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15

07
2022

Once again, joyful emotions can be heard in the office, as Katrin, who spent a week in FORT’s Riga office, has returned to Tallinn

On 15, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Katrin’s goal was to get to know her colleagues there, learn from them and apply the experience gained in her home office in Tallinn.

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15

07
2022

FORT is proud to inform that Sandis Bertaitis has been selected for inclusion in The Legal500’s subsequent Arbitration Powerlist – CEE Region

On 15, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Drawing on extensive research by The Legal 500, the publication is designed to highlight the region’s leading arbitration counsel covering all aspects of arbitration and some of dispute resolution as well as help promote the work being done by domestic firms to our broad international readership of private practice lawyers, in-house counsel and expert witnesses. The official launch will take place in December.

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13

07
2022

FORT partner Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff acted as the legal advisor for OÜ Perton Ehitus, in an extensive energy- efficient real estate development project. LHV pension funds will invest 2.6 million euros in the project located in Tallinn Kalamaja

On 13, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

The three-year bond investment will be used by OÜ Perton Ehitus, which is developing the inner quarter of Kotzebue Park, to finance the land purchase to build six energy-efficient four-story apartment buildings. Read the full article here: LHV pensionifondid investeerivad energiasäästliku elamukvartali rajamisse Tallinnas · LHV

08

07
2022

FORT Partner Sandis Bertaitis co-write the article about the challenges of Latvia’s anti-money laundering campaign for German investors

On 08, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

“After various allegations of corruption and money laundering, the fight against illegal financial activities in Latvia was consistently praised by other EU states. Nowhere have more funds been confiscated and accounts frozen in recent years than in the Baltic state. However, the coin has a flip side.” Read the full article here.

07

07
2022

A female couple who has registered a cohabitation wants to have a common surname

On 07, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Fort lawyers Liina Käis and Tõnis Loorits are representing the same-sex couple and helping them to make history.

“Before this case, only one same-sex couple had asked the Ministry of the Interior for permission to get a common surname – and the answer was no. No one had ever gone to court before. Thus, this case may become a landmark case on which it will depend on whether same-sex couples will be able to take a common surname in the future.” Read the full article here.

06

07
2022

Another lovely week of FORT secondment program has passed and the buzz around three offices continues

On 06, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

This time Arturs from our Riga office spent one week in FORT Tallinn. Arturs brought so much of positive energy and refreshment to the office and now shares his experience with others.

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04

07
2022

FORT acted as the legal advisor to the seller in the sale of several real estate properties

On 04, 07 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

We are proud that FORT acted as the legal advisor to the seller in the sale of several real estate properties comprising the so called “Rigas Sporta Pils” block in the historic centre of Riga (block between Tērbatas, Artilērijas, Kr. Barona and Lielgabalu streets), which inter alia included the sale of more than 20,000 sq.m of land for major development purposes. Read more about the transaction and its partners here: https://lnkd.in/eNubqGQ8

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06
2022

FORT is about to sail!

On 27, 06 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

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27

06
2022

The excitement with FORT secondment programme is not fading away

On 27, 06 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Aurelija from our Vilnius office spent one week in FORT Tallinn and came back bursting with new ideas.

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06
2022

Starting from 23 June 2022, participation of Russian and Belarussian citizens and legal entities in a company or partnership having an importance for the national security is restricted

On 22, 06 2022 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

On 23 June 2022 amendments to the National Security Act come into effect stipulating that the citizens and legal entities of Russia and Belarus are forbidden from:

  1. acquiring a qualifying holding or a decisive influence in a company having an importance for the national security;
  2. becoming an ultimate beneficial owner of a company / partnership having an importance for the national security;
  3. becoming a member of a partnership having an importance for the national security;
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