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ILAW LEXTAL has been recognised in the Legal 500 Green Guide

2024. 03. 01.
ILAW LEXTAL has been recognised in the Legal 500 Green Guide, which is dedicated to the top law firms advising on matters of sustainability, ESG and climate change. Congratulations to Jolanta Stonė, Tomas Janušauskis and Vilma Sabaliauskienė, our Green Ambassadors. Read more
Džiuginta Balčiūnė ranked in Chambers and Partners Global Legal Guide 2024

2024. 02. 21.
ILAW LEXTAL Partner Džiuginta Balčiūnė has been ranked in Band 4 in Corporate/Commercial practice. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL advises Jacquet Metals

2024. 01. 03.
ILAW LEXTAL advises Jacquet Metals on the acquisition of several distribution companies in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary from Swiss Steel Group. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL and LEXTAL have been ranked in "Chambers FinTech Guide 2024"

2023. 12. 05.
ILAW LEXTAL in Lithuania and LEXTAL in Estonia have both been ranked in the Chambers and Partners “Chambers FinTech Guide 2024”. Both firms have been recognised for their expertise and commitment and have been ranked as Band 3 in the FinTech Legal practice area. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL team successfully advised Klaipėdos vanduo on signing a €25 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB)

2023. 11. 27.
ILAW LEXTAL Partner Aušra Brazauskienė and Senior Associate Tomas Janušauskis successfully advised Klaipėdos vanduo on signing a €25 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB). Read more
A. Macijauskienė and R. Jankauskytė. Lithuania: AI Act. When?

2023. 10. 05.
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)... Read more
Competition Law Expert Lina Darulienė Joins the Law Firm ILAW LEXTAL

2023. 09. 26.
Attorney-at-Law Lina Darulienė, a competition law expert, has joined the ILAW LEXTAL team as an Associate Partner. Lina Darulienė expands the range of services provided by the firm with a new focus on competition law. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL Announces 4 New Associate Partners

2023. 09. 04.
The law firm ILAW LEXTAL announces that as of this autumn, four team members are promoted to the position of Associate Partner. Read more
A. Brazauskienė. Lithuania: The Creditor’s Guide to Security Instruments

2023. 07. 04.
The due performance of obligations in Lithuania may be secured by various security instruments. Pledge, mortgage, and financial collaterals all create a right in rem for the creditor, i.e., such a security, upon due perfection, becomes enforceable against third parties and withstands bankruptcy, reorganization, and similar... Read more
J. Liukaitytė-Stonienė and T. Janušauskis. A Breakthrough Period in Renewable Energy

2023. 05. 12.
Lithuania has never been among the leading countries in the field of energy from renewables. Dependence on imported electricity is still high, with just around 30% of electricity demand being produced locally. The installation of various power plants was slow and did not have a strong economic basis, with the main... Read more
Corporate Governance in Lithuania

2023. 04. 28.
ILAW LEXTAL team on corporate governance in Lithuania. Read more
Corporate and M&A Practice in Lithuania

2023. 04. 13.
The corporate and M&A practice of ILAW LEXTAL has been very busy working on employee option share investment schemes and overall transactional work, primarily driven by and likely to increase due to rising inflation and interest rates, according to Partner and practice Head Dziuginta Balciune. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL ranked in The Legal 500

2023. 04. 12.
ILAW LEXTAL ranked in The Legal 500 rankings. Read more
ILAW LEXTAL ranked in Chambers and Partners

2023. 03. 21.
ILAW LEXTAL ranked in Chambers and Partners European rankings. Read more
Lithuania's Legal Transformation

2023. 03. 15.
The Lithuanian legal landscape is being transformed, with notable changes taking place in the energy, tax, corporate, and employment sectors, according to ILAW LEXTAL Partner Vilma Sabaliauskiene. Read more
S. Ambroziūnaitė. Out of Court Divorce and the Main International Issues

2023. 01. 28.
In Europe, it has long been customary that only a court could dissolve a marriage, both in the event of a dispute between the spouses and when they reached a mutual agreement regarding all the legal consequences of the divorce. However, in order to reduce the workload of the courts, to reduce the duration and costs of... Read more
Relocation of employees from Ukraine to Lithuania

2022. 02. 25.
There are two alternatives: either postings or employment in Lithuania. Read more
A. Macijauskienė. A new era for consumer rights

2021. 12. 16.
The Omnibus directive is also known as the consumer GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) because it sets forth hefty fines for infringements of the regulatory framework on consumer rights protection. The Omnibus directive must be transposed into the national legislation by November 28, 2021. Read more
LEXTAL Legal webinar. Do employees have any privacy left anno 2021?

2021. 11. 15.
LEXTAL Legal webinar. Do employees have any privacy left anno 2021? Data protection in HR Read more
LEXTAL Legal advised IuteCredit on a EUR 75 million bond issue

2021. 10. 11.
LEXTAL Legal has assisted IuteCredit in all legal matters related to this bond issue. Read more
E-RESIDENT MEMO

2021. 07. 09.
What is an e-resident? How to obtain the e. resident status? Read more
LEXTAL Legal advised client on the sale of Port One Group

2021. 06. 11.
LEXTAL Legal advised client on the sale of Port One Group (PortOne (Estonia), PortOne Poland, and State Port Group (Lithuania)). Read more
ILAW joins LEXTAL to become one of leading law firms in the Baltics

2021. 02. 01.
The law firm ILAW has joined the LEXTAL Vilnius team to operate under the name ILAW LEXTAL. Read more
S. Naumčik. Brexit: UK citizens’ employment in Lithuania from 2021

2021. 01. 20.
The United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union. The post-Brexit transition period, which had been set to last until the end of 2020, ended on 31 December 2020. From the start of 2021, citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) in Lithuania will be considered as third-country nationals. Read more
Restrictions on the use of laughter gas in food production have been lifted

2021. 01. 05.
This amendment ensures that laughing gas, when used as a food additive is not subject to restrictions on the use as other substances on the List IV of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. Read more
J. Borko. New year - new opportunities to immigrants with e. resident status

2020. 12. 28.
From January, the right of foreigners to obtain the status of an electronic resident will come into force, allowing them to use electronic services in Lithuania. Read more
Registration to Webinar – “Mobility Package” implementation – opportunities of moving to Poland

2020. 08. 26.
A free webinar “Mobility Package” implementation - opportunities of moving to Poland will take place on September 9. The event is organized together with JDP Drapała & Partners (Poland). Read more
Managing COVID-19 in the Baltic states: Legal Tools

2020. 04. 06.
As COVID-19 hit all over the world, the consequences of economic crisis caused by it more or less will feel all countries. We would like to present the brief review of the possible ways for business offered by the laws of the Baltic countries in the fight against the corona virus: starting from the possibility of changing the... Read more
Restructuring vs. bankruptcy in COVID-19 situation context: employee benefits and innovations under the Law on Insolvency of Legal Persons of the Republic of...

2020. 03. 26.
1st of January 2020 the new Law on Insolvency of Legal Persons of the Republic of Lithuania (JANĮ) came into force, replacing the existing Bankruptcy Law of the Republic of Lithuania and Restructuring Law of the Republic of Lithuania. From now on, both bankruptcy and restructuring will be governed by a single law, but both... Read more
The time to convene an ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders is approaching – what actions - and if - need to be taken during coronavirus quarantine

2020. 03. 18.
After more than half of March passed, it is time to remember that, under the Law on Companies of the Republic of Lithuania, it is time to convene an ordinary annual General Meeting of Shareholders. It shall be done no later than 4 months after the end of the financial year. This means that companies whose financial year... Read more