Competition law

PwC Legal offer companies legal assistance in reviewing their compliance with Latvian and European Union competition law. PwC Legal provides consultations with regards to abuse of dominance, agreements between undertakings which potentially restrict competition, mergers and acquisitions of undertakings and receipt of state aid, help undertakings identify their potential risks, ensure staff compliance with the law, and offer solutions to identified issues.

We offer a full spectrum of competition law-related legal services:

  • advice on the legitimacy of obligations included in transactions, such as distribution or supply contracts and cooperation agreements;
  • advice on use of dominant positions, receipt of state aid, mergers and acquisitions;
  • corporate compliance review, especially post-acquisition and within larger groups of companies;
  • devising individual procedures for preventing infringement risks (compliance program);
  • assistance in obtaining merger clearance;
  • global advice on competition law risks to Latvian exporting companies;
  • representing interests at the Competition Council and in the court proceeding.

PwC’s team of lawyers and business consultants will tailor all legal solutions to the needs of your company’s business and industry. Drawing on PwC’s vast experience, we ensure that our assessment of how your company’s operations affect the competitive environment includes considerations that are economically valid and geared towards business. You can receive advice locally through PwC’s global network regardless of where your company operates geographically.

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Maris Butans

Managing Senior Associate

Sanda Niedrite

Lawyer

Elina Andrijevska

Lawyer

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