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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...

Legal update for the automotive industry in Latvia

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

There is ongoing litigation between the Moller Mobility group companies in Latvia (importers and dealers of VW cars in the country) and Latvia’s Competition Council involving a EUR 7.4 million fine imposed on the companies for an alleged cartel agreement....

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, Attorney-at-law, Latvia

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

Related Experience

Providing legal assistance to one of the largest Latvian glass manufacturers in a cross-border dispute with Italian company regarding the delivered goods. On 26 June 2019 the court satisfied client’s request to ensure the claim by seizing the debtor’s financial means in Italy.

Representing a marine insurance company in litigation against a Latvian retailer regarding the retailer’s failure to pay for the delivered goods according to United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

Representing a Latvian top 15 company in an ongoing collective dispute with several trade unions. The dispute concerns the interpretation of the rules that determine the amount of compensation that employees may claim in case of business trips or work travel trips.

Representing the client before the State Employment Inspectorate regarding alleged discrimination of employees on the grounds of family status. The case shall clarify, whether employees must issue health insurance to employees, who are on parental leave.