Mr. Giorgi Otaridze is a founder, Managing Partner of SBC Legal, specializing in Georgian private and corporate law. Prior to this, Giorgi worked at RSM Georgia as a Legal Director, as well as served at DLA Piper Georgia. His practice focuses on corporate, banking, finance, contracts, tax and litigation matters. Giorgi’s experience also includes working as a lawyer for Chemonics Inc, the international development contracting firm, on its Georgian Microfinance Stabilization and Enhancement Project and was the co-author of the amendments to the Georgian Civil Code clarifying microfinance organization status under Georgian law. Over the years, Mr. Otaridze assisted several Georgian Commercial Banks in various corporate matters, including among other the registration and obtaining the full banking license, corporate and labor matters, collateral registration, opening international accounts etc. Represented the EU TACIS program, and NGOs on a variety of matters including registrations, reorganizations, bankruptcy, taxation, and litigation.
A brief selection of his notable representations includes: