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Mandatory electronic mailboxes for all Latvian legal entities as of 1 ...

by Elīza Grīnvalde, Head of Corporate / AML Specialist (CAMS), Latvia

As of 1 January 2023, an official electronic mailbox (or email address) will be mandatory for all legal entities, including both limited liability and joint stock companies. The email address shall serve as the company’s official electronic mailbox for all...

VILGERTS advised dairy manufacturer, SIA Baltic Dairy Board, on its ac...

by Charles Clarke, Expert Counsel, Latvia

On 1 April, AB Vilkyškių Pieninė, a part of Vilvi Group, acquired 70% of the qualifying holding of SIA Baltic Dairy Board (the “Baltic Dairy Board”). Baltic Dairy Board is a Latvian company, specializing in the production and sale of...

Balcia successfully safeguards its brand identity

by Private: Kalīne Ozola, Associate, Latvia

EUIPO rules there is no likelihood of confusion between the trademarks “Balta” and “Balcia” Earlier this year, a decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (hereinafter “EUIPO”) came into force, holding there is no likelihood of any confusion between...

Food Union protects its valued trademark – A specific tone of or...

by Brigita Tērauda, Partner, Latvia

On March 10, 2021 the Riga Regional Court (hereinafter, the “Court”), handed down its judgment in one of most interesting trademark disputes in Latvia in recent years. The dispute concerned the colour trademark (a specific tone of orange) owned by...

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VILGERTS’ advises East Capital Real Estate on its EUR 53 million acquisition of the iconic “Place 11” office building in Riga (GLA 16,000 sqm) from the Hanner Group. According to Colliers, this is the largest commercial property transaction to have occurred in Latvia during 2022.  

Legal support (together with Storm Legal) to Prime Prometics SIA, cosmetics e-shop business, and its shareholder KE Ventures SIA in connection with investment by Draugiem Capital I SIA to intensify international expansion.

Advised Summus Capital OÜ, a leading Baltic real estate investment holding group, on the completion of its buy-out of Mirrow Institute OÜ from LSREF3 Riga Plaza SIA, one of the largest shopping malls in Riga with NLA more than 50,000 m2 .

Advising Longo Group AS, a leading pan-Baltic used car retailer, on the issuance of its secured bonds (total EUR 5 million) and acting as collateral agent in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.