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Name: Valters Gencs
Firm Name: Gencs Valters Law Firm
Country: Latvia
Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions Law


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Professional Biography:

Valters Gencs is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Latvia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Valters directly using the contact details above.

Legal Counsel for Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia (1994); Welsh & Katz, Ltd., Chicago (1995); Member of the Working Group on Tax Law appointed by the Prime Minister (1997); Member of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Issues appointed by Prime Minister (1999); Head of Tax & Legal department of Ernst & Young Latvia, Head of Tax ad hoc group of the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (1998-2002), Founder of Gencs Valters Law Firm (2000), Lecturer in the Stockholm’s School of Economics in Latvia (2000). Chairman of the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia- 2008 -2011.

Firm Overview:

Gencs Valters Law Firm was established in the year 2000 in Riga (Latvia), where the firm’s headquarters are located. In 2007 the firm expanded in the Baltics by establishing an office in Tallinn (Estonia) and, in 2008, in Vilnius (Lithuania).

We are a full service, general practice international business law firm specialising in tax, mergers and acquisitions, labour law, corporate, intellectual property, immigration and litigation. The firm has 13 lawyers and tax consultants in the Baltics. The firm has particularly strong ties with Scandinavian clients due to our involvement with the Scandinavian chambers of commerce. Valters Gencs served as the Chairman of the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and has lectured in the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

In 2007 the firm became a member of Eurojuris, a European association of independent law firms covering over 630 different cities/locations in more than 40 countries. In 2008 the firm became a member of the international independent law firms’ association Multilaw, which now includes over 6000 lawyers in more than 150 countries around the world, creating the option for us to provide integrated cross-border services.

Our firm maintains successful long-term cooperation with law firms all over the States, such as Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Baker & McKenzie, Davis Polk & Wardwell, DLA Piper, Holland & Knight, Duane Morris,Frost Brown Todd, Polsinelli Shughart, Covington & Burling, Faegre Baker Daniels, Knoble Yoshida & Dunleavy, Barnes & Thornburg and many others.

As our client, you will be guaranteed unmatched service and commitment as well as access to our full service including counselling and client/attorney partnership.

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