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10
2016

FORT Riga advised venture capital fund ZGI-3 in the largest investment in FinTech during 2016 in Latvia

On 23, 10 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Mobilly, one of the leading payment service providers in Latvia, announced on 21 October, 2016 that they have succeeded with attracting large scale investment of 1.1 million euro, including 700 thousand euro from the venture capital fund ZGI-3. Read more…

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10
2016

Brilliant acknowledgment of FORT by IFLR1000, a guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

On 17, 10 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

Several years in a row FORT receives high rankings by IFLR1000, a guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. IFLR1000 ranks law firms in banking and finance (Lithuania), corporate/ financial and M&A (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia) as well as in energy and infrastructure (Estonia and Latvia).

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10
2016

FORT attorney at law Mantas Meizeraitis is successful in public procurement case

On 11, 10 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT attorney at law Mantas Meizeraitis successfully advised one of the Lithuania‘s largest laundry and cleaning services provider in ~ 2 mln. Euro litigation against one of the biggest Lithuania‘s hospital on the decision to award competitors in the laundry and chemical cleaning tender. Contracting authority decided that two lower-priced competitors‘ bids complied with all the requirements of this public procurement documents.

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09
2016

The partner of FORT Vilnius Prof Dr Mindaugas Kiškis is a co-author of the new book “Internet and Technology law”

On 23, 09 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

We are glad to announce that our team member Prof Dr Mindaugas Kiškis is a co-author of newly issued book “Internet and Technology law”.

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09
2016

FORT Vilnius team member Aistė Samuilytė-Mamontovė successfully defended the dissertation “Effect of the European Union Directives: Aspects of Ensuring the Principle of Legal Certainty”

On 19, 09 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

In her dissertation “Effect of the European Union Directives: Aspects of Ensuring the Principle of Legal Certainty” Aistė Samuilytė-Mamontovė analyses the compliance of the doctrines of EU directives as formed by the Court of Justice of the European Union with the principle of legal certainty, identifies problems of their application in national court proceedings and provides suggestions regarding alternative regulation of the application of directives in the European Union.

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09
2016

The Supreme Court of Lithuania has upheld the cassation appeal prepared by FORT Vilnius involving unprecedented legal questions with respect to the due process of arbitration

On 05, 09 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

The Supreme Court of Lithuania has upheld the cassation appeal prepared by FORT Vilnius regarding legal questions whether arbitration process could be considered as due process, where the founders and management of the arbitration institution represent one of the parties to the arbitration case. According to the cassator, any external objective observer would reasonably have apprehensions with respect to the due process, which is organised by one of the parties to a dispute or their legal advisors.

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09
2016

FORT is an official partner of Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum in Belarus

On 05, 09 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

With FORT as one of its official partners, the inaugural Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum will take place in Belarus on 23th of September 2016. Read more…

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08
2016

FORT advised Hansabuss Group in its acquisition of Tukuma Auto SIA in Latvia

On 31, 08 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Birgit Viilukas

Hansabuss announced on Friday, 26 August 2016, that it is acquiring a majority shareholding in Tukuma Auto SIA – a Latvian provider of bus transport services – thereby increasing its share in the Latvian market for public bus transport and charter transport (the market segment which is open to competition) to around 10%.

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07
2016

FORT team contributed to a major new precedent at the Supreme Administrative Court permitting the use of Facebook data for the assessment of creditworthiness

On 20, 07 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

In the administrative case, UAB “Creditinfo Lietuva” was represented by the FORT law office team – attorneys at law Dr. Mindaugas Kiškis, Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius and lawyer Aistė Samuilytė-Mamontovė. The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania has decided that the data of the users published through the Facebook social network may be used for assessing creditworthiness of those users. Read more…