Valters Gencs http://gencs.eu/ Zvērināta advokāta Valtera Genca birojs en http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 20 Tevale RSS generator Employment agreements in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/3702 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:15:55 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3702 The new Lithuanian Labor Code fixed wide range of employment agreements in Lithuania, which makes employment relations very convenient both Extradition of a person in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/3695 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:22:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3695 Our Law Firm Attorneys provide legal assistance to persons in extradition matters.   A person who is located in the territory of Company registration in Latvia: legal address http://gencs.eu/news/view/3688 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:04:43 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3688 Recently Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia has proposed new amendments to the Commercial law of Latvia with Company obligations in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/3682 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:25:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3682 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.eu/news/view/3676 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:03:15 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3676 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.eu/news/view/3670 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:36:05 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3670 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.eu/news/view/3664 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:33:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3664 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.eu/news/view/3658 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:33:01 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3658 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.eu/news/view/3651 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:40:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3651 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.eu/news/view/3645 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:55:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3645 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.eu/news/view/3639 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:06:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3639 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.eu/news/view/3633 Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:47:39 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3633 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.eu/news/view/3627 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:42:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3627 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.eu/news/view/3621 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:52:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3621 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.eu/news/view/3615 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:46:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3615 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.eu/news/view/3609 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:54:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3609 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.eu/news/view/3603 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:28:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3603 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.eu/news/view/3597 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:22:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3597 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.eu/news/view/3591 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:28:39 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3591 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 in Latvia is subject to criminal liability http://gencs.eu/news/view/3585 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:48:49 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3585 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.eu/news/view/3579 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:22:35 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3579 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" vs "Elena Sivoldaeva" http://gencs.eu/news/view/3573 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:52:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3573 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.eu/news/view/3567 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:16:20 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3567 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.eu/news/view/3561 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:07:36 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3561 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.eu/news/view/3555 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:10:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3555 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.eu/news/view/3549 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:50:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3549 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.eu/news/view/3543 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:31:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3543 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.eu/news/view/3537 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:54:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3537 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.eu/news/view/3531 Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:22:00 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3531 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.eu/news/view/3525 Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:42:58 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3525 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.eu/news/view/3519 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:24:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3519 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.eu/news/view/3513 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:36:28 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3513   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.eu/news/view/3507 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:19:46 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3507 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.eu/news/view/3501 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:59:09 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3501 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.eu/news/view/3495 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:16:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3495 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.eu/news/view/3489 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:27:47 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3489 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.eu/news/view/3483 Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:57:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3483   Recently Opposition Division of European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) rejected and EU trademark due to the likelihood of confusion Importance of the new regulation with regard to EU Trademark registration http://gencs.eu/news/view/3477 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:10:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3477 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.eu/news/view/3471 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:19:06 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3471 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.eu/news/view/3465 Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:11:31 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3465 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.eu/news/view/3459 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:46:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3459 On 10 November 2016, The Court of Justice of The European Union issued a decision regarding a preliminary ruling request European Union trademark (EUTM) registration: Declaring invalid an EU trademark http://gencs.eu/news/view/3453 Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:49:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3453 Recently the final decision was made by the General Court of European Union regarding EUTM registration after the dispute was Registration of trademarks in the European Union: evaluating similarities and differences between EU trademarks http://gencs.eu/news/view/3447 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:33:14 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3447 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.eu/news/view/3441 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:47:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3441 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.eu/news/view/3435 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:09:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3435 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.eu/news/view/3429 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:29:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3429 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.eu/news/view/3423 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:52:03 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3423   ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) founded in 1934. ECTA assist trademark professionals with trademark registrations in European Union (EU) with Trademarks in European Union EUIPO – CITMA view on practice developments http://gencs.eu/news/view/3411 Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:43:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3411 CITMA Founded in 1934, chartered in 2016, The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) (https://www.citma.org.uk/home) is a professional membership New guidelines for examination of EU Trademarks and Registered Community Designs http://gencs.eu/news/view/3399 Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:31:48 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3399 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.eu/news/view/3393 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:32:03 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3393 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.eu/news/view/3387 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3387 On 23 March 2016 Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council regarding the EU trade marks European Communities Trade Mark Association http://gencs.eu/news/view/3375 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:42 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3375 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.eu/news/view/3369 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:47:05 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3369 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.eu/news/view/3363 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:37:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3363 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.eu/news/view/3357 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:31:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3357 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.eu/news/view/3351 Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:44:11 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3351 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.eu/news/view/3345 Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:43:50 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3345 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.eu/news/view/3339 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:34:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3339 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.eu/news/view/3333 Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:33:46 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3333 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 Hong Kong http://gencs.eu/news/view/3327 Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:59:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3327 Recently agreement was made between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Как получить вид на жительство (ВНЖ) в Латвии? http://gencs.eu/news/view/3321 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:45:11 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3321 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.eu/news/view/3315 Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:12:27 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3315 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.eu/news/view/3309 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:41:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3309 Following tradition Gencs Valters Law Firm will sponsor “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Embassy of Sweden, featuring Inese Galante http://gencs.eu/news/view/3303 Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:27:14 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3303 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.eu/news/view/3297 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:53:16 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3297 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.eu/news/view/3291 Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:32:31 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3291 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.eu/news/view/3285 Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:06:45 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3285 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.eu/news/view/3279 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:25:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3279 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.eu/news/view/3273 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:59:47 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3273 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.eu/news/view/3267 Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:11:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3267 “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.eu/news/view/3255 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:07:28 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3255 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.eu/news/view/3249 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:09:51 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3249 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.eu/news/view/3243 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:05:08 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3243 Если Вы планируете начать бизнес в Литве, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую информацию о следующих возможностях открытия компаний в Литве Information on buying land in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/3230 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:39:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3230 Priority right to buy agricultural land in Lithuania Priority right who are able to buy private agricultural land for the asking Amendments made to the Micro-company Tax law in Latvia (part 2) http://gencs.eu/news/view/3224 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:45:12 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3224 On September 2016 new amendments were proposed to the Micro-enterprise Tax law in Latvia (Micro-company tax law). It has to Amendments made to the Micro-company Tax law in Latvia (part 1) http://gencs.eu/news/view/3218 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:53:48 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3218 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.eu/news/view/3212 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:11:57 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3212 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.eu/news/view/3206 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:24:19 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3206 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.eu/news/view/3200 Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:19:50 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3200 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.eu/news/view/3194 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:05:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3194 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.eu/news/view/3188 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:11:34 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3188 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.eu/news/view/3182 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:09:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3182 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 purposes http://gencs.eu/news/view/3176 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:57:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3176  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.eu/news/view/3170 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:30:18 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3170 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.eu/news/view/3164 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:57:29 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3164 Recent decision of the Board of Appeal in the European Union  In the recent decisi Double citizenship in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/3158 Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:59:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3158 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.eu/news/view/3152 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:23:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3152 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.eu/news/view/3146 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:39:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3146 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.eu/news/view/3140 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:31:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3140 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.eu/news/view/3134 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:50:15 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3134 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.eu/news/view/3128 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:49:34 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3128 Financial year in Latvia starts with the registration of the company to Commercial Register regardless the date and ends on Založení společnosti v Lotyšsku / Company incorporation in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/3122 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:49:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3122 Nejběžnějsí formou společnosti vyskytující se v Lotyšsku je společnost s ručením omezeným.   Minimální základní kapitál k založení společnosti s ručením omezeným činí 2800 Založení společnosti v Estonsku / Company incorporation in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/3115 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:06:40 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3115 Nejběžnějsí formou společnosti vyskytující se v Lotyšsku je společnost s ručením omezeným (OÜ).     Company establishment in Sweden http://gencs.eu/news/view/3109 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:34:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3109 Latvian lawyer recognised in a book by Viesturs Tamužs http://gencs.eu/news/view/3103 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:54:49 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3103   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.eu/news/view/3097 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:02:12 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3097 Interview with trainee: Finnish law student Sara Kuntola http://gencs.eu/news/view/3089 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:49:51 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3089 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.eu/news/view/3079 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:19:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3079 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.eu/news/view/3073 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:44:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3073 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.eu/news/view/3066 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:21:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3066 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.eu/news/view/3056 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:37:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3056 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.eu/news/view/3047 Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:38:31 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3047 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.eu/news/view/3039 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:07:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3039   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.eu/news/view/3027 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:37:37 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3027 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 / 2016 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3011 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:36:16 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3011 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.eu/news/view/3004 Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:55:40 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3004 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.eu/news/view/2998 Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:57:53 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2998 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.eu/news/view/2985 Thu, 26 May 2016 09:23:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2985 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.eu/news/view/2978 Thu, 19 May 2016 09:29:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2978   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.eu/news/view/2972 Tue, 17 May 2016 10:15:14 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2972 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.eu/news/view/2963 Fri, 13 May 2016 09:48:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2963   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.eu/news/view/2956 Tue, 03 May 2016 09:47:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2956 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.eu/news/view/2949 Mon, 02 May 2016 09:15:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2949 At the beginning of 2016 student from Finland (Kajaani) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took Corporate income tax in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2943 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:41:48 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2943 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.eu/news/view/2937 Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:20:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2937 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.eu/news/view/2931 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:13:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2931 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.eu/news/view/2925 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:22:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2925 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.eu/news/view/2919 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:24:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2919  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.eu/news/view/2912 Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:46:43 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2912 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.eu/news/view/2905 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:51:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2905 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.eu/news/view/2898 Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:20:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2898 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.eu/news/view/2891 Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:35:19 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2891 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.eu/news/view/2884 Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:48:43 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2884 EU trademark regulation No 2015/2424   Getting a residence permit to work in Finland http://gencs.eu/news/view/2877 Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:46:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2877  I Immigration and residency in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2870 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:37:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2870  In order to obtain the right of temporary residence permit the Micro company tax in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2861 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:52:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2861  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.eu/news/view/2853 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:19:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2853 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.eu/news/view/2847 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:24:43 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2847 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 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2841 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:26:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2841 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.eu/news/view/2835 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:54:52 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2835 Part 3 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase in Estonia / Part 2 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2829 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:47:17 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2829 The authority of State Revenue service (SRS) is increased http://gencs.eu/news/view/2823 Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:53:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2823  The SRS has the power to determine taxable object that is d Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2817 Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:12:14 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2817 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.eu/news/view/2811 Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:46:38 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2811 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.eu/news/view/2799 Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:36:53 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2799 Part 3 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase contract in Lithuania / Part 2 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2793 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:12:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2793 Part 2 Real Estate Guide 2016: Real estate purchase agreement in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/2787 Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:08:03 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2787 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.eu/news/view/2781 Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:17:05 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2781 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.eu/news/view/2765 Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:19:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2765 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.eu/news/view/2759 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:37:21 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2759 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.eu/news/view/2753 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:01:27 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2753 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.eu/news/view/2747 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:25:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2747 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.eu/news/view/2741 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:48:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2741 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.eu/news/view/2735 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:12:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2735 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.eu/news/view/2728 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:17:17 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2728 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.eu/news/view/2722 Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:36:08 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2722 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.eu/news/view/2716 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:30:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2716 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.eu/news/view/2710 Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:23:56 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2710 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.eu/news/view/2690 Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:14:58 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2690 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.eu/news/view/2684 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:31:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2684 List of Double Tax Treaties (DTT) Latvia has concluded http://gencs.eu/news/view/2678 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:20:26 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2678 Please find below list of countries with which Latvia has concluded DTT.   Albania Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bulgaria Canada China Czech Republic Croatia Denmark Estonia Finland Finland France Germany Firing The Employee in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2671 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:48:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2671 Part three Firing The Employee in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2665 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:14:49 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2665 Part two   From 2016 merchants have to declare leasing and lending service payments and associated interest payments made by individuals http://gencs.eu/news/view/2659 Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:50:51 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2659 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.eu/news/view/2653 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:09:50 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2653 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.eu/news/view/2647 Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:54:47 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2647   On 10 September 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) adopted a judgment in the Case Application to the European Court of Human Rights http://gencs.eu/news/view/2629 Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:07:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2629     Invitation to the SelectUSA Roadshow in Tallinn on 21st of September 2015 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2623 Mon, 07 Sep 2015 15:20:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2623 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.eu/news/view/2617 Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:08:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2617 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.eu/news/view/2605 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:32:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2605 Hiring the employee in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2599 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:13:47 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2599 Part fifth   Protection and Enforcement of Geographical Indications http://gencs.eu/news/view/2593 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:12:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2593 Geographical Indications (GI) are a parallel string besides trademarks to secure the customers trust in a certain product’s origin, protect The Estonian Patent office has joined the pilot project of Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) http://gencs.eu/news/view/2579 Fri, 07 Aug 2015 11:04:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2579 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.eu/news/view/2573 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:47:26 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2573 Part fourth - Maintaining The Employment Relationship   Taking action against counterfeit goods in EU http://gencs.eu/news/view/2567 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:45:31 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2567 Reverse VAT charge is also applicable for construction in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/2560 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:52:42 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2560 Following the amendments of the Law on VAT, reverse VAT charge shall also apply for construction works, even if customer Digital single market http://gencs.eu/news/view/2553 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:36:20 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2553 Regardless of the EU Single Market, there still exist barriers that complicate the free movement of online services and entertainment The MOSS system will allow merchants to pay VAT more easily http://gencs.eu/news/view/2542 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:22:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2542 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.eu/news/view/2534 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:39:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2534 The Estonian pension system http://gencs.eu/news/view/2526 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2526 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 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2519 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:34:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2519   The beneficial regime of share option’s taxation in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2512 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:09:29 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2512 There are several ways how company can motivate there employees- rise in salary, bonuses, health insurance and other benefits. Most Relevant changes in the Estonian tax laws http://gencs.eu/news/view/2497 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:56:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2497 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.eu/news/view/2488 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:35:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2488 Upcoming The requirements of consolidate annual report in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/2480 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:30:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2480 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.eu/news/view/2474 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:16:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2474 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.eu/news/view/2468 Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:23:19 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2468 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.eu/news/view/2461 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:22:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2461 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.eu/news/view/2455 Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:02:04 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2455 Hiring the employee in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2447 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:49:42 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2447 Part three Designs in the European Union http://gencs.eu/news/view/2440 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:37:36 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2440   Every product has its own features such as lines, contours, colors, shape, texture and materials used, or its ornamentation. The OHIM launches the Enforcement database to help protect IP right holders http://gencs.eu/news/view/2419 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:57:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2419 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.eu/news/view/2411 Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:59:19 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2411   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.eu/news/view/2405 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:49:57 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2405 Patents in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (Q&A) http://gencs.eu/news/view/2393 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:33:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2393 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.eu/news/view/2385 Tue, 26 May 2015 09:16:48 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2385 The requirements of consolidate annual report in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2379 Thu, 21 May 2015 09:22:14 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2379   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.eu/news/view/2373 Mon, 18 May 2015 09:56:12 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2373 Part one   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes The Labour Holding regime in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2367 Thu, 14 May 2015 13:31:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2367 As of 1 January 2013 the holding regime has been introduced in Latvia. Such regime provides less tax burden In New concept of the Repatriation law of the Republic of Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2361 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:05:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2361 On Thursday, 7 May, the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia endorsed the new concept of the Repatriation law on How to hire and fire employees in Latvia according to Labour Law: General principles and Hiring the Employee http://gencs.eu/news/view/2355 Fri, 08 May 2015 11:25:20 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2355 General principles Baltic Tax Card 2015: Corporate income tax in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/2343 Tue, 05 May 2015 11:15:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2343 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.eu/news/view/2331 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:04:03 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2331 "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.eu/news/view/2325 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:15:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2325 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.eu/news/view/2319 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:38:39 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2319 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.eu/news/view/2312 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:24:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2312 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.eu/news/view/2306 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:16:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2306 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.eu/news/view/2300 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:49:43 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2300     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.eu/news/view/2294 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:35:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2294 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.eu/news/view/2282 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:35 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2282 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.eu/news/view/2276 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:56:34 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2276 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.eu/news/view/2270 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:11 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2270 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.eu/news/view/2264 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:13:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2264 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.eu/news/view/2258 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:57:32 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2258 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.eu/news/view/2246 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:47:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2246 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.eu/news/view/2240 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:31:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2240 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.eu/news/view/2234 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:15:19 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2234     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.eu/news/view/2228 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:21:15 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2228 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.eu/news/view/2222 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:02:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2222 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.eu/news/view/2216 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:24:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2216 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.eu/news/view/2210 Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:53:43 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2210 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.eu/news/view/2204 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:00:45 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2204 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.eu/news/view/2198 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:07:47 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2198 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.eu/news/view/2192 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:29:52 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2192 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.eu/news/view/2186 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:45:13 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2186 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.eu/news/view/2179 Fri, 06 Feb 2015 12:25:51 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2179 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.eu/news/view/2172 Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:15:22 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2172 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.eu/news/view/2166 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:45:54 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2166 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.eu/news/view/2160 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:19 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2160 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.eu/news/view/2154 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:24:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2154 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.eu/news/view/2148 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:29:45 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2148 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.eu/news/view/2142 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:27:55 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2142 (Updated 20.04.2016) Latvia has listed 62 countries on a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries We are pleased to inform that our law firm is featured in "Tax Directors Handbook 2015: The essential guide to http://gencs.eu/news/view/2136 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:21:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2136   Tax Directors Handbook analyses the tax capabilities of law firms in 60 jurisdictions and compiles leading tax lawyers. It is Immigration and residency in Baltics 2015: Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/2130 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:33:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2130 European Union citizens   EU citizens have the right to stay in Latvia on the basis of a valid travel document for New amendments open floodgates for class action in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/2124 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:41:53 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2124 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.eu/news/view/2118 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:02:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2118 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.eu/news/view/2112 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:28:42 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2112 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.eu/news/view/2106 Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:47:09 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2106 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.eu/news/view/2100 Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:17:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2100 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.eu/news/view/2093 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:58:02 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2093 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.eu/news/view/2087 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:33:23 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2087 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.eu/news/view/2081 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:06:42 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2081 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.eu/news/view/2075 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:16:07 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2075 Temporary residence permit in Latvia for highly-qualified employees http://gencs.eu/news/view/2069 Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:16:09 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2069 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.eu/news/view/2063 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:31:07 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2063 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.eu/news/view/2057 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:35 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2057 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.eu/news/view/2051 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:57:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2051 St.Lucia’s day is the Church feast day dedicated to St. Lucia and is observed on December 13. It is celebrated EU rules for VAT in telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic services http://gencs.eu/news/view/2045 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:45:30 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2045 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.eu/news/view/2039 Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:14:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2039 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.eu/news/view/2033 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:31:04 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2033 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.eu/news/view/2027 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:47:35 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2027 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.eu/news/view/2021 Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:15:52 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2021 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.eu/news/view/2015 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:32:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2015 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.eu/news/view/2009 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:46:58 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2009 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.eu/news/view/2003 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:47:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/2003 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 don't submit annual reports on time http://gencs.eu/news/view/1996 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:34:01 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1996 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.eu/news/view/1990 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:18:27 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1990 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.eu/news/view/1978 Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:12:50 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1978 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.eu/news/view/1971 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:42:01 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1971 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.eu/news/view/1963 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:04:13 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1963 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.eu/news/view/1957 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:33:35 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1957 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.eu/news/view/1951 Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:15:13 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1951 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.eu/news/view/1943 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:29:32 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1943 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.eu/news/view/1937 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:05:56 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1937 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.eu/news/view/1931 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:01:59 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1931 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.eu/news/view/1925 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:45:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1925 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.eu/news/view/1919 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1919 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.eu/news/view/1913 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1913 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.eu/news/view/1905 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:16 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1905 The Latvian government introduced in August a new regulation enabling Latvia’s lotteries and gambling regulator to request that domain registry Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/1899 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:50:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1899 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.eu/news/view/1893 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:29:03 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1893 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.eu/news/view/1887 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:36:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1887 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.eu/news/view/1881 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:59:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1881 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.eu/news/view/1874 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:37:42 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1874 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.eu/news/view/1868 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:36:37 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1868 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.eu/news/view/1862 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:14:15 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1862 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.eu/news/view/1856 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:27:00 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1856 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.eu/news/view/1849 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:19:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1849 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.eu/news/view/1843 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:42:05 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1843 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.eu/news/view/1837 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:55:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1837      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.eu/news/view/1831 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:41:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1831 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.eu/news/view/1824 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:04:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1824 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.eu/news/view/1818 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:44:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1818 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.eu/news/view/1812 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:34:12 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1812 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.eu/news/view/1806 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:51:20 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1806   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.eu/news/view/1800 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:19:39 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1800 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.eu/news/view/1794 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:21:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1794 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.eu/news/view/1788 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:00:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1788 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.eu/news/view/1782 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:07:37 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1782 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.eu/news/view/1776 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:43:18 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1776 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.eu/news/view/1764 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:47:46 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1764 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.eu/news/view/1757 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:00:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1757 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.eu/news/view/1751 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:31:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1751 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.eu/news/view/1745 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:29:31 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1745 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.eu/news/view/1737 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:52:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1737 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.eu/news/view/1731 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:58:47 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1731 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.eu/news/view/1725 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:43:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1725   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.eu/news/view/1719 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:54:18 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1719 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.eu/news/view/1713 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:59:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1713 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.eu/news/view/1707 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:02:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1707 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.eu/news/view/1701 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:59:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1701 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.eu/news/view/1695 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:52:46 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1695 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.eu/news/view/1689 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:24:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1689 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.eu/news/view/1683 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:52:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1683 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.eu/news/view/1677 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:27:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1677 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.eu/news/view/1671 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:10:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1671 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.eu/news/view/1665 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:40:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1665 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.eu/news/view/1659 Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:21:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1659 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.eu/news/view/1653 Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:31:57 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1653      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.eu/news/view/1647 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:53:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1647   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.eu/news/view/1641 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:24:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1641 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.eu/news/view/1635 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:31:40 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1635 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.eu/news/view/1629 Fri, 30 May 2014 17:04:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1629    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.eu/news/view/1623 Mon, 26 May 2014 10:36:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1623 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.eu/news/view/1617 Thu, 22 May 2014 13:02:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1617 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.eu/news/view/1611 Thu, 15 May 2014 11:35:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1611 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.eu/news/view/1605 Tue, 13 May 2014 14:31:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1605 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.eu/news/view/1599 Tue, 06 May 2014 17:01:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1599   Corporate Income Tax Rates in Baltics Country Stand Corporate income tax in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1587 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:31:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1587 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.eu/news/view/1581 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:01:28 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1581   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.eu/news/view/1575 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:30:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1575 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.eu/news/view/1569 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:38:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1569 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.eu/news/view/1563 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:47:32 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1563 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.eu/news/view/1551 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:39:13 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1551 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.eu/news/view/1545 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:46:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1545   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.eu/news/view/1539 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:58:13 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1539 Multilaw has put together a “Guide on How to Buy and Sell Real Estate” Debt collection in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1533 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:32:15 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1533 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.eu/news/view/1527 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:38:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1527 In Latvia the most popular form of covering debt through the court is the Compulsory Execution of Obligations in Accordance Statute of limitations in Latvian Civil and Commercial Law: Last moment to submit a claim against Latvian company http://gencs.eu/news/view/1521 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:58:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1521 Prescription period in civil rights and commercial rights as well is period of time when the claims have to be Valters Gencs featured in Austrian television ORF TVTHEK Weltjournal story on Immigration in Europe. http://gencs.eu/news/view/1515 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:36:43 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1515       Video is available here Debt collection in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/1509 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:04:43 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1509 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.eu/news/view/1503 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:39:09 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1503 On February 6, 2014, in the meeting of Secretaries of the State, was announced the draft law, prepared by the PRICE FIXING IN LITHUANIA: LEADING COURT PRACTICE http://gencs.eu/news/view/1497 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:39:18 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1497   Price fixing generally is understood as the restriction of the buyer's ability to determine its sale price. However not We are pleased to inform that our law firm is featured in 2014 Tax Directors Handbook - "The essential guide http://gencs.eu/news/view/1491 Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:40:07 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1491   Valters Gencs at Gencs Valters Law Firm is a full-time tax consultant and well-known adviser, not just in Latvia Chambers Europe has ranked our firm as top tax advisors in Latvia in 2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1473 Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:45:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1473   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.eu/news/view/1461 Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:52:28 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1461 International Financial Law Review - IFLR 1000, the guide to the world`s leading financial law firms, recognized Gencs Valters Debt recovery in Baltics: Latvia, Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/1455 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:56:52 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1455 The most popular form of covering debt in Lithuania and Latvia through the court is the Compulsory Execution of Obligations Contractual penalty regulation in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1443 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:46:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1443 On 1 January 2014, amendments to the Latvian Civil Law came into force significantly affecting all contracts where the parties Immigration and residency in Baltics - Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1431 Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:02:04 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1431 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.eu/news/view/1425 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:10:50 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1425 Trade secrets and confidential information are inseparable from business development in any country. Trade secrets and confidential information is so Re-registration of the Share Capital to Euro in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1413 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:58:57 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1413 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.eu/news/view/1395 Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:15:18 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1395 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.eu/news/view/1389 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:15:19 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1389 The Estonian development fund – a proposal for a smart specialization committee to improve targeting the investments   The fund has REAL ESTATE GUIDE: SUMMARY ABOUT PURCHASE OF THE REAL ESTATE IN LITHUANIA http://gencs.eu/news/view/1377 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:58:48 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1377 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.eu/news/view/1371 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:25:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1371 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.eu/news/view/1365 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:08:30 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1365 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.eu/news/view/1359 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:11:23 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1359 Tikai cietušo esamība uz brīdi ir veicinājusi publiskas diskusijas par būvniecības procesiem, par būvniecību regulējošo likumu piemērošanu un Personal Income Tax in Lithuania 2014 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1353 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:34:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1353 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.eu/news/view/1347 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1347 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.eu/news/view/1341 Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:08:05 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1341 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.eu/news/view/1335 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:24:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1335   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.eu/news/view/1329 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:04 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1329 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.eu/news/view/1323 Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:34:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1323   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.eu/news/view/1317 Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:22:58 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1317 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.eu/news/view/1311 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:03:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1311 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.eu/news/view/1305 Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:29:45 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1305 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.eu/news/view/1299 Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:42:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1299 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.eu/news/view/1293 Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:59:32 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1293           CORPORATE INCOME TAX IN LATVIA   Taxpayers Corporate income tax is paid by: Differences and similarities in taxation between Finland and Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1281 Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:39:26 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1281 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.eu/news/view/1275 Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:25:03 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1275  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.eu/news/view/1269 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:09:15 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1269 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.eu/news/view/1263 Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:44:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1263 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.eu/news/view/1257 Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:59:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1257 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.eu/news/view/1251 Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:18:05 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1251 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.eu/news/view/1245 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:49:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1245 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.eu/news/view/1239 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:54:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1239 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.eu/news/view/1233 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:19:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1233 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.eu/news/view/1227 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:23:35 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1227 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.eu/news/view/1221 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:58:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1221 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.eu/news/view/1215 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:08:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1215 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 Personal Income Tax (PIT) Law are announced http://gencs.eu/news/view/1209 Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:06:53 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1209   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.eu/news/view/1203 Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:58:49 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1203 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.eu/news/view/1197 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:10:45 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1197 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.eu/news/view/1191 Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:25:51 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1191  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.eu/news/view/1185 Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:53:28 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1185 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.eu/news/view/1179 Tue, 02 Jul 2013 10:07:21 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1179 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.eu/news/view/1173 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:17:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1173 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.eu/news/view/1167 Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:54:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1167 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.eu/news/view/1161 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:13:36 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1161 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.eu/news/view/1155 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:30:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1155 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.eu/news/view/1149 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:41:48 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1149   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.eu/news/view/1143 Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:09:58 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1143 The vessel might be registered under the Latvian flag if the owner of the vessel is the company registered European Patent, European Union Trademark and Community Design Registration http://gencs.eu/news/view/1137 Thu, 30 May 2013 17:15:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1137 The Gencs Valters Law Firm provides representation before the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich (Germany) for Company incorporation in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1131 Wed, 22 May 2013 14:30:16 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1131 The most common form of a business presence in Latvia is a limited liability company [SIA].   The minimum share capital required Our firm joined 10 chambers of commerce for a debate between the mayoral candidates about issues important to the foreign http://gencs.eu/news/view/1125 Mon, 20 May 2013 14:38:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1125  On May 14th, members of 10 foreign chambers met with the mayoral candidates for Riga municipal election 2013 Latest updates in Immigration and Residency in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1119 Thu, 16 May 2013 10:14:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1119 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.eu/news/view/1113 Tue, 14 May 2013 14:16:31 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1113 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.eu/news/view/1101 Thu, 09 May 2013 11:02:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1101   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.eu/news/view/1095 Tue, 07 May 2013 16:34:51 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1095 On May 17, 2013 Gencs Valters Law Firm's Estonian Lawyer Andi Liblikman will participate in Estonia - Latvia project Interview with former trainee: Belarusian lawyer Zlata Smirnova is about to finish the last year of Bachelor studies in International http://gencs.eu/news/view/1089 Fri, 03 May 2013 10:22:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1089 Q: Zlata, can you tell us more about your background? A: I am a Belarusian citizen, currently student of European Humanities Baltic Tax Card: Value Added Tax (VAT) Card in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1083 Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:17:50 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1083 Value Added Tax Rates in Baltics Country Standart rate Decreased rate German Companies increasingly confident in Baltics http://gencs.eu/news/view/1077 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 18:03:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1077 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.eu/news/view/1071 Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:35:34 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1071 Personal Income Tax Rates in Baltics Country Social Tax- employee share Social Tax- employer share European Commission & SEB: Baltic economies continue growing http://gencs.eu/news/view/1065 Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:16:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1065 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.eu/news/view/1059 Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:56:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1059 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: Lelde graduated from Tallinn Law School with Law degree in International, Comparative and European Union Law. http://gencs.eu/news/view/1047 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:40:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1047 Q: Lelde Plūksna, can you tell us more about your background? I'm from Latvia myself, but ended up studying my Bachelor's Baltic Tax Card: Corporate Income Tax Card in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1035 Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:31:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1035   Corporate Income Tax Rates in Baltics Country Standard rate Decreased rat Our law firm in Latvia has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM for Shipping and transport, Tax, Corporate and http://gencs.eu/news/view/1029 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:13:19 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1029     Gencs Valters Law Firm has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM in 2 practice areas:   L Latvian lawyers G. Leite and V. Gencs received acknowledgement for its contribution to "Doing Business 2013: Smarter regulations for http://gencs.eu/news/view/1023 Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:22:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1023   Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 185 economies European Patent, Community Trademark and Community Design Registration http://gencs.eu/news/view/1017 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:20:17 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1017 We provide representation before the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich (Germany) for European patent Our Law Firm is awarded as Best Baltic M&A & IP Law Firm of 2013 – Europe by InterContinental Finance http://gencs.eu/news/view/1011 Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:20:29 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1011 We are glad to inform you that our firm has been given the accolade of an InterContinental Finance 2013 Ministry of Finance calls businessmen to submit proposals for improvement of Value Added Tax Law in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/1005 Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:18:59 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/1005 In close cooperation with the organizations represented by the entrepreneurs was developed the Value Added Tax Law in Latvia, which Powers of Attorney for company establishment in Estonia and VAT registration for legal and natural persons http://gencs.eu/news/view/999 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:58:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/999     Interview with former trainee: Czech lawyer Jakub Harasta is about to finish the last year of Master studies in Law. http://gencs.eu/news/view/993 Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:58:48 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/993 Q: Jakub, could you please brielfy introduce yourself? A: I am Czech citizen, currently student of Masaryk University in Brno. Just International Tax Planning Association's Green Book 2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/981 Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:58:21 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/981   Gencs Valters Law Firm is listed in International Tax Planning Association's Green Book 2013 as Latvian law firm recomended in: Real estate guide: Purchase of the real estate in Estonia; buying and selling real estate in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/975 Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:36:30 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/975     This guide gives an overview introduction to the key requirements when buying or selling real estate in Estonia. This overview Interview with former trainee: American lawyer studying at the National University of Singapore (NUS) towards his Master in International Business http://gencs.eu/news/view/969 Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:53:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/969       Q: Bogdan Enica, can you tell us more about your background? A: I am a newly admitted New Jersey attorney studying Latvia: National Euro Changeover Plan and Euro Changeover Perspective approved http://gencs.eu/news/view/963 Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:58:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/963   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.eu/news/view/957 Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:02:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/957   During the economic crisis a question of costs optimization has become one of the top ones. Consequently, many people started VAT Rates Applied in the Member States of the European Union http://gencs.eu/news/view/951 Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:16:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/951     LIST OF VAT RATES APPLIED IN THE MEMBER STATES   Real estate guide: Purchase of the real estate in Lithuania; buying real estate in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/945 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:49:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/945     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.eu/news/view/939 Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:55:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/939     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.eu/news/view/933 Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:15:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/933     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.eu/news/view/928 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:57:16 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/928           The Embassy of Sweden in Latvia expresses its gratitude for the g Valters Gencs was elected as a member of the Board in AIPPI Latvian National group http://gencs.eu/news/view/923 Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:11:51 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/923     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.eu/news/view/918 Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:05:06 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/918     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.eu/news/view/913 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:09:47 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/913     Please find special Power of Attorney for Trademark and Patent filings in Lithuania below. More Powers of Attorney, Assignments Special Power of Attorney for Trademark and Patent filings in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/908 Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:30:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/908     Please find special Power of Attorney for Trademark and Patent filings in Latvia below. More Powers of Attorney, Assignments for Labor and Employment Law in Estonia: Multilaw How to Hire and Fire 3rd Edition Chapter for Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/903 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:56:51 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/903    GENERAL PRINCIPLES   Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes   The Labour Inspectorate has exclusive jurisdiction for most employment claims, but in certain cases and Labor and Employment Law in Latvia: Multilaw How to Hire and Fire 3rd Edition Chapter for Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/898 Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:49:30 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/898 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.eu/news/view/893 Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:52:31 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/893        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.eu/news/view/888 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:05:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/888   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.eu/news/view/883 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:57:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/883     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.eu/news/view/878 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:57:11 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/878     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.eu/news/view/873 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:12:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/873     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.eu/news/view/868 Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:05:12 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/868     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 comparing to other countries in 2012. http://gencs.eu/news/view/863 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:31:22 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/863     Looking back at year 2012, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are ranked between countries with the lowest personal income tax rates. Latvia Tax News: New Value Added Tax Law in force http://gencs.eu/news/view/858 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:01:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/858     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.eu/news/view/853 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/853   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.eu/news/view/848 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:49:56 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/848   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.eu/news/view/838 Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:38:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/838     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.eu/news/view/833 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:46:21 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/833         In the companies, where the total amount of the consideration for goods and/or services supplied during a year (in Sovereign Immunity Aspects of Latvian - Lithuanian relationships from a law perspective. http://gencs.eu/news/view/828 Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:52:02 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/828     Summary: Considering arguments of International Law, Enforcing the judgment in the case "fly LAL Lithuanian Airlines" AS may be considered Folowing traditon, this year our firm sponsored Swedish “Santa Lucia” concert organized by the Swedish Embassy, featuring Swedish Choir Sankta http://gencs.eu/news/view/823 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:32:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/823     VAT in Estonia, Registration Obligation, Obligations after VAT registration, Using the 0% VAT rate and Claiming overpaid VAT back in http://gencs.eu/news/view/818 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:35:41 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/818   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.eu/news/view/813 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 13:17:57 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/813     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.eu/news/view/803 Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:02:16 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/803     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.eu/news/view/798 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:12:56 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/798     DATA CONTROLLER   Legal requirements   A processor of personal data is a natural or legal person, a branch of a foreign company or Data Protection, Consent and Biometric Data in Estonia: requirements and categories http://gencs.eu/news/view/793 Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:10:42 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/793 ACCESS Legal requirement Access to information is guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia. Article 44 which provides that everyone Immigration and residency in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/778 Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:41:18 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/778     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.eu/news/view/773 Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:47:53 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/773   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.eu/news/view/768 Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:03:50 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/768     Estonian Parliament made several remarkable decisions in June 2011 regarding legal acts in Estonian taxation field that came into force We are proud to announce that our lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers http://gencs.eu/news/view/763 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:33:28 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/763   Lawyers from Gencs Valters Law Firm are included in the third edition of Best Lawyers in Latvia: Aija Lure-Bogdanova in Regulatory Gencs Valters Law Firm recently presented to the New Zealand-based Multilaw firm, Lowndes Associates, sharing views on business and the http://gencs.eu/news/view/758 Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:45:15 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/758     During the presentation, there was a discussion of the differences and similarities between European and law in New Zealand law.   By Tax changes in Lithuania in 2012 and 2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/753 Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:23:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/753   In the year 2012 Lithuanian economy kept growing slowly, but steadily. As Lithuania has not still entered the Euro zone, Tax changes in the Republic of Latvia in 2012-2013 http://gencs.eu/news/view/748 Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:51:25 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/748   On January 1, 2012 in Latvia came into force several legislative projects, what were in responsibility of the Ministry of Latest issue of British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania paper with Gencs Valters Law Firm's news http://gencs.eu/news/view/738 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:33:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/738     View latest newspaper of British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania here Estonia signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty with Uzbekistan http://gencs.eu/news/view/733 Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:05:09 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/733     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.eu/news/view/728 Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:11:06 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/728   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.eu/news/view/723 Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:35:48 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/723   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.eu/news/view/718 Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:16:05 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/718     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.eu/news/view/713 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:54:48 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/713     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.eu/news/view/703 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:48:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/703   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.eu/news/view/688 Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:15:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/688   On October 16, 2012 were announced winners of Swedish Business Awards 2012 for Latvia. Nomination Committee consisting of representatives from Summary of various VAT aspects of supplies of goods in Latvia. http://gencs.eu/news/view/683 Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:13:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/683 Withdrawal of business goods in Latvia The supply of goods consisting of the application by a taxable person of goods forming A new proposed draft shall expedite the Administration of Justice in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/678 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:18:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/678 Estonian Minister of Justice presented a new draft to the Estonian Parliament’s Constitutional Committee last week. The new proposed draft Proposed Changes on the Lithuanian Law on the Banks: to Legitimate Equal Protection of All Bank Creditors http://gencs.eu/news/view/673 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:53:16 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/673 As a result of the bank Snoras bankruptcy case some changes of the Law on the Banks have been Tax in Lithuania - Qatar Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty: Draft Provisions http://gencs.eu/news/view/668 Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:46:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/668   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.eu/news/view/663 Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:25:27 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/663   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.eu/news/view/658 Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:02:58 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/658 The European Commission, first proposed the tax for all 27 EU states a year ago. Under the commission's SelectUSA via Videoconference in Seminar „How to do Business in the United States of America”- Attracting Investment, Increasing Employment. http://gencs.eu/news/view/653 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:12:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/653     Gencs Valters Law Firm held on September 19, 2012 seminar „How to do Business in the United States of America” Between Latvia and Turkmenistan is signed the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion http://gencs.eu/news/view/648 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:44:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/648     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.eu/news/view/643 Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:46:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/643      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.eu/news/view/638 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:09:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/638 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.eu/news/view/613 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:10:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/613   (treaties relevant for business relations are bold)   Investment Incentive Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government How to do Business in the United States of America seminar presentations from Frost Brown Todd Atorneys at Law http://gencs.eu/news/view/598 Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:25:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/598   Seminar presentation form Susan Grogan Faller and Joe Dehner; Frost Brown Todd LLC | Cincinnati USA   US – Latvia tax treaty on avoidance of double taxation seminar presentation. http://gencs.eu/news/view/588 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:43:25 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/588         US – Latvia tax treaty on avoidance of double taxation Social security treaty between Estonia - Moldova http://gencs.eu/news/view/583 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:04:18 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/583   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 with topics US - Latvia Tax Treaty, Avoidance of Double Taxation. http://gencs.eu/news/view/578 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:30:00 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/578   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.eu/news/view/573 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:33:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/573   On 13.09.2012 The Chancellor of Justice Indrek Teder proposed a change in the requirements of acquiring Estonian citizenship in front Tax and legal news for Baltic states 2012 summer newsletter http://gencs.eu/news/view/568 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:26:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/568 Topics: Latvia: The decrease of Personal Income Tax rate in 2013-2015 Lithuanian Corporate Income Tax Changes since September 1st, 2012 Changes to immigration Seminar in Riga "How to do business in the United States of America?" September 19, 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/563 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:07:41 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/563 Seminar in Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel "How to do business in the United States?" September 19, 2012 Apostille Agreement comes into force between Estonia and Finland http://gencs.eu/news/view/558 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:40:03 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/558     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.eu/news/view/553 Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:00:36 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/553     In summer 2012 the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) has adopted a new Law on Small Communities which will allow Latvia: article "Transfer Pricing Documentation Rules Introduced," which appears in the August 6, 2012 edition of Tax Notes International. http://gencs.eu/news/view/543 Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:11:01 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/543     read article here   Already for several years Tax administration and Tax payers pay more attention on the matter of transactions between We are pleased to announce our firm as a winner in DealMakers Annual Tax Awards 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/538 Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:13:02 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/538     Gencs Valters Law Firm have be Latvia: Amendments on the Law “On Taxes and Fees” establishes that Taxpayer has an obligation to provide information on transactions http://gencs.eu/news/view/533 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:29:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/533    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.eu/news/view/528 Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:45:28 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/528 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.eu/news/view/523 Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:56:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/523   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.eu/news/view/518 Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:11:42 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/518   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.eu/news/view/513 Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:08:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/513 Ministry of Finance has sent a new draft of changing the Income Tax Act for approval in other ministries. Swedish Chamber of Commerce Traditional Crayfish Party http://gencs.eu/news/view/503 Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:13:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/503 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia cordially invites the Chamber's member companies, colleagues, partners and friends, to take Personal income tax rate decreased in 2013 – 2015. http://gencs.eu/news/view/498 Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:52:51 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/498   Law "On Personal Income Tax" states that the rate of tax to be paid from the annual taxable income is Changes to immigration and granting residence permits in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/493 Wed, 04 Jul 2012 09:36:24 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/493   Previously when a person was applying for a residence permit as a member of a board, the permission from the Claim to Refund Money Paid for Invalid Shares Emission of Bank “Snoras” Withdrawn http://gencs.eu/news/view/488 Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:16:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/488   Vilnius Regional Court by the 28th June judgment withdrew a claim of bank’s “Snoras” new shares emission buyers, Chambers Europe has ranked our firm as top tax advisers in Latvia in 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/478 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:33:14 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/478     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.eu/news/view/473 Tue, 08 May 2012 15:01:52 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/473     Latvian-Norway tax convention will be amended http://gencs.eu/news/view/468 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:15:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/468     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.eu/news/view/463 Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:24:11 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/463     The Private person S.G. applied to Riga city Kurzeme district Court with the Insolvency application against shop "IKI" and "Cento" Gencs Valters Law Firm has been recommended as a TOP TIER FIRM in 2 practice areas: Shipping & transport and http://gencs.eu/news/view/458 Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:46:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/458       The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2012 is now available to view online. You can view the results on Tax rates in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/453 Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:02:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/453     Baltic country   Latvia  Our law firm in Latvia participated in Study concerning the application of Directive 2003/8/CE of the Council of 27th January, http://gencs.eu/news/view/443 Wed, 04 Apr 2012 11:37:40 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/443     The final reports 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 Our law firm in Estonia participated in Study concerning the application of Directive 2003/8/CE of the Council of 27th January, http://gencs.eu/news/view/438 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:18:54 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/438     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 Immigration and residency in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/253 Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:27:58 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/253   Baltic country  Latvia Lithuania  Estonia Immigration salary requirements  1.Employee salary net : 633. Valters Gencs was featured in the Tax in Latvia field by BestLawyers.com http://gencs.eu/news/view/252 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 11:54:44 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/252   We are glad to announce that in the second edition of Latvia's Best Lawyers®, which is available VAT changes in Lithuania in 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/251 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 11:49:06 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/251   Since 2012 the company has the obligation to register as a VAT payer in Lithuania if its turnover per year Lithuanian real property tax http://gencs.eu/news/view/250 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:47:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/250   Seeking additional progressiveness of the taxation system and making richer inhabitants contribute the sponsorship of the public expenses; from the Lithuanian corporate income tax rate 5% specified http://gencs.eu/news/view/249 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:58:39 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/249   Together with the Law on the Budget for the year 2012 there were some tax changes made Company registration in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/248 Thu, 08 Mar 2012 13:42:57 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/248 Baltic country  Latvia  Lithuania  Estonia From February 1, 2012 our office is moved to new premises to the “Hanner” building in Vilnius http://gencs.eu/news/view/246 Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:04:21 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/246 Gencs Valters Law Firm / Advokatų kontora Gencs Valters Europa center, 10th floor Konstitucijos av. 7, LT-09308 Vilnius Lithuania Bankruptcy proceedings in Lithuania SNORAS bank http://gencs.eu/news/view/244 Fri, 06 Jan 2012 15:12:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/244   On 7 December 2011, the Vilnius Regional Court issued a decision to open bankrupcy proceedings of AB bank SNORAS (Akcine Latvia: The declaration of financial status of natural persons. http://gencs.eu/news/view/243 Thu, 05 Jan 2012 17:02:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/243 On December 15, 2011 entered into force the Law on Natural person financial status and undeclared income declaration.   Although financial status Shareholders will have a right to get the dividents paid more than once a year in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/242 Wed, 04 Jan 2012 10:33:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/242 Starting from March 1, 2012 a change of the Law of the Joint Stock Companies will come into force. VAT changes in relation to construction companies in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/241 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:41:21 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/241 Reverse VAT charge is introduced in Latvia by the law effective January 1, 2012. According to VAT reverse Sales tax shall be abolished in Tallinn, Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/240 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:19:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/240 The Parliament of Estonia has decided to abolish the sales tax in Tallinn beginning from January 1, 2012. Sales Professional education and training costs will be exempted from tax in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/239 Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:16:35 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/239 The Parliament of Estonia has decided to exclude professional education and training costs from the taxable fringe benefits We are pleased to inform that our law firm is featured in 2012 Tax Directors Handbook - "The essential http://gencs.eu/news/view/237 Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:06:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/237   „Valters Gencs at Gencs Valters Law Firm is a full-time tax consultant and well-known adviser, not just in Latvia but Information about regaining the deposits from AB Bankas Snoras http://gencs.eu/news/view/236 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:04:03 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/236 This information is prepared for the creditors and depositors of AB bankas SNORAS. To get back the sum of money World Finance 2011 Legal Award ''Best Tax Consultant '' for Estonia is given to our law firm’s tax attorney Valters http://gencs.eu/news/view/233 Mon, 12 Dec 2011 10:54:37 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/233   World Finance is a leading financial magazine, produced every two months by World News Media from its Headquarters in London. The Do not miss deadline of December 15, 2011 to apply for 9% corporate income tax rate in Latvia for 2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/232 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:43:01 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/232     On December 8, 2011 the Parliament has approved on the first reading amendments to the Micro enterprise tax World Finance 2011 Legal Award ''Best Tax Consultant'' for Latvia is given to our law firm’s Latvian tax attorney Sanita http://gencs.eu/news/view/231 Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:27:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/231   World Finance is a leading financial magazine, produced every two months by World News Media from its Headquarters in London.   More We are pleased to inform that World Finance 2011 Legal Award ''Best Intellectual Property Firm'' for Latvia and Estonia is http://gencs.eu/news/view/230 Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:11:36 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/230 The Bank of Lithuania revoked the licence of AB bankas Snoras and will apply to court regarding bankruptcy http://gencs.eu/news/view/226 Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:32:48 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/226 Lithuania's central bank said in a statement Thursday it had decided to declare Bankas Snoras insolvent and would ask the Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia conducts an investigation on missing assets of Latvijas Krājbanka http://gencs.eu/news/view/225 Fri, 25 Nov 2011 18:00:03 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/225 Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia  has suspended all operations of Latvijas Krajbanka due to missing assets discovered during Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Estonia. Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World. http://gencs.eu/news/view/224 Thu, 24 Nov 2011 15:29:34 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/224 Chapter 11A Estonia Valters Gencs World Finance 2011 Legal Award „Best Tax Firm” for Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia is given to our law firm http://gencs.eu/news/view/223 Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:37:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/223   We are pleased to inform that World Finance 2011 Legal Award „Best Tax Firm” for Latvia, Lithuania and Tax in Latvia - 2011 key changes http://gencs.eu/news/view/222 Mon, 21 Nov 2011 14:25:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/222   As in the year 2010, also in year 2011 in Republic of Latvia tax rates changed and it affected every Most important tax changes in Lithuania 2011-2012 http://gencs.eu/news/view/214 Mon, 14 Nov 2011 10:06:11 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/214 November, 2011   During the year of 2010 Lithuania as well as other Baltic states faced a heavy challenge to combat the Baltic law firm unveils new web logo http://gencs.eu/news/view/213 Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:38:40 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/213   Our firm after 11 years has decided to introduce a new web logo, underlining presence of our law firm in Trademark dispute settlement practice in Latvia. Well-known trademarks in Latvia. http://gencs.eu/news/view/211 Mon, 07 Nov 2011 10:11:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/211    Protection of trademarks in Latvia is governed by the Law „On Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin”, dated June 16, Latvia signing the agreement protocol with China for the preventation of double taxation http://gencs.eu/news/view/210 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 11:03:14 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/210 The Protocol was signed on August 24, 2011 and it is amending the Agreement of June 7, 1996 for the Tax developments in Estonia 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/209 Thu, 03 Nov 2011 11:21:58 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/209 On January 1, 2011 Estonia adopted euro as currency instead of kroon, but it did not bring any significant changes Riga Now has included our firm among TOP LAW FIRMS IN LATVIA http://gencs.eu/news/view/208 Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:52:35 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/208 Our firm is featured in magazine’s Riga Now list of TOP LAW FIRMS IN LATVIA, more info at Riga Now In 2012 Lithuania is increasing VAT for hotel business http://gencs.eu/news/view/206 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:44:18 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/206 October, 2011   During the year 2011 Lithuania as well as other Baltic states faced a heavy challenge to combat the adverse DRI Barcelona Conference on November 17/18, 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/205 Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:59:03 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/205   DRI Barcelona Conference which is scheduled for 17/18 November 2011. Enclose a copy of the programme plus a link to Annual review Lithuania 2010/2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/204 Thu, 06 Oct 2011 12:48:57 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/204 Annual review Lithuania 2010/2011 Swedish business awards in Lithuania October 12, 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/203 Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:24:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/203 Swedish Business Awards in Lithuania  will be on 12th  October, 2011. Dovile Alekniene, Managing lawyer of our law Lithuania law news: is there a ceiling for bonus payments in Lithuania? http://gencs.eu/news/view/202 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 10:00:05 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/202 September, 2011   During the year 2011 Lithuania as well as other Baltic states faced a heavy challenge to combat the adverse New Estonian language law brings additional obligations for entrepreneurs in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/201 Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:44:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/201 September, 2011 New Estonian Language Act that was enforced on July 1, 2011 sets additional requirements for entrepreneurs in Estonia and Estonia signing agreement with India for the prevention of double taxation http://gencs.eu/news/view/200 Thu, 22 Sep 2011 17:01:56 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/200   On September 19, 2011 the Government of the Republic of Estonia and Government of the Republic of India signed an Board member bonus taxation in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/199 Thu, 22 Sep 2011 11:06:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/199 September, 2011   During the year 2011 Lithuania as well as other Baltic states faced a heavy challenge to combat the adverse Data Protection in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/198 Fri, 16 Sep 2011 17:06:47 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/198 ESTONIA   TOPIC – ACCESS 1. 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Article 44  which Latvia signing the agreement protocol with China for the prevention of double taxation. http://gencs.eu/news/view/197 Fri, 16 Sep 2011 12:07:10 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/197                        On August 24, 2011 the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia and Commissioner of China State Taxation of royalties in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/195 Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:09:19 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/195 As of the end of July, 2011 Lithuanian tax inspection applies new practice – royalties paid out to the company The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia rules on limited rights to cover prior period losses http://gencs.eu/news/view/194 Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:01:16 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/194 The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia rules on limited rights to cover prior period losses.   On behalf of the Transfer Pricing in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/91 Thu, 07 Jul 2011 15:19:04 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/91   Transfer pricing in Estonia Where goods, intangibles or services are transferred across the borders within multinational enterprises, transfer pricing becomes an Is it possible to “Rent an Employee” in Lithuania? http://gencs.eu/news/view/89 Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:14:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/89 Various agencies offering “rent of employees” have been present in Lithuania for a number of years. The status of those Data Protection in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/88 Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:16:07 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/88 LITHUANIA    TOPIC – ACCESS 1.1.Legal requirements   Article 22 of the Constitution indicates that the private life of a human being shall be inviolable. Labor law in Lithuania: how to hire and fire employees in Lithuania: Chapters from Multilaw book „How to Hire and http://gencs.eu/news/view/87 Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:07:50 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/87   LITHUANIA  Valters Gencs Gencs Valters Law Firm   1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES Labor law in Estonia: how to hire and fire employees in Estonia: Chapters from Multilaw book „How to Hire and http://gencs.eu/news/view/86 Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:45:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/86 ESTONIA Valters Gencs Gencs Valters Law Firm     1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES  Forums For Adjudicating Employment Disputes Labor law in Latvia: how to hire and fire employees in Latvia: Chapters from Multilaw book „How to Hire and http://gencs.eu/news/view/85 Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:08:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/85   LATVIA  Valters Gencs Gencs Valters Law Firm         1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES   Expatriate Salary Taxation in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/84 Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:56:23 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/84 One of the goals of State Inspection in Lithuania recently was to implement the new legal framework for the taxation Our law firm in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (the Baltic's) has been acknowledged and voted as a winner in the http://gencs.eu/news/view/83 Fri, 03 Jun 2011 13:11:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/83   http://view.vcab.com/?vcabid=glrSejahrScpnglh&count=25/03/2011%2013:21:54-2 Latvia: Opportunity to receive tax holidays of the Corporate Income Tax http://gencs.eu/news/view/82 Fri, 27 May 2011 14:23:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/82     From the beginning of the year 2011 are renewed tax holidays of the Corporate Income Tax for the large investment Our law firm in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (the Baltic's) have been nominated as Highly Commended-Top Tier Firms -2011 by http://gencs.eu/news/view/81 Wed, 25 May 2011 14:02:11 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/81   Gencs Valters Law firm - Top Tier Law Office in the Baltic's We are proud to announce that our law offices Immigration and Residency in Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/79 Fri, 13 May 2011 15:16:06 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/79 General Information 2011 Immigration and Residency European Union citizens EU citizens have the right to stay in Estonia on the basis of a valid Tax Amnesty in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/78 Mon, 09 May 2011 10:20:37 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/78 Latvia: The Income Legalization of the individuals In the meeting of Secretaries of State the Ministry of Finance of the Republic Lithuanian tax news: progressive tax system in Lithuania http://gencs.eu/news/view/77 Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:12:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/77     During the year 2009 Lithuania as well as other Baltic states faced a heavy challenge to combat the adverse financial Personal income tax in Estonia: tax planning in Estonia 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/76 Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:53:33 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/76   Gencs Valters Law Firm held an expatriate tax planning seminar in Tallinn   The annual Tax Planning seminar was held together with Personal income tax in Lithuania: tax planning in Lithuania 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/75 Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:28:59 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/75   Tuesday, 19 April 2011   18 April 2011 was a marked day in the calendars of representatives and members of all the We are delighted to inform you that our law firm is recommended in the fully revised and updated 2011 edition http://gencs.eu/news/view/69 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:30:08 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/69   The editorial is now available online at http://www.legal500.com/books/lfe The firm has been recommended in the following practice Value added tax in Latvia- ECJ case Alstom Power Hydro v. Latvias State Renevue Service. http://gencs.eu/news/view/68 Wed, 06 Apr 2011 16:02:01 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/68 Value added tax in Latvia- ECJ case Alstom Power Hydro v. Latvias State Renevue Service. VAT refunds Latvia- for nonrezidents- Tax office coments and review. http://gencs.eu/news/view/67 Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:56:05 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/67 VAT Refunds in Latvia-Tax office review http://gencs.eu/news/view/66 Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:50:31 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/66 VAT Refunds in Latvia-Tax office review Tax evasion in Latvia-Finance Police Summary. http://gencs.eu/news/view/65 Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:34:13 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/65 Tax evasion in Latvia-Finance Police Summary. Personal income tax in Estonia: Expatriates tax seminar was held in Tallinn, Estonia on April 18, 2011 http://gencs.eu/news/view/64 Mon, 04 Apr 2011 15:12:15 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/64   Expatriate Tax Planning    Very welcome to join for an April 18th Business Breakfast on Expatriate Tax Planning at Hotel Telegraaf.   Arranged in cooperation Law firm in Lithuania: Please mark in your calendars 18th of April, 2011 for the Expatriate Tax Planning Seminar in http://gencs.eu/news/view/63 Tue, 29 Mar 2011 11:44:50 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/63               The SCC in Lithuania and Gencs Valters Law Firm invite to the 3rd annual seminar in Law Firm in Lithuania - News: Lithuanian Law on Bankruptcy of Natural Persons http://gencs.eu/news/view/62 Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:56:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/62 Lithuania and other Baltic countries faced a difficult challenge combating financial instability. One of the Government Measures for the program Law firm in Latvia: Ombudsman reviews capital gains tax in Latvia. http://gencs.eu/news/view/60 Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:57:12 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/60     Ombudsman reviews capital gains tax in Latvia. Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia on February 10, 2011 turned to the Prime Latvian personal income tax, Estonian personal income tax, Lithuanian personal income tax: „Taxation of expatriates in the Baltic’s 2011” http://gencs.eu/news/view/43 Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:30:20 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/43         Click on picture to open slides from „Taxation of expatriates in the Baltic’s 2011” seminar. Law firm in Lithuania: Bad Debts Practice in Lithuania. http://gencs.eu/news/view/30 Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:57:56 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/30   Bad Debts Practice in Lithuania   The administrative burden for the recognition of bad debts to be allowable deductions, lowering the taxable Law firm in Latvia: The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia rules on tax imposed on interest income http://gencs.eu/news/view/29 Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:12:10 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/29     Before January 1, 2010, Section 9 (1) (3) of the Law “On Personal Income Tax” provided that income from deposits We are pleased to announce our firm as a DealMakers Global Award Winner 2011 in the category of Full Service http://gencs.eu/news/view/28 Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:43:49 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/28     The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms: Legal market overview / Financial and corporate http://gencs.eu/news/view/26 Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:00:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/26       Gencs Valters Law Firm Winner of Full Service Law Firm of the Year in Latvia award in 2010 by Corporate Intl Magazine http://gencs.eu/news/view/24 Tue, 01 Feb 2011 15:35:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/24     We have great pleasure in informing you that Gencs Valters Law Firm have been successfully chosen as the winner World Bank Doing Business Report 2011.Our firm contributed for the Baltics - Doing Business in Latvia, Doing Business in Lithuania, http://gencs.eu/news/view/23 Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:23:26 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/23 Doing Business report series - World Bank Group Doing Business in Latvia Doing Business in Lithuania Doing Busines in Estonia Personal Income Tax: 9th annual seminar "Expatriate Tax Planning 2011 in the Baltics" was held on March 10 http://gencs.eu/news/view/22 Thu, 20 Jan 2011 13:08:08 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/22                 The SCC in Latvia and Gencs Valters Law Firm invite to the 9th annual seminar COMPANY INCORPORATION IN LITHUANIA, ESTONIA AND LATVIA UPDATED http://gencs.eu/news/view/19 Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:39:24 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/19 VAT refunds in Latvia: Video from TV3 NEWS; Valters Gencs gives his opinion on Tax refunds http://gencs.eu/news/view/18 Tue, 28 Dec 2010 14:32:00 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/18 EURO IN ESTONIA: ALL ESTONIAN COMPANIES SHALL CHANGE THE SHARE CAPITAL http://gencs.eu/news/view/16 Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:49:06 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/16   On January 1th, 2011 the currency in Estonia will be Euro instead of Kroon, which had been Estonian currency since On November 25, 2010 Valters Gencs was speaking in conference “VAT refunds in Latvia - problems and solutions” in Riga, http://gencs.eu/news/view/15 Mon, 29 Nov 2010 14:58:52 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/15     Conference „VAT refund problems and solutions” were held on November 25, 10 in Radisson Pak Hotel Ridzene in Riga, Latvia. Valters Gencs has been nominated by in-house counsel and peers to appear in the Guide to the World’s Leading Tax http://gencs.eu/news/view/14 Fri, 26 Nov 2010 10:07:33 +0200 http://gencs.eu/news/view/14     Please visit: http://www.expertguides.com/default.asp?page=4&guideID=200   Share options in Lithuania: GlobalSharePlans.com report about Lithuania by Gencs Valters Law Firm http://gencs.eu/news/view/12 Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:35:17 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/12   publication in GlobalSharePlans Article "Most recent tax changes in Lithuania" for Tax Planning International http://gencs.eu/news/view/11 Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:05:44 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/11     In 2009, Lithuania and other Baltic countries faced a difficult challenge combating financial instability. Lithuania increased most taxes to offset Thin Capitalization Rules in Lithuania by Gencs Valters Law Firm http://gencs.eu/news/view/10 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 16:03:30 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/10 In 2009, Lithuania and other Baltic countries faced a difficult challenge combating financial instability. Lithuania increased most taxes to offset Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Estonia. Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World. http://gencs.eu/news/view/9 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 14:29:22 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/9   Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Estonia   Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising & Entertainment Law Throughout the World   This book Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Lithuania. Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World. http://gencs.eu/news/view/8 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 14:13:09 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/8   Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Lithuania   Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising & Entertainment Law Throughout the World   This book Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Latvia. Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World. http://gencs.eu/news/view/7 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 13:46:58 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/7   Media, Advertisement and Entertainment Law in Latvia   Chapters from MULTILAW book on Media, Advertising & Entertainment Law Throughout the World   This book Gencs Valters Law Firm participated in the Nordic Open 2010 in Tallinn, Estonia http://gencs.eu/news/view/6 Fri, 15 Oct 2010 15:23:01 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/6   Gencs Valters Law Firm partnered with the Estonian Swedish Chamber of Commerce (ESCC), the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Gencs Valters Law Firm: Most recent tax changes in Latvia. Micro-Enterprise Tax in Latvia http://gencs.eu/news/view/5 Fri, 15 Oct 2010 14:41:28 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/5 In order to stimulate development of small and medium size enterprises in Latvia, Parliament of Latvia adopted on August Law firm in Estonia: Doing Business in Norway: Our firm held seminar in Tallinn "HOW TO START BUSINESS IN NORWAY" http://gencs.eu/news/view/4 Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:31:55 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/4   Gencs Valters Law Firm, together with AS Bi-Info held a seminar on topic "Starting Business in Norway". Seminar took Article "New Tax Rules Approved for PEs of Companies in Tax Havens" for Tax Planning International http://gencs.eu/news/view/3 Thu, 16 Sep 2010 11:11:11 +0300 http://gencs.eu/news/view/3 The Republic of Latvia is currently aspiring to combat shadow economy with enhanced law provisions. Tax evasion by permanent establishments