The new GDPR and its new regulations: Privacy by design

Starting with May 2018, a new regulation on data protection will come into force and replace the current Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). One change that comes with the new regulation is the requirement for data protection by design and by default. This can help reduce the risks identified in each stage of the development of […]

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How to Form a Visa in Latvia

In recent years, travelling and residing in Latvia has become popular not only for European Union citizens, but also for citizens from other countries. There may be different reasons for travelling and residing e.g., visiting family, business and employment, diplomatic reasons, etc. Latvia is a member state of Schengen area. According to European Union and Latvian law, it is […]

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Geo-Blocking of Copyrighted Material Across the EU

The free movement of goods and people across the EU does not apply to the purchase of television programmes, films or music. Unsurprisingly, TV broadcasters and film distributors are opposed to removing geo-blocking techniques, which prevent their services from being used on a cross border basis. However, a resolution adopted by the European parliament on […]

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EU vs UK Intellectual Property Rights – Unauthorized use of Photographs on Website

The case of Absolute Lofts South West London Limited v Artisan Home Improvements Limited and another (2015) EWHC 2608(IPEC) is an Intellectual Property Enterprise Court case, where the judge was asked to determine the damages for use of over twenty photographs on the website of a home improvement services company, in circumstances where the photographer’s […]

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Yet another Sorainen’s attempt to obtain provisional measures fails in the potentially EUR 50 mio Baltic Coal Terminal dispute

Spilbridge have recently undertaken representation of AS Ventspils Commercial Port in relation to various external shareholders’ disputes that aim to reshuffle various assets in relation to AS Baltic Coal Terminal running one of the largest coal transhipment terminals in Europe. The claimant’s first attempt to obtain provisional measures months ago failed. Now it has failed […]

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Spilbridge Attorneys at Law joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation & Commercial Arbitration Member in Latvia.

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Daimars Skutans of Spilbridge Attorneys at Law. Daimars has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation & Commercial Arbitration member in Latvia. Unlike most attorneys in Latvia, Spilbridge, Attorneys-at-Law, specialise in challenging international business matters, especially in complex international shareholders’ disputes, […]

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BULLET Law Firm joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law, Real Estate, Insolvency, Mergers & Acquisitions Member in Latvia.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Karlis Zunde of BULLET Law Firm. Karlis has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law, Real Estate, Insolvency, Mergers & Acquisitions member in Latvia. Karlis Zunde is the managing partner of BULLET Law Firm. His practice areas include insolvency, corporate law, […]

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