Partner Note – Kakha Sharabidze

The law which aims to attract the foreign direct investments provides for the nationalization and confiscation of the investments

The law which aims to attract the foreign direct investments provides for the nationalization and confiscation of the investments    Amid the pandemic-induced economic crisis, a revival of suspended investment projects and the stimulation of foreign direct investments (“FDI“) have vital importance for the Georgian economy. In this context, we would like to draw attention […]

Partner Note – Maya Mtsariashvili

Contributing our knowledge and expertise Pro Bono

In what circumstances will criminal law liability be imposed for violating the rules of the state of emergency?   What shall we know   1. Executive summary Amendments to the Criminal Law Code of Georgia (hereinafter the “Code”) concerning the application of criminal law liability over the infringement of the rules of state of emergency, […]

Partner Note – Maya Mtsariashvili

BLB Partners participate in IBA event held in Tbilisi

Could the President of Georgia establish the criminal law liability for violation of the Emergency regime? On 21 April 2020 by the Edict N1 of the President of Georgia (hereinafter the “Edict”) measures to be implemented in connection with the declaration of a State of Emergency throughout the whole territory of Georgia was determined. The […]

Partner Note – Rusudan Maisuradze

Partner Note - Rusudan Maisuradze

Amid COVID-19 outbreak: Does the Force Majeure defense apply to your contractual obligations per se? General Overview Georgian Legislation endows parties with the right to suspend temporarily or to decline fulfillment of contractual obligation(s) when force majeure occurs, though there are some conditions to when and how force majeure clause might be invoked as a defense […]

BLB ranks among the top firms in Georgia according to Legal 500

Bringing European management standards to Georgian legal markets

We are pleased to announce that Legal 500 keeps naming BLB as one of the top law firms and lists our team members in elite “Leading individuals” and “Rising Stars” lists. According to the recently released new edition of the Legal 500 publication, BLB maintains leading positions in all four practice areas covered by the […]

The State of Emergency has been declared on the whole territory of Georgia

COVID-19 Resource Center

The State of Emergency has been declared on the whole territory of Georgia as a precautionary measure for the prevention of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Resolution of the Government of Georgia determining the specific rules applicable until the State of Emergency is lifted is effective from March 23, 2020. Under Georgian law, the State of […]