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Monday, 30.03.2015, 12:20
The Lawyer, one of the most influential European law publications, awarded “The law firm of the year: The Baltics 2015” to law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene. The internationally recognised award was granted to Tark Grunte Sutkiene for successful participation in the major transactions in the region last year.
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The European justice system scoreboard, published on Monday, shows that the Estonian judicial system is among the most effective in the European Union based on several indicators, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On February 18th 2015, the Estonian parliament approved with 49 votes in favour (3 against), a law of amendments to the medicines law, making the system of pharmacies in Estonia pharmacists-centered, reports BC Riigikogu press service.
The Riigikogu in Estonia passed with 67 votes in favour the National Defence Act (772 SE), initiated by the Government, which consolidates in renewed form the Peacetime National Defence Act, the War-Time National Defence Act and the International Military Co-operation Act which are currently in force as separate Acts, reports BC press service of Riigikogu.
Lithuanian leader Dalia Grybauskaite has submitted her amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens, which seek to strengthen Lithuania's national security and prevent persons who pose danger to the country and people from getting residence permits in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Riigikogu supported on Wednesday the amendments to the citizenship law and the state dues law, which simplify receiving Estonian citizenship for children under 15 years of age and people over 65 years of age, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with judges of the Supreme Court and discussed main problems of the judicial system, the possibility to accelerate legal proceedings, ensure principled evaluation of the work of judges and increase trust in courts, reports LETA/ELTA.