Eversheds Sutherland Bitans has provided assistance to the City Development Department of the Riga City Council on the development of a city spatial plan for 2019-2030 that was recently brought up for public discussion.
Ellex Raidla has advised Nordic Trustee & Agency AB on its role in Future Gaming Group International AB's bond issuance to finance its acquisition of ViisTek Media in Estonia and Unlimited Media in Malta. Sorainen Estonia advised ViisTek Media and its shareholders on that subsequent acquisition. Counsel for Future Gaming Group was not disclosed on either transaction.
TGS Baltic has represented Credit Value Investments and the funds managed by it during an investment procedure in bonds of AB Civinity. The nominal value and the issue price of the issued bonds is EUR 11 million, while the nominal value and the issue price per bond is EUR 100,000. The bonds will be redeemed after four years.
According to TRACE Matrix 2016 results, Estonia is the third least corruption prone country in the world, minimizing the risk of liability under anti-corruption regulations. To date, there is no case law under FCPA rules concerning Estonia. Nevertheless, the legal framework set by the FCPA gives rise to theoretical problems of definition which may hinder its enforcement.
On Thursday, November 30th, leading legal practitioners from across Central and Eastern Europe gathered in Prague to help CEE Legal Matters celebrate its fourth successful year as the leading chronicle of the legal industry in the region, participating in an expert Round Table conversation about the year just concluded and enjoying an evening of dinner, drinks, and bonhomie.