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Jaanus Stern passed the Estonian Bar Association exam and became an advocate

19.09.2017
Jaanus Stern
We are happy to announce that we have another advocate among our employees as Jaanus Stern successfully passed the Estonian Bar Association exam and became an advocate.
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Leon Glikman`s comment in daily business news of the 22nd of June 2017 on the construction of guest apartments

23.06.2017
Leon Glikman
Estonian daily business news newspaper „Äripäev“ asked attorney-at-law Leon Glikman to comment on the recent issue that arose in Nõmme regarding the construction of guest apartments. 
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Leon Glikman addressed the negative effects of state intervention in his speech at the Tallinn Business Forum

26.05.2017
Leon Glikman
Attorney-at-law Leon Glikman`s speech at the Tallinn Economy Forum received a lot of positive feedback.
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Attorney at law Leon Glikman will give a speech on 25th May 2017 at the Tallinn's Economy Forum which is organised by Äripaev's Russian edition Delovõje Vedomosti

23.05.2017
Leon Glikman
Attorney at law Leon Glikman will give a speech on 25th May 2017 at the Tallinn's Economy Forum which is organised by Äripaev's Russian edition Delovõje Vedomosti.
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We have been shortlisted for the European Tax Award and recognized as a top-tier firm by The Legal 500

19.05.2017
Leon Glikman , Ain Alvin
We are delighted to share with you our new International recognitions gained by law firm GLIKMAN ALVIN, assuring once again our clients, that we are professional, reliable and effective partners. Client satisfaction is our measure of success for the work we do. But we also value the external recognition gained through the awards we have won around the world.
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Dramatic changes to CIT system would affect economy

18.05.2017
Priit Raudsepp
Priit Raudsepp along with other tax specialists calls not to undermine Estonian CIT system.
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GLIKMAN ALVIN’s Paul Keres was successful in defending Estonia’s most controversial writer Kaur Kender against the criminal charge of creation and dissemination of child pornography in his work

16.05.2017
GLIKMAN ALVIN’s Paul Keres was successful in defending Estonia’s most controversial writer Kaur Kender against the criminal charge of creation and dissemination of child pornography in his work. 
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Uber case as an exemplary process

16.05.2017
Priit Raudsepp , Mari Anne Valberg
According to managing partner Priit Raudsepp and lawyer Mari Anne Leškina qualification of Uber as a transport company might become fatal for another similar applications.
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GLIKMAN ALVIN sucessfully acted for AS KredEx Krediidikindlustus in a large insurance dispute with an Estonian manufacturer of glazed fascades

04.05.2017
Paul Keres , Leon Glikman
GLIKMAN ALVIN sucessfully acted for AS KredEx Krediidikindlustus in a large insurance dispute with an Estonian manufacturer of glazed fascades.The quantum of the dispute was close to €14 million and ended in all claims against our client being rejected.
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Chambers Global awarded GLIKMAN ALVIN the highest ranking

10.04.2017
Leon Glikman , Ain Alvin
Chambers Global, one of the most prestigious law firm publications in the world, has again provided Law Firm GLIKMAN ALVIN with the highest assessment.
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Leon Glikman comments on money laundering and the prevention of terrorism on the edition of "Äripäev"

08.03.2017
Leon Glikman
Leon Glikman comments on money laundering and the prevention of terrorism on the edition of "Äripäev".
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Leon Glikman commented the options of recovery on the example of major bancruptcy cases he has advised

01.03.2017
Leon Glikman
Leon Glikman commented the options of recovery on the example of major bancruptcy cases he has advised.
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Leon Glikman was appointed as conciliator to the ICSID by the Republic of Estonia.

20.02.2017
Leon Glikman
Leon Glikman was appointed as conciliator to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes – the ICSID) by the Republic of Estonia.
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University of Tartu law students visited our bureau.

20.02.2017
Mari Anne Valberg , Ain Alvin
University of Tartu law students visited our bureau. 
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Kredex Krediidikindlustuse AS wins in Circuit Court

12.01.2017
Leon Glikman , Paul Keres
The partners of GLIKMAN ALVIN, Leon Glikman and Paul Keres, represented Kredex Krediidikindlustuse AS successfully also in Tallinn Circuit Court in one of the biggest recent insurance disputes.
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Äripäev: Low-paidmanagers earn thousands

30.11.2016
Priit Raudsepp
On Äripäev’s request, Priit Raudsepp commented the subject which can be summarized by some as “Labor tax evasion by PLC vol 2”.
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Paul Keres: Let’s give the towns and communities the right to establish their own taxes

27.10.2016
Paul Keres
Paul Keres arutleb Päevalehes ääremaastumise teemal ning pakub välja lahendusi. Arvamuslugu on välja antud sarjas "Räägime põhiseadusest".
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Paul Keres discusses the situation of human rights

13.10.2016
Paul Keres
Paul Keres discusses the situation and development of human rights in Estonia with venerable colleagues at 34th Estonian Jurists Day.
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Leon Glikman:  The everlasting worry about the protection of fundamental rights

07.09.2016
Leon Glikman
Leon Glikman writes about fundamental rights in Eesti Päevaleht and why it is so important to protect them, finding that “Inexpert statements, as “I have nothing to hide” and “no one can blame the innocent” are very common and used for justifying the toleration of wire-tapping.”
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New weapons of Tax Board

06.09.2016
Priit Raudsepp
“New Weapons of Tax Board”. This is the largest headline on the cover of today’s Äripäev. Attorney-at-law Priit Raudsepp has explained the background of amendments entering into force in November.
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Leon Glikman: Sometimes it must be allowed to pay a bribe

20.08.2016
Leon Glikman
Another angle of bribe: Companies are bound to communicate with officials in their comfort zone in order to develop their economic activities.
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Leon Glikman:  Why I’m not requesting the authorization for state secrecy

11.08.2016
Leon Glikman
Why I’m not requesting the authorization for state secret? Attorney-at-law does not risk with the professional secrecy.
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Leon Glikman:  Administration ofjustice from another planet

08.08.2016
Leon Glikman
Leon Glikman talks about administration of justice: I’ve often been asked if it’s worth protecting one’s rights in court and my answer has always been “yes”.
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What is the actual money situation, you ask?

24.05.2016
The criminal matter of Kaur Kender has been processed for a long time now and the public debate on the level of principle is increasing every day.
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Law Office Glikman Alvin advised Kredex Krediidikindlustus AS in court matter

Paul Keres , Leon Glikman
Attorneys-at-law of Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN, Leon Glikman and Paul Keres advised Kredex Krediidikindlustus AS in court matter in which AS Windoor filed an action to Harju County Court to receive an insurance indemnity in the sum of 13,8 million euros.
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Ilo Keres helped professional sportspeople in concluding a contract

Ilo-Hanna Keres
Meie advokaat Ilo-Hanna Keresel oli rõõm aidata Estonian Fighting Network OÜ ja profisportlase Maksim Vorovski lepingu sõlmimisel.
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Ilo Keres in March issue of Anne& Stiil magazine

18.03.2016
Ilo-Hanna Keres
Ilo-Hanna Keresest tehti persoonilugu märtsikuu Anne & Stiil ajakirjas.
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Paul Keres: The grand-son of the most famous chess-player in Estonia protects two sensational characters

16.01.2016
Paul Keres
Priit Pullerits kirjutab tänases Arteris meie kolleegist Paul Keresest, tema konvervatiivsetest vaadetest ja huvist mootorrataste vastu.
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Persona story about Paul Keres in Eesti Ekspress

12.01.2016
Paul Keres
Eesti Ekspress refers to the partner of our law office, Paul Keres, as indisputably one of the most well-known lawyers of the young generation.
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Ilo-Hanna Keres performed at the conference Veterinary Medicine 2015

30.10.2015
Ilo-Hanna Keres
On Friday, 30.10.2015, our lawyer Ilo-Hanna Keres performed at the multi-day conference joining the veterinarians, Veterinary Medicine 2015, held in Tartu.
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E-journal: tax law (September 2015)

01.09.2015
Priit Raudsepp
This GLIKMAN ALVIN’s e-journal of tax law introduces the following and relevant thematic news.
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E-journal: the real estate related practice of the Supreme Court (May-June 2015)

18.08.2015
This GLIKMAN ALVIN’s e-journal of real estate and court practice introduces the following decisions of the Supreme Court from the period of May – June 2015 related to real estate.
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E-journal: tax law (June 2015)

30.06.2015
This GLIKMAN ALVIN’s e-journal of tax law introduces the following and relevant thematic news.
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Leon Glikman participated in EBS’s Executive MBA program’s legal themed lecture series as guest lecturer

08.06.2015
Leon Glikman
Partner Leon Glikman conducted a seminar on practical problems of civil and arbitration proceedings as guest lecturer at EBS’s Executive MBA program’s legal themed lecture series offered by EBS’s Executive Training Center and Think Tank.
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Leon Glikman – professional debater

01.06.2015
Leon Glikman
In Äripäev’s lifestyle magazine Gentleman, a thorough article about Leon Glikman was published.
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Tax catch: is it service or employment?

18.05.2015
Priit Raudsepp
Priit Raudsepp, the attorney-at-law of Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN introduces in legal blog of thematic web of Äripäev, raamatupidaja.ee the newest decision of Supreme Court en banc, which is pioneering in several ways. Namely, the Supreme Court treated thoroughly the approach to tax claim in bankruptcy proceeding, as well as tax thematic of labor tax evasion by PLC.
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Leon Glikman: the matter of immigrants should be put to referendum

15.05.2015
Leon Glikman
he matter of accepting immigrants should be put to referendum, finds Leon Glikman, attorney-at-law. “Forcing the immigrants on a poor country like Estonia is immoral, as the country is not able to meet the needs of its own citizens struggling under the tax burden,” he said.
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E-Journal: real estate related practice of the Supreme Court (March-April 2015)E-Journal: real estate related practice of the Supreme Court (March-April 2015)

12.05.2015
This GLIKMAN ALVIN real estate and court practice related E-Journal introduces the following real estate related decisions of the Supreme Court from the period of March-April 2015.
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Better protection is sought to animals taking part in therapy

11.05.2015
Ilo-Hanna Keres
According to the animal-friendly attorney Ilo-Hanna Keres Estonia lacks a legislation that would govern the involvement of animals in interventions conducted by therapists and teachers.
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Arbitration proceeding – the freedom to choose is not a luxury service

23.04.2015
Ilo-Hanna Keres
Attorney Ilo-Hanna Keres writes in a publication of Accounting News about the purpose of the international arbitration proceeding, which is to achieve the fair resolving of dispute by independent composition of the panel of the court without excessive delay and costs.
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E-Journal: tax law (December 2014)

16.12.2014
Priit Raudsepp
This GLIKMAN ALVIN’s e-journal of tax law introduces the following and relevant thematic news:
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Paul Keres visited London and Cambridge as a member of the trade delegation of BECC

02.12.2014
Paul Keres
Paul Keres, partner and attorney-at-law of Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN visited London and Cambridge as a member of trade delegation of British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
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Right decisions of Latvia overthrew Estonia from its leading position

27.04.2014
Priit Raudsepp
Even if Estonia established the same so-called wonder tax as Latvia, we would never outdistance Latvia, but would just become equal with our neighbors, said Priit Raudsepp, the head of tax area in Glikman Alvin.