08.02.2018 Future communication: bubbles, robots, rakes? These three thematic discussions are shaping the conference “The State is speaking”, which will take place on 2 March in the Ziedonis Hall of the National Library of Latvia.
In 2017, the number of complaints received by the Insolvency Administration regarding actions of the administrators has decreased07.02.2018 Compared to the previous year, in 2017 the number of complaints submitted to the Insolvency Administration and related to acts of the administrators has decreased by 39.7%.
A demand is growing for e-service regarding requests for corroboration submitted to the Land Register office07.02.2018 The Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with the Court Administration, at the end of 2017 has introduced an electronic service (hereinafter referred to as the e-service), which ensures that the owner of the immovable property to their specified electronic mail address receives a notification regarding the request for corroboration submitted to the Land Register office.
The European Commission invites public to express their views regarding the anticipated checklist of the markets for counterfeit and pirated goods06.02.2018 At the end of January, this year, the European Commission has launched public consultation in relation to the anticipated checklist of the markets for counterfeit and pirated goods, which will be the first international checklist of such type intellectual property markets.
The Patent Office invites to apply for participation in the seminar “Procedural Aspects and Practice for the Case Examination in the Boards of Appeal at EUIPO”,06.02.2018 The Patent Office, in cooperation with representatives of the Boards of Appeal at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), on 27 February 2018 arranges a seminar “Procedural Aspects and Practice for the Case Examination in the Boards of Appeal at EUIPO”.
05.02.2018 Now official translations of laws in English are available also at site Likumi.lv. The Latvian law version can be easily switched to its translation, printed out, and saved as PDF or DOCX document.
Supporting the concept for making the procedure for recognition of the creditors’ claims more effective and name change of the Insolvency Administration01.02.2018 On Thursday, 1 February, the Saeima in the first reading has approved the concept of mutually related draft laws “Amendments to the Civil Procedure Law” and “Amendments to the Insolvency Law”, which are intended to make the procedures for recognition of the creditors' claims more effective, as well as to replace the name of the Insolvency Administration to the “Insolvency Control Service”.
31.01.2018 On Thursday, 1 February, in the Kurzeme Regional Court, the Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with the Council of Certified Mediators, will launch the project “Free Consultations of Mediators in Courts” aimed at promotion of the use of mediation in civil matters subject to legal proceedings, which is particularly appropriate to resolution of the family conflicts.
The Cabinet appoints Mrs. Žaneta Mikosa to be Latvian representative to the Permanent Court of Arbitration on30.01.2018 On Tuesday, 30 January, the Cabinet approved Mrs. Žaneta Mikosa, lecturer of the Riga Graduate School of Law, to be representative of the Republic of Latvia, the specialized arbitrator of natural resources and of the environment, at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
29.01.2018 Late last year, the European Commission presented the measures aimed to ensure better protection of intellectual property rights and encouraging the European enterprises, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises and novel enterprises, to invest into innovations and creative problem solutions.