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Covid-19: changes in creditor rights

The state of emergency due to the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic also affects the relationship between creditors and debtors and the regulation of insolvency proceedings. The Saeima of the Republic of Latvia has adopted the Law “On Measures for Prevention and Management of the Threat to the State and Its Consequences Due to the Proliferation of Covid-19”, which significantly restricts the rights of creditors.

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Right to be forgotten

Modern human life is inconceivable without modern technology. Modern technology enables us not only to get information in a fast and easy way, but also to share it. However, such an advantage comes with a major challenge, especially with regard to the protection of personal data.

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Liability for Animal Damage – Regulation in Latvia

Liability for Animal Damage – Regulation in Latvia, Draft Common Frame of Reference, Lithuania, Estonia and Germany Pet keeping has been widespread for a very long time, and as it can be seen every day, the tendency to keep pets has certainly not diminished nowadays. However, once a person chooses to keep a pet, the person also takes responsibility for the behavior of the pet and the harm it can do to others. The scope...

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Insolvency proceedings of individuals in Latvia

Most of us have experienced periods in our life when unexpected circumstances lead to a fall in income or unexpected expenses. Typically, such situations are temporary and can be resolved by borrowing additional funds, distributing payments due or outlasting financially precarious times in other ways.

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Establishment of COMI and insolvency in Latvia

On 3rd December 2019 leading Latvian legal journal Jurista Vards has published an article “Determination of the centre of main interests (COMI) in cross-border insolvency proceedings”, authored by Aleksandrs Lacens, an attorney-at-law and insolvency practitioner. The article addresses issues of application of the law in situations where a citizen of another European Union country permanently resides or has established...

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