On 28 September 2018, BLC Law Office hosted a welcome reception for its clients and friends. The event was organized to present our new office to our long-standing clients and the newcomers. We also announced our pro-bono project in support of Georgian National Canoe Federation. The reception provided great opportunity for every attendee to meet new colleagues, as well as catch up with old friends in a relaxed atmosphere. We all enjoyed drinks, live music and stunning view from the terrace while building and strengthening professional and social network. As to the official part of the reception, the Memorandum was signed between BLC Law Office and Georgian National Canoe Federation on free-of-charge legal support of the Federation for the development and promotion of this Olympic sport in Georgia.
Alexander Bolkvadze met Minister of Energy Ilia Eloshvili together with the representative of the world's leading company in the Commonwealth countries of Independent States - "EDF Group" - Mr. Luck Shermer on October 31st.They discussed energy potential of Georgia and future prospects of cooperation.
The French company "EDF Group" implements power generation, as well as the service and operation of electric networks.
On October 30th our Partner, Alexander Bolkvadze held a meeting with First Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Kumsishvili together with representatives of the British Investment Fund CapEthica Investment Fund (CIF).
They reviewed the economic situation of Georgia and discussed about the ongoing and planned economic reforms and decisions of the government, which aims to improve the business environment.
In addition, the meeting focused on specific investment projects. It was noted at the meeting that CapEthica Investment Fund plans to implement large investments in Georgia.
On March 20, 2017 Partner at BLC Law Office Alexander Bolkvadze participated in Business Forum “The Georgian Economy – Prospects and Challenges” organized by Business Information Agency (BIA). The event was held in Tbilisi, at Radisson Blu Iveria.
Mr. Alexander was one of the speakers, who gave a speech regarding the legal environment in Georgia. “The legislation that regulates business activities is acceptable. Though, the economy is not developed properly. The legislation defines the prospects of development in the country"- he stated.
The participants focused on the issues such as infrastructure projects, economic growth, financial markets, development of venture capital and credit ratings.
The forum was attended by the local businessmen, as well as the representatives of various international financial institutions.In frame of B2B meetings the Georgian companies made presentations of their projects and discussed the perspectives of cooperation with the foreign investors.
On October 4-6, 2016 Partner at BLC Law Office, Alexander Bolkvadze attended Georgia-Qatar business forum, held in Doha, Qatar, at Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Business Forum opened with the speeches of the leaders of the chambers from both countries. The event was attended by the members of the business delegation from the investment agency and other Georgian companies.
The forum was attended by over 20 representatives of the business sector, who are interested in investing the funds in Georgia.
Alexander was one of the speakers at the forum. He made a presentation regarding the legal framework of the Georgian market.
On October 2-4, 2016 Partner at BLC Law Office, Alexander Bolkvadze attended the 15th International Forum of Corporate Lawyers, organized by Ukrainian company „Business Format" that was held in the hotel “Hilton Batumi".
The event was attended both by the partners of law firms, the managers of the banks, the corporate lawyers and their consultants, as well as internal consultants, lawyers of the legal bodies, legal experts and the managers of the private companies.
Within the the frame of the program, Alexander Bolkvadze made a presentation regarding the working conditions of the Georgian law firms, their roles, challenges and goals.
On 15-19 June 2016, our Partners, Alexander Bolkvadze and Giorgi Batlidze attended IBA ECA Legal Forum 2016, held in Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine.
The event was hosted by Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) and supported by the IBA European Regional Forum. The event was attended by the leading lawyers all over the world. They discussed the latest developments in the legal business in the ECA region.
Partner at BLC Law Office, Mr. Alexander Bolkvadze gave a speech regarding the new challenges in the legal market.