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Board Members’ and Director's liability, how to mitigate the risks

About this event

A competent, professional and balanced board is a strong foundation of every company. Understanding and recognising roles, responsibilities and liability of board members help better manage companies and reduce the risks faced by both the company and the individual in assuming the duties of a board member.

What challenges board members are facing and how different risks can be mitigated? What is the liability for damages caused to the company? What protection tools should be used to mitigate personal liability of board members and the CEO?

The webinar will be hosted by Eversheds Sutherland offices in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and feature the following speakers:

  • Agris Bitāns, Managing Partner, Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, Latvia
  • Maivi Ots, Managing Partner & Jüri-Karl Leppik, Senior Associate, Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, Estonia
  • Arnoldas Jokūbaitis, Senior Associate, Eversheds Saladžius, Lithuania

Topics to be addressed at the webinar:

  • obligations defined by the law
  • how the courts treat particular damage and case studies across the Baltics
  • ways to mitigate personal liability of board members and the director

Presentations will be followed by Q&A session. Register now to secure your place at this free of charge event.

Get acquainted with our speakers:

Agris Bitāns, the Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, heads Litigation and Dispute resolution practice group. With more than 23 years of legal experience, Agris is a widely recognised and acclaimed litigator in Latvia. His main focus is on 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’ practice areas also include e-commerce, patent rights, mass media, advertising and PPP projects.

Agris has successfully represented clients in several cases which later became case law. He is a pioneer in various areas of intellectual property related litigation for local and international client.

Maivi Ots, the Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, has more than 20 years of experience in acting as a legal advisor in Estonian market in M&A, corporate, banking & finance and commercial law matters and advising clients on their daily issues. Maivi’s experience includes advising on more than 400 international deals.

Maivi is a delegate in the Corporate Law Committee of the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe. Maivi is also a member of such professional organisations as Estonian Lawyers' Association and the International Bar Association.

Jüri-Karl Leppik, Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, is experienced in litigation and dispute resolution. He has accumulated extensive knowledge in commercial and business disputes.

Arnoldas Jokūbaitis, Senior Associate at Eversheds Saladžius, has over 13 years of experience in dispute resolution and regulatory areas and is a key person in our dispute resolution team. Arnoldas has been successfully representing clients in public procurement, bankruptcy, civil liability, construction, manufacturing, environmental, IP, employment, consumer protection, media, debt and other types of disputes, as well as defending clients' rights and interests in administrative and criminal cases, including all instances of courts.

Arnoldas is trusted by the clients as having a unique competence and passion to handle the dispute professionally while clients know what outcomes of the dispute can be expected.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Arnoldas Jokūbaitis Senior Associate @ Eversheds Saladžius

  • Team member
    Viia Kruusmägi Marketing Manager @ Eversheds Sutherland Ots&Co

  • Guest speaker
    Agris Bitāns Managing Partner @ Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

  • Team member
    Ieva Binkauskaitė Head of Marketing and Communications @ Eversheds Saladžius

  • Team member
    Zane Gedrovica Marketing and Business Development Manager @ Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

  • Guest speaker
    Maivi Ots / Jüri-Karl Leppik Managing Partner / Senior Associate @ Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland

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Eversheds Sutherland is a global multinational law practice providing quality, innovation and consistency in legal service delivery around the globe from over 70 offices in more than 30 countries.

20+ years of experience in the Baltic States: Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.