Telecom & Technology

Who We Are

Our team helps IT & Telecom companies with all kind of matters, including protection of intellectual property, GDPR, public procurement, employment and contract work. Our fintech and finreg lawyers are available.

Practice In Detail
  • Broadcasting
  • Data Centres
  • Data Privacy
  • Domain names
  • Electronic Media
  • IT Outsourcing
  • R&D Agreements
  • Software Licensing
  • Software Protection
  • Technology Transfer
  • eBusiness
Clients
  • Airdog
  • Autodesk
  • Baltcom TV
  • Bentley Systems
  • Camel Mobile
  • Datakom
  • DEAC
  • Fracht
  • HansaWorld
  • Latvijas Mobilais Telefons
  • Latvijas Pasts
  • Microsoft
  • QIWI
  • Sertex Software
  • Tele2
  • Tieto Latvia
  • Tilde

Experience

Bringing two direct actions on behalf of the client Proof IT SIA before the General Court of the EU. Both cases concern procurement procedures by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) for the award of IT services contracts. The actions seek annulment of EIGE’s decisions to reject the bids of VILGERTS’s client, as well as award of damages.

GDPR due diligence of a Latvian bank in cooperation with Datakom, an IT company.

GDPR due diligece of a single business process of a financial sector entity in cooperation with Datakom, an IT company.

Trained Aktyvus sektorius on adapting telephone conference and mobile advertising services to GDPR rules.

Trained Visoriai Information Technology Park (VITP) team on GDPR compliance.

GDPR due diligece of UniCredit Leasing Baltic operations in cooperation with Datakom, an IT company.

VILGERTS lawyers Katrīne Pļaviņa and Ineta Krodere with IT company Datakom help clients upgrade data protection procedures by 2018 through unique legal and IT due diligence, training and compliance programs.

Consulting Belarusian games developer on tax and corporate optimization, including advising on foreign tax regimes for the purpose of cross-border transfer of operations and corporate restructuring of Belarusian subsidiary.

Advising a local cash-back service on corporate structuring across different countries, involving designing a cross-border holding structure with a focus on ensuring the most tax-efficient framework for IT-business.

Advising Baltcom Fiber (an optical subsea high capacity dark fibre cable owner) on various VAT and corporate income tax issues and drafting an advance ruling request to the Latvian tax authorities to clarify VAT and corporate income tax issues regarding the disposal of the asset in two jurisdictions and neutral sea waters.

Key Contacts

Jūlija Jerņeva

Partner

+371 29 131 597

julija.jerneva@vilgerts.comEmail

Ineta Krodere

Senior Partner, IPR

+371 29 223 774

ineta.krodere@vilgerts.comEmail

Katrīne Pļaviņa

Senior Associate

+371 26 164 110

katrine.plavina@vilgerts.comEmail

Roman Shpakovsky

Partner

+375 29 381 5163

roman.shpakovsky@vilgerts.comEmail

Erika Budaite

Associate

+370 61 562 716

erika.budaite@vilgerts.comEmail

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