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Do all companies need to comply with international sanctions?

by Katrīne Pļaviņa, Attorney-at-law, Latvia

As of 2016, the execution of national and international sanctions in Latvia is governed by the Law on International Sanctions and National Sanctions of the Republic of Latvia (the Law). It instructs accountants, lawyers, consumer lenders and other companies to...

If you intend to sell your business – good planning pays off

by Gints Vilgerts, Partner, M&A, Latvia

If you want to sell your business for the highest possible price, you need to do your homework. Usually the to-do list is clear, but the list may become longer after receiving the first comments from potential buyers and advisors....

Seller’s liability in M&A transactions

by Vairis Dmitrijevs, Head of M&A, Latvia

Publication in magazine Bilances Juridiskie Padomi / No. 5 (71), May 2019 Contractual Limitations of Seller’s Liability in Business Sales Transactions (M&A) If the buyer timely prepares agreement terms that are acceptable to him or are in line with the established...

VAT Registration – just like the Morse Code. Myth or truth?

by Viktorija Kristholde-Lūse, Tax Expert, Latvia

Although it is possible to apply for the value added tax (VAT) taxpayer status at the time of submitting company registration documents to the Company Register, in practice such registration is impossible. This is due to the rather aggressive practice...

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