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The European Central Bank (ECB) harmonises supervision rules for institutions supervised by national competent authorities

On 4 April 2017, Guideline (EU) 2017/697 of the European Central Bank and Recommendation ECB/2017/10 for national competent authorities (including the Bank of Lithuania) on exercising some options and discretions available in EU legislation in relation to less significant institutions directly supervised by national competent authorities have been adopted.

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Māra Stabulniece on the new regulation of the pre-procurement consulting

On 11 April 2017, “Jurista Vārds” published an article by Māra Stabulniece, Attorney from TGS Baltic, on the new regulation of the pre-procurement consulting. Article 18 of the Public Procurement Law contains a regulation on the pre-procurement consulting, which is new in Latvia, while it does not prescribe for the new right of customers to consult suppliers, but only set out the provisions for application of such right.

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Jekaterina Anohina on the commercial companies important for national security

On April 11, 2017, internet magazine ITiesības published an article by Jekaterina Anohina, lawyer of TGS Baltic, on the commercial companies important for national security.

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Aija Kreicberga on the new regulation on constructing buildings on land owned by another person

On 10 April 2017, internet magazine iTiesības published an article by Aija Kreicberga, Associate of TGS Baltic, on the new regulation on constructing buildings (structures) on land  owned by another person, which, inter alia, prohibits constructing residential buildings on land owned by another person.

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AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) Half-Year conference on 17 - 20 May in Riga

The organizing committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) with the help of TGS Baltic partner Agnese Hartpenga is holding Spring 2017 Half-Year Conference on 17-20 May in Riga, Latvia. The Half-Year Conference offers two seminars: The start-up world – current trends and developments and Environmental & energy transactions – how to conduct / avoid litigation?

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Prohibition on the advertising of medicinal products: It is difficult to see arguments

Medicine and pharmacy regulation has currently become very popular among politicians. The new initiatives for amending laws range from artificial insemination to the reimbursement of medicinal products. It is understandable that this field is important (in particular for socially vulnerable groups of citizens); therefore, the subject is potentially favourable for the self-promotion of politicians. Nevertheless, at least minimum rationality criteria should be applied event to populist projects.

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