On 7 June 2019, the new Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market came into force and must be implemented in all EU member states by 7 June 2021. Additional rights for publishers of press publications The Directive, commonly referred to as the EU Copyright Directive, creates special additional rights for […]
Lithuanian businessman Vidmantas Kucinskas says he has no knowledge of large-scale fraud charges against him in Russia. Russia’s Alfa Bank is trying to recoup a debt of around 20 million euros from Kucinskas through courts, and the latter believes the bank might try to employ such tactics to bolster its position during the negotiations on […]
Lithuania, with its regulatory and environmental advantages, is stepping up efforts to become a global fintech community, especially for companies engaged in payment, electronic money, digital banking, p2p lending and crowdfunding. Read more in our Fintech guide: Fintech guide: Lithuania – your entry to the single market.
The new edition of the Law On public procurement of goods (works, services) comes into force in Belarus from 1 July 2019. It is aimed on the improvement of the existing public procurement procedures, their transparency, establishment of more effective mechanisms of protection of the rights of procurement participants. The changes to be noted: implementation […]
On 16 May this year, our real estate & construction sector group held a business breakfast, where Sorainen specialists spoke about sector highlights from diverse legal viewpoints. In this newsflash, we report on the most significant findings expressed during the event. Raivo Raudzeps explained how sanction regulation applies to public procurement and PPP Raivo indicated […]