Advised Apple Premium Reseller iStyle in selling its Baltic business to iDeal (now leading Apple Premium Reseller in the Baltics).
Assisted BPM Capital in financing of acquisition of AS Smiltenes piens (a well-known local dairy brand). VILGERTS team was involved in due diligence as well as assisted with drafting, negotiations and other transaction related practicalities.
Assisted Cido (leading beverage production company) in acquisition of one of top beer producers in Latvia “Bauskas Alus”.
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companies – distributors of VW cars in Latvia - in litigation with Latvia’s Competition Council, where the court has repealed a EUR 7.4 million fine imposed on our clients for an alleged cartel agreement.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.