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.
Assisting operator of retail department store in a case where the Consumer Rights Protection Centre claimed breach of rules for indicating the prices in case of special price for loyal customers.
Audit the compliance of a media company’s digital and analogue marketing practices with GDPR and the draft ePrivacy regulation.
Representing Moller Mobility group companies – distributors of VW cars in Latvia - in litigation with Latvia’s Competition Council, where the court has repealed a EUR 7.4 million fine imposed on our clients for an alleged cartel agreement.
Advising a top 5 Latvian company in various employment disputes, which recently included assistance with a case of emotional harassment and inappropriate advances both during and outside business hours.
Defended a department store before the Consumer Rights Protection Centre in alleged price display breach for loyal customers.
Helped Latio, a leading real estate broker, to sell its subsidiary which owns and operates a commercial property (offices) in prime location in Riga.
Helped an energy company to explore ways of overturning the regulators ruling that the transmission system operator was not independent of its shareholders. The main challenge in the case was focusing on the fiduciary duties of the client’s management in managing the company while the shareholders are creating a conflict of interest and compliance risks.
VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence of Tele2 to audit compliance with the GDPR.