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2023 - 09 - 27
COBALT has successfully represented one of the largest retailers in Latvia in court proceedings in an employment dispute where a former employee of the company alleged discrimination. The employee’s claim was fully dismissed and the court’s judgment is final. During..
2023 - 06 - 09
COBALT is an exclusive Latvian partner of Fragomen LLP, a global UK headquartered service provider specializing in corporate immigration services. COBALT regularly provides Latvian law advice on matters related to arrangements for obtaining of residence/work permits for employees of various..
2022 - 06 - 16
COBALT has successfully represented Food Union group company Rīgas Piena kombināts AS in a court dispute against its former employee regarding invalidation of termination notice and recovery of unpaid wages. After the employee was dismissed on the grounds of misconduct,..
2021 - 02 - 08
COBALT advised Swedbank on evaluating structural changes at the Baltic level. As a result, Swedbank’s Board of Directors decided to establish a new Baltic subsidiary of Swedbank AB that will become the owner of the current subsidiary banks in Estonia,..
2020 - 12 - 07
COBALT advised US-based biotech giant Biogen on launching its business operations in Latvia and Estonia. Our work included legal assistance on structuring and localization of Biogen distribution model, the establishment of company branches and related corporate, regulatory and employment advice...
2020 - 12 - 02
COBALT advised AS Ekspress Grupp, the leading Baltic media group listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, in connection with realisation of the employees’ share option program and the setting up of a new option program. For the purpose of realization of..
COBALT successfully represents clients in a dispute with OCMA regarding the issue of permanent residence permits
2020 - 10 - 07
COBALT successfully represented two clients (natural persons) in the administrative proceedings before the institution by appealing the decision of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) on the refusal to issue residence permits in Latvia to the clients due..
COBALT advises Lauma Fabrics on delivery of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to Estonia and Latvia
2020 - 04 - 17
COBALT advises Lauma Fabrics, one of the leading textile manufacturers in the Baltics and Europe, in connection with deliveries of COVID19 personal protective equipment (PPE) to Estonia and Latvia. Our work includes reviewing supply and aircraft lease agreements, drafting sales..