Legal support

BDO Law is independent, constantly growing and developing law firm that provides advice on all aspects of business law in Latvia. In the context of Belarusian - Latvian cross-border business we can help with:

Business restructuring:

  • Opening up a company, daily tasks, general doing business in Latvia issues.
  • Cross-border mergers/acquisitions in order to transfer part or all assets to Latvian jurisdiction.
  • Sale of assets (real estate transactions, trademarks, etc.) to a Latvian company.
  • Incorporation of subsidiary in Latvia/opening of a representative office, permanent establishment or branch in Latvia.
  • Investment of the assets in the share capital of company based in Latvia.

Corporate matters:

  • Opening of bank accounts in Latvia.
  • Employment matters – posting of employees to work in another state, elaboration of documentation and ensuring compliance of existing and/or new employees with the legal framework of EU and Latvian employment regulation in case of transfer of business.
  • Immigration issues - work and residence permits for citizens of Belarus.
  • Regulatory and Compliance: advice on specific corporate issues, including anti-corruption, anti-bribery, whistleblowing system, competition, GDPR issues, licensing, compliance with consumer protection laws.
  • Intellectual property law: registration of trademarks in EU/Latvia.