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A favorable tax system is viewed as one of the most significant incentives for foreign investment in a given country. According to this year’s World Bank’s and PwC Paying Taxes study, Lithuania ranks 27th globally in terms of the ease of paying taxes. It is indeed a high standing, ahead of other CEE countries such as Romania, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. We dare say the ranking accurately reflects the efficient operation of Lithuania’s tax system. 

According to a formal agreement signed on January 18, 2018, Ellex Valiunas will work together with the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University to stimulate the development of autonomous vehicles such as self-piloted aircraft and self-driving cars in Lithuania.

Former Associate Partner Dalia Tamasauskaite-Ziliene has become a full partner at TGS Baltic in Lithuania, while lawyers Albertas Sekstelo, Darius Miniotas, Ieva Povilaitiene, Marius Brasiunas, and Paulius Zapolskis were promoted to Associate Partner.

Women’s Day is behind us, but the subjects of gender equality and equal opportunity are of year-round concern. This, the first part of a special two-part CEE Legal Matters article on women in private practice in CEE, provides the numbers and percentages from leading law firms across CEE, as well as a more thorough snapshot of one representative market. Part II of the report, in the June issue, will pull back the curtain even more, providing feedback and perspectives from lawyers across the region.

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