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Four observations regarding the intended takeover bid of OEG

There have been no major acquisitions of any listed companies in Estonia for a couple of years already. With the exception of Järvevana (2014), the latest acquisitions date back to the previous decade – Norma (2010), Estonian Telecom (2009), Saku Brewery(2008) etc.  Also, considering the importance of OEG for the stock exchange and for minority Read more

Responsibility of the member of the board of the commercial company for breach of the GDPR

As of May 25, 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, hereinafter GDPR or Regulation) becomes enforceable. It applies if data controller (data collector) or processor, or the data subject (physical person) is EU-based. GDPR establishes wide corrective powers for supervisory authorities (Data state inspectorate in Latvia), including power to impose an administrative fine Read more

Is UBER transport or it service?

On 11th May, Advocate General Szpunar of European Union Court of Justice delivered an opinion in preliminary ruling procedure C-343/15. In Spain, the issue in proceedings was a service by the name of UberPop, whereby non-professional private drivers transport passengers using their own vehicles. Read more

General data protection regulation – why and what needs to be done

As of May 25, 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a revolutionary, single EU-wide set of data protection rules, becomes enforceable. It applies if data controller (data collector) or processor, or the data subject (physical person) is EU-based. Personal data means any information relating to an identifiable natural person. Why do you Read more

Triniti part of the initiative for autonomous driving in Latvia

Experts from Triniti Latvia Anri Leimanis and Arina Stivrina are taking active part in the governmental task force for development of initiative for autonomous driving in Latvia under the leadership of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia. Currently the legislation of the Republic of Latvia does not contain regulations in respect of Read more