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  • 22.05.2019

    TGS Baltic continuously and extensively assists TV Play Baltics in interactions with regulators

    TGS Baltic team is continuously and extensively assisting AS TV Play Baltics (the biggest satellite TV service provider in the Baltic States) in interactions with regulatory authorities (mostly the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission). The matters include discussions with the authorities on the nature of cross-border satellite TV services and regulation based on the EU legal framework.

     

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  • 22.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advised Hotsplots GmbH

    During the last year TGS became a trusted advisor to Hotsplots GmbH, Germany-based provider of professional Wi-Fi solutions for customers in the whole Europe. Hotsplots seeks to expand their activities in the Baltic region, so they relied on TGS regulatory and data protection advice. TGS was also contracted to provide semi-annual updates on regulatory developments in the electronic communications sector.

  • 22.05.2019

    TGS Baltic assists Bitė Lietuva

    TGS Baltic assists Bitė Lietuva in a dispute initiated by a virtual mobile network operator regarding allegedly incorrect application of the EU roaming legislation and calculation of roaming tariffs. The claimant alleges that it overpaid the roaming charges in the amount of approx. EUR 0.4 million.

     

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  • 22.05.2019

    TGS Baltic assisted Lithuanian Cable Television Association

    We assist one of our oldest clients in preparing an application to the Communications Authority requesting an investigation into activities of the largest Lithuanian TV and internet service provider and requesting an unprecedented ex ante obligation – functional separation.

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  • 22.05.2019

    TGS Baltic represents Lithuanian Radio and Television – the country's only national public broadcaster

    TGS Baltic is representing the national TV broadcaster in a legal dispute with a software development company for creation and development of the content management system for Video on Demand services that the national broadcaster is providing for free to all its viewers. 

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  • 21.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advises UAB Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė

    TGS Baltic advises UAB Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė – a member of Lietuvos energija, UAB group of companies, in the state aid case initiated in the General Court of the European Union where the decision of the European Commission to approve state aid for construction of the cogeneration plant in Vilnius is being disputed.

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  • 20.05.2019

    TGS Baltic represents the Vilnius City Municipality

    TGS Baltic represents the Vilnius City Municipality and 20 other public entities in one of the first class action cases which are being initiated due to infringement of competition rules. 

     

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  • 20.05.2019

    Transfer of Vilnius City heating infrastructure

    In 2002, AB Vilniaus Šilumos Tinklai leased the heat and electricity production infrastructure of Vilnius City to UAB Vilniaus Energija for a period of 15 years. The leased infrastructure consisted of several power plants and all supporting infrastructure.

     

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  • 20.05.2019

    TGS Baltic represents the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

    In January 2016, Veolia Environnement S.A. (a company based in France) and other claimants brought a claim against the Republic of Lithuania in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D. C. This is only the second time when the Republic of Lithuania has been brought to the ICSID as a defendant.

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  • 20.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advises on implementation of projects on modernization of the district heating sector in Vilnius and Kaunas

    TGS Baltic continues to advise Lietuvos energija, UAB, a group of state-controlled energy companies, which is one of the largest in the Baltic States, on the implementation of the projects of modernization of the district heating sector in Vilnius and Kaunas, which are recognized as economic projects of national significance to the Republic of Lithuania. 

     

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  • 20.05.2019

    Vilnius street lighting system renovation

    The Vilnius city municipality signed a public-private partnership (PPP) agreement for the modernization of the city’s street lighting. The principal investment was to comprise the replacement of existing street, pedestrian crossing and tunnel light fixtures with new light emitting diodes (LED) and the implementation of a new remote control and adjustment system.

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  • 20.05.2019

    TGS Baltic represents the clients in the ongoing dispute against UAB Litesko

    In 2001, the Alytus City Municipality and company controlled by it UAB Alytaus šilumos tinklai leased the heat production infrastructure of Alytus city to UAB Litesko for a period of 15 years and assigned the heat and hot water supply activity in the respective territory to the lessee. In 2005, the parties agreed to extend the lease agreements for ten years, i.e. for the period until 2026. In 2007, the parties agreed on additional investments into a biofuel plant.

     

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  • 20.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advises EPSO-G on main corporate governance matters

    EPSO-G is a state-owned holding company for Lithuanian gas TSO (Ambergrid) and electricity TSO (LITGRID). EPSO-G, in accordance with the goals laid down in the National Energy Independence Strategy and in other legal acts, implements strategic tasks of developing the country’s gas and electricity infrastructure, integrating it into EU energy markets, and seeks to implement the goals of the Energy Union. 

     

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  • 15.05.2019

    Advising and representing a client and its CEO and 50% shareholder in a number of civil cases

    TGS Baltic is advising and representing a client as well as its CEO and 50% shareholder in a number of civil cases initiated by the other 50% shareholder. They include a case regarding unfair competition and protection of the company’s confidential information, a case regarding the buy-out of shares, a case for damages, a case for examination of the company’s activities, etc.

  • 15.05.2019

    TGS counselled UAB Skandia Operations Center

    TGS counselled the client on various employment law matters (such as employee remuneration issues, incentives, dismissals, etc.). 
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  • 15.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advised Headex Group

    TGS Baltic advised the company on the status of agency employees and posted employees, also provided full scope legal assistance re change of the employment model, applicable with regard to the posted employees, prepared all related documentation (including, but not limited to, a new wording of the employment contract, various consents, orders, etc.). 

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  • 15.05.2019

    TGS counselled Stora Enso Packaging

    TGS counselled the client on various employment law matters (such as employee remuneration issues, incentives, compensation for business trips, dismissals, etc.). Also, we provided advice to the client with regard to preparation for implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • 15.05.2019

    TGS Baltic assisted UAB Electrolux

    TGS Baltic assisted the client in implementation of the new Labour Code of Lithuania. Also, TGS Baltic counselled the client on various employment law matters (such as termination of employment contracts, assessment of employees, etc.). Also, our assistance included providing the client with information re third pillar pension schemes in the Baltics.

  • 15.05.2019

    TGS Baltic advised VPA Logistics

    TGS Baltic advised the client on the matters related to employees’ representation system after a branch of the industrial trade union was established in the company. Our advice included the provision of a proposal on how to help the staff of the company to decide on the representation model (establishment of the work council v. trade union). 

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  • 14.05.2019

    Advising TBD-Biodiscovery on involving a Dutch investor from SEAL Investments B.V.

    TGS Baltic's team, led by partner Leonid Tolstov, advised the leading Estonian biotechnology company TBD-Biodiscovery and its sole shareholder on involving a Dutch investor from SEAL Investments B.V., who acquired 30% of the company's shares and will be investing a total of EUR 4.5 million in the company in the next few years. This is one of the largest foreign investments in an Estonian biotechnology company.

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