Valters Gencs http://gencs.lv/ Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca birojs lv http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 20 Tevale RSS generator Company obligations in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3683 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:25:33 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3683 Companies are obligated to inform the tax administration about any loans granted to the shareholders. According to the provisions of Changes on usage of special benefits for vehicles in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3677 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:03:15 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3677 From 1 August 2017, the Act amending the Income Tax Act and related other Acts entered into force, which amended The ultimate beneficial owners of the company in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3671 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:36:05 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3671 Companies in Estonia shall be obliged to report to the commercial register about the ultimate beneficial owners of the company. European Union Trademark vs Free Movement of Goods http://gencs.lv/news/view/3665 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:33:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3665 In what extent a European Union trademark protection can affect the fundamental principle of free movement of goods in EU? EU Trademarks – comparing among their diversity http://gencs.lv/news/view/3659 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:33:01 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3659 Registration of national trademark is an administrative procedure, different than EU trademark registration, because it is initiated by the holder Personal income tax and social contribution in Latvia 2017 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3652 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:40:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3652 Personal income tax and social contribution in Latvia 2017 Choosing a place of temporary or permanent residence can be based on VAT registration Thresholds on Reporting Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3646 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:55:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3646 Commencement of activity is assumed to be the start of regular economic activities of a natural or legal person in European Union Trademark Regulation – upcoming amendments http://gencs.lv/news/view/3640 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:06:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3640 The current conditions and rules, regulating the procedures of EUTM Registration will be subjects to the amendments. On 23th of European Union Trademark – Appeal Proceedings http://gencs.lv/news/view/3634 Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:47:39 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3634 On 26th of July 2017, The Board of Appeal issued decision regarding EUTM appeal proceedings between Distribuidora Latinoandina S.L., headquartered Corporate income and micro-company tax changes in Latvia 2017 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3628 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:42:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3628 Corporate income and micro-company tax changes in Latvia 2017 When considering establishing a company, making profit, employing workers, and other activities VAT registration Thresholds on Reporting Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3622 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:52:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3622 In Lithunia commencement of activity is assumed when foreign natural or legal persons carry out any kind of economic activities European Trademark - all the more necessary http://gencs.lv/news/view/3616 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:46:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3616 Modern economic conditions require a new approach to the market environment and the objective protection of the products offered and European Trademarks – consolidation through the concept of Seniority http://gencs.lv/news/view/3610 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:54:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3610 If an applicant has already registered his earlier national trademark and as well intend to register EU Trademark after all, EU Trade Mark – Opposition proceeding http://gencs.lv/news/view/3604 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:28:24 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3604 On 27th of November 2014, the Spanish applicant VIDAL GOLOSINAS, S.A. sought to register an EUTM for goods and services VAT registration Thresholds on Reporting in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3598 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:22:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3598 Commencement of activity is assumed to be the start of regular economic activities of a natural or legal person in EU Trade Mark - Appeal against refusal for registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3592 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:28:39 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3592 On 27th of July 2015, an applicant sought to register EU trade mark with the following figurative elements: oval shape, Violation of work remuneration provisions is subject to criminal liability http://gencs.lv/news/view/3586 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:48:49 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3586 Violation of work remuneration provisions is subject to criminal liability   The Legal Committee of the Parliament of Latvia (Saeima) concluded its European Trademark Registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3580 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:22:35 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3580 In 2008, the company Future Enterprises, of Singapore, applied for European trademark registration of the MACCOFFEE for foodstuffs and beverages, European Union Trademark Registration – Opposition proceeding "Elena" v "Elena Sivoldaeva" http://gencs.lv/news/view/3574 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:52:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3574 After the application for EUTM registration is filled, the opponent could oppose by opposition against the contested good and services. Violation of work remuneration provisions in Estonia is subject to criminal liability http://gencs.lv/news/view/3568 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:16:20 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3568 The Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu) on July 12, 2014 concluded its work on the amendments to the Criminal Law, providing Trademark Registration in EU, "PACHA" vs "Pink Cherry" http://gencs.lv/news/view/3562 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:07:36 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3562 On 25th of January 2017, the opposition division of the EUIPO took a decision regarding opposition on behalf of the Violation of work remuneration provisions in Lithuania is a subject to administrative liability http://gencs.lv/news/view/3556 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:10:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3556 Violation of work remuneration provisions in Lithuania is a subject to administrative liability     The Parliament of Lithuania (Seimas) on June EU trademark registration - Request for Revocation http://gencs.lv/news/view/3550 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:50:56 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3550 On 20.01.2017, the Cancellation Division of the EUIPO issued a decision regarding application for cancellation of a Trademark registered in European Union Trade Mark – absolute grounds for registrability http://gencs.lv/news/view/3544 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:31:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3544 On 24th of March, 2016, a EUTM application was filled in order to protect the mark "AUTHENTIC", which basically belongs Brexit – what does it mean for IP enforcement? http://gencs.lv/news/view/3538 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:54:24 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3538 After Brexit becomes a reality the UK will loose its EU trade mark (EUTM) and community design courts. Since the Expatriate Tax Planning in the Baltics http://gencs.lv/news/view/3532 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:22:00 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3532 Expatriate Tax Planning in the Baltics The International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG) is a network of skilled tax specialists. Each ITSG Options in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3526 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:42:58 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3526 Option is defined as a financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one party (the option writer) to another Opposition against European trademark application and rejection of EU trademark registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3520 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:24:13 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3520 When it comes to registration of a trademark in Europe, the relevant procedure is held by the European Union Intellectual European Union Trademark Registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3514 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:36:28 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3514   The European Union trademark registration gives exclusive rights in all current and future countries - members of the European Union Opposition against European Union Trademark registration application: “Soft Walk” vs “SOFTWALK” http://gencs.lv/news/view/3508 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:19:46 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3508 On 4th of January 2017, the Opposition Division of the EU Intellectual Property Office issued a decision regarding opposition against Opposition against application of a trademark registration in Europe http://gencs.lv/news/view/3502 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:59:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3502 On 19th of December 2016, the Opposition Division issued a decision regarding opposition against application of an EU trademark. The EU trademark registration: grounds for revocation of a mark in its eternity http://gencs.lv/news/view/3496 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:16:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3496 According to the European Union Trademark Regulation (EUTMR) the owner of a registered EU trademark is entitled to several rights Requirement of proof of use in case of opposition against trademark registration in the European Union http://gencs.lv/news/view/3490 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:27:47 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3490 Under European Union trademark implementing regulation (EUTMIR) there is a requirement for the trademark use, which determines that the EU European trademark registration: likelihood of confusion between EU trademarks http://gencs.lv/news/view/3484 Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:57:40 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3484 European trademark registration    Recently Opposition Division of European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) rejected and EU trademark due to the likelihood Importance of the new regulation with regard to EU Trademark registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3478 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:10:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3478 On 23 March 2016 Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council regarding the EU trade marks Expatriate Tax planning 2017 in the Baltics http://gencs.lv/news/view/3472 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:19:06 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3472 You are cordially invited to the 10th Business seminar on “Expatriate Tax planning 2017 in the Baltics“ in cooperation with Opposition against European trademark registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3466 Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:11:31 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3466 On 12th of December 2016, the Opposition Division as part of the European Union Intellectual Property office, has issued a Recent decision regarding the Objection of Trademarks in the European Union. http://gencs.lv/news/view/3460 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:46:33 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3460                 On 10 November 2016, The Court of Justice of The European Union European Union trademark (EUTM) registration: Declaring invalid an EU trademark http://gencs.lv/news/view/3454 Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:49:33 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3454 Recently the final decision was made by the General Court of European Union regarding European Union trademark (EUTM) registration after Registration of trademarks in the European Union: evaluating similarities and differences between EU trademarks http://gencs.lv/news/view/3448 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:33:14 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3448 Opposition Division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as well as the Board of Appeal in the appeal Trademark registration in the European Union: criteria for EU trademark registration and possibility of rejection http://gencs.lv/news/view/3442 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:47:24 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3442 Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently made a decision concerning the criteria for trademark Registration of trademarks in the European Union (EU) - MARQUES vision http://gencs.lv/news/view/3436 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:09:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3436 MARQUES is an Association, which helps the brand owners with registration of trademarks in the European Union (EU) and worldwide. Relative grounds for refusal of European Union trade mark registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3430 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:29:37 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3430 Recently the General Court (European Union) made a decision regarding the relative grounds for refusal of European Union trade mark Trademarks registration in European Union (EU) – ECTA perspective http://gencs.lv/news/view/3424 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:52:03 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3424   ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) founded in 1934. ECTA assist trademark professionals with trademark registrations in European Union (EU) with Trademarks registration in European Union (EU) – ECTA perspective http://gencs.lv/news/view/3418 Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:19:22 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3418 ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) was formed in 1980. The task of ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) (http://www.ecta.org ) New guidelines for examination of EU Trademarks and Registered Community Designs http://gencs.lv/news/view/3400 Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:31:48 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3400 On 12 December 2016, the Executive Director of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) signed the Decision adopting the Tax Up-date in Estonia starting from 01.01.2017 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3394 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:32:03 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3394 Value Added Tax VAT is 20%. VAT is 9% in case of: books and workbooks used as learning materials; medicinal products, contraceptive preparations, sanitary Importance of the new EU Trade Marks regulation http://gencs.lv/news/view/3388 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3388 On 23 March 2016 Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council regarding the EU trade marks Tax update for 2017 in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3382 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:35:30 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3382 The government has made certain changes to some of the tax rates for Estonia in 2017. At the same time, European Communities Trade Mark Association http://gencs.lv/news/view/3376 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:42 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3376 The so-called (ECTA) by itself is an association, dealing mainly with the trademarks in the EU and all related aspects. Revocation of EU Trade Mark, Hyphen GmbH v EUIPO and Skylotec GmbH http://gencs.lv/news/view/3370 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:47:05 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3370 On 13th of September 2016 the Second Chamber of the General Court issued a judgement regarding revocation proceedings of an New Nice Classification of Goods and Services regarding international trade mark registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3364 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:37:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3364 The Nice Classification is a system used to classify goods and services for international trade mark registration. Under the Nice Bank of Lithuania answers in 10 days for financial technology (Fintech) license inquiries http://gencs.lv/news/view/3358 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:31:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3358 The program ‘Newcomer’ introduced by the Central Bank of Lithuania The Central Bank of Lithuania has made a promise to provide VAT invoices in Latvia in electronic form (e-invoices) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3352 Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:44:11 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3352 The same like all EU member states, now it is permitted to use electronic VAT invoices in Latvia, if certain Changes in the Latvian immigration law http://gencs.lv/news/view/3346 Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:43:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3346 From the January 1, 2017, the Republic of Latvia approved several proposals related to law on immigration in Latvia. The The SCC in Latvia and Gencs Valters Law Firm invite to the 10th seminar in Riga - “Expatriate Tax Planning http://gencs.lv/news/view/3340 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:34:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3340 Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 Time: 17:30 – 18.15 Venue: Valdemara Hotel, Conference room on 2nd floor   Convention for the avoidance of double taxation between Latvia and Cyprus http://gencs.lv/news/view/3334 Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:33:46 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3334 A Convention, for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, Double Taxation Agreement between Latvia and Honk Kong http://gencs.lv/news/view/3328 Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:59:34 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3328 Recently agreement was made between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Honk Kong Special Как получить вид на жительство (ВНЖ) в Латвии? http://gencs.lv/news/view/3322 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:45:11 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3322 На сегодняшний день в связи с глобализацией и динамически развивающимися экономическими преобразованиями мы часто меняем свое место жительства. Прибалтика является Interview with a trainee from Bulgaria – Lenko Stoychev http://gencs.lv/news/view/3316 Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:12:27 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3316 Mr. Stoychev, a very intelligent student with high sense of responsibility, has just started his internship in Gencs Valters Law Amendments made to the Immigration law in Latvia (Part 2) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3310 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:41:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3310 Following tradition Gencs Valters Law Firm will sponsor “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Embassy of Sweden, featuring Inese Galante http://gencs.lv/news/view/3304 Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:27:14 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3304 St. Lucia’s day is the Church feast day dedicated to St. Lucia and is observed on December 13. It is Amendments made to the Immigration law in Latvia (Part 1) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3298 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:53:16 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3298 There have been made amendments to the Immigration law in Latvia that come into force on July 1, 2016. Several European Union Trade Mark Registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/3292 Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:32:31 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3292 Recently the General Court, as a first instance of the European Court of Justice issued judgement regarding the trade mark A1 certificate for Estonians working abroad http://gencs.lv/news/view/3286 Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:06:45 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3286 What is an A1 certificate? A1 certificate is a certificate proving the payment of social contributions in Estonia. The certificate concerns Interview with a trainee from Finland - Juho Kivihuhta http://gencs.lv/news/view/3280 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:25:36 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3280 Since September Mr Kivihuhta, a hard working law student from Finland, is a trainee at Gencs Valters Law Firm office Открытие компаний в Латвии. (Часть 2.) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3274 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:59:47 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3274 Если Вы желаете начать бизнес в Латвии, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую информацию о следующих возможностях открытия компаний в Латвии Baltic Taxes - Free Tax Planning Application http://gencs.lv/news/view/3268 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:11:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3268 “Baltic Taxes” available on the Apple App Store and the Android Market Baltic Taxes is a tax planning and optimization application Открытие компаний в Латвии. (Часть 1.) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3256 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:07:28 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3256 Если Вы желаете начать бизнес в Латвии, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую информацию о следующих возможностях открытия компаний в Латвии Как начать бизнес в Литве? Порядок открытия и виды компаний в Литве. (Часть 2.) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3250 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:09:51 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3250 Если Вы планируете начать бизнес в Литве, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую информацию о следующих возможностях открытия компаний в Литве Как начать бизнес в Литве? Порядок открытия и виды компаний в Литве. (Часть 1.) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3244 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:05:08 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3244 Если Вы планируете начать бизнес в Литве, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую информацию о следующих возможностях открытия компаний в Литве Amendments made to the Micro-company Tax law in Latvia (part 1) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3219 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:53:48 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3219 Amendments were made to the Micro-company tax law in Latvia that introduced the time limitation on micro-company registration and abolished New Double Taxation Agreement in process in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3213 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:11:57 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3213 The Estonian Government approved in the end of September 2016 proposal on signing the Convention between the Government of the Opening a company by Polish citizen in Lithuania (part 3/3) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3207 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:24:19 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3207 Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities Opening a company by Polish citizen in Lithuania (part 2/3) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3201 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:19:50 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3201 Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities Opening a company by Polish citizen in Lithuania (part 1/3) http://gencs.lv/news/view/3195 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:05:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3195 Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities Work permit in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3189 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:11:34 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3189 To obtain work permit in Lithuania for EU citizens there are no restrictions. However for Non-Nationals in Lithuania to get the Opposition Division's of EUIPO rejection of the European Union trademark http://gencs.lv/news/view/3183 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:09:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3183 In recent decision of the Opposition Division of EUIPO it was decided to reject a European Union trademark in its Permanent establishment in Lithuania for tax purporses http://gencs.lv/news/view/3177 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:57:24 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3177  Lithuanian rules on Permanent Establishment stipulate requirements on a company acting through agent/representative, construction sites or using natural resources. Contradictions Special tax and corporate structure advantages in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3171 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:30:18 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3171 Research and Development is highly encouraged in Lithuania as firms can deduct R&D expenditures 3 times. Moreover, 5% Corporate Income Declaration of invalidity of the EU trade mark http://gencs.lv/news/view/3165 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:57:29 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3165 Recent decision of the Board of Appeal in the European Union Double citizenship in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3159 Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:59:56 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3159 Reinstatement of citizenship in Lithuania Recently Lithuanian government has enacted a new amendment to the Law on Citizenship of Lithuania. A Interview with a trainee from Netherlands - Andzej Trusevic http://gencs.lv/news/view/3153 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:23:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3153 During 2016 summer Mr Trusevic, a very keen law student from Netherlands, spent a month on a internship at Gencs Trademark search in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3147 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:39:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3147 One of the main reasons for trademark opposition in Estonia is identical or similar trademarks that have been registered earlier Trademark search in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3141 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:31:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3141 Likelihood of confusion for trademarks in Lithuania is one of the main reasons for trademark disputes. This is due to Trademark search in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3135 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:50:15 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3135 Often there are several disputes arising over the intellectual property rights due to the protection of trademarks, patents, designs and Tax benefits for foreign companies in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3129 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:49:34 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3129 Financial year in Latvia starts with the registration of the company to Commercial Register regardless the date and ends on Company establishment in Sweden http://gencs.lv/news/view/3110 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:34:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3110 Latvian lawyer recognised in a book by Viesturs Tamužs http://gencs.lv/news/view/3104 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:54:49 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3104   Viesturs Tamužs, successful businessman and a partner at Eco investor, in his book ‘Ķīmiķis ķemmē un saķemmē’ (author’s translation: Chemist Tax benefits for Polish in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3098 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:02:12 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3098 Interview with trainee: Finnish law student Sara Kuntola http://gencs.lv/news/view/3090 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:49:51 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3090 At the summer of 2016 student from Finland (Lappeenranta) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took Založení společnosti v Litvě / Company incorporation in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3080 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:19:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3080 Nejběžnějsí formou společnosti vyskytující se v Lotyšsku je společnost s ručením omezeným.   Minimální základní kapitál k založení společnosti s ručením omezeným činí 2500 Provisions for receiving the residence permit in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3074 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:44:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3074 On July 1, 2016, amendments to the Immigration Law of the Republic of Latvia came into force, modifying the provisions Amendments have to be made to the Labour law in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3067 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:21:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3067 Directive 2014/67/EU on the enforcement of rules concerning the posting of workers came into force on June 18, 2016.   On June Interview with trainee: Georgian law student Nino Goshkheteliani http://gencs.lv/news/view/3057 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:37:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3057 In spring 2016 student from Georgia (Kutaisi) took part in Gencs Valters Law firm's internship program. Intern took practical internship in Estonian Company registration in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/3048 Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:38:31 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3048 According to the Commercial Code there are five forms of business entities, which are created by entry into the Commercial Tadas Bulota joined our Law Firm in Vilnius office http://gencs.lv/news/view/3040 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:07:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3040   Tadas Bulota has joined our Law firm from June 20. He has gained strong legal background at Chicago-Kent College of Law Double citizenship is soon possible in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3028 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:37:37 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3028 Since the restoration of the independence in 1990 Lithuania has been firmly applying the principle of prohibition of double citizenship. Latvian black list of low tax territories http://gencs.lv/news/view/3012 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:36:16 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3012 Latvia has listed 62 countries on a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries have special Micro company in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/3005 Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:55:40 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/3005 A micro company (MB) is a legal form of business that was introduced in Lithuania in 2012. MB is not required Amendments made to the Immigration law in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2999 Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:57:53 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2999 Recently there have been made several amendments to the Immigration law in Latvia that will come into force on July Buy or sell property in order to gain a residence permit in the Baltics http://gencs.lv/news/view/2986 Thu, 26 May 2016 09:23:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2986 Buying property in the Baltics will qualify you for a residence permit in the country. For example purchase of a Gencs Valters Law Firm becomes a member of the International VAT Association http://gencs.lv/news/view/2979 Thu, 19 May 2016 09:29:25 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2979   To expand the professional knowledge and experience about International taxation Gencs Valters Law Firm became a member of the International Interview with trainee: Finnish law student Tommi Keranen http://gencs.lv/news/view/2973 Tue, 17 May 2016 10:15:14 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2973 At the beginning of 2016 student from Finland (Helsinki) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took Valters Gencs was elected as a member of the Board in Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2964 Fri, 13 May 2016 09:48:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2964   On 11 May, 2016 the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia took place at Corporate income tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2957 Tue, 03 May 2016 09:47:25 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2957 Corporate income tax in Lithuania is paid by domestic companies – residents, non-residents and non-resident permanent establishments that perform economic Interview with trainee: Finnish law student Samuli Rissanen http://gencs.lv/news/view/2950 Mon, 02 May 2016 09:15:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2950 At the begining of 2016 student from Finland (Kajaani) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took Corporate income tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2944 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:41:48 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2944 Corporate income tax in Estonia is paid by domestic companies – residents, permanent establishments of non-residents that perform economic activity Incorporation and taxation of micro company in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2938 Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:20:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2938 A micro company (MB) is a legal form of business that was introduced in Lithuania in 2012. MB is not Corporate income tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2932 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:13:24 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2932 In Latvia corporate income tax is paid by domestic companies – residents, non-residents and permanent representative offices of non-residents that Interview with trainee: Finnish law student Aleksi Kajander http://gencs.lv/news/view/2926 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:22:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2926 At the begining of 2016 student from Finland (Tampere) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) http://gencs.lv/news/view/2920 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:24:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2920  On March 26, 2016 the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) became the European Union Intellectual Property Office Changes in the Latvian immigration law http://gencs.lv/news/view/2913 Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:46:43 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2913 From the beginning of 2016, the Republic of Latvia approved several proposals related to law on immigration in Latvia. The Insolvency proceedings in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2906 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:51:40 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2906 In Latvia insolvency proceedings are governed by the Insolvency law. The law applies to both, legal and natural persons. It Seller‘s obligations regarding exchange of goods in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2899 Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:20:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2899 Following the Rules of Retail adopted by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, the seller has the obligation to New issue of Gencs Valters Law Firm newsletter released: Tax rates, Competition, Litigation in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2892 Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:35:19 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2892 Gencs Valters Law Firm has released a Newsletter for February 2016. It has been published for 7 years and features New EU trademark regulation http://gencs.lv/news/view/2885 Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:48:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2885 EU trademark regulation No 2015/2424   Getting a residence permit to work in Finland http://gencs.lv/news/view/2878 Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:46:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2878  I Immigration and residency in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2871 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:37:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2871  In order to obtain the right of temporary residence permit the Micro company tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2862 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:52:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2862  Micro company tax starting from January 1st, 2016 did not change and the tax of 9 % is applicable for Vehicle Operation Taxes and Company Car Taxes http://gencs.lv/news/view/2854 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:19:39 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2854 From January 1st, 2016 the vehicle operation tax for vehicles with gross weight till 12 000 kg is increased more than Interview with trainee: Italian law student Attilio Valerio Giuliani http://gencs.lv/news/view/2848 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:24:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2848 In the autumn of 2014 student from Rome (Italy) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical Excise Taxes in Latvia in 2016 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2842 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:26:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2842 From January 1st, 2016 excise taxes for fuel has been increased. For example, excise tax for unleaded fuel increased from Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate taxes and fees in Estonia / Part 3 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2836 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:54:52 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2836 Part 3 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase in Estonia / Part 2 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2830 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:47:17 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2830 The authority of State Revenue service (SRS) is increased http://gencs.lv/news/view/2824 Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:53:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2824 The SRS has the power to determine taxable object that is decreased with taxes and fees on the basis of Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2818 Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:12:14 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2818 This article gives you an overview about the key requirements for purchasing or selling real estate in Estonia. This summary 27th MIPIM real estate market in Cannes, France http://gencs.lv/news/view/2812 Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:46:38 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2812 On March 15th, 2016 Gencs Valters together with Multilaw will take part in lawyers’ informal networking event during MIPIM at Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase contract in Lithuania / Part 3 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2800 Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:36:53 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2800 Part 3 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase contract in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2794 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:12:40 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2794 Part 2 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase agreement in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2788 Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:08:03 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2788 Part 1   This real estate guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Real Estate Guide 2016: How to buy or sell the real estate in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2782 Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:17:05 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2782 In today's Latvia, a foreign national essentially stands in the same position as a Latvian citizen when it comes to Interview with trainee: Belarusian law student Maryia Breskaya http://gencs.lv/news/view/2766 Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:19:37 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2766 In the autumn of 2015 student from Belarus took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in New amendments in the gambling taxes in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2760 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:37:21 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2760 The Saeima (Parliament) of the Republic of Latvia in the final reading accepted several amendments to the Gambling and Lottery Following tradition Valters Gencs Law Firm will sponsor Swedish “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Swedish Embassy, featuring Inese Galante, http://gencs.lv/news/view/2754 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:01:27 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2754 St. Lucia’s day is the Church feast day dedicated to St. Lucia and is observed on December 13. It is A Look At Non-Conventional Trademarks http://gencs.lv/news/view/2748 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:25:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2748 Traditionally, trademarks are consisted of words, logos or graphic designs applied to goods or packaging. Usually, certain procedure is required, as Lithuanian companies which do not submit information about their shareholders will receive fines http://gencs.lv/news/view/2742 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:48:37 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2742 The Code Administrative Offences will enter into force April 1, 2016. The Code establishes fines for CEOs of the companies Well-known trademarks in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2736 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:12:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2736 The WIPO (The World Intellectual Property Organization) has the Recommendation for the Protection of Well-Known Marks that is ’soft-law’, meaning An Enhanced European Patent System: Unitary Patent Implementation http://gencs.lv/news/view/2729 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:17:17 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2729 Current system of the European patent obtaining requires the patent be individually validated by each member state where the protection Interview with trainee: German lawyer Alexander Kopf http://gencs.lv/news/view/2723 Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:36:08 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2723 In the summer of 2015 student from Göttingen (Germany) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took Double citizenship in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2717 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:34 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2717 Exceptions to Constitutional prohibition   Lithuanian citizenship law of 2010 provides that persons who have right to reestablish Lithuanian citizenship shall renounce Bank account opening in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2711 Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:23:56 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2711 In Latvia bank accounts are subject to bank scrutiny and some real business shall be present. However few Latvian banks Bank account opening in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2703 Thu, 22 Oct 2015 17:03:03 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2703 In Latvia bank accounts are subject to bank scrutiny and some real business shall be present. However few Latvian banks Interview with trainee: Scottish law student Kate Ireland http://gencs.lv/news/view/2691 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:14:58 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2691 In the summer of 2015 student from Glasgow (Scotland) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took The European Court of Justice renders the Safe Harbor Agreement invalid http://gencs.lv/news/view/2685 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:31:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2685 What is Safe Harbor Agreement?   The EU Data Protection Directive provides that EU companies can transfer personal data to non-EEA countries Firing The Employee in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2672 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:48:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2672 Part three From 2016 merchants have to declare leasing and lending service payments and associated interest payments made by individuals http://gencs.lv/news/view/2660 Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:50:51 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2660 From 2016 leasing and credit service providers have to submit an informative declaration to the State Revenue Service about leasing Tax and Customs Board reclassified consultancy agreements to employment agreements http://gencs.lv/news/view/2654 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:09:50 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2654 On the 11th of September the Supreme Court of Estonia dismissed cassation submitted by Sirowa Tallinn (Sirowa) in relation with The Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies the concept of “working time” http://gencs.lv/news/view/2648 Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:54:47 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2648   On 10 September 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) adopted a judgment in the Case As of 2016 merchants have to declare leasing and lending service payments and associated interest payments made by individuals http://gencs.lv/news/view/2642 Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:18:10 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2642   From 2016 leasing and credit service providers have to submit an informative declaration to the State Revenue Service about leasing Transferring of losses in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2636 Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:36:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2636 The general rule is that operating losses may be carried forward indefinitely as long as the company continues the activities Application to the European Court of Human Rights http://gencs.lv/news/view/2630 Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:07:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2630     Invitation to the SelectUSA Roadshow in Tallinn on 21st of September 2015 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2624 Mon, 07 Sep 2015 15:20:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2624 Dear coorporation partners,     We are glad to invite you to the SelectUSA Roadshow in Tallinn on 21st of September 2015.   The Baltic States remain the most attractive for transferring your business http://gencs.lv/news/view/2618 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:08:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2618 The new data on minimum wage across Europe published by Eurostat on July, 2015 proves that the Baltic States remain Firing The Employee in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2606 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:32:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2606 Hiring the employee in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2600 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:13:47 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2600 Part fifth   Protection and Enforcement of Geographical Indications http://gencs.lv/news/view/2594 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:12:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2594 Geographical Indications (GI) are a parallel string besides trademarks to secure the customers trust in a certain product’s origin, protect Permanent establishment in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2587 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:09:16 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2587 While it is possible for foreign company to conduct business operations in Lithuania without establishing a legal person, it should be The Estonian Patent office has joined the pilot project of Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) http://gencs.lv/news/view/2580 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 11:04:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2580 The aim of GPPH project is to enable faster and higher quality in patent examination within the patent offices that Hiring the employee in Estonia. http://gencs.lv/news/view/2574 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:47:26 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2574 Part fourth - Maintaining The Employment Relationship   Taking action against counterfeit goods in EU http://gencs.lv/news/view/2568 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:45:31 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2568 Reverse VAT charge is also applicable for construction in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2561 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:52:42 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2561 Following the amendments of the Law on VAT, reverse VAT charge shall also apply for construction works, even if customer The MOSS system will allow merchants to pay VAT more easily http://gencs.lv/news/view/2543 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:22:25 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2543 The MOSS system, otherwise referred to as mini one stop shop will allow merchants all over the EU to pay E-residency in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2535 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:39:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2535 The Estonian pension system http://gencs.lv/news/view/2527 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2527 The Estonian pension system has three pillars. First pillar is state pension, this means that the state pays the pension Repayment of Personal Income Tax and Other Benefits of Latvian Private Pension System The Pension System in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2520 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:34:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2520   Pubblicità comparativa in Europa http://gencs.lv/news/view/2504 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:44:47 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2504 Oggigiorno il passaparola non viene più considerato un mezzo affidabile per informare i clienti dei prodotti di una società. La Relevant changes in the Estonian tax laws http://gencs.lv/news/view/2498 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:56:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2498 On 21st of May the Government of Estonia approved several bills for changing the tax laws. Please see below short What to know about annual accounts in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2489 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:35:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2489 Up-coming changes in submission of annual accounts in Estonia The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Estonia has sent to The requirements of consolidate annual report in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2481 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:30:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2481 Consolidated reporting is regulated by the Law on Consolidated Financial Statements of Enterprises. An entity having one or several subsidiary Minimum wage in Lithuania will increase from July 1, 2015 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2475 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:16:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2475 The government has approved the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour to increase minimum wage following European Court of Human Rights judgment in the case of Delfi v. Estonia: online media is liable for offensive user http://gencs.lv/news/view/2469 Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:23:19 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2469 On 16 June 2015 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia (application The new amendments in Latvia regarding micro company tax http://gencs.lv/news/view/2462 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:22:13 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2462 Starting from 13th May 2015 new amendments in micro company tax are in force.   Court of Justice of the EU’s judgment in the Google Spain case on the right to privacy and protection of http://gencs.lv/news/view/2456 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:02:04 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2456 Participation in the international conference  The international conference "European Integration and Baltic Sea Region: Diversity and Perspectives - 2015" (dedicated to Hiring the employee in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2448 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:49:42 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2448 Part three Scheda fiscale baltica 2015: i redditi di impresa in Lettonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2427 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:26:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2427 Contribuenti Le tasse sul reddito d’impresa sono pagate da: Società nazionali e residenti; Non residenti; Uffici di rappresentanza permanente di non residenti che compiono OHIM launches the Enforcement database to help protect IP right holders http://gencs.lv/news/view/2420 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:57:25 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2420 Protecting EU market from counterfeit products is a constant struggle. For this reason, new systems to protect intellectual property right Comparative advertising in Europe http://gencs.lv/news/view/2412 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:59:19 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2412   Nowadays word-of-mouth is not considered a reliable way to inform customers about company’s production. Advertising is crucial in order to Hiring the employee in Estonia. Part two http://gencs.lv/news/view/2406 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:49:57 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2406 E-recidency in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2400 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:43:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2400 E-residency in Estonia   What is e-Residency?   E-residency is a digital identity, which Estonia has created for foreigners. In 2014 Estonia became Patents in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (Q&A) http://gencs.lv/news/view/2394 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:33:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2394 Registering your invention seems like a long and complicated process. Taken into account the administrative burden and patenting costs, inventors Hiring the employee in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2386 Tue, 26 May 2015 09:16:48 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2386 The requirements of consolidate annual report in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2380 Thu, 21 May 2015 09:22:14 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2380   The Law on Consolidated Annual reports applies to commercial companies and co-operative societies registered in Latvia (hereinafter – the company) General Principles of employment in Estonia. http://gencs.lv/news/view/2374 Mon, 18 May 2015 09:56:12 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2374 Part one   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes The Labour Holding regime in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2368 Thu, 14 May 2015 13:31:25 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2368 As of 1 January 2013 the holding regime has been introduced in Latvia. Such regime provides less tax burden In How to hire and fire employees in Latvia according to Labour Law: General principles and Hiring the Employee http://gencs.lv/news/view/2356 Fri, 08 May 2015 11:25:20 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2356 General principles Baltic Tax Card 2015: Corporate income tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2344 Tue, 05 May 2015 11:15:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2344 Taxpayers Corporate income tax We are pleased to announce that our law firm is featured in “Chambers and Partners Europe Guide 2015” as leading http://gencs.lv/news/view/2332 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:04:03 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2332 "Chambers and Partners Europe Guide 2015" recommends the world’s best lawyers in 185 countries, including tax consultants and lawyers in Latvia. According Trademarks in Lithuania: likelihood of confusion and opposition http://gencs.lv/news/view/2326 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:15:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2326 If you find out that a third party infringes your registered trademark, you can take legal actions to stop the Changes in the Aliens Act of Estonia in 2015 regarding temporary stay, residence and employment http://gencs.lv/news/view/2320 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:38:39 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2320 As of 1st of April the Aliens Act that regulates the bases for the entry of foreigners into Estonia, their How to benefit from 5% corporate income tax in Lithuania? http://gencs.lv/news/view/2313 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:24:33 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2313 General corporate income tax rate in Lithuania is 15%. However, following the provisions of the Law on Corporate Income Tax, Real Estate Guide 2015: Purchasing real estate in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2307 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:16:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2307 This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Estonia. This overview Our law firm in Latvia has been recommended as a TOP TIER firm in Tax by the Legal 500 EMEA http://gencs.lv/news/view/2301 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:49:43 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2301     We are proud to announce that our firm has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM by the Legal 500.   Intellectual Property: Is it worth it to register a patent? http://gencs.lv/news/view/2295 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:35:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2295 Registering your invention seems like a long and complicated process. Taken into account the administrative burden and patenting costs, inventors World’s largest privately-held real estate agency: Lithuania offers the best business conditions in the world http://gencs.lv/news/view/2283 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:35 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2283 Earlier this month Lithuania has been rated as a country with the best business conditions globally for business process outsourcing World’s largest privately-held real estate agency: Lithuania offers the best business conditions in the world http://gencs.lv/news/view/2289 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:35 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2289 Earlier this month Lithuania has been rated as a country with the best business conditions globally for business process outsourcing Our law firm celebrates 15 Year Anniversary http://gencs.lv/news/view/2277 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:56:34 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2277 It makes us proud to announce that Gencs Valters Law Firm, a full service law firm in Latvia, Estonia and Baltic Tax Card 2015: Corporate income tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2271 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:11 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2271 Taxpayers Corporate income tax is paid by: domestic companies – residents; permanent establishments of non-residents that perform economic Release of the European Commission’s tax transparency package http://gencs.lv/news/view/2265 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:13:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2265 Commission of European Union released 18 March 2015 new tax transparency package. The package is aimed to put down tax Baltic Tax Card 2015: Corporate income tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2259 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:57:32 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2259 Taxpayers Corporate income tax is paid by: domestic companies – residents; non-residents; permanent represen Guide to obtain Latvian citizenship: Reinstatement, naturalization and special merits http://gencs.lv/news/view/2247 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:47:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2247 According to the Law on Citizenship, there are three ways how person can become citizen of Republic of Latvia- ancestors Corporate income tax as a tool for competition between EU member states http://gencs.lv/news/view/2241 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:31:36 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2241 Taking into account that there are different corporate tax rates in European Union member states, corporate income tax is used New issue of Gencs Valters Law Firm newsletter released: Tax rates, Competition, Litigation in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2235 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:15:19 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2235     Gencs Valters Law Firm has released a newsletter for March 2015. It has been published for 6 years and Guide to reinstatement of Lithuanian citizenship http://gencs.lv/news/view/2229 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:21:15 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2229 According to the Law on Citizenship, persons whose ancestors were citizens of Lithuania have a right to reinstate their citizenship. Amendments to Estonian Commercial Code: Simplified procedure for dissolution of a company http://gencs.lv/news/view/2223 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:02:39 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2223 From January 2015 Estonian Commercial Code was amended. The most significant change was new simplified procedure for dissolution of a Changes in the Estonian Corporate Law: Regulation concerning private limited companies simplified http://gencs.lv/news/view/2217 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:24:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2217 On the 11th of February the Parliament of Estonia adopted new amendments to the Commercial Code. These changes will be Tax Card 2015: Personal income tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2211 Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:53:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2211 Structure Personal income tax is imposed on income acquired by a natural person, and it consists of: income from employment; business income (self-employed Tax Card 2015: Personal income tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2205 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:00:45 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2205 Structure Personal income tax is imposed on income acquired by a natural person, and it consists of: salary tax calculated from the Tax Card 2015: Personal income tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2199 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:07:47 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2199 Structure Personal income tax is imposed on income acquired by a natural person, and it includes: income from employment; business inco How to hire and fire employees in Lithuania according to Labour Law: Firing the employee http://gencs.lv/news/view/2193 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:29:52 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2193 Procedures For Terminating the Agreement In all cases the termination of an employment contract must comply with the terms of the How to hire and fire employees in Lithuania according to Labour Law: Maintaining relationship with the employee http://gencs.lv/news/view/2187 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:45:13 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2187 Changes To The Contract In the event of changes in production, its scope, technology or labour organisation, as well as in How to hire and fire employees in Lithuania according to Labour Law: General principles and Hiring the Employee http://gencs.lv/news/view/2180 Fri, 06 Feb 2015 12:25:51 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2180 General Principles Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes The Labour Disputes Commission has exclusive jurisdiction for most claims, but in certain case Immigration and residency in Baltics 2015: Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2173 Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:15:22 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2173 Any European Union citizen is free to stay in the Republic of Lithuania for a period up to 3 months Shipping taxation in Latvia: One of the most attractive shipping taxation regimes in the EU http://gencs.lv/news/view/2167 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:45:54 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2167 Latvia has one of the most attractive shipping taxation regimes in the EU. If the usual company has income it Issuing company loans to employees in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2161 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:19 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2161 The ruling regarding minimum rate of interest on fringe benefits from the Minister of Finance was nullified and staring from 2015 Lithuanian black list of low tax territories http://gencs.lv/news/view/2155 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:24:33 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2155 Lithuania has included 58 countries to a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries have special Immigration and residency in Baltics 2015: Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2149 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:29:45 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2149 European Union citizens EU citizens have the right to stay in Estonia on the basis of a valid travel document or Latvian black list of low tax territories http://gencs.lv/news/view/2143 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:27:55 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2143 Latvia has listed 62 countries on a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries have special New amendments open floodgates for class action in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2125 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:41:53 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2125 From January 1, 2015 the amendments of the Civil Procedure Code regulating class action came into force. Prior to the Corporate income tax changes for 2014 in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2119 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:02:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2119 Few Corporate income tax amendments applicable for 2014 income is a good sign, indicating stability in Lithuanian corporate tax system. Estonian black list of low tax territories http://gencs.lv/news/view/2113 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:28:42 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2113 Estonia has listed 55 countries that are on so-called black list because of their tax policy. The aim of this Taxation of 2014 investment income in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2107 Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:47:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2107 Beginning of new financial year is a need to review legal requirements applicable to taxation of 2014 year’s income. There Brokerage services in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/2101 Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:17:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2101 Brokerage services are usually defined as buying and selling of financial securities (or financial instruments) which include research and advice Declaring payments made to the company’s equity in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2094 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:58:02 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2094 According to the amendments made to the Income Tax Act, which became in force from the 1st of January 2015, The Government of the Republic of Latvia raises minimum wage http://gencs.lv/news/view/2088 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:33:23 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2088 Minimum monthly salary and the minimum hourly wage rate According to amendments in the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers of Competition regulation changes in Estonia: Starting from January 1st, 2015 new versions of Competition Act and Penal Code become effective http://gencs.lv/news/view/2082 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:06:42 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2082 Starting from 1st of January 2015 the new versions of Competition Act and Penal Code became effective. With the amendments We Wish You Prosperous Holiday Season and Happy New Year! http://gencs.lv/news/view/2076 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:16:07 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2076 Temporary residence permit in Latvia for highly-qualified employees http://gencs.lv/news/view/2070 Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:16:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2070 Similar to the Green Card in the USA, the EU blue card offers highly educated employees from third countries the Arbitration in Latvia: New amendments on law regulating Dispute Resolution http://gencs.lv/news/view/2064 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:31:07 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2064 In 11th of September of 2014 new amendments on law regulating Arbitration were adopted, these new regulations will be in Taxation of Option Plans in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2058 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:35 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2058 Option plans are good ways to reward employees for successful year or to bind them for the company. In Estonia Following tradition our firm sponsored Swedish “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Swedish Embassy, featuring Swedish Choir “Saint Eugenia’s Youth http://gencs.lv/news/view/2052 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:57:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2052 St.Lucia’s day is the Church feast day dedicated to St. Lucia andi s observed on December 13. It is celebrated EU rules for VAT in telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic services http://gencs.lv/news/view/2046 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:45:30 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2046 From January 1. 2015 EU will change the application of VAT rules in intra-community trades. The new rule will change Joint venture agreement in Lithuania: Protecting interests of the contracting parties and foreseeing consequences of collaboration http://gencs.lv/news/view/2040 Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:14:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2040 In Lithuania joint venture agreements are applied very widely: from participation in tender to short term or even term-less private Franchise in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2034 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:31:04 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2034 Concept of Franchise Franchise is regulated in Estonia under Law of Obligations act. The act defines that franchise is a contract Real estate tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2028 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:47:35 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2028 Taxable entities Taxable entities are individuals, legal entities and non-residents that own or have rights to Latvian real estate, including land. Dispute resolution in Lithuania: How to submit an Appeal http://gencs.lv/news/view/2022 Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:15:52 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2022 A court decision does not always satisfy the parties of the dispute. In such case, the best remedy might be Franchise in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/2016 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:32:36 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2016 Successful business model or brand may be leased to another party for period of time; this practice is regarded as Avoidance of double taxation: Estonia signs convention with Morocco http://gencs.lv/news/view/2010 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:46:58 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2010 In September Estonian Foreign Minister Mr Urmas Paet signed convention between the Republic of Estonia and the Kingdom of Morocco Competition in Latvia: Prohibited agreements, Dominant position, Merger control and Unfair competition http://gencs.lv/news/view/2004 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:47:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/2004 Prohibited agreements The Competition Law prohibits and proclaims null and void all agreements that have been entered into with the purpose Estonia considers fining companies that does not submit annual reports on time http://gencs.lv/news/view/1997 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:34:01 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1997 Ministry of Justice in Estonia have proposed that starting from 2016 failure to submit annual reports on time would lead Obligation to change share capital for all companies registered in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1991 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:18:27 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1991 Following January 1, 2015 all the companies registered in Lithuania are imposed with obligation to change their share capital as Reorganization of a company in Latvia: Mergers, Division and Acquisitions http://gencs.lv/news/view/1979 Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:12:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1979 Mergers, divisions and changes in the form of Latvian companies fall under the reorganization rules. Information further covers the main Competition in Estonia: Prohibitions, Dominant position of the undertakings, Control of mergers and Unfair competition http://gencs.lv/news/view/1972 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:42:01 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1972 Framework of commercial competition in Estonia is provided in the Competition Act adopted in November 2001. Estonian legislators working on Product liability in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1964 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:04:13 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1964 When a product released to the market causes injuries or damages, the first task of claimant is to determine a Real estate tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1958 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:33:35 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1958 The law which determines the rules of payment of this tax is the Law on Real Estate Tax of the Free trade zones in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1952 Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:15:13 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1952 Relocating your business to another country or city is not only an excellent way to expand your company but it Lithuanian Ministry of Culture has passed Regulation on movie financing from Lithuanian government funds http://gencs.lv/news/view/1944 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:29:32 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1944 On September 6th Lithuanian Ministry of Culture has passed Regulation on movie financing from Lithuanian government funds. In this way Free economic zones in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1938 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:05:56 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1938 Relocating your business to another country or city is not only an excellent way to expand your company but it Personal Income Tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1932 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:01:59 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1932 Expatriates are liable for Latvian taxes depending on their tax residency. Latvian residents are taxable for their worldwide income. Non-Latvian Franchise in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1926 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:45:36 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1926 Successful business model or brand may be leased to another party for limited amount of time, this practice is regarded Value Added Tax (VAT) in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1920 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:09 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1920 The Law on Value Added Tax of the Republic of Lithuania is the main legal act regulating calculation, payment and E-Residency in Estonia: Opportunity to become Estonian E-Resident http://gencs.lv/news/view/1914 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1914 Estonia has taken another gigantic leap in proving that it is an E-State. Starting from 7th of October people from Latvia introduces website blocking to fight grey market: New online gambling regulation http://gencs.lv/news/view/1906 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:16 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1906 The Latvian government introducedin August a new regulation enabling Latvia’s lotteries and gamblingregulator to request that domain registry holders and Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1900 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:50:13 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1900 Mergers and acquisitions form a part of corporate reorganizations. Reorganization is the process that terminates the legal person without liquidation.  European Union considers VAT issues with internet-based currencies http://gencs.lv/news/view/1894 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:29:03 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1894 The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court have asked from European Court of Justice (C-264/14 Skatteverket v. David Hedqvist) preliminary ruling on Social tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1888 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:36:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1888 Estonian legislation defines Social (Security) Tax as financial obligation imposed on taxpayers in order to secure revenue for pension insurance Collective redundancy in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1882 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:59:09 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1882 Due to economic conditions sometimes it is required to relieve more than one employee at a time. Although these actions Amendments to Competition Act in Estonia starting from January 1, 2015 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1875 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:37:42 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1875 From the beginning of 2015 Estonian Competition Act and Penal Code are amended. In Estonia misconducts according Competition law have Real Estate Tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1869 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:36:37 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1869 On the January 1, 2006 a Law on Real Estate Tax has entered into force. The tax ranges from 0,3% Amendments in the Insolvency Law of the Republic of Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1863 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:14:15 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1863 On Thursday, 25 September, 2014 the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia has approved in the last reading amendments in Annual reports in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1857 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:27:00 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1857 Annual reports The length of a financial year is estimated to twelve months (one calendar year, unless provided otherwise). There are False Advertising in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1850 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:19:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1850 The main sources for false advertising claims are the Advertising Law and the Unfair Commercial Practice Prohibition Law.  The Advertising Free economic zones in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1844 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:42:05 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1844 Relocating your business to another country or city is not only an excellent way to expand your company but it Gencs Valters Law Firm in Latvia has been included in the European Legal 500 US Special Edition: We have been http://gencs.lv/news/view/1838 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:55:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1838      The hugely successful Legal 500 series of guides reviews the strengths and strategies of law firms in over 90 countries in Value-added Tax (VAT) in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1832 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:41:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1832 According to the law “On Value-Added Tax”, adopted in March 1995, VAT has to be charged on any supply of General rules of employment in Estonia according to Labour Law http://gencs.lv/news/view/1825 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:04:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1825 Concluding of the employment contract The core of the Estonian labor relations is regulated by the Estonian Employment Contracts Act. It Accounting and annual financial reporting in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1819 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:44:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1819 Accounting records According to laws, accounting records shall clearly display the transactions and financial results of a company, and it shall Requirements for providing electronic money institution services in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1813 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:34:12 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1813 E-money institution can be registered as Limited Liability Company or Joint Stock Company. The share capital of e-money institution has Guidelines on distributorship in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1807 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:51:20 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1807   As businesses grow internationally and companies are trying to offer their products worldwide, contracts of distribution become a valuable tool. Bankruptcy in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1801 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:19:39 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1801 Insolvency of an enterprise means the state of an enterprise when it fails to settle with the creditor/creditors and the Corporate income tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1795 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:21:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1795 It is important to bear in mind that in Estonia in contrast to a number of European countries there is Social Insurance Payments (Social Tax) in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1789 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:00:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1789 The law “On State Social Insurance”, originally passed in 1998, sets out the application of mandatory statutory social insurance payments Lithuania: Company share values after introduction of Euro http://gencs.lv/news/view/1783 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:07:37 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1783 Following the European Union decision, Lithuania will become the 19th Member of Eurozone from 1st of January 2015. Official Requirements for providing electronic money institution services in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1777 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:43:18 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1777 Electronic money institution in Lithuania shall receive a license according to the provisions of the Law on Electronic Money and Personal income tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1765 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:47:46 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1765 Personal income tax is imposed on the income of a taxpayer from which deductions pursuant to Estonian tax legislations have General rules of employment in Latvia according to Labour Law http://gencs.lv/news/view/1758 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:00:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1758 General Rules about Daily and Weekly Working Time According to the Labor Law the working time means a period from the Requirements for providing electronic money institution services in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1752 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:31:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1752 To provide electronic money institution services Limited Liability Company or Joint Stock Company have to be registered in Latvia, with minimal share Dispute resolution method gaining popularity in Lithuania: Arbitration http://gencs.lv/news/view/1746 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:29:31 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1746 Arbitration is not a novelty way to resolve disputes, however in recent years it has been gaining momentum in Lithuania. General principles of taxation in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1738 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:52:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1738 The Law on Tax Administration, originally adopted in 13 April 2004, sets out the general taxation principles in Lithuania. This European Union actions for harmonising taxation in 2014 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1732 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:58:47 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1732 European Union has not been a big player regarding taxation within member states. EU has considered that taxation is something Gencs Valters Law Firm expands professional activity: offices in Estonia and Lithuania become members of ECTA http://gencs.lv/news/view/1726 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:43:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1726   Our law firm is a member of ECTA since May 1st, 2004. We were the first ones from Latvia to Major European gambling operators blacklisted in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1720 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:54:18 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1720 The Latvian gambling regulator has published its first blacklist of 20 gambling domains including PokerStars, bet365 and 888 in an Interview with trainee: Finnish lawyer Tony Koivula. He joined our office in Tallinn to gain insight into Financial and Banking http://gencs.lv/news/view/1714 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:59:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1714 Tell us a bit of your background, what do you study currently?   I study in Tallinn Technical University. I will graduate Guidelines on advertising in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1708 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:02:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1708 Nowadays every single business relies on advertising to inform customers about their products or services. Every company is trying to Upcoming Amendments to the Estonian Value Added Tax Act http://gencs.lv/news/view/1702 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:59:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1702 Changes regarding deductible VAT On the 3rd of July the President of the Republic of Estonia declared the amendments to the Amendments in the Commercial law of Latvia: Denomination of the share capital http://gencs.lv/news/view/1696 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:52:46 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1696 According to amendments in the Commercial law of Latvia from July 1, 2014 the company can register any amendments in Changes to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens of the Republic of Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1690 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:24:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1690 On July 11, 2014 the President of Lithuania signed the changes on the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens. Registration of employment in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1684 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:52:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1684 Estonian Tax and Customs Board took on new government regulation. From 1st of July, Tax and Customs Board created an Amendments regarding multiple-entry national visas in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1678 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:27:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1678 On May 24, 2014 the Order No. 1V-354/V-76 of the Minister of Internal Affairs and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Our lawyer in Vilnius attended Nordic-Baltic Midsummer celebration organised by Chambers of Commerce http://gencs.lv/news/view/1672 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:10:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1672 On June 19, the Nordic and Baltic Embassies together with their Chambers of Commerce celebrated Nordic-Baltic Midsummer in Kairenai Botanical Lithuanian parliament grants more powers to tax collectors http://gencs.lv/news/view/1666 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:40:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1666 Lithuanian government has submitted Tax administration law amendment which increase control powers granted to Lithuanian tax authority. After negotiations Parliament Lithuania signs double taxation treaties with countries in target territories list: UAE, Cyprus, Morocco, Kuwait, Turkmenistan http://gencs.lv/news/view/1660 Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:21:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1660 On  April 2014 Lithuanian president passed decree‘s which enacted 5 Treaty‘s on avoidance of double taxation signed between Republic of Lawyer from our office in Riga attends the 2014 MULTILAW EMEA Regional Conference in Dublin http://gencs.lv/news/view/1654 Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:31:57 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1654      Our lawyer Valters Gencs as the only representative from Riga, Latvia attended the 2014 MULTILAW Europe, Middle East & Africa Amendments to the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania: More obligations for the trader to inform the customer about http://gencs.lv/news/view/1648 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:53:07 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1648   In order to implement directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the amendments to the Civil Code The Law on Euro adoption in the Republic of Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1642 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:24:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1642 Lithuanian Parliament has recently voted in favour of acceptance of the Law on Euro adoption in the Republic of Lithuania Changes in Estonian Value Added Tax Act http://gencs.lv/news/view/1636 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:31:40 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1636 On 20th of May 2014 the President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Henrik Ilves proclaimed law (493 UA) for Gencs Valters Law Firm is pleased to announce that we moved to the new office in Tallinn http://gencs.lv/news/view/1630 Fri, 30 May 2014 17:04:13 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1630    We are glad to announce that the Law Firm Gencs Valters has recently moved to the World Trade Centre 6th floor, Amendments to the Latvian Immigration Law http://gencs.lv/news/view/1624 Mon, 26 May 2014 10:36:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1624 On May 8, 2014 Latvian Saeima passed amendments to the Immigration Law. The law provides that a third-country citizen may Our lawyers attended L'Oréal and UNESCO Award ceremony for Women in Science in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1618 Thu, 22 May 2014 13:02:30 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1618 Gencs Valters Law Firm representative Gunda Leite attended our client L'Oréal and UNESCO Award ceremony  for Women in Science that took Interview with trainee: a Belgian lawyer Stephan Moreels, who joined our law firm in Lithuania to learn more about the http://gencs.lv/news/view/1612 Thu, 15 May 2014 11:35:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1612 Q: Stephan, can you tell us more about yourself and your background? I am a Belgian citizen, living in Brussels. I Amendments to the Commercial law of Latvia: Opportunity to pay out dividends several times a year http://gencs.lv/news/view/1606 Tue, 13 May 2014 14:31:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1606 Extraordinary dividends According to amendments in the Commercial law of Latvia as of 01.07.2014 will be possible to pay out dividends Baltic Tax Card 2014: Corporate Income Tax Card in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1600 Tue, 06 May 2014 17:01:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1600   Corporate Income Tax Rates in Baltics Country Stand Corporate income tax in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1588 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:31:07 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1588 Taxpayers Corporate income tax is paid by: domestic companies – residents; non-residents; permanent representative offices of non-residents that perform economic activity. Taxable objects Corporate income Our law firm in Latvia has been recommended as a TOP TIER firm in Tax by the Legal 500 EMEA http://gencs.lv/news/view/1582 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:01:28 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1582   About Legal 500: The hugely successful Legal 500 series of guides reviews the strengths and strategies of law firms in over 90 countries Latest updates on immigration and residency in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1576 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:30:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1576 European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a valid travel document for Statute of limitations in Lithuanian Civil and Commercial Law: Last moment to submit a claim against Lithuanian company http://gencs.lv/news/view/1570 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:38:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1570 According to the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania, the prescription period is a time period established by laws Our lawyer meets representatives from the Spanish Embassy in Latvia and the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy http://gencs.lv/news/view/1564 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:47:32 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1564 Meeting the Spanish representatives from the Spanish Embassy in Latvia as well as the Spanish representatives from the Economic and Non-traditional trademarks in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1552 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:39:13 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1552 Very basics of trademarks in Latvia When people thinking about trademarks most often they think about word trademarks such as Coca-Cola, Taxation of permanent establishments of non-residents in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1546 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:46:24 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1546   A resident of one country carrying on business in another other country generally will be subject to that country’s income Guide on How to Buy and Sell Real Estate in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1540 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:58:13 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1540 Multilaw has put together a “Guide on How to Buy and Sell Real Estate” Debt collection in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1534 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:32:15 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1534 Pre-trial. Proceedings including sending official notifications to the debtor and fulfilling all the necessary formalities before the an eventual trial is Debt recovery in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1528 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:38:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1528 In Latvia the most popular form of covering debt through the court is the Compulsory Execution of Obligations in Accordance Valters Gencs featured in Austrian television ORF TVTHEK Weltjournal story on Immigration in Europe. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1516 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:36:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1516       Video is available here Debt collection in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1510 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:04:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1510 In Lithuania the most popular form of covering debt through the court is the Compulsory Execution of Obligations in Accordance LATVIA: PLAN TO SIGN CONVENTION BETWEEN REPUBLIC OF LATVIA AND REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1504 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:39:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1504 On February 6, 2014, in the meeting of Secretaries of the State, was announced the draft law, prepared by the Chambers Europe has ranked our firm as top tax advisors in Latvia in 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1474 Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:45:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1474   Chambers and Partners has released its global firm rankings for 2012. This is a guide to the world's IFLR1000 recommends Gencs Valters Law Firm in the practice areas 'Banking and Finance'. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1462 Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:52:28 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1462 International Financial Law Review - IFLR 1000, the guide to the world`s leading financial law firms, recognized Gencs Debt recovery in Baltics: Latvia, Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1456 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:56:52 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1456 The most popular form of covering debt in Lithuania and Latvia through the court is the Compulsory Execution of Obligations Gencs Valters Law firm otsib Tallinna kontorisse JURISTI http://gencs.lv/news/view/1450 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:03:55 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1450     Gencs Valters Law firm otsib Tallinna kontorisse JURISTI   Töö kirjeldus: Nõuete ja lepingute koostamine, õigusdokumentide ülevaatamine ja analüüs; Õigusliku ja faktilise Contractual penalty regulation in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1444 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:46:37 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1444 On 1 January 2014, amendments to the Latvian Civil Law came into force significantly affecting all contracts where the parties Lawyer job in Estonia: Our law firm is looking for a lawyer in Tallinn http://gencs.lv/news/view/1438 Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:27:32 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1438 Gencs Valters Law Firm is pan-Baltic law firm with established offices in Baltics. In Latvia was established in Immigration and residency in Baltics - Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1432 Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:02:04 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1432 IMMIGRATION AND RESIDENCY IN LATVIA European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a Confidential information and trade secrets in Baltic States http://gencs.lv/news/view/1426 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:10:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1426 Trade secrets and confidential information are inseparable from business development in any country. Trade secrets and confidential information is so Lawyer job in Estonia: Our law firm currently is looking for a lawyer in Tallinn http://gencs.lv/news/view/1420 Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:09:52 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1420 Gencs Valters Law Firm is pan-Baltic law firm with established offices in Baltics. In Latvia was established in 2000, Re-registration of the Share Capital to Euro in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1414 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:58:57 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1414 From January 1, 2014 till July 30, 2016 Capital company must re-register its share capital in the Register of Enterprises.   The REAL ESTATE GUIDE: SUMMARY ABOUT PURCHASE OF THE REAL ESTATE IN LATVIA http://gencs.lv/news/view/1396 Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:15:18 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1396 In today's Latvia, a foreign national essentially stands in the same position as a Latvian citizen when it comes to Activities of the Estonian Development Fund http://gencs.lv/news/view/1390 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:15:19 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1390 The Estonian development fund – a proposal for a smart specialization committee to improve targeting the investments   The fund has Merry Christmas from Gencs Valters Law Firm http://gencs.lv/news/view/1384 Sat, 28 Dec 2013 22:38:18 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1384 REAL ESTATE GUIDE: SUMMARY ABOUT PURCHASE OF THE REAL ESTATE IN LITHUANIA http://gencs.lv/news/view/1378 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:58:48 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1378 This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Lithuania. This paper Estonia: Changes in Estonian Value Added Tax Act http://gencs.lv/news/view/1372 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:25:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1372 Estonian Parliament has adopted the Value Added Tax Act and Accounting Act on REAL ESTATE GUIDE: SUMMARY ABOUT PURCHASE OF THE REAL ESTATE IN ESTONIA http://gencs.lv/news/view/1366 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:08:30 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1366   This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Estonia. This overview Vai Būvvalde nes atbildību par izsniegtajām atļaujām? http://gencs.lv/news/view/1360 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:11:23 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1360 Tikai cietušo esamība uz brīdi ir veicinājusi publiskas diskusijas par būvniecības procesiem, par būvniecību regulējošo likumu piemērošanu un Personal Income Tax, Lithuania 2014 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1354 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:34:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1354 Lithuanian Seimas enacts amendments to Personal income tax (PIT) law.   Among the welcome improvements is lowering of PIT for most common Taxation of subsidiaries in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1348 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:00 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1348 In addition of being a member of WTO, EU, NATO, EMU and OECD, one of the reasons why Estonia has Latvia: Amendments to Labour Law http://gencs.lv/news/view/1342 Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:08:05 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1342 Latvia: Amendments to Labour Law   On October 3, 2013 Saeima in the first reading reviewed and accepted amendments to Latvian Labour Estonia: Planned changes to the Estonian Value-Added Tax Act http://gencs.lv/news/view/1336 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:24:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1336   The Estonian Ministry of Finance has been initiated draft Value-Added Tax Act.  Planned changes foresee that upon purchase or use President of Latvia has returned the amendments to the Immigration Law to the parliament for a repeated review. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1330 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:04 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1330 President of Latvia Andris Berzins on November 9, 2013 has returned the previously approved amendments to the Immigration Law that Estonia: Planned changes to the Estonian Income Tax Act and Value Added Tax Act http://gencs.lv/news/view/1324 Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:34:34 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1324   The Estonian Ministry of Finance has initiated draft Income Tax Act and Value-Added Tax Act that will considerably change taxation EU Legislation concerning merges of Public Limited Liability Companies http://gencs.lv/news/view/1318 Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:22:58 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1318 Even if national legislation regulates the mergers in the major cases, the EU legislation has its own laws regulating the Amendments to the Immigration Law of the Republic of Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1312 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:03:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1312 On October 31, 2013 Latvian Saeima passed amendments to the Immigration Law.   The law provides that a third-country citizen may apply Latvia: Proposal on amendments to the Micro-enterprise Tax Law http://gencs.lv/news/view/1306 Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:29:45 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1306 On November 6, 2013 in Saeima in the second reading shall be considered Draft law on Amendments to the Micro-enterprise Latvia: Supreme Court Senate changes case-law regarding reason of limitation of economic activity expenses to be included in calculation of http://gencs.lv/news/view/1300 Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:42:56 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1300 Supreme Court Senate, in case Nr.SKA-21/2013, due to LLC “RDN” claim against the State Revenue Service of Republic of Latvia Corporate income tax in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia comparing to other countries http://gencs.lv/news/view/1294 Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:59:32 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1294       CORPORATE INCOME TAX IN LATVIA   Taxpayers Corporate income tax is paid by: domestic Divorce in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1288 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:50:47 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1288 In Estonia the divorce can be retrieved in three different places: in Vital Statistics Office, in Notary’s office and in Differences and similarities in taxation between Finland and Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1282 Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:39:26 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1282 Because of the free movement of labour, goods and services tax information is needed around the European Union. As European Latvia: Supreme Court clarifies definition of permanent establishment http://gencs.lv/news/view/1276 Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:25:03 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1276  Supreme Court Senate, in case Nr.SKA-358/2013, due to Swedish company “Snickers Workwear AB” claim against the State Revenue Service of This summer our law firm's Riga office hosted two Czech students and a Lithuanian law student. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1270 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:09:15 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1270 This summer Gencs Valters Law Firm hosted two Czech students from Charles University in Prague and a Lithuanian law student Europe: “genuine use” of trade marks http://gencs.lv/news/view/1264 Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:44:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1264 Recently European Court of Justice clarified some legislation connected to trademarks.[1]   First as the court has concluded that one of conditions Lithuania: Who has a bigger chance to get reimbursement for AB bank SNORAS investment certificates http://gencs.lv/news/view/1258 Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:59:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1258 Lithuanian High Court in June, 2013 adjudicated in favor of non-professional investor and set the precedent for many cases since Implementation of the euro in Latvia on 1 January 2014 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1252 Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:18:05 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1252 Latvia is replacing its currency, the lats, with the euro on 1 January 2014.   The conversion rate is set at 0.702804 Latvian lats to one Lithuania: update for Snoras creditor’s http://gencs.lv/news/view/1246 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:49:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1246 Snoras creditors attempt to raise their chances on retrieving bigger portion of their assets held in Snoras brought bitter results. Lithuania: Lithuanian High Court‘s decision in favor of non-professional investor http://gencs.lv/news/view/1240 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:54:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1240 Lithuanian High Court adopted a decision in favor of non-professional investor in 2013 June, which is a precedent for other Lithuania: Information to BAB ŪKIO bank creditors concerning non-acceptance of claims filed not within the time limit http://gencs.lv/news/view/1234 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:19:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1234 In 2013 august it was indicated the administrator of BAB Ūkio bankas will not accept the creditors’ claims lodged not Latvia's Offer of Residency Lures Investors http://gencs.lv/news/view/1228 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:23:35 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1228 Four months ahead of its planned euro-zone entry, Latvian lawmakers are debating whether to roll up a special welcome Tax system of Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1222 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:58:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1222 Tax system of Estonia consists of national taxes and local taxes. National taxes are income tax, social tax, land tax Europe: Euro-zone shows promising signs http://gencs.lv/news/view/1216 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:08:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1216 Euro-zone business activity expanded in July for the first time in 18 months showing recent evidence that the region's economy Latvia: Amendments to PIT Law are announced http://gencs.lv/news/view/1210 Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:06:53 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1210   On July 25, 2013 in the meeting of Secretaries of the State were announced amendments to the Personal Income Tax Latvia : Private VAT rulings in relation to cross-border situations http://gencs.lv/news/view/1204 Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:58:49 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1204 A number of EU Member States, including Latvia, have agreed within the EU VAT forum to commence a test case Lawyer job in Estonia: Our law firm currently is looking for a lawyer with a potential to manage and develop http://gencs.lv/news/view/1198 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:10:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1198 Our law firm in Latvia was established in 2000 in Riga where the firm's main office is located. In 2007 Meeting of Czech interns from Gencs Valters Law Firm with the Czech ambassador in Riga http://gencs.lv/news/view/1192 Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:25:51 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1192  Meeting the Czech ambassador in Riga concerning business development of clients in the Valters Gencs Law Firm was a very Lithuania: Court e-services portal in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/1186 Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:53:28 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1186 On 1st of July Lithuania introduced court e-services portal and joined other European countries in development of the online Management on board member personal liability for unpaid tax in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1180 Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:07:21 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1180 A recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Estonia concerns liability of management board members. In order to become Telecommunications Laws and Regulations in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1174 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:17:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1174 1 Framework in Latvia 1.1 When did Latvia first liberalise telecommunications networks and/or services? The liberalisation of Latvia's telecommunications networks services Electronic delivery of documents for tax and customs authorities in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1168 Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:54:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1168 Estonian Tax and Customs authorities are entitled to deliver documents electronically to the taxpayers as well as, on their own Company set up in Estonia: Minimum share capital, company forming cost and VAT registration in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1162 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:13:36 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1162 Minimum share capital The minimum share capital required to establish a limited liability company is EUR 2500 which shall be paid ECOFIN OF MAY 14th ON TAX EVASION AND TAX FRAUD http://gencs.lv/news/view/1156 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:30:07 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1156 On may 14th, the 27 Ministers of Economy of the Member States of the European Union, were gathered in Brussels Declaring income in Lithuania. New requirements for investors. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1150 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:41:48 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1150   Lithuanian law on tax administration introduced a new requirement which is significant to investors doing Business in Lithuania. Article 421 of Ship registration under Latvian flag http://gencs.lv/news/view/1144 Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:09:58 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1144 The vessel might be registered under the Latvian flag if the owner of the vessel is the company registered European Patent, Community Trademark and Community Design Registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/1138 Thu, 30 May 2013 17:15:07 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1138 The Gencs Valters Law Firm provides representation before the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich (Germany) for Company incorporation in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1132 Wed, 22 May 2013 14:30:16 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1132 The most common form of a business presence in Latvia is a limited liability company [SIA].   The minimum share capital required Latest updates in Imigration and Residency in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1120 Thu, 16 May 2013 10:14:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1120 European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a valid travel document for Amendments to the Citizenship Law: Dual citizenship recognition in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1114 Tue, 14 May 2013 14:16:31 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1114 On May 9, 2013 the parliament of Latvia the final reading adopted amendments to the Citizenship Law that Gencs Valters Law Firm supports National Day of Sweden Celebration http://gencs.lv/news/view/1102 Thu, 09 May 2013 11:02:09 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1102   Gencs Valters Law Firm supports National Day of Sweden Celebration in Latvia   a National Day Concert will take place in Latvian Estonian-Latvian Joint Business Development Support for Increased Competitiveness (DELBI): Estonian and Latvia Laws in Business http://gencs.lv/news/view/1096 Tue, 07 May 2013 16:34:51 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1096 On May 17 Gencs Valters Law Firm's Estonian Lawyer Andi Liblikman will participate in Estonia - Latvia project DELBI Interview with former trainee: Belarusian lawyer Zlata Smirnova is about to finish the last year of Bachelor studies in International http://gencs.lv/news/view/1090 Fri, 03 May 2013 10:22:07 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1090 Q: Zlata, can you tell us more about your background? A: I am a Belarusian citizen, currently student of European Humanities German Companies increasingly confident in Baltics http://gencs.lv/news/view/1078 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 18:03:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1078 From the beginning of 2013, German firms have been acting in very optimistic way int the Baltic markets. Positive Baltic Tax Card: Personal Income Tax Card in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1072 Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:35:34 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1072 Personal Income Tax Rates in Baltics Country Social Tax- employee share Social Tax- employer share European Commission & SEB: Baltic economies continue growing http://gencs.lv/news/view/1066 Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:16:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1066 It has been noted at the international level that Baltic economies are growing. SEB pointed this out at its Eastern Estonian Tax and Customs Board To Target Black Economy http://gencs.lv/news/view/1060 Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:56:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1060 Estonian Black Economy will be under scrutiny by the decision given by the Tax and Customs Board for period 2013-2016. Interview with former trainee: graduated from Tallinn Law School with Law degree in International, Comparative and European Union Law. http://gencs.lv/news/view/1048 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:40:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1048 Q: Lelde Plūksna, can you tell us more about your background? I'm from Latvia myself, but ended up studying my Bachelor's Our law firm in Latvia has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM for Shipping and transport, Tax, Corporate ans http://gencs.lv/news/view/1030 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:13:19 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1030 Gencs Valters Law Firm has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM in 2 practice areas: LATVIA European Patent, Community Trademark and Design Registration http://gencs.lv/news/view/1018 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:20:17 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1018       We provide representation before the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich (Germany) for European patent Ministry of Finance calls businessmen to submit proposals for improvement of Value Added Tax Law in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/1006 Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:18:59 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/1006     In close cooperation with the organizations represented by the entrepreneurs was developed the Value Added Tax Law in Latvia, which Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/988 Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:36:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/988     Our firm‘s Lithuanian attorney at law Ilona Andriušienė participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Real estate guide: Purchase of the real estate in Estonia; buying and selling real estate in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/976 Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:36:30 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/976     This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Estonia. This overview Latvia: National Euro Changeover Plan and Euro Changeover Perspective aproved http://gencs.lv/news/view/964 Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:58:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/964   Latvia became the European Union Member State on May 1, 2004. The Treaty of Accession envisaged that Latvia shall have Tax Planning: Personal Income Tax in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/958 Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:02:39 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/958   During the economic crisis a question of costs optimization has become one of the top ones. Consequently, many people started Real estate guide: Purchase of the real estate in Lithuania, buying real estate http://gencs.lv/news/view/946 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:49:24 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/946     This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Lithuania. This paper Purchase of the real estate in Latvia and costs associated with buying the real estate in Latvia. http://gencs.lv/news/view/940 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:55:37 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/940     In today's Latvia, a foreign national essentially stands in the same position as a Latvian citizen when it comes to Internship: Our Law Firm kindly welcomes foreign and local interns to join our team. http://gencs.lv/news/view/934 Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:15:20 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/934     Our Law Firm kindly welcomes foreign interns, especially from ERASMUS to join our team and to bring a variety of The Embassy of Sweden in Latvia expresses its gratitude for the generous support for the different events organized by the http://gencs.lv/news/view/929 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:57:16 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/929       The Embassy of Sweden in Latvia expresses its gratitude for the generous support for the differen Valters Gencs was elected as a member of the Board in AIPPI Latvian National group http://gencs.lv/news/view/924 Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:11:51 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/924     INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (AIPPI), a politically neutral, non-profit organization, domiciled in Immigration and residency in Baltics 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/919 Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:05:06 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/919     IMMIGRATION AND RESIDENCY IN LATVIA     European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a Special Power of Attorney for Trademark and Patent registration in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/914 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:09:47 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/914 Please find special Power of Attorney for Trademark and Patent filings in Lithuania below. More Powers of Attorney, Assignments Labor and Employment Law in Estonia: Multilaw How to Hire and Fire 3rd Edition Chapter for Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/904 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:56:51 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/904          GENERAL PRINCIPLES   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes   The Labour Inspectorate has exclusive jurisdiction for most employment claims, but in Labor and Employment Law in Latvia: Multilaw How to Hire and Fire 3rd Edition Chapter for Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/899 Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:49:30 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/899 GENERAL PRINCIPLES   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes   The Labour Dispute Law has been in force since 01.01.2003. Any party to an individual Labor and Employment Law in Lithuania: Multilaw How to Hire and Fire 3rd Edition Chapter for Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/894 Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:52:31 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/894        GENERAL PRINCIPLES   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes   The Labour Disputes Commission has exclusive jurisdiction for most claims, but in certain Immigration and residency in Estonia 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/889 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:05:39 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/889   European Union citizens EU citizens have the right to stay in Estonia on the basis of a valid travel Article for Tax Notes International - VAT Law Clears Final Hurdle http://gencs.lv/news/view/884 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:57:00 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/884   The Latvian parliament recently adopted, in a final reading, a long-awaited new VAT law to replace the 1995 Law On Change in the income tax rate in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/879 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:57:11 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/879     The income tax rate currently applicable in Estonia is 21%. The tax rate is subject to change in 2015 when Change in minimum salary in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/874 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:12:33 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/874     On January 10, 2013 Estonian government endorsed the change in minimum salary in Estonia. The minimum salary was increased to New European Patent System: simplification or complication? http://gencs.lv/news/view/869 Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:05:12 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/869     After several decades of constant debates concerning the development of European Patent System on 11th December 2012 finally European Parliament Personal-income-tax rates in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia compearing to other countries in 2012. http://gencs.lv/news/view/864 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:31:22 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/864     Looking back at year 2012, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are ranked between countries with the lowest personal income tax rates.       General Latvia: New VAT Law in force http://gencs.lv/news/view/859 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:01:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/859   The Parliament of Republic of Latvia (Saeima) on November 29, 2012 in the final reading adopted Value Added Tax Law, Taxation Changes in Estonia since January 1st, 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/854 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:49 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/854   Starting from January 1st 2013 few tax changes came into force.   1. Changes in the Income Tax Act   Starting from 2013 Taxation Changes in Lithuania since January 1st 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/849 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:49:56 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/849   Starting from January 1st 2013 few tax changes came into force.   What concerns the Lithuanian VAT law, preferential VAT rates The directive on the return of illegal immigrants does not preclude a Member State from punishing an irregular stay with http://gencs.lv/news/view/839 Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:38:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/839     The Court of Justice of the European Union stated on a Press Release, on December 6 of this year. VAT in Lithuania: Foreign person registration as VAT payer in Lithuania http://gencs.lv/news/view/834 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:46:21 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/834 Gencs Valters law firm in Lithuania also provides services related to compulsory registration as a Value Added Sovereign Immunity Aspects of Latvian - Lithuanian relationships from a law perspective. http://gencs.lv/news/view/829 Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:52:02 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/829     Summary: Considering arguments of International Law, Enforcing the judgment in the case Riga International Airport may be considered to violate Folowing traditon, this year our firm sponsored Swedish “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Swedish Embassy, featuring Swedish Choir Sankta http://gencs.lv/news/view/824 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:32:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/824     VAT in Estonia, Registration Obligation in Estonia, Obligations after VAT registration in Estonia, Using the 0% VAT rate and Claiming http://gencs.lv/news/view/819 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:35:41 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/819   Estonian Value Added Tax Act (Käibemaksuseadus) is in accordance with EU Sixth VAT Directive.   The sales of most of the goods The Fifth Lithuanian Business Improvement Report is released http://gencs.lv/news/view/814 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 13:17:57 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/814     On 7th November 2012 during the meeting of Lithuanian government the Fifth Business Improvement Report was presented, observing the upcoming Our firm recently presented to the Australian-based Multilaw firm, MACPHERSON + KELLEY LAWYERS, sharing views on business and the practice http://gencs.lv/news/view/804 Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:02:16 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/804     M+K is a commercial law firm with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Hobart as well offices in Dandenong (South Data controller and Data processing and Legal requirements in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/799 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:12:56 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/799     DATA CONTROLLER   Legal requirements   A processor of personal data is a natural or legal person, a branch of a foreign company or Immigration and residency in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/779 Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:41:18 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/779 IMMIGRATION AND RESIDENCY IN LATVIA   European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a Proposed amendments to the Lithuanian Law on Companies http://gencs.lv/news/view/774 Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:47:53 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/774   On 7th September 2012 the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania submitted a Draft Law on the amendment Tax changes in Estonia 2012 and 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/769 Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:03:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/769 Estonian Parliament made several remarkable decisions in June 2011 regarding legal acts in Estonian taxation field that came into force Tax changes in Lithuania in 2012 and 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/754 Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:23:34 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/754   In the year 2012 Lithuanian economy kept growing slowly, but steadily. As Lithuania has not still entered the Euro zone, Latest issue of BCCpaper in Lithuania with Gencs Valters Law Firm's news http://gencs.lv/news/view/739 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:33:00 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/739     View latest newspaper of British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania here Estonia signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty with Uzbekistan http://gencs.lv/news/view/734 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:05:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/734     Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet and Uzbekistan Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Estonia signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty with Thailand http://gencs.lv/news/view/729 Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:11:06 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/729   Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet had an official meeting in New York with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Surapong Tovichakchaikul Estonia signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty with Mexico http://gencs.lv/news/view/724 Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:35:48 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/724   Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet and Mexican Minister of Finance José Antonio Meade Kuribregana signed a Double Taxation Estonia signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty with Cyprus http://gencs.lv/news/view/719 Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:16:05 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/719     Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet and Cyprian Minister of Foreign Affairs Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Implementation of Estonian Debt Protection Act needs better explanation http://gencs.lv/news/view/714 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:54:48 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/714     Estonian Debt Restructuring and Debt Protection Act came info forceon  April 5, 2011. The purpose of the Act is to A new draft to change the Estonian VAT Act were taken into the proceedings http://gencs.lv/news/view/704 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:48:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/704   Starting from 1st of Januari 2009, the VAT in Estonia for funeral services have been 18%  risen from the previous On October 16, 2012 were announced winners of Swedish Business Awards 2012 for Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/689 Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:15:59 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/689   On October 16, 2012 were announced winners of Swedish Business Awards 2012 for Latvia. Nomination Committee consisting of representatives from A new proposed draft shall expedite the Administration of Justice in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/679 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:18:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/679 Estonian Minister of Justice presented a new draft to the Parlaiment’s Consitutional Committee last week. The new draft shall create Proposed Changes on the Lithuanian Law on the Banks: to Legitimate Equal Protection of All Bank Creditors http://gencs.lv/news/view/674 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:53:16 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/674 As a result of the bank Snoras bankruptcy case some changes of the Law on the Banks have been Lithuania Tax - Qatar Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty: Draft Provisions http://gencs.lv/news/view/669 Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:46:23 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/669   The Lithuanian Finance Ministry proposed to commence negotiations for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion treaty Italy proposes decrease of income tax from 2013 http://gencs.lv/news/view/664 Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:25:27 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/664   Government of Italy has proposed to decrease from 2013 the income tax rate for those earning up to €15,000 euros Tax on transactions in Europe http://gencs.lv/news/view/659 Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:02:58 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/659 The European Commission, first proposed the tax for all 27 EU states a year ago. Under the commission's Between Latvia and Turkmenistan is signed the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion http://gencs.lv/news/view/649 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:44:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/649   During the official visit of President of the Republic of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Latvia, on September 11, 2012 Republic of Latvia: amendments to the Law on Personal Income Tax reviewed http://gencs.lv/news/view/644 Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:46:33 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/644   On September 18, 2012 the Cabinet of Ministers of Republic of Latvia revised the amendments to the Law on Personal Latvian Attorney at Law Valters Gencs will attend 22nd Annual Multilaw Conference in Australia, Melbourne http://gencs.lv/news/view/639 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:09:55 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/639 18 - 21 Oct 2012 This year's conference will be in two cities with the Thursday and Friday programme taking List of bilateral treaties between USA and Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/614 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:10:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/614     (treaties relevant for business relations are bold) Investment Incentive Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government Administrative organization, Taxable persons, Non-profit organizations and Trustees, liquidators, receivers and examiners in Latvia http://gencs.lv/news/view/604 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:26:31 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/604 Administrative organization The management of VAT is placed in the State Revenue Service (Valsts ieņēmumu dienests), which is also responsible for Value Added Tax in Latvia - VAT general information http://gencs.lv/news/view/594 Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:29:49 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/594   Pievienotās vērtības nodoklis (PVN) – Latvians refer to PVN as VAT VAT is a turnover tax levied at each stage of Social security treaty between Estonia - Moldova http://gencs.lv/news/view/584 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:04:18 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/584   Social security treaty between Estonia- Moldova entered into force on 1st of August, 2012. The three most important principles of Pan-Baltic Gencs Valters Law Firm held seminar "How to do Business in the United States of America" http://gencs.lv/news/view/579 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:30:00 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/579   Pan-Baltic Gencs Valters Law Firm, with offices in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, held together with their partners from USA seminar The Chacellor of Justice's proposal about changing the requirements of acquiring Estonian citizenship http://gencs.lv/news/view/574 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:33:56 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/574   On 13.09.2012 The Chancellor of Justice Indrek Teder proposed a change in the requirements of acquiring Estonian citizenship in front seminar in Riga "How to do business in the United States of America?" September 19, 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/564 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:07:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/564 Apostille Agreement comes into force between Estonia and Finland http://gencs.lv/news/view/559 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:40:03 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/559     On the1st of July 2012 Apostille Agreement came into force between Estonia and Finland. This makes it easier for NEW SIMPLIFIED FORM TO ESTABLISH A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY IN LITHUANIA http://gencs.lv/news/view/554 Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:00:36 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/554     In summer 2012 the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) has adopted a new Law on Small Communities which will allow seminar in Riga "How to do business in the United States?" September 19, 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/549 Fri, 10 Aug 2012 17:12:49 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/549 Seminar  how to do business in USA article "Transfer Pricing Documentation Rules Introduced," which appears in the August 6, 2012 edition of Tax Notes International. http://gencs.lv/news/view/544 Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:11:01 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/544 read article here We are pleased to announce our firm as awinner in DealMakers Annual Tax Awards 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/539 Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:13:02 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/539   Gencs Valters Law Firm have been Latvia: Amendments on the Law “On Taxes and Fees” establishes that Taxpayer has an obligation to provide information on transactions http://gencs.lv/news/view/534 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:29:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/534 Already for several years Tax administration and Tax payers in Latvia pay more attention on the matter of transactions between Registered community designs (RCD) registered by Gencs Valters Law Firm: tricycle "Spārīte" http://gencs.lv/news/view/529 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:45:28 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/529 On June 2012 has been registered RCD for one of the most popular in Soviet years in Soviet Lithuanian Corporate Income Tax Changes since September 1st, 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/524 Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:56:44 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/524   Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) on June 29th, 2012 adopted few changes of the Law on Corporate Income Tax. These Amendments of the Law on Corporate Income Tax connected with stocks and dividends. http://gencs.lv/news/view/519 Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:11:42 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/519   With taxation period, which starts from year 2013, taxable tax will not increase the tax period losses from the sale Change of taxation regarding common investment funds in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/514 Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:08:17 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/514       Ministry of Finance has sent a new draft of changing the Income Tax Act for approval in other ministries. Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodokļa piemērošana darījumos ar nekustamo īpašumu. http://gencs.lv/news/view/509 Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:56:29 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/509   Likums „Par iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodokli" nosaka, ka ar nodokli ir apliekami tādi darījumi ar nekustamajiem īpašumiem, kuros tiek pārdoti īpašumi, Swedish Chamber of Commerce Traditional Crayfish Party http://gencs.lv/news/view/504 Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:13:56 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/504 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia cordially invites the Chamber's member companies, colleagues, partners and friends, to take Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodokļa samazinājums Latvijā 2013. - 2015. http://gencs.lv/news/view/499 Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:52:51 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/499     Likums „Par iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodokli” nosaka, ka gada apliekamais ienākums tiek aplikts ar 25 procentu likmi. Algas nodokļa maksātājam nodokļu Changes to immigration and granting residence permits in Estonia http://gencs.lv/news/view/494 Wed, 04 Jul 2012 09:36:24 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/494   1. Previously when a person was applying for a residence permit as a member of a board, the permission from Claim to Refund Money Paid for Invalid Shares Emission of Bank “Snoras” Withdrawn http://gencs.lv/news/view/489 Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:16:08 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/489   Vilnius Regional Court by the 28th June judgment withdrew a claim of bank’s “Snoras” new shares emission buyers, Izmaiņas likumā par uzņēmumu ienākuma nodokli attiecībā uz akciju atsavināšanu un dividendēm. http://gencs.lv/news/view/484 Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:24:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/484   Sākoties ar 2013. gadu ir paredzams ievērojamas izmaiņas uzņēmuma ienākumu nodokļa (UIN) jomā, kas skar akcijas un nodokļus, kas ir Chambers Europe has ranked our firm as top tax advisers in Latvia in 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/479 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:33:14 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/479   Chambers and Partners has released its global firm rankings for 2012. This is a guide to the world's leading Bristish Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania publishes our firms news in BCC paper http://gencs.lv/news/view/474 Tue, 08 May 2012 15:01:52 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/474     Latvian-Norway tax convention will be amended http://gencs.lv/news/view/469 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:15:06 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/469   The draft law of Protocol, amending Convention between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Latvia for the avoidance Insolvency Law in Latvia- “IKI” insolvency case in Latvia resolved http://gencs.lv/news/view/464 Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:24:11 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/464     The Private person S.G. applied to Riga city Kurzeme district Court with the Insolvency application against shop "IKI" and "Cento" Tax rates in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.lv/news/view/454 Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:02:22 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/454     Baltic country   Latvia  Our law firm in Estonia participated in Study concerning the application of Directive 2003/8/CE of the Council of 27th January, http://gencs.lv/news/view/439 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:18:54 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/439 The final report download at this address: EU legal aid : www.eulegalaid.org/ftp2/EU-Legal_AID_Finalreport.zip   CHAPTER FROM FEASIBILITY STUDY ON AN ONLINE PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING Preču zīmju strīdu izšķiršanas prakse Latvijā. Pazīstamākās preču zīmes Latvijā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/220 Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:57:04 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/220 Preču zīmju aizsardzību Latvijā regulē 1999.gada 16.jūnija likums "Par preču zīmēm un ģeogrāfiskās izcelsmes norādēm", kā arī zināmu Pievienotās vērtības nodoklis Latvijā - Eiropas Kopienu tiesas lieta Alstom Power Hydro pret Latvijas VID. http://gencs.lv/news/view/73 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:23:41 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/73 Pievienotās vērtības nodoklis Latvijā - Eiropas Kopienu tiesas lieta Alstom Power Hydro pret Latvijas VID. PVN atmaksa Latvijā - nerezidentiem - Nodokļu pārvaldes komentāri un pārskats http://gencs.lv/news/view/72 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:09:36 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/72 PVN atmaksa Latvijā - nerezidentiem - Nodokļu pārvaldes komentāri un pārskats PVN atmaksa Latvijā - Nodokļu pārvaldes pārskats http://gencs.lv/news/view/71 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:04:45 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/71 PVN atmaksa Latvijā - Nodokļu pārvaldes pārskats Izvairīšanās no nodokļu samaksas Latvijā - Finanšu policijas pārskats http://gencs.lv/news/view/70 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:55:42 +0300 http://gencs.lv/news/view/70 Lūdzu skatīt pieejamos slaidus zemāk: Izvairīšanās no nodokļu samaksas Latvijā - Finanšu policijas pārskats Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā, Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā Igaunijā, Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā Lietuvā: Semināra „Ārvalstnieku nodokļu plānošana Baltijas valstīs http://gencs.lv/news/view/59 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:38:40 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/59 Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā, Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā Igaunijā, Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis Latvijā Lietuvā: Semināra „Ārvalstnieku nodokļu plānošana Baltijas valstīs Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis: 9. ikgadējais seminārs „Ārvalstnieku nodokļu plānošana 2011 Baltijas valstīs” notiks 2011.gada 10.martā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/58 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:22:39 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/58 Iedzīvotāju ienākuma nodoklis: 9. ikgadējais seminārs „Ārvalstnieku nodokļu plānošana 2011 Baltijas valstīs” notiks 2011.gada 10.martā. Rīgā, 2010.gada 25.novembrī Valters Gencs uzstājās Norvēģu, Zviedru, Somu un Dāņu Tirdzniecības Kameras rīkotajā konferencē „PVN atmaksa Latvijā – problēmas http://gencs.lv/news/view/57 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:21:55 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/57 Rīgā, 2010.gada 25.novembrī Valters Gencs uzstājās Norvēģu, Zviedru, Somu un Dāņu Tirdzniecības Kameras rīkotajā konferencē „PVN atmaksa Latvijā – problēmas Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca birojs piedalījās „Nordic Open 2010” Tallinā, Igaunijā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/56 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:21:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/56 Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca birojs piedalījās „Nordic Open 2010” Tallinā, Igaunijā. Uzņēmējdarbība Norvēģijā: Mūsu birojs organizēja semināru Tallinā „Kā uzsākt uzņēmējdarbību Norvēģijā”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/55 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:20:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/55     Doing Business in Norway: Our firm held seminar in Tallinn "HOW TO START BUSINESS IN NORWAY"   Gencs Valters Law Firm, together Zvērināta advokāta birojs Lietuvā: Raksts par biroju Norvēģijas-Lietuvas Tirdzniecības Kameras žurnālā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/54 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:20:00 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/54 Zvērināta advokāta birojs Lietuvā: Raksts par biroju Norvēģijas-Lietuvas Tirdzniecības Kameras žurnālā. Slikto parādu piedziņa Lietuvā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/53 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:18:44 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/53   Bad Debts Practice in Lithuania   The administrative burden for the recognition of bad debts to be allowable deductions, lowering the Mēs esam pagodināti paziņot, ka mūsu birojs ir DealMakers vispasaules laureāts 2011 – Gada pilna servisa advokātu birojs kategorijā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/52 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:04:43 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/52 Mēs esam pagodināti paziņot, ka mūsu birojs ir DealMakers vispasaules laureāts 2011 – Gada pilna servisa advokātu birojs kategorijā. Zvērināta advokāta birojs Igaunijā – mūsu intervija „Baltic Times” 24.februārī, 2011, - „Zvērināta advokāta birojs nodrošina atbalstu stiprai uzņēmējdarbībai”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/51 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:03:27 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/51 Zvērināta advokāta birojs Igaunijā – mūsu intervija „Baltic Times” 24.februārī, 2011, - „Zvērināta advokāta birojs nodrošina atbalstu stiprai uzņēmējdarbībai”. Ceļvedis pasaules vadošajām finansu un juridiskajām firmām: Juridisks tirgus pārskats/ Finansu un korporatīvais. http://gencs.lv/news/view/50 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:00:26 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/50 Ceļvedis pasaules vadošajām finansu un juridiskajām firmām: Juridisks tirgus pārskats/ Finansu un korporatīvais. Corporate INTL Magazine laureāts 2010.gadā - Gada labākais pilna servisa Zvērināta advokāta birojs. http://gencs.lv/news/view/49 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:59:48 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/49 Corporate INTL Magazine laureāts 2010.gadā - Gada labākais pilna servisa Zvērināta advokāta birojs. Pasaules Bankas uzņēmējdarbības ziņojums 2011. Mūsu birojs sadarbojās Baltijas valstu vārdā – Uzņēmējdarbība Latvijā, Uzņēmējdarbība Lietuvā, Uzņēmējdarbība Igaunijā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/48 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:58:59 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/48 Pasaules Bankas uzņēmējdarbības ziņojums 2011. Mūsu birojs sadarbojās Baltijas valstu vārdā – Uzņēmējdarbība Latvijā, Uzņēmējdarbība Lietuvā, Uzņēmējdarbība Igaunijā. Uzņēmumu reģistrēšana Lietuvā, Igaunijā un Latvijā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/47 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:58:25 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/47 Uzņēmumu reģistrēšana Lietuvā, Igaunijā un Latvijā. Eiro Igaunijā: Visiem Igaunijas uzņēmumiem būs jāveic izmaiņas pamatkapitālā. http://gencs.lv/news/view/42 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 10:02:09 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/42 EURO IN ESTONIA: ALL ESTONIAN COMPANIES SHALL CHANGE THE SHARE CAPITAL   On January 1th, 2011 the currency in Estonia will be Mediju, reklāmu un sarīkojumu likums Igaunijā. Nodaļas no „Multilaw” grāmatas par Medijiem, reklamēšanu un sarīkojumu likumiem visā pasaulē. http://gencs.lv/news/view/41 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:58:50 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/41 Mediju, reklāmu un sarīkojumu likums Igaunijā. Nodaļas no „Multilaw” grāmatas par Medijiem, reklamēšanu un sarīkojumu likumiem visā pasaulē. Mediju, reklāmu un sarīkojumu likums Lietuvā. Nodaļas no „Multilaw” grāmatas par Medijiem, reklamēšanu un sarīkojumu likumiem visā pasaulē. http://gencs.lv/news/view/40 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:58:10 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/40 Mediju, reklāmu un sarīkojumu likums Lietuvā. Nodaļas no „Multilaw” grāmatas par Medijiem, reklamēšanu un sarīkojumu likumiem visā pasaulē. Latvijas Republikas Satversmes tiesa lemj par personas procentu ienākumu aplikšanu ar nodokli. http://gencs.lv/news/view/39 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:47:29 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/39 The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia rules on tax imposed on interest income     Before January 1, 2010, Section 9 Mūsu biroja Latvijas nodokļu jaunumi, Lietuvas nodokļu jaunumi, Igaunijas nodokļu jaunumi. http://gencs.lv/news/view/38 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:47:02 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/38 Mūsu biroja Latvijas nodokļu jaunumi, Lietuvas nodokļu jaunumi, Igaunijas nodokļu jaunumi. PVN atmaksa Latvijā. Video no TV3 Ziņām. Valters Gencs sniedz viedokli par nodokļa atmaksu. http://gencs.lv/news/view/37 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:43:32 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/37 PVN atmaksa Latvijā. Video no TV3 Ziņām. Valters Gencs sniedz viedokli par nodokļa atmaksu. Valters Gencs izvirzīts Guide to the World`s Leading Tax Advisers kā viens no vadošajiem nodokļu praktizējošiem advokātiem pasaulē. http://gencs.lv/news/view/36 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:39:59 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/36     Please visit: http://www.expertguides.com/default.asp?page=4&guideID=200   Akciju opcijas Lietuvā: Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca biroja pārskats GlobalSharePlans.com par Lietuvu. http://gencs.lv/news/view/35 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:39:16 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/35   publication in GlobalSharePlans Raksts Tax Planning International „Visjaunākās nodokļu izmaiņas Lietuvā”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/34 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:38:28 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/34 Article "Most recent tax changes in Lithuania" for Tax Planning International In 2009, Lithuania and other Baltic countries faced a difficult Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca biroja apraksts „Kapitalizācijas noteikumi Lietuvā”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/33 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:37:04 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/33 Thin Capitalization Rules in Lithuania by Gencs Valters Law Firm In 2009, Lithuania and other Baltic countries faced a difficult Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca birojs: „Visjaunākās nodokļu izmaiņas Latvijā. Mikrouzņēmumu nodoklis Latvijā”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/32 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:35:51 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/32 Gencs Valters Law Firm: Most recent tax changes in Latvia. Micro-Enterprise Tax in Latvia In order to stimulate development of small Raksts Tax Planning International „Apstiprināti jauni nodokļu noteikumi uzņēmumu, kuri atrodas zemu nodokļu vai beznodokļu valstīs, pastāvīgajām pārstāvniecībām”. http://gencs.lv/news/view/31 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:29:29 +0200 http://gencs.lv/news/view/31 Article "New Tax Rules Approved for PEs of Companies in Tax Havens" for Tax Planning International The Republic of Latvia is