Recently, certain difficulties have arisen in interpreting and applying the regulations defining legal relationships between a fishing vessel owner and fishermen working on board the vessel. There are..
On 9 December 2016, the Supreme Court of Lithuania ruled on the property appraiser’s civil liability for losses incurred by the bank as a result of an improperly drawn up valuation report. The bank re..
The ruling of the Supreme Court of Lithuania of 25 November 2016 established a system of criteria to decide in which situation the manager of the company and/or its shareholders may be ordered to pay ..
As of the beginning of the year 2017, additional restrictions for municipalities on setting up of new commercial undertakings and delegation of new functions to the currently operating undertakings wi..
The State Labour Inspectorate of Lithuania (SLI) approved the procedure on the basis of which SLI inspectors will conduct inspections of economic entities to verify the reasonability of the posting of..
On 10 November 2016, the Seimas adopted the Law on Credit Relating to Immovable Property of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter referred to as the “Law”) which addresses the procedure for granting ..
Lately, Lithuanian courts have been blamed in the media for awarding very small amounts of compensation for non-pecuniary damages. In this respect, as an expert in this field, I would like to defend t..
When the veto of President was overturned, on 14 September 2016 the new Labour Code (the Code or LC2016) was passed without any amendments. The Code eliminated a non-flexible regulation of labour rela..
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has explained what consequences may face the free wireless internet connection providers when copyright infringements are committed through this type ..
According to the current wording of the Republic of Lithuania Enterprise Bankruptcy Law, a head of an enterprise or a shareholder must file a petition with a court for the initiation of the enterprise..
Following the adoption of the Labour Code, in practice, many issues still in relation to its implementation and application. For example, how should the employer act if a notice of dismissal is given ..
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) established criteria for legality of links to protected works that are freely accessible in other websites without the consent of the copyright holder..
Bonuses are one of the most commonly used ways to remunerate members of board or supervisory board for their job. This way of remuneration is directly related to a profit gained by a company: the law ..
On 14 September 2016, the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) decided to overturn President Dalia Grybauskaite’s veto on the draft of a new Labour Code, and thereby passed the vetoed legislation without an..
One might be accused of participating in a cartel even in the absence of fault. However, the European Court of Justice, which developed this doctrine, tends to restrict it and this is evident in the r..