GLIMSTEDT's partners and senior associates were included to The Third Edition of Best Lawyers in Estonia
Our partners Priit Lätt, Indrek Leppik, and senior associates Leho Pihkva, Marko Saag were chosen to the Third Edition of Best Lawyers in Estonia. It is a significant acknowledgement of their recent work.
GLIMSTEDT advised the conducting of a unique public procurement for armoured vehicle maintenance and repairs
On 29.10.2013 the Logistics Centre of Estonian Defence Forces and AS SEBE entered into a procurement contract; under that contract, AS SEBE will repair ca. 96 armoured vehicles in the coming year and as much as 140 armoured vehicles after three years. The works include technical maintenance, annual overhaul, painting and running repairs of the armoured vehicles. The procurement contract’s financial value for 4 years is estimated as 10 million euros. The contract can be extended for another 4-year period.
AIJA, the global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsel aged 45 and under, organised an annual transport law conference entitled “Limitation of liability” in Lisbon on October 17-19. Martti Peetsalu from our Transport & Shipping practice group took part of the conference.
NOW! Innovations signs cooperation agreement for providing mobile payment solutions in a Dutch electric vehicle fast charging network
GLIMSTEDT advised NOW! Innovations in concluding the cooperation agreement with Fastned, a company creating the national network for fast-charging electric cars. The GLIMSTEDT team in the deal was led by associate Triin Tuulik.
The Supreme Court satisfied the appeal against the ruling filed by the Bank Saint Petersburg, changed its earlier practice and found that in proceedings on petition the court may determine the representative’s fee on the basis of the actual hourly rate, if this is necessary and justified.
GLIMSTEDT successfully represented the Bank Saint-Petersburg in a dispute over the port dues of arrested vessel
The courts found that if the vessel is arrested in a port without concluding a deposit agreement, the owner of the port is entitled to claim from the total net gain of enforcement procedure the compensation for expenses to the extent considered reasonably necessary and a reasonable fee (quay fee) for the arrested vessel.
GLISMTEDT is happy to share that an international jury from the World Summit Award (WSA) selected GoSwift’s online queue management solution as one of 40 finalists for the World’s best e-services.
As part of the implementation of its strategic plan launched at the end of 2011, UniCredit Group will discontinue banking operations in the Baltic markets. GLIMSTEDT is advising UniCredit in all legal and tax aspects of this unique project in the region.
On 1 May 2013, Hele Karja was voted into the Board of Directors of the ITechLaw Association. ITechLaw is an international organisation for lawyers that focuses on technology and law.
We are proud to announce that attorney at law Moonika Kukke of our energy practice area has applied to join our partnership programme and advance to become an associated partner at GLIMSTEDT, and that the partners have unanimously decided to invite Moonika into the programme.
Senior associate Moonika Kukke has led a team of GLIMSTEDT’s energy law specialists in developing projects for Energy Cooperatives of a type that is quite new to Estonia.
Corsetry, lingerie and swimwear producer New Rosme has acquired the Estonian lingerie producer Linette
GLIMSTEDT advised the sale of Estonian lingerie producer OÜ Linette Retail to Latvian corsetry, lingerie and swimwear producer SIA New Rosme.
GLIMSTEDT advised Fortumo, a mobile payments company with offices in Estonia, San Francisco and Beijing, and its shareholders in raising growth round investment (size undisclosed) from Intel Capital and Greycroft Partners.
Tax Directors Handbook 2013, a leading independent international tax guide which provides ratings of tax law firms in different jurisdictions, recommends GLIMSTEDT as a top tier tax law firm in Estonia, and also Priit Lätt as one of the best 250 tax advisers in the world. Our Lithuanian office is also recommended.
We are happy to announce about the recognition in Estonia as "Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year 2013" by Finance Monthly Global Awards.
According to WTR 1000 2013 edition "Offering "superb strategic insight and solutions on IP problems", GLIMSTEDT has carved out a niche in the trademark litigation sphere".
GLIMSTEDT successfully represented, jointly with patent agency Käosaar & Co, the Estonian dairy producer Piimandusühistu E-PIIM in a complex „Vene juust“ („Russian cheese“) trademark dispute.