Publications

General Data Protection Regulation: what you must do and know2017-09-19

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (the ‘Regulation’) will enter into effect[i]. What must businesses do and know before it happens? Inventory of personal data processed First and ..

Court judgments in relation to civil liability of CEOs: case law overview 2017-06-09

In practice there a numerous uncertainties in relation to civil liability of management bodies of companies, scope of such liability, and related matters. On 4 April 2017, considering the current situ..

New Labour Code Developments 2017-06-08

On 6 June 2017, the Seimas approved draft amendments to the Labour Code developed on the basis of the agreement of the Tripartite Council. The new Labour Code is expected to come into force as of July..

It will be more difficult for creditors of an insolvent company to abuse their rights 2017-06-06

On 12 May 2017, the Supreme Court of Lithuania issued a ruling, which further contributes to the case-law concerning setting of the procedure and price of the realisation of assets with regard to a ba..

The European Court of Justice has explained the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC 2017-04-12

On April 6, 2017 in the case C-336/15, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has explained the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC, Article 3, with regard to the safeguarding of employees’ ri..

Tricky legal acts on the lease of state-owned land 2017-03-10

Information about the decision of the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture to terminate the agreement of lease of state-owned land where Žalgiris stadium complex is located raised q..

Work on board the fishing vessel not necessarily based on the employment contract 2017-02-24

Recently, it has become difficult to interpret and apply legislation defining legal relations between the owner of a fishing vessel and fishermen working on board the vessel. According to some opinion..

Lithuania eases residency rules for foreign investors2017-01-25

Amendments to Lithuania‘s residency law have come into force from 1st January, making life much easier for foreigners who have invested or plan to invest in Lithuania. Faster issue of residence permit..

The year 2017: will growth in Lithuania be below its potential?2017-01-03

As its key priorities for 2017, the European Commission has indicated creating more jobs and ensuring better growth and investments. It has urged the states to create a promising economic future for a..

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