Representing Rimi Latvia SIA in two administrative litigation cases challenging the decisions of the Latvian Competition Council to prohibit opening of a “Rimi” hypermarket in the shopping mall “Domina” (one of the biggest shopping malls in the capital of Latvia), but allowing the client’s competitor Maxima Latvija SIA to acquire lease rights of the same premises. Previously the premises were leased by another supermarket chain operator Prisma Latvija AS, therefore the transactions were subject to merger control.
Advising the foreign shareholder of a seafood processing company in Belarus on withdrawing from the investment project under the investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus and representing him in a bankruptcy procedure.
Advising one of the biggest Belarusian brewing companies on withdrawing from the investment agreement concluded with the Republic of Belarus. We designed a step-by-step withdrawal plan, aimed at minimizing financial, investment, political risks, as well as risks related to the top management liability.
Legal support of construction of forage production, turkey breeding and meat processing complex in Grodno region (Belarus) for ARVI group.
Representing Heineken FJSC in a dispute with a transport company regarding damage of goods, caused by demurrage of the shipment due to bad weather conditions.
Providing advice to Red Bull GmbH on different aspects of trademark protection in Latvia, including legal opinion, representation in contentious matters, settlement negotiations and other.
Representing a Russian confectionery giant Krasnyj Octyabr in a high profile litigation concerning the enforcement of its trade mark rights against Laima, a famous Latvian chocolate company.
Advising Heineken FCJSC on a dispute with a cargo carrier over the lost goods with a focus on VAT recovery issue and excise tax losses incurred by the Client.
Acting on behalf of Rīgas piena kombināts AS (Food Union) in court due to Nemeco’s opposition to trademark registration.
Successfully proving Riga Black balsam trademark infringement on behalf of Latvijas Balzams AS (SPI group), the leading Baltic producer of alcoholic beverages since 1900. Currently litigating an appeal on points of law, including damages to reputation.