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Reporting to the Personal Data Protection Inspector: How and What to Submit

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.

Georgia ranked 11th in the TRACE Matrix business bribery index

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.

Control of economic concentration in the CIS and Georgia

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)
        - Georgia.

Improved Regulations for Securities Market

Issue 3, June-July 2011, Magazine

Victor Kipiani, a partner at "Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri" (MKD) law firm, analyzes changes to the Georgian securities market that could help companies.

Easing regulation on securities trading could be a huge source of investment capital in Georgia. Recent changes to the regulation of securities could open new opportunities for Georgian businesses and the local stock market. Specifically a new initiative by the National Bank to streamline the issuing of securities and their registration. The first step towards enhancing the securities for raising funds on international capital markets.


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