The Baltic States

  • New EU states proactive on competition

    By Sten Luiga from Luiga, Mugu & Borenius, Estonia, Ieva Azanda from Liepa, Skopina/BORENIUS, Latvia, and Tomas Rymeikis from Foigt & Partners/REGIJA BORENIUS, Lithuania, together with Janne Kairo from Borenius & Kemppinen, Finland

  • Baltic takeover practices already in line with EC

    Member states have until 2006 to implement the EC Takeover Directive. Gediminas Lisauskas and Egle Lauraityte of Jurevicius, Balciunas & Bartkus ask how much it will affect takeovers in the Baltic States

  • The tax treatment of Baltic corporate deals

    Marina Tolmatshova, Ieva Smilgaine and Arunas Sidlauskas of Roschier Raidla provide an overview of income and value-added tax regimes for companies established in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

  • Baltics emerge as worthy market for acquisitions

    By Egons Pikelis of Klavins & Slaidins LAWIN, Anton Sigal of Lepik & Luhaaar LAWIN, and Laimonas Skibarka and Sergej Butov of Lideika Petrauskas Valiunas ir Partneriai LAWIN

  • Minority shareholders' rights in squeeze-outs

    Valters Gencs of the Law offices of Valters Gencs provides an overview of the types of share buyout offer made in Latvia and how the rights of minority shareholders are protected

  • How commercial law regulates reorganization

    Agnese Jauntirane and Janis Loze of Loze & Partners outline the general procedure for reorganization in Latvia

  • Investors in Estonian real estate face legal problems

    There are some aspects of Estonian legislation that a foreign investor could pay more attention to when buying and financing real estate. Erki Kergandberg of Law Office Aivar Pilv outlines a few of them