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Lithuania: new packaging labelling requirements.

August 17, 2018 by Erika Budaite, Associate, Lithuania

Producers and importers must ensure that the packaging of their products placed on the Lithuanian market are labelled in accordance with the requirements prescribed in the Law on Management of Packaging and Packaging Waste of the Republic of Lithuania, approved...

Lithuania: Can you ever be really sure of your surety?

August 10, 2018 by Jurate Kugyte, Partner, Lithuania

When making substantial changes to an obligation in contractual relations, i.e. the size, the nature of the obligation, etc., the legal consequences associated with the accessory obligation (security of liabilities) should be carefully and professionally assessed. Article 6.87 of the...

Improved regulation of organised tourism travel services in Lithuania.

August 2, 2018 by Erika Budaite, Associate, Lithuania

On July 17th, Section 35-3, Book 6 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania was amended with regard to the provision of organised tourism travel services. The aim of these amendments was to implement the provisions of the...

Intellectual property significantly influences your business value.

July 31, 2018 by Kalīne Ozola, Associate, Latvia

VILGERTS, Associate Kalīne Ozola recently arrived from a week-long summer course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) at the Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany. The course included lectures and workshops covering a wide range of IP-related issues delivered by...

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