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Joint conference: Is Latvia ready for the Whistleblowers Law?

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

We would like to invite you to a half-day conference exploring the impact of the new Whistleblowers Law on organizations in Latvia, with a particular focus on the private sector. The event will take place on March 28 from 14:00...

Katrīne Pļaviņa has been appointed to the EU expert group

by Katrīne Pļaviņa, Senior Associate, Latvia

We are proud to announce that Katrīne Pļaviņa has been appointed as expert for the European Commission Stakeholder Expert Group on Public Procurement.    

Court repeals Latvian Competition Council’s record fine

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

The Administrative Regional Court has repealed the Competition Council’s EUR 7.4 Mio fine on the distributors of VW cars represented by VILGERTS. This was the highest fine ever imposed by the Competition Council on one group of companies. In the...

The future of privacy: notes from #DCP18

by Katrīne Pļaviņa, Senior Associate, Latvia

In the near future we will have the choice to board an airplane in 15min if we agree on biometrical recognition through the airport and at the gate. We may also agree to buy tickets to big events based only...

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