Ellex Valiunas has advised E Energija group company Kogeneracija on the sale of 100% of shares in Miesto Energija and Pramones Energija and a 4,34% stake in Klaipedos Energija to Vilniaus Silumos Tinklai. TGS Baltic reportedly advised the buyer.
On November 3, 2023, Cobalt announced that Ignitis Renewables' acquisition of a wind farm in Kelme, Lithuania, from E Energija (reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 4, 2023) had closed.
Lithuania’s intellectual property (IP) market is active in the area of trademarks and copyright, with businesses and creators starting to understand the value of IP protection. This trend does not yet extend to patents, but trade secrets are a highly litigated area, and their protection is broader than ever.
More than two years ago, in April 2021, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal to regulate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Europe. AI is a rapidly developing group of technologies. Today, there is little doubt that these technologies have the potential to bring (and are already bringing) enormous economic and societal benefits across a wide range of industries and social activities. However, in the absence of legal regulation, these technologies can also be abused, with particularly severe consequences for both individuals and society.