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Belarus energy sector is safe haven for investments

by Eugenia Urodnich, Associate Partner, Belarus

VILGERTS Belarus contributed to the Belarus country profile for the first issue of the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) publication by the Energy Charter Secretariat, which covers 30 countries. The publication aims to assist governments in improving the investment environment,...

EIRA annual report: energy investments in Latvia

by Katrīne Pļaviņa, Senior Associate, Latvia

VILGERTS Law Firm shared their expertise with the team behind Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) for the International Energy Charter. This prestigious publication will assist governments improve investment conditions for foreign investors in the energy sector. VILGERTS Head of Regulatory,...

Latvian economy continues expanding

by Elīza Grīnvalde, Junior Associate / AML specialist (CAMS), Latvia

Elīza Grīnvalde and Vairis Dmitrijevs attended the Nordic Baltic Business Forum ‘18. The key aspects of the business forum was increasing Latvia’s competitiveness for Nordic investments and vision of the next century – innovation, cooperation and growth. Some key points...

Latvia: The Competition Council might be interested in joint bidding agreements

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

Agreement to bid in a consortium for a public contract can be regarded as a cartel. Even though joint bidding is explicitly allowed by the Public Procurement Law to comply with the qualification criteria, such co-operation can be incompatible with...

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Successfully defending previous management board member in a litigation against one of the largest Latvian transport building factories. The claim for recovery of losses was brought due to company’s tax debt penalty EUR 0.13 Mio that was imposed for the period while the client held a position in company’s management board.

Providing legal assistance to Estonian company with enforcement of Estonian court’s decision of EUR 1.2 Mio debt recovery. On 7 June 2018 the district court satisfied client’s request and adopted a decision to enforce the Estonian court’s decision in Latvia.

Providing legal assistance to a real estate investment fund in an ongoing litigation against one of the subcontractors for violations in design and construction process which afterwards caused partial collapse of shopping mall’s ceiling. The amount of claim EUR 8.5 Mio.

Representing one of the largest Latvian construction companies in an ongoing litigation against Airport of Riga regarding the failure to pay for construction works. The amount of claim is EUR 0.5 Mio.

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