Managing Partner Gediminas Dominas delivered a presentation on the issues of arbitrability and bankruptcy in the new Commercial Arbitration Law at the second annual conference entitled “ARBITRATION DAY 2012: Novelties in the Commercial Arbitration Law” that was held on 20 November in Vilnius.
In 2009, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive 2009/28/EC (hereinafter Directive). This Directive stipulates mandatory targets that renewable energy sources in Lithuania achieve an overall 23 per cent share of total energy consumption by 2020. In order to implement this Directive the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania has stipulated a new renewable energy promotion policy, which is intended to attract international companies to invest in Lithuania.
On 19 October, Associate Justinas Poderis attended a seminar organized by the Lithuanian Energy Institute on the Prospects for Small-Scale Wind Energy in Lithuania. He delivered a presentation devoted to the legal and regulatory issues of small wind farm development.
On 17-18 September, Associate Audrius Biguzas attended a seminar “On Good Governance in Sport” organized by UNI Europa Sport in Nicosia, Cyprus, together with a representative of the Lithuanian Basketball Players Trade Union.
Andrius Ivanauskas, a senior associate of Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT, participated in the working group for preparation of the new Law of Partnerships which was recently adopted by the Lithuanian parliament. The new version of the Law is primarily designated to provide a handy instrument for establishing private equity funds.
Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT Associate Partner Giedre Rimkunaite attended the fifth IP Business Congress (IPBC), held in Cascais, Portugal on 24 – 26 June 2012.
On 22 June a new version of the Law on Commercial Arbitration was passed by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT also participated in the drafting of the law.
Managing Partner Gediminas Dominas gave a presentation on the practical aspects of dispute resolution by arbitration at the seminar entitled International & National Commercial Disputes Resolution by Arbitration. The seminar was held on 29 June by the Enterprise Europe Network within the Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, in collaboration with the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration.
After the debates held by Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT, proposals to carry out compulsory renovation and to encourage the use of biofuels
In the conference held in Vilnius the local energy experts, heating suppliers and lawyers encouraged the state to promote more actively housing renovation and the use of biofuels for heat production. Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT attempted to depoliticize the debates over the issue.
Associate Audrius Biguzas attended a seminar on disputes in sports organized by Martens Rechtsanwälte, the European Club Association (ECA) and FC Bayern München AG. The seminar was held in Munich, Germany.
Lawyers of GLIMSTEDT offices attended the Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG) held on 27 March in Vilnius.
At the seminar held in the Sports Training Centre, Bernotas & Dominas GLIMSTEDT Associate Audrius Biguzas spoke on hot topics of sports law, giving special attention to sports contract drafting and performance, sports dispute resolution by national and international dispute settlement bodies, and to certain other important issues of sports law.
Associated Partner Giedrė Rimkūnaitė gave a seminar entitled Intellectual Property in Business to the Vilnius University (VU) students.