On 3 May 2020 the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and Innovation approved a state aid scheme for partial rent compensation for businesses most affected by COVID-19. This aid scheme entered into force on 4 May 2020; to take advantage of it, tenants must apply to INVEGA. Who qualifies for compensation Tenants wishing to claim partial […]
Sorainen has launched a special pro bono program dedicated to supporting projects in the Baltics and Belarus set up to help solve pandemic-related issues. According to the firm, “by doing this [Sorainen] will effectively distribute EUR 100,000 worth of legal and tax support” through pro bono services. Full article can be found here.
Force maejure: Can construction contracts be suspended because of pandemic? Read more (in Latvian) here.
On March 11, 2020, CEE Legal Matters reported that Sorainen had successfully defended HR solutions provider Amston before the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson in Lithuania. They spoke with Henrika Bivainiene, Director of Amston, about the case. Henrika comments on arguments that ultimately convinced the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson to reject the claim: “It was alleged that because of […]