The article by Rivo Kaldvee and Julia Gramma is about housing association’s utility debts. During recent years, housing associations debts to utility service providers has grown, due to the financial difficulties of the apartment owners.
The article provides advice on how to deal with the unpaid bills in a more professional way and how to collect money succesfully from the debtors.
Den za Dnjom is a Russian language weekly newspaper that has been published in Estonia since 1991...Read more
FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen) — the International Federation for European Law, focuses on research and analysis of European Union Law. It provides a platform for legal scholars and practitioners to discuss on current issues on European law and on the interaction between EU and national law.
In the year 2012, Estonia will be the first Eastern European country to host the most distinguished EU law conference. The XXV Fide Conference will be held in 30 May – 2 Ju...Read more
Pärnu County Court approved the restructuring plan of AS Väätsa Agro. Partner of MAQS Law Firm Veikko Toomere was pointed as the restructuring advisor.
Väätsa Agro is one of the biggest Estonian dairy farms. In 2010 Väätsa Agro produced more than 13 000 tons of milk. The company employs 140 people, which makes it the biggest employer in Väätsa municipality.
Our partner Veikko Toomere has been advising Väätsa Agro as a court appointed restructuring advisor since 2009. The first restructuring plan was approved by both Pärnu County Court as well as the Tallinn District Court in 2010. Still, on 9 May 2011 the Estonian Supreme Court has ca...Read more
MAQS Law Firm is happy to announce that our employment law specialist Katrin Sarap has passed the Estonian Bar Association’s examinations in 28 November 2011.Read more
MAQS Law Firm partner Kaimo Räppo attended the 10th International Real Estate Conference “Real Estate 2011 - Looking for a boost on the property market” in Tallinn in 11 November, 2011.Read more
MAQS LAW FIRM in Estonia cooperates with PÖFF (Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival) and its sub-festival BLÄCK MARKET Industry Screenings.
The 15th PÖFF takes place during 16 November – 30 November 2011 in Tallinn and the BLÄCK MARKET program will run from 28 November to 1 December 2011.
For the past three years MAQS Law Firm has been a supporter of PÖFF on daily basis, by giving legal advice and assistance. We are happy to continue to support the cultural development of the feat...Read more
MAQS breakfast seminar: Certificate on the absence of tax arrears in the public procurement procedure
Tax arrears will prevent successful participation in the public procurement procedures. It is clear that a tenderer with tax arrears must be excluded from the public procurement procedure and that no contract can be made with a tenderer with tax arrears.
The issues concerning how to understand and to apply the rules on evidencing and verifying the absence of tax arrears have not been resolved by the amendments to public procurement law made in 2011.
During the Breakfast Seminar...Read more
The 6th edition of the guide How you set up business in Estonia has now been published by MAQS Law Firm. The on-line guide can be found and downloaded from maqs.com under publications.
For more information, please contact Karolina Ullman, partner MAQS Law Firm Tallinn office: firstname.lastname@example.org, +372 66 76 440.
In an employment relationship, every employer handles employees’ personal data. Personal data processing is the integral part of employment relationship. The period of employment includes various situations where a prior written consent of the employee is required to process personal data,. In certain situations a consent is not needed. For instance, does the employer have a right to check its employees’ work related e-mails and what kind of limitations is set for using surveillance devices (...Read more
The Lawyer European Awards are presented by one of the leading legal magazines in the UK. MAQS Law Firm is shortlisted in the category Law Firm of the Year: The Nordics. The Lawyer European Awards celebrate the most outstanding work in the industry over the previous 12 months. A panel of judges, including well travelled managing partners at private practice firms and in-house counsel at multinational companies, will aid the selection process.
The winners will be announced at the awards...Read more
Are you working in co-operation with a company located in the Baltic States or are you considering expanding your business to the Baltic States? What should be particularly taken into account on the Baltic market?
Join us at the “The Baltic States as a legal operational environment” seminar organized by Juridia and MAQS Law Firm to hear from the experts on the Baltic market and discuss the related issues.
Time: May 26, 2011, 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Place: Kansallissali, Aleksante...Read more
Veikko Toomere, partner at MAQS Law Firm in Tallinn, was elected to the supervisory board of the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
Veikko Toomere, partner at MAQS Law Firm in Tallinn, was elected to the supervisory board of the Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (DECC) at their general assembly held on 12 April 2011. Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization whose main purpose is to create, support and develop economic relations between Danish and Estonian companies and entrepreneurs as well as to serve as a business and social platform to facilitate business opportunities within the network. DECC...Read more