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.
Representing one of the largest Latvian insurance companies If P&C Insurance in an ongoing litigation against alliance of construction companies regarding the damages that were caused to insured technical installations in Latvian National Library.
Partner Debora Pāvila is acting as co-counsel to Lithuanian colleagues in the first multi-million antitrust damages litigation in Lithuanian courts representing Air Baltic Corporation AS. The case is now pending before the Court of Justice of the EU because of a referral for a preliminary ruling.
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.
Representing TDP Sp. z o.o. (Poland) in a dispute with one of the major Belarusian state-owned manufacturing holdings – HORIZONT, including enforcement and further execution of a foreign arbitral court award.
Representing Moller Baltic Import SE, the sole importer of VW cars in the Baltics, and Moller Group’s dealers in litigation challenging the decision of the Latvian Competition Council to fine the Moller Group with a record fine of EUR 7.4 million. Upon our request, the administrative court has stayed the proceedings and referred a question to the Constitutional Court. This is the first instance that a competition law issue has been referred to the Constitutional Court.
Representing Integraf plus, local printing company, in administrative proceeding related to the tax frauds, commitec by previous owners and management of the company. We successfully defended the Client in the Supreme Court with a full dismissal of a severe confiscation penalty, imposed by lower courts.