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07
2016

Public procurement expert has joined FORT Vilnius

On 11, 07 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT Vilnius is expanding the range of its services and strengthening its competence in the field of public procurement. The public procurement expert attorney at law Mantas Meizeraitis has joined FORT Vilnius.  Mantas is practicing law since 2008.

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06
2016

FORT has advised EfTEN Real Estate Fund III in its acquisition of the DSV logistic centres in the Baltics

On 30, 06 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

All the Baltic offices of FORT have advised EfTEN Capital’s investment fund EfTEN Real Estate Fund III AS in its latest acquisition of three logistics centres in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, owned and occupied by group companies of DSV, one of the largest logistics groups in the world.

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05
2016

FORT team has formed the new precedent in Lithuania and has successfully defended the interests of the client regarding illegal copying and distributing of the firmware

On 18, 05 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

The protection of firmware by means of copyrights has been clearly established in Lithuania for the first time. The firmware is the main component of all smart devices. The firmware is invisible to the consumer, however, it ensures the main functions of the devices, for instance, accepting and transmitting the radio signals in the mobile phone or the ability to install the operating system in the device.

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05
2016

During year 2015 FORT Vilnius has assisted in general corporate projects with an aggregate capitalisation value close to EUR 50 million

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

During the year 2015 FORT Vilnius has assisted in more than 20 restructuring / general corporate projects (mergers / demergers, capital increases / decreases, share buy-backs / share redemptions, etc.) with an aggregate capitalisation value close to EUR 50 million.

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04
2016

FORT team has great success in Chambers Europe 2016 ranking

On 27, 04 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Chambers and Partners have been ranking lawyers since 1990 and now cover 185 jurisdictions. Chambers Europe 2016 ranking of the best law firms in European region has been released in April. FORT is named among the leading law firms in the region, given a high evaluation of its work and achievements in many practice areas, including corporate and commercial, banking and finance, real estate, employment and dispute resolution.

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04
2016

FORT Vilnius received great ratings from Legal500

On 21, 04 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

As each year one of the most important international legal rankings directory The Legal 500 has published the rankings of Lithuanian law firms as well as lawyers. FORT Vilnius was named among the leading firms in real estate, banking and finance, corporate law and M&A, dispute resolution, the European Union and competition law and intellectual property law. Read more…

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04
2016

On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament finally approves the EU General Data Protection Regulation

On 19, 04 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament officially and finally approved the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR). The New Regulation will enter into force within 2 years after its publication in the EU Official Journal, i.e. it will be directly applicable in the Member States starting April-May 2018. The personal data controllers will have 24 months to implement requirements established in the Regulation. Read more…

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04
2016

FORT Vilnius has represented Capital Mill which led the acquisition of Dobrovolė logistics centre in Vilnius

On 11, 04 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

Capital Mill, one of the leading private real estate investment management companies in the Baltics, led the acquisition of a fully let cash-flow generating Dobrovolė logistics centre in Vilnius. Dobrovolė logistics centre comprises a gross area of 10,415 sq.m and is located close to a transport corridor Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipėda/ the main road leading to Poland. The main tenant is one of the biggest retailers in the Baltics.

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04
2016

FORT Vilnius has assisted in transaction regarding the sale of Neptūno Vandenys shares to Coca-Cola HBC Lietuva

On 05, 04 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT Vilnius has recently advised minority shareholder of UAB Neptūno Vandenys in closing of transaction, where Coca-Cola HBC Lietuva acquired all shares in UAB Neptūno Vandenys.

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03
2016

Leading Estonian competition law expert Rene Frolov joins FORT

On 31, 03 2016 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

Rene Frolov joins the partnership of FORT Law Offices as Head of Competition in Estonia

Rene is a leading expert of Estonian competition law with more than 10 years of experience in the field. His specialism is in antitrust (cartel and dominance) investigations before the Estonian Competition Authority, competition compliance in both regulated or non-regulated industries and complex merger work. Over the years, Rene has been involved in a number of landmark cases, such as the ‘milk-cartel’ and ‘vodka-cartel’ cases that ended successfully for his clients. Recently Rene helped Eesti Post to secure a positive court ruling in a rare civil suit against allegations of abuse of dominance. Rene has also advised both private and public sector clients on application of EU State aid rules, e.g. represented them before the European Commission.

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