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Erasmus Internship in Latvia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 26, 2022

Are you an aspiring student interested in field of law and immigration and looking for Erasmus internship in Latvia? Join our team of lawyers in EU LAW FIRM and know everything about being an international lawyer.

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EU LAW FIRM Introduces Canada Start-Up Visa Program

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 16, 2022

EU LAW FIRM offers new immigration program - Canada Start-Up Visa. Qualified entrepreneurs are granted permanent residency in Canada under the Canada Start-Up Visa program. The initiative seeks to attract creative entrepreneurs to Canada, connect them with private sector organizations in Canada (venture capital funds, angel investor clubs, or business incubators), and assist them in establishing their innovative start-up companies there, providing great potential for expansion globally.

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Digital Nomad Visa in Estonia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 16, 2022

Estonia has introduced a new Digital Nomad Visa that enables remote employees to live in Estonia and lawfully carry out their employment duties for a foreign employer or their own foreign-registered business. In general, the point of digital nomad visa in Estonia is to give an individual the right to temporarily reside in Estonia for a period of up to 1 year.

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Employment Agency Requirements in Latvia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 10, 2022

Any company registered in Latvia, fulfilling a set of conditions and requirements, can receive a job placement service license issued by the State Employment Agency (NVA). Only a business that has been granted a license by the State Employment Agency (NVA) to provide job placement services is permitted to do so (consultations regarding job placement, information on the vacant workplaces, job placement or other employment-promoting services).

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Latvia Introduces Digital Nomad Visa

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 4, 2022

Latvia is moving much closer to the launch of digital nomad visas with the support of the government for the regulation of remote work visas. It will enable nationals of third countries to apply for a long-term visa lasting one year in order to remain in Latvia and continue working remotely for an employer registered outside of Latvia or as a self-employed person. The remote work visa is expected to not only encourage the flow of highly-skilled professionals in Latvia and re-emigration of Latvian nationals who are engaged in remote work from third countries, but also to establish advantageous circumstances so that these individuals' spouses can legitimately engage in remote work while employed from Latvia.

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Changes in Commercial Law regarding Joint Stock Companies in Latvia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • July 10, 2022

The amendments require all joint stock companies, regardless of the chosen type of shares, to submit information on shareholders to Latvian Register of Enterprises. Information on holders of registered shares must be submitted to the Register of Enterprises as soon as changes are made in the register of shareholders. In turn, a joint stock company whose shares are registered in financial instruments accounts must provide information on the largest shareholders in the Register of Enterprises, and this must be provided as soon as the shareholders have informed the joint stock company about the acquisition of shares.