The research by the District Court of Riga “PROCESS OF THE COURT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS IN CIVIL CASES AND CRIMINAL CASES. STATISTICS. ISSUES. POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS.”
Attorney-at-law Ph. D.
The District Court of Riga have published Research of 2022 “PROCESS OF THE COURT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS IN CIVIL CASES AND CRIMINAL CASES. STATISTICS. ISSUES. POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS” (hereinafter the Research).
Aim of the Research
The Research is prepared in order to identify problem matters, and, simultaneously, is intended as the supportive material for processing the cases that are of the competence of the Court of Economic Affairs. Moreover, the Research have analysed the number of and types of decisions that have been appealed during the first months of the operation of the Court of Economic Affairs, also number of complaints reviewed and number of decisions of the Court of Economic Affairs rejected by the District Court of Riga.
Zvērināta advokāte Ph. D.
As stipulated in Section 127 (1) of the Criminal Procedure Law, evidence in criminal proceedings is any information acquired in accordance with the procedures provided for in the Law, and fixed in a specific procedural form, regarding facts that persons involved in the criminal proceedings use, in the framework of the competence thereof, in order to justify the existence or non-existence of conditions included in an object of evidence.
Section 124 (1) (2) of the Criminal Procedure Law stipulates that object of evidence are the totality of circumstances to be proven, and the facts and auxiliary facts connected thereto, in the course of criminal proceedings. The existence or absence of the elements of a criminal offence and other circumstances stipulated in the Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law, which are relevant for the just settlement of the criminal legal relations shall be proven in the criminal proceedings.
Literature says: "A word can start a conversation, a word can start a love affair and a word can start a war. A word has a strange power, it can lift you up in the air or kill your faith" (V.Strēlerte).
Human dignity is a value that is learned in the family and in educational institutions, and is the foundation of a democratic state governed by the rule of law. The characteristics of dignity could include honesty and courtesy towards one another, personal well-being and morality. Recently, the question of what is more important - human relations or, nevertheless, professionalism, ethics or objectivity - has become more and more frequent. Does a professional know how to distinguish his subjective side, or are decisions made on subjective and externally influencing factors? This is a rhetorical question that is becoming more and more relevant every day. In many things and in new times, we are left with Soviet-era views that do not fit into today's society.
Attorney-at-law Ph. D. Liene Neimane
Money laundering issues and recent trends
The opinions of various experts on whether to seize property because it has been declared criminal property by a body, rightly or wrongly, are becoming more and more frequent, and this is causing controversy.
In the May 2022 issue of Forbes Latvia, advocate Liene Neimane (mg. iur.) of Office of sworn advocates “Neimane & Partners” and co-author Signe Bole (mg. iur.) discuss the challenge of remote work.
The article seeks an answer to the question - Was it possible to achieve the goal provided for in Article 1 of the Criminal Procedure Law by conducting an investigation during the emergency situation?
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In the January 2022 issue of Forbes Latvia, advocate Liene Neimane (mg. iur.) and co-author legal assistant Elizabete Anna Niedre of the Office of sworn advocates "Neimane & Partners" discuss the important details about economic activity.
"Lately, young people are interested in starting their own business to pursue a dream or develop a hobby. Many of these young businessmen choose to do so by opening their own store. […] Correct registration of economic activity is particularly important. The law prescribes liability for the performance of unregistered economic activity."
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The article "What is a money mule and how not to become on" is available on the Forbes Latvia website
We have often heard the saying,
"Ignorance of the law is no excuse." The autumn, rainy and chilly
times have come, when family, friends, parents and children can
spend evenings together playing intellectual games and leisurely
In the December issue of Forbes Latvia, advocate Liene Neimane (mg. iur.) of the office of sworn advocated "Neimane & Partners" and co-author Signe Bole (mg. iur.), explain what a money mule is and how to avoid falling into the hands of fraudsters.
"Educated and knowledgeable people can also become victims of crime if they suddenly find themselves in a difficult financial situation. It should be borne in mind that opening an account or setting up a business at the request of a third party and transferring its subsequent management to a third party is also a criminal offense."
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Increasingly, we can read and hear the news
of countless searches. In some criminal proceedings, several dozen
searches are carried out in one day, which the investigating
authorities try to position in the media as some sort of records
and significant achievements.
Recently, clients have been seeking opinion in criminal proceedings in which they are involved as owners of the infringing property, persons against whom criminal proceedings have been instituted, witnesses, victims, suspects, as well as accused persons.
Covid-19 conditions have also introduced adjustments in the work of sworn advocates and offices.
Adapting to working in a virtual environment, sworn advocate office “Neimane & Partners” offers its clients, partners and colleagues, in accordance with epidemiological safety measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 infection, the use of professional and convenient videoconferencing equipment and room for communication with various state and municipal institutions, when we do not use it ourselves.
If necessary, it is also possible to provide a larger videoconferencing room with a maximum of four people, subject to all epidemiological security measures.
On the fee for the use of videoconferencing equipment and the room, we will agree with you. The latter will depend on the number of hours and frequency of use of the room, as well as taking into account other special cases.
In addition, we offer free parking (pass available at the office administration at Skandu Street 7, 3rd floor), coffee, tea, water and an assistant who will provide technical help.
The reservation of the room and equipment can be made by phone +371 60003574, or by writing to us via e-mail: [email protected] with the indication “APPLICATION FOR VIDEO CONFERENCE ROOM”, indicating the date, month, year and time, name of the court, as well as the program through which connection and other important information will be provided, to ensure comfort.