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  • 23.11.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented clients in a dispute concerning unfair competition

    After a court action that lasted for more than a year, the opposing party withdrew their claims filed against the two clients of TGS Baltic. The claim filed against both clients exceeded a quarter of a million euros. Harju County Court dismissed the claims by its order of 15 November 2021. The clients were represented by senior associates Chirag Mody and Silvia Urgas.

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  • 26.10.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented a client in a dispute concerning a contract for vehicle restoration services

    On 19 October 2021, a county court granted the statement of claim of attorney-at-law Chirag Mody and attorney Kaija Klaasen.

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  • 04.08.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented Orion Asset Management in a dispute with the Bank of Lithuania

    We represented one of the longest-running asset management companies in Lithuania, Orion Asset Management, in a case concerning a fine of EUR 40.000 imposed by the Supervisory Authority of the Bank of Lithuania.

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  • 01.07.2021

    TGS Baltic's senior associates Martti Peetsalu and Silvia Urgas scored an important victory for the Estonian pharmaceutical company AS KEVELT in the Supreme Court.

    On 16 June 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of AS KEVELT, a customer of TGS Baltic, holding that a consignor of temperature-sensitive goods such as medicines may assume that the carrier of the goods has a proper action plan for refrigeration equipment failure.

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  • 01.07.2021

    TGS Baltic again represented successfully La Campana General Trading LLC, a company of Dubai

    TGS Baltic again represented successfully La Campana General Trading LLC, a company of Dubai, in a EUR 325,000 dispute against Cryotech Nordic AS regarding claims arising from an exclusive distribution agreement.

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  • 02.06.2021

    Associate Partner Chirag Mody successfully represented a client in Tallinn Circuit Court

    The Circuit Court accepted his explanation and sent the dispute to the County Court for further resolution.

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  • 31.05.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented LTG Infra in a litigation case concerning construction delay in the Rail Baltica project

    We advised LTG Infra, a subsidiary of Lietuvos Geležinkeliai, the largest railway group in the Baltic States, in a dispute between LTG Infra and the consortium of the German capital Estonian company Leonhard Weiss RTE, Hidrostatyba and Autokausta over a delay in the implementation of EUR 54.8 million contract on railway construction from Kaunas to Palemonas, signed in June 2018.

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  • 17.05.2021

    TGS Baltic provided legal assistance to the European Central Bank on Latvian law matters related to appeals of the orders of the General Court of European Union dismissing as inadmissible actions for annulment of the acts declaring ABLV Bank and its subsidiary, ABLV Bank Luxembourg SA, as failing or likely to fail.

    TGS Baltic provided legal assistance to the representatives of the European Central Bank (ECB) on certain Latvian law matters related to rejection of the appeals of ABLV Bank AS and Mr. Ernests Bernis, Mr. Oļegs Fiļs, OF Holding SIA and Cassandra Holding Company SIA requiring setting aside of the orders of the General Court of the European Union of 6 May 2019, ABLV Bank v ECB (Case C‑551/19 P), and the order of 6 May 2019, Bernis and Others v ECB (Case C‑552/19 P), by which the General Court dismissed as inadmissible their actions for annulment of the acts of the ECB of 23 February 2018 by which the ECB declared that ABLV Bank and its subsidiary, ABLV Bank Luxembourg SA, were failing or were likely to fail.

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  • 09.04.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented the former directors and shareholders of the bankrupt private limited company in a dispute 

    TGS Baltic team successfully represented the bankrupt private limited company's former directors and shareholders in a dispute following a claim for damages brought by the bankrupt credit union AMBER.

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  • 09.04.2021

    Associate Partner Chirag Mody and Senior Associate Silvia Urgas Successfully Represented a Client Active in the Field of Real Estate in Tallinn Circuit Court

    By its judgment of 26 March 2021, Tallinn Circuit Court fully denied the reimbursement of costs, loss of profit and contractual penalty claims filed against the client.

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  • 08.04.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented a New York State company before the Supreme Court of Lithuania

    Another outstanding achievement for our client! TGS Baltic team successfully represented a New York State company before the Supreme Court of Lithuania in a landmark decision annulling the arbitral award on public policy ground.

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  • 09.03.2021

    TGS Baltic successfully represented Agrotechnika, a company of the Republic of Ukraine, in a dispute with a debtor

    We successfully represented our client, the company of the Republic of Ukraine Agrotechnika, in a dispute with Grūdoteka (debtor) regarding illegally initiated out-of-court bankruptcy proceedings of the debtor.

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  • 09.02.2021

    TGS Baltic Successfully Represented Toomas Tamm, the Former Owner of Kiviõli Keemiatööstus, In a Dispute That Concerned a Claim Arising From a Guarantee Issued by AP-Terminaal

    We successfully represented entrepreneur Toomas Tamm, the former owner of Kiviõli Keemiatööstus, which deals with oil shale extraction and production of shale oil, thermal energy, and power, in a dispute that concerned a claim arising from a guarantee issued by defendant OÜ AP-Terminaal.

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  • 02.02.2021

    TGS Baltic Successfully Represented Dubai Company La Campana General Trading in Dispute Against Cryotech Nordic

    TGS Baltic successfully represented La Campana General Trading LLC, a company of Dubai, in a dispute against Cryotech Nordic AS regarding claims arising from an exclusive distribution agreement.

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  • 28.01.2021

    TGS Baltic Scored Victory in Trademark Dispute for Estonian Punk Rock Band Vanemõde

    On 26 January, the court rendered a significant judgment regarding the Estonian music industry by denying Andrus Kerstenbeck’s action and finding that Kerstenbeck, who had left the band, had no right to prevent others from registering “Vanemõde” as a trademark.

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  • 26.01.2021

    TGS Baltic Scored Significant Victory for Coffee IN Against Apollo Cinema

    TGS Baltic’s litigation and competition team in the participation of Martti Peetsalu, Triinu Järviste and Silvia Urgas scored a significant interim judgment in recent judicial proceedings which explains admissibility of exclusivity clauses in distribution agreements in terms of competition law and confirms to Coffee IN in a positive way that Apollo cannot use its high market share on the cinema market to free itself from contractual obligations on other markets based on competition law arguments.

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  • 22.12.2020

    Successful representation of Pipes Building OÜ in a dispute against Narva Vesi AS

    We successfully represented Pipes Building OÜ, one of the largest companies providing services of water utilities construction in the region of Ida-Virumaa in a dispute against Narva Vesi AS, a municipal company belonging to the City of Narva. The case concerned payment for two building contracts and damages.

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  • 14.12.2020

    TGS Baltic successfully advised LTG Infra, a company of the Lithuanian Railways Group

    We represented LTG Infra, a subsidiary of the largest railways group Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) in the Baltic States, in a construction dispute regarding compensation of damages allegedly incurred by one the client’s contractors.

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  • 07.12.2020

    TGS Baltic successfully represented Lithuanian shipping company against two Dutch sister companies

    TGS Baltic together with Dutch law firm NautaDutilh successfully represented Lithuanian shipping company in complex and high value contractual disputes against two Dutch sister companies in parallel proceedings administered by UNUM Transport Arbitration & Mediation Institute in the Netherlands and Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration in Lithuania.

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  • 19.11.2020

    TGS Baltic successfully represented VĮ Lietuvos oro uostai

    TGS Baltic successfully represented VĮ Lietuvos oro uostai in a dispute with Active Construction Management BUAB (former UAB Irdaiva) over major repairs carried out in Vilnius Airport.

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