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Mikus Freimanis, Specialist Counsel

Mikus Freimanis

Specialist Counsel

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Financial services and markets regulation
  • Investment funds and asset management

Practice notes

Practice areas: Finance and Capital markets, Financial Services Regulatory, AML, Funds, Investments, Corporate

Mikus is Specialist Counsel, Head of Capital Markets and Co-Head of Banking and Finance practice groups.

Mikus has an extensive experience in banking and finance transactions such as commercial lending, corporate loans and syndicated loans, establishment and transfer of security instruments, inter-creditor agreements, escrow transactions and asset sale and purchase deals. As a consultant to attorneys at law in the Eversheds Bitāns Banking and Finance practice, Mikus has acted in various matters related to financial services and markets regulation, clearance of transactions with the competent regulatory bodies and obtaining of licences for operation of financial institutions. He has established cooperation with the Financial and Capital Market Commission, the Bank of Latvia, the Office for Prevention of Laundering of Proceeds Derived from Criminal Activity, the Baltic Stock Exchange and other authorities in Latvia and abroad.

As part of the Eversheds Bitāns Corporate and M&A practice group, Mikus has been involved in complex multimillion M&A transactions and insolvency and restructuring projects.

His has gained master’s degree in law and finance at the Riga Graduate School of Law.