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Sunday, 08.12.2013, 13:39
The European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, working with police in Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria, Spain, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom, have taken down a criminal network of Latvian payment card fraudsters and arrested eight key members of the group, informs LETA.
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Lithuania is sinking into debts to the lawyers providing the State Guaranteed Legal Aid. The Lithuanian Bar Association is commemorating the 95th anniversary. On this occasion, the forum Lithuania's Bar: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow was organized in the Government, informs LETA/ELTA.
Optimistic, but with the obvious lack of the social justice. Such is the evaluation of the improved draft budget for 2014 in Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.
On 5 December, Lithuania-based company Klaipedos Nafta and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania concluded an Agreement on the Margin Payment and Mortgage of Property as well as a Maximum Conditional and Ordinary Mortgage Agreement, informs LETA/ELTA.
After the submission, the Seimas of Lithuania approved the draft budget for 2014 of the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF), informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Riigikogu finance committee looked though the amendment proposals submitted to the 2014 draft state budget and sent the budget into the third and final reading, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The number of European Union residents exposed to the risk of poverty and social exclusion increased last year, reaching almost 125 million, according to the EU statistical bureau Eurostat data, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
GE Money Bank has changed its name to GE Capital Latvia. The name change has been registered with the Register of Enterprises, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
On Thursday, Lithuania's Seimas approved of the improved draft budget of the State Social Insurance Fund Board (SoDra) for 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.
Having received the conclusion of the Government, the Seimas approved of the amendments to the Law on Income Tax which were improved by the Committee on Budget and Finance, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to Lithuania's Minister of Finance Rimantas Sadzius, the economic crisis was not over yet. Sadzius highlighted that the crisis in Lithuania was to be over within the period of one or two years, informs LETA/ELTA.
The largest European Union research and innovation program Horizon 2020 was presented to participants of the ongoing Innovation Forum Innovation Drift, taking place in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius; the budget of the program for 2014-2020 period is expected to reach approximately EUR 80 billion, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to eu2013.lt.
As Lithuania's Presidency of the EU Council is drawing to a close, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with ambassadors of the 22 EU member states residing in our country. The meeting focused on the results of the Presidency, the work done, and top priority issues on the EU political agenda, informed BC presidential press service.
SEB banka plans to increase income and slightly reduce the number of employees in 2014, SEB banka President in Latvia Ainars Ozols announced during a business seminar today. Ozols predicts that the bank's income will grow 7-8% in 2014, writes LETA/Nozare.lv.
BTA Insurance Company SE (BTA) collected EUR 122.8 million (LVL 86.3 million) in insurance premiums in January-September 2013, EUR 12.2 million (LVL 8.6 million) or 11.1% more than in the respective period in 2012, reports LETA/Nozare.lv.