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02

10
2020

FORT contributes to the development of model documents for the startup sector

On 02, 10 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Paist

In cooperation with Startup Estonia and leading Estonian law firms, our team updated the package of model documents.
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08
2020

FORT has represented fund EfTEN Real Estate Fund III AS managed by the real estate investment company EfTEN Capital AS in acquisition of the business centre in Vilnius

On 18, 08 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

The latest EfTEN‘s purchase of 6,800 sq. m is located in the heart of the expanding Viršuliškės office district, at the intersection of two busy roads: Pilaitės Avenue and Vilnius Western Bypass. Read more…

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07
2020

Acclaimed top experts joined FORT – a law firm that focuses on finding smart solutions

On 30, 07 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Paist

Merit Lind joins FORT as a Partner and Head of Finance and Public Law practice group, Kristin Kamilla Kirss (formerly Sõgel) as a counsel with a long-term experience in banking and finance, Ivo Vanasaun as a top tax specialist and Katrin Alliksaar as a counsel of administrative and public procurement law.

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06
2020

FORT advises East Capital Real Estate on the acquisition of the SEB Bank head office in Tornimäe, Tallinn

On 26, 06 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Paist

FORT advises East Capital Real Estate IV fund in acquiring the head office of SEB Bank in Tornimäe, Tallinn.

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06
2020

FORT advises LHV in acquisition of Danske Bank’s ca 300 mEUR unit involved with Estonian corporate and public sector credits

On 08, 06 2020 | One Comment | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

FORT Advises AS LHV Pank, a subsidiary of AS LHV Group, in acquisition of Danske Bank’s business unit operating the Estonian corporate and public sector credits, that as at the end of April amounted to approximately 312 million euros. Read more…

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06
2020

Until June the 19th, tenants of Estonian shopping centres can apply for support for the rent of June from the Enterprise Estonia

On 04, 06 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Paist

These lessees of shopping centres, who were during the emergency situation obliged to temporarily close their doors as a result of the order of the government, can apply for financial support for the rent of June via the Enterprise Estonia’s e-environment until the 19th of June (4:00 PM). The lessee may request support once for each of its establishments (place of business in any shopping centre, e.g shop or restaurant) by submitting one application for all of them. Those trading or service companies that manage children’s playrooms located outside shopping centres, can apply as well.

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04
2020

FORT advised AS Selver on acquiring 100% shareholding in retailer ABC Supermarkets AS

On 28, 04 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

FORT advised AS Selver (a subsidiary of Tallinna Kaubamaja Grupp AS, a company listed in the main list of the Tallinn Stock Exchange) on acquiring 100% shareholding in retailer ABC Supermarkets AS.

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04
2020

Rating Agency Legal 500 Highly Ranks Performance of FORT

On 27, 04 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

International legal rating agency Legal 500 has published the latest edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2020 summarizing data and providing a guide of law firms in Europe, Middle East and Africa. For several consecutive years FORT has been recognized as one of the leading law firms in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. Read more…

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04
2020

DEFAULT INTEREST LIMITATIONS DURING COVID-19

On 07, 04 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Ramona Miglane

On 5 April 2020 a new legal provision has entered into force providing that during the period from 1 April 2020 till 1 September 2020, the default interest for the delay in the performance of civil legal obligations shall not exceed the statutory interest. As is apparent from the annotation of said legal provision, its purpose is to reduce the workload of the courts with those litigation matters that are related to the application of force majeure circumstances caused by Covid-19 when the claimant is requesting to release it from negative consequences (such as default interest or contractual penalty).

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03
2020

FORT receives excellent ratings of Chambers 2020

On 31, 03 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

The Chambers Global Guide is a prestigious guide into the vast world of law firms where the law firms and legal counsels from all over the world are evaluated and compared. The evaluation is also provided on the regional level.

This year FORT has repeatedly gained international recognition in both global ratings of Chambers Global and European ratings of Chambers Europe. Read more…