As a senior associate with the firm’s Finance & Insurance practice group and a licensed professional patent attorney specialising in trademarks, I also co-head our CIS/Russian Desk in Latvia.
Work with fintech projects. I have been working on diverse fintech projects and institutions, such as payment and electronic money institutions, crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platforms, mobile payments, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. In addition, I have advised clients on other regulatory matters in the banking and finance field, as well as in secured lending projects.
Advising financial institutions on new regulation. I have assisted large financial institutions and other clients on anti-money laundering (AML), countering terrorist financing and on international sanctions issues, including advising banks on remediating the customer base and implementing a customer AML risk-scoring system.
Restructuring and insolvency specialist. Having assisted clients in numerous insolvency and restructuring proceedings, including bank insolvencies, I am also the author of many international publications on Latvian restructuring and insolvency regulation. In addition, I have participated in national and international working groups that seek to develop and harmonise the legal framework. As a member of the European association for insolvency and restructuring specialists ‒ INSOL Europe ‒ I hold the position of the Country Coordinator for Latvia within this association and represent Latvia on the association’s Eastern European Countries Committee. Besides, I am a Joint Editor-in-Chief of Eurofenix, the official journal of INSOL Europe. In 2012, I won the Richard Turton Award, a major award for young professionals under 35, in restructuring and insolvency, as the first winner from Latvia.
Licensed patent attorney. As a licensed professional patent attorney specialising in trademarks, I am qualified to represent international clients before the Latvian Patent Authority in trademark-related matters, including international trademark registration applications.
- Compliance Baltic, ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML&CTF) for Banking Specialists’
- University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB, LLM)
I am a member of
- INSOL Europe
- The Association of Latvian Professional Patent Attorneys
- Eurofenix (official journal of INSOL Europe) – Joint Editor-in-Chief
Deals & Cases
Andele Mandele PAY registered as an e-money institutionDeals & Cases
Veho acquires SilberautoDeals & Cases
One of the region’s largest financial institutions finances transaction involving Food Union Group companiesDeals & Cases
Nordea and DNB combine Baltic businesses to create LuminorDeals & Cases
Representing creditors in the liquidation of Trasta KomercbankaDeals & Cases
Eurofenix: Amendments to insolvency law and new reliefPublication
International Comparative Jurisprudence: Conditions for the bankruptcy of natural persons which Baltic state is the most attractive for bankruptcy?Publication
Overview of the regulation of restructuring and insolvency in EuropePublication
Amendments to the Latvian Law on the Suppression of Consequences of the Spread of COVID-19Publication
INSOL Europe/LexisPSL: How EU Member States recognise insolvency/restructuring proceedings commenced in third country statesPublication