Alise Eljašāne

Alise Eljašāne

Senior Associate, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Alise Eljašāne is a Senior Associate at TGS Baltic. Alise is a member of the Banking & Finance practice group and a recognized expert in Capital Markets, Legal Compliance of Financial Institution Operations, Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Project Finance, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Law, Shareholders Disputes.

    Before joining the Law Firm in 2016 Alise for several years had been heading Banking and Finance Law department in the Law Firm VARUL as well as the legal compliance department of one of the largest asset management companies in Latvia - IPAS Finasta Asset Management. Having worked for the abovementioned and some for the other top players of the asset management/financial instrument markets industry in the region, Alise Eljasane became one of the most competent experts in the field of capital markets.

  • Major Projects
    • 04.09.2019

      TGS BALTIC Latvia successfully represents leading Latvian hotel operator Mogotel (www.mogotel.com)

      TGS Baltic successfully represented Mogotel www.mogotel.com, a Latvian hotel operator.

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    • 21.06.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted a crypto startup in licensing and investor attraction process

      TGS Baltic assisted a crypto startup in licensing and investor attraction process.

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    • 08.01.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted Expobank CZ a.s. with financing the acquisition of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel by Astor Group (Latvia) from PBR Hotel (USA)

      TGS Baltic assisted Expobank CZ a.s. with financing the acquisition of the shares of SIA POLAR BEK DAUGAVA (now merged into SIA LAMPL which is owned by two private individuals through SIA RHG RIGA), the owner of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel.

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    • Rendered legal assistance to Norvik Banka AS

      Rendered legal assistance to Norvik Banka AS during preparation of all the necessary documentation for registration of the open alternative investment fund NORVIK CIS FIXED INCOME ABSOLUTE RETURN FUND with the Financial and Capital Market Commission.

    • Successfully represents the investment brokerage firm Amenda Markets AS IBS

      Successfully represents the investment brokerage firm Amenda Markets AS IBS, licensed in Latvia, receiving authorization of the Financial and Capital Market Commission to provide investment services and collateral services in the European Union and the European Economic Area.

    • TGS Baltic Latvia office successfully represents LV Asset Management AIFP

      TGS Baltic Latvia office successfully represents LV Asset Management AIFP before the Financial and Capital Market Commission during granting the status of a registered alternative investment fund manager and registration of the closed alternative investment fund “EverGreen Fund” with to sub-funds “EcoEnergy Subfund” and  “EcoShrimp Subfund”. 

    • Successfully represents FXFair, forex services provider, during the investor attraction and shareholder change procedure

    • Provided legal assistance to the Expobank AS

      Provided legal assistance to the Expobank AS regarding introduction of Financial Instrument Market Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II) in the operations of bank.

    • Rendered legal assistance to INVL Asset Management IPAS

      Rendered legal assistance to INVL Asset Management IPAS during liquidation of the sub-fund Core Property Sub-fund of the closed alternative investment fund Riga Property Fund. Urban Development Sub-fund continues the operations after the liquidation of the aforementioned sub-fund.

    • Rendered legal assistance to Amenda Markets AS IBS 

      Rendered legal assistance to Amenda Markets AS IBS during the procedure of introduction of Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments 2014/65/EU (MiFID II) in the activities of the investment brokerage company.

    • Provided legal assisstance to Overkill Ventures AIFP 

      Provided legal assisstance to Overkill Ventures AIFP on the acquisition of the status of a registered alternative investment manager and on the registration of two funds - Overkill Ventures Fund I and Overkill Ventures Fund II. 

    • Successfully represents 2B Capital before the Financial and Capital Market Commission

      Successfully represents 2B Capital before the Financial and Capital Market Commission during granting the status of a registered alternative investment fund manager and registration of the closed alternative investment fund “Equilibrium Fund” with five sub-funds.

    • Provided legal assistance to Expobank CZ a.s.

      Provided legal assistance to Expobank CZ a.s. with financing of acquisition of Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel by Astor Group (Latvia) from PBR Hotel (USA).

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
    Since 2017
    Senior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2013 – 2017
    Senior Associate, law firm Varul
    2010 – 2013
    Head of the Legal and Compliance Structural Unit, IPAS Finasta Asset Management
    2012 – 2013
    Chairperson of the Management Board, AS Finasta atklātais pensiju fonds
    2012 – 2013
    Chairperson of the Management Board, AS F Capital
    2009 – 2010
    Lawyer at AS ELKO grupa
    2008 – 2009
    Assistant to the Chief Lawyer at AS ELKO grupa

    Education

    2009
    University of Latvia, Department of Law, Master of Law
    2006
    University of Latvia, Department of Law, Bachelor of Law
    2006
    BA School of Business and Finance, Business Administration
  • Publications
    • Alise Eljašāne in connection to upcoming Baltic VC Summit 2018 comments on AIF regulation in Baltics and possible improvements in business newspaper - Dienas Bizness, 2018
    • Alise Eljašāne on the control mechanisms introduced by the FCMC for the supervision of the self-liquidation procedure of ABLV Bank - Dienas Bizness, 2018
    • More money can be gained through self-liquidation - Dienas Bizness, 2018
    • Clear the way for private investors - Forbes, 2018
    • More complexity for real property platforms - Dienas Bizness, 2018
    • Alise Eljašāne comments on the draft Co-financing Service Law - Dienas Bizness, 2017
    • Alise Eljašāne on the new EU directive on the prevention of terrorist financing - Dienas Bizness, 2017
    • Reorganisation of Latvijas Gāze - an unintentional "crib" for indecent majority shareholders - Dienas Bizness, 2016
    • Global Reporting Standard – Has the Epoch of Heroes Expired? - iFinanses.lv, 2015
    • Facilitated Capital Attraction Procedure for Entrepreneurs - Tvnet.lv, 2015
    • Alise Eljašāne on the investment options in business - iFinanses.lv2015
    • Trial to Revive the Baltic Bond Market - Dienas Bizness, 2015
    • Varul lawyers on the changes in the commercial company regulations related to court reforms - Kapitāls, 2014
    • Alise Eljašāne on Citadele IPO - Dienas Bizness, 2014
    • Concise Encouragement Course on Pension Accruals - Monday.lv, 2014
    • First North – the Available Wall Street - Dienas Bizness, 2014