Rūdolfs Vilsons

Rūdolfs Vilsons

Associate, Certified Tax Advisor
Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Rūdolfs Vilsons is a lawyer and MBA – certified tax advisor of TGS Baltic M&A and Tax practice groups practicing also in the field of corporate law and commercial law. He has experience in the capital share, undertaking, and asset due diligence, preparation for sale, preparation and implementation of reorganization, purchase and sales transactions. He advises clients on the issues regarding investment projects, development of corporate tax and other risk management systems, as well as assesses the compliance of the processes (incl., operational and tax application) introduced by merchants with the requirements of regulatory enactments and best practice. Rūdolfs represents the clients also during the State Revenue Service (SRS) tax audits, provides assistance to the customers on contesting an appeal against the decisions of the SRS. In 2018 and 2019 Rūdolfs is nominated as a next-generation lawyer by Legal 500.

  • Major Projects
    • 29.10.2020

      TGS Baltic Latvia and Estonia provided legal support to joint global co-ordinators and joint bookrunners with respect to IPO of 20,000,000 shares of AB “Ignitis grupė”, as part of which EUR 450 million were raised.

      TGS Baltic Latvia and Estonia provided legal support to joint global co-ordinators and joint bookrunners with respect to the initial public offering (IPO) of 20,000,000 shares of AB “Ignitis grupė”, a leading utility and renewable energy company in the Baltics, as part of which the company raised capital in the amount of 450 million euros.

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    • 26.08.2020

      TGS Baltic advised Moller Real Estate Baltic AS on the acquisition of real estate in Riga near the Riga International Airport.

      TGS Baltic provided full legal support to Moller Real Estate Baltic AS in the acquisition of a land plot of 2.311 ha in Riga near the Riga International Airport and a former British American Tobacco Latvia office-warehouse building located on it for further expansion of Møller Mobility Group car dealer network.

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    • 14.04.2020

      TGS Baltic provides support in the transaction for the supply of surgical face masks from the People's Republic of China

      On 9 April 2020, a flight with the first cargo delivering one million surgical face masks arrived in Latvia. A total of 2 million surgical masks will be delivered to Latvia. 

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    • 16.04.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted with the opening of one of the largest malls in the Baltics – Akropole

      On 4 April 2019, one of the largest, most contemporary and technologically advanced shopping and leisure malls in Latvia - Akropole opened its doors.

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    • 11.09.2017

      TGS Baltic assisted BENU Aptieka Latvija SIA with acquisition of 100% of share of SIA Cēsu Vecpilsētas Aptieka

      Andra Rubene, Attorney at Law, Partner, and Rūdolfs Vilsons, Associate at TGS Baltic assisted BENU Aptieka Latvija SIA, one of the leading retail of medicines chains in the Baltics, with acquisition of 100% shares SIA Cēsu Vecpilsētas Aptieka, a pharmacy in Cēsis, Latvia from a number of private persons, thereby expanding Benu network of more than 66 pharmacies in Latvia.

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    • 13.03.2017

      Advising 20% shareholder of SIA VUDLANDE on buy-out of 80% shareholder of the company - Latvian Timber Ltd. (UK)

      TGS Baltic’s M&A team assisted 20% shareholder of SIA VUDLANDE (LV) with buy-out of 80% shareholder of the company - Latvian Timber Ltd. (UK), obtaining 100% shares of SIA VUDLANDE as the result of the transaction.

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2015
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2011 – 2015
    Project Manager, SIA TaxLink Baltic
    2007 – 2010
    Lawyer, Tax consultant, SIA Ernst & Young Baltic
    2007
    Lawyer, SIA MRI Revision
    2005 – 2007
    Deputy Head of Legal Department at the State Agency Housing Agency

    Education

    2018
    Certified Tax Advisor (LTCA, CFE)
    2009
    Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration (MBM)
    2007
    University of Latvia, Department of Law, Master of Law

    Memberships

    2019
    CFE Tax Advisors Europe
    2008
    Latvian Tax Consultant Association
  • Publications