection and advertising regulatory matters;
  • Advising Chevron Corporation on regulatory matters;
  • Advising General Motors on advertising and fair competition laws in Georgia. 
  • IFIs and Export-Import Agencies on financing of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Main Export Pipeline and South Caucasus Pipeline (Shah Deniz) Projects;  
  • activities of Georgian Glass & Mineral Water Co.;   
  • Western Route Export Pipeline/British Petroleum;  
  • the Supsa Port Authority on interpretation of the Host Government and Pipeline Construction and Operation Agreement for the purpose of operation of Supsa oil terminal;    
  • Chevron Texaco on various regulatory matters;  
  • Efes Breweries in major M&A transaction;   
  • Halliburton International on corporate and regulatory matters;    
  • CH2M Hill on corporate, tax and regulatory matters;    
  • NewsCorp on public, JV and corporate legal matters;   
  • Procter & Gamble on contract law matters;   
  • Knauf on M&A and major legal matters of its activities in Georgia;   
  • JTI on contract, public law and regulatory matters;  
  • UBS on various regulatory matters;   
  • France Telecom on anti-trust local issues in the context of world-wide M&A;   
  • GlaxoSmithKline on regulatory matters;   
  • Herbalife on regulatory matters;   
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation in course of setting up a respective program in Georgia;    
  • Veolia in course of M&A transaction;    
  • Advising Northrop-Grumman Corporation on some contractual issues for local air industry; 
Education 
Karaganda State University, Karaganda,
Republic of Kazakhstan, 1990

Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Honors Diploma in Law, 1993


Publications
Co-author of Chapter on Georgia Global Renewable Energy Guide 2015
Published by Cakmak Publishing

“Ad Valorem Tax on Tobacco Products: two sides of the same coin”
Magazine Georgian Journal, 2-8 July, № 26(389), 2015

"A Step Forward, a Step Back", Issue 6, 2010, December-January, Magazine Investor.ge (analysis the Georgian government’s policy toward regulation before and after the Rose Revolution).   


A General Juridical Review of Georgian Transport Branches (Marine, Air, Railway and Automobile Transport) Contributor to "Mining", The regulation of exploration and extraction in 28 jurisdiction worldwide (published by Global Competition Review in 2005, 2006 and 2007)


Languages
Georgian
English
Russian


 

 

                                                              


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