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12
2018

FORT contributed to the third biggest real estate deal in the Baltics in 2018

On 05, 12 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

We are happy to represent EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4 in acquisition of the shares of the company managing the shopping centre RYO (formerly known as “Babilonas”) from Pontos Group (Finland). Read more…

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12
2018

FORT advises Södra on one of the biggest deals with forest land in the history of Latvia

On 03, 12 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT provided legal assistance to its client Södra Skogsägarna ekonomisk förening with regard to acquisition of the shares of SIA Bergvik Skog and SIA Ruda, thus acquiring real properties with a total value of 324 million euros.

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12
2018

FORT sponsored a moot court competition organized by ELSA Estonia

On 03, 12 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Birgit Viilukas

ELSA Estonia organized a “Fairy Tale Moot Court Competition” for law students. The competition took place on 30.11.2018 – 01.12.2018. FORT was the main sponsor of the event and our attorneys Jaana Nõgisto and Andreas Veeret participated as judges.

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11
2018

Annual report of limited liability company can be approved by court

On 20, 11 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Birgit Viilukas

The Estonian Supreme Court stated in recent ruling that in case a shareholder of a limited liability company unjustifiably refuses to vote in favour of approval of an annual report, the consent of the shareholder can be substituted by a corresponding court resolution.

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10
2018

FORT is collaborating in the research of the Energy Charter Secretariat for Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA)

On 09, 10 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

In early 2018 the Energy Charter Secretariat (hereafter, the Secretariat) began working on an international research of risks concerning risks of investments in the energy sector. The objective of the research is to establish deficiencies in the national energy policies, as well as to provide recommendations for introduction of reforms and for improvement of the investment environment.

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09

07
2018

FORT successfully finalises Work on Transaction of Sale of Office Building “LNK Centre” in Riga

On 09, 07 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Estonia, signed a purchase contract for acquisition of “LNK Centre” in Riga. Partner Jānis Līkops, Attorney-at-Law Roberts Prūsis, Associate Liene Lāzare, as well as Assistant Attorney-at-Law Laila Pudule worked on the transaction. Read more…

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07
2018

FORT assists in sale of a majority stake of 11.lv, a gaming operator licenced in Latvia, to MRG, a gaming operator listed in the Stockholm Stock Exchange

On 04, 07 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

FORT advised a shareholder of 11.lv, the third leading online gaming operator in Latvia, in a transaction for sale of shares, where 75% of the shares were acquired by MRG, a gaming operator listed in the Stockholm Stock Exchange (Mr. Green). Read more…

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06
2018

New partner at Law Office FORT – Andreas Veeret

On 14, 06 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

We are pleased to announce that our long-time colleague Andreas Veeret has been appointed partner at FORT.

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06
2018

FORT assists the Cabinet of Ministers to win in legal proceedings concerning layout of the route of “Rail Baltica” in Latvia

On 13, 06 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

On the 7th of June this year, the Administrative Regional Court dismissed the application of association “Latvijas zeme, daba, tauta” for amendments of the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia of 24 August 2016, by which the Government approved the construction of public use railway infrastructure of the European standard-gauge line “Rail Baltica” in Latvia establishing a general layout of the contemplated route. Sandis Bertaitis, Partner of FORT, successfully represented the Cabinet of Ministers in these judicial proceedings. Read more…

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06
2018

FORT represented EfTEN in acquisition of Evolution business centre

On 01, 06 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT Legal in Vilnius represented EfTEN Real Estate Fund III AS, which through its subsidiary EfTEN Evolution UAB purchased “Evolution” business centre located on Ukmergės str. 223, in Vilnius. The transaction was finalized on 31 May 2018. Read more…