Ever since the first international Bilateral Investment Treaty was signed between Pakistan and Germany in 1959, the importance and the number of these treaties has grown exponentially. Today, BITs form an important cornerstone of international commerce and the framework of international investments. These treaties assure nationals and companies registered in the participant-nations of fair and
George A. Gellis
George A. Gellis, Esq. is a founding shareholder and managing director of the Firm. Mr. Gellis practices corporate, commercial, and international transactional law with a concentration in complex commercial negotiations, international law, corporate restructuring and health care law.
On November 9 through 11, 2012, our Firm sponsored and took part in a Joint National Conference of the Russian-American Medical Association, the Russian-American Dental Association and the Russian-American Scientific Association that took place in Hotel Sofitel, Philadelphia. Attorneys of the Firm made several presentations to the participants of this conference, including those addressing issues
Attorneys of the Firm are completing the first stage of a comprehensive overview of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, as amended (UNCLOS III), as well as the framework of earlier international conventions as they apply to the development of natural resources on the continental shelf and the outer continental shelf
GELLIS & ASSOCIATES HOSTS A WORKSHOP ON STRATEGIES FOR INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS USING MULTI-NATIONAL CORPORATE STRUCTURESGeorge A. Gellis August 2, 2012
Over the past several years, partially due to the rapid growth of international commerce and partially as a result of the economic and financial crisis experienced by many developed nations, legislation involving direct invest in other countries became increasingly restrictive and complex . At the same time, the legislation of some jurisdictions became increasingly favorable towards
GELLIS & ASSOCIATES HOSTS A WORKSHOP ON DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DIRECTORS, TRUSTEES AND OFFICERS OF NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR ITS CLIENTSGeorge A. Gellis June 14, 2012
As New York State and Federal laws affecting directors and officers of not-for-profit organizations have dramatically changed over the last years, resulting in no charitable immunity for those involved in benevolent and charitable activities. Today, directors and officers of not-for-profit organizations are generally held to the same legal standards of conduct as directors and officers of
Gellis & Associates announces that later this year it will be joined by Mr. John Zincani, Esq., a prominent international trade and U.S. Customs compliance attorney, as of counsel to the Firm. Mr. Zincani will be participating in several large scale international projects currently handled by the Firm and will concentrate on providing Customs and
Our Firm is proud to be corporate counsel to the Board of Directors of the Russian American Dental Association (RADA) and its members since its formation in 2002. This year RADA will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a Gala at the Lincoln Center in New York City together with the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra, which
In November, representatives of G&A participated in the Inaugural Meeting of the RADA Student Chapter in New York City. Following the introduction by President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of RADA, Dr. R. Sumareva, Mr. Gellis addressed students of the New York University Scholl of Dentistry and discussed with them goals and organizational
Representatives of Gellis & Associates, P.C. participated in the Joint Annual Conference of the Russian American Medical Association and Russian American Dental Association in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Gellis and Mr. Chachanashvili made a presentation to the participants of the conference and participated in several panel discussions.