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Audit the compliance of a media company’s digital and analogue marketing practices with GDPR and the draft ePrivacy regulation.

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.

Successfully defending owner of an airport hangar against claim brought by construction company regarding the owner’s refusal to pay for the defective construction works. On 14 January 2019 the district court adopted a judgement in favour of the client, which became effective as of 5 February 2019.

Helped a high net-worth individual to buy a luxury villa in resort town Jūrmala worth EUR 6 Mio. Transaction was signed within few days following our involvement and thus required prompt involvement and efficient solutions.

VILGERTS assisted RB Rail in drafting new standard tender rules for design and supervision services, which RB Rail shall procure in a competition with negotiations. We help the client to find the delicate balance between the risks that the client is willing to leave with the suppliers and the uncertainty of the costs of the services for the supplier.

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companies – distributors of VW cars in Latvia - in litigation with Latvia’s Competition Council, where the court has repealed a EUR 7.4 million fine imposed on our clients for an alleged cartel agreement.

Helped Latio, a leading real estate broker, to sell its subsidiary which owns and operates a commercial property (offices) in prime location in Riga.

VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence of a Latvian pharmaceutical champion. The GDPR compliance package involves a due diligence, where lawyers and IT experts sit side by side in interviews and the analysis phase and automatically catalogue the client’s personal data. The company has spread throughout the EU and CIS; therefore our task was to offer solutions to managing data export and imports that would fit its culture

Representing an aviation company in an ongoing litigation regarding the repayment of investments. The company who received the funds later transferred its’ business in several coordinated transactions to a related company, and thereafter became insolvent. The client brought a claim against the recipient of the borrower’s business pursuant to Article 20 of Commercial Law.

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Gints Vilgerts

Partner, M&A

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.comEmail

Jūlija Jerņeva

Partner

+371 29 131 597

julija.jerneva@vilgerts.comEmail

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