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Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, participates in a meeting of the Council for the Judiciary

Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, participates in a meeting of the Council for the Judiciary

28.02.2019 On Monday, January 28, Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, participated in a meeting of the Council for the Judiciary, where participants, among other things, discussed the procedure of nominating and appointing the court chairpersons.
More strict limitations for debtors of maintenance are supported

More strict limitations for debtors of maintenance are supported

26.02.2019 On Tuesday, February 26, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the amendments to the Maintenance Guarantee Fund Law, developed by the Ministry of Justice and the Maintenance Guarantee Fund, providing to impose the suspension of a permit for acquisition, bearing, implementation and storage of weapons upon debtors of maintenance. Additional amendments provide for changes that will facilitate fulfilment of the obligation of payment of maintenance and recovery of maintenance to be paid out from the State budget.
It is planned to promote long-term involvement of shareholders in the management of joint stock companies by amendments to laws

It is planned to promote long-term involvement of shareholders in the management of joint stock companies by amendments to laws

25.02.2019 On Tuesday, February 26, the Cabinet of Ministers will review the draft law package proposed by the Ministry of Justice with 6 mutually related draft laws - Amendments to the Financial Instrument Market Law, Amendments to the Law On Private Pension Funds, Amendments to the Law On Alternative Investment Funds and Managers Thereof, Amendments to the Law on Audit Services, Amendments to the Law On Investment Management Companies and Amendments to the Insurance and Reinsurance Law.
Free consultation days of legal professions will start across the whole Latvia

Free consultation days of legal professions will start across the whole Latvia

25.02.2019 On Tuesday, February 26, “Free Legal Profession Days 2019” start, within the framework of which inhabitants will have a possibility to get free consultations of sworn notaries, sworn bailiffs, sworn advocates and certified mediators during the time period from 26 February to 20 March, when settling different legal issues.
RE will cooperate with SRS on informing of capital companies regarding disclosure of beneficial owners

RE will cooperate with SRS on informing of capital companies regarding disclosure of beneficial owners

25.02.2019 The Register of Enterprises, upon using the Electronic Declaration System (EDS) of the State Revenue Service, will inform capital companies that have to disclose information about their beneficial owner without delay.
The Minister of Justice meets with the Ambassador of Estonia

The Minister of Justice meets with the Ambassador of Estonia

22.02.2019 On Friday, February 22, Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice, met Arti Hilpus, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia, in order to discuss the key directions of cooperation in the area of justice.
LLC, where foreign companies constitute 100% of the composition of shareholders - have to immediately disclose their beneficial owners

LLC, where foreign companies constitute 100% of the composition of shareholders - have to immediately disclose their beneficial owners

22.02.2019 On 7 November 2017 the amendments to the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing came into force, which determined to the legal persons to disclose their beneficial owners to the Register of Enterprises.
The Minister of Justice informs the Ambassador of the USA on his priorities

The Minister of Justice informs the Ambassador of the USA on his priorities

21.02.2019 On Thursday, February 21, Nancy Pettit, the Ambassador of the USA to Latvia, had an introductory visit to Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice.
Significantly simplified circulation of public documents between EU Member States

Significantly simplified circulation of public documents between EU Member States

18.02.2019 Starting with 16th February 2019 people from the European Union (EU) Member States will face simplified and reduced administrative requirements for presenting various public documents and copies thereof in other EU Member States, thus releasing people from an unnecessary administrative workload.
Minister of Justice: In future, the justice and interior information systems might be combined to make the judicial process more effective

Minister of Justice: In future, the justice and interior information systems might be combined to make the judicial process more effective

15.02.2019 On Thursday, February 14, Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, joined by Raivis Kronbergs, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, and Irena Kucina (Irēna Kucina), the Deputy State Secretary on Justice Matters, had a work visit at the Court Administration.

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