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AmCham Latvia Business After Hours hosted by Eversheds Sutherland Bitans and Marsh, January 25, 202

  • Latvia


    Competent, balanced and professional board is the foundation of every company. Its values, reputation, operations and relations with clients directly depend on the board’s actions. That is why it is important to be aware of the Board's liability in relation to its role, responsibilities and risks.

    Experts Agris Bitans, Senior Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Bitans and Thomas Marcadet, Senior Vice President, Head of FINPRO & PEMA Marsh specialty in CEE &Eastern Mediterranean will discuss:

    - Responsibilities and challenges of board members

    - What does the obligation to act as a decent and careful manager really mean?

    - What is the liability for caused damages?

    - What protection tools should be used?

    We will be delighted to see you at Business After Hours in on January 25, 2023, at 18:30 at Pullman Riga Old Town, Jekaba 24. Come engage in a discussion about how to identify and manage the civil liability risks of a board member!

    About the Speakers:

    Agris Bitāns,
    Senior Partner, Eversheds Sutherland Bitans Agris heads the Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns Litigation and Dispute resolution practice group. With more than 24 years of legal experience, Agris is a widely recognised and acclaimed litigator in Latvia. His main focus on is civil and commercial litigation, civil liability including liability for non-pecuniary loss, intellectual property, contract disputes, criminal litigation, mainly in relation to white-collar crime and fraud. Agris’s practice areas also include e-commerce, patent rights, mass media, advertising and PPP projects. Agris is a member of the Latvian Bar Association and International Bar Association. He is also a member of AIPPI and has served as the President of the Latvian AIPPI group since 2005. In addition to his work at the law firm, Agris is a lector at the University of Latvia in the Faculty of Law.

    Thomas Marcadet, Senior Vice President, Head of FINPRO & PEMA Marsh specialty in CEE &Eastern Mediterranean

    Thomas is the Financial Lines Practice Leader for Central Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean Region since 2017. Thomas took this new role after 6 years of experience in France focusing on large Financial Institutions and Private Equity. Before joining Marsh, Thomas worked in 2nd largest retail banking group in France (BPCE) in Internal audit and held various positions in investment banks.

    Register to the event at AmCham home page here.

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