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Defended a department store before the Consumer Rights Protection Centre in alleged price display breach for loyal customers.

Consulted a leading Estonian real estate development company, Hepsor, on various corporate and real estate matters related to its new development projects in Latvia. We drafted standard agreements for selling apartments and lifted a stay on works pending court proceedings.

We regularly assist a leading mobile telecommunications operator in Latvia, including review of commercial and co-operation agreements as well as merger of one of its subsidiaries.

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.

VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence and helped Scania’s Baltic entities to attain full compliance with the GDPR. 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. We delivered a single Baltic solution for all GDPR compliance matters to simplify administering them.

VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence and helped DPD in Latvia and Estonia to attain full compliance with the GDPR. 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. We recommended measures limiting the liability between the client and various other actors in supplying the data for client's databases

Advised a virtual reality company with EUR 1 Mio in second funding round, on transfer of shares to a UK entity and becoming its subsidiary. We also helped client to develop employee stock option plan and ensure its compliance with Latvian tax laws by liaising with the State Revenue Service.

VILGERTS together with Datakom, a leading IT services provider, conducted a full due diligence of Tele2 to audit compliance with the GDPR.

Representing Rimi Latvia SIA in litigation with Latvia’s Competition Council challenging the decision to prohibit Rimi from acquisition of lease rights of premises in the shopping mall “Domina”, instead allowing Rimi’s competitor Maxima Latvija SIA to open a supermarket in the same premises.

We assisted RB Rail, a greenfield rail transport infrastructure company established by governments of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to integrate the Baltic States in the European rail network, in reviewing FIDIC Contract and assessing its compliance with Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian 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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