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The rise of hybrid warfare and its implications
Jun 12

On June 12, the Overseas Security Advisory Council Riga held a meeting on hybrid warfare and its impact on businesses. There are many adverse effects of hybrid warfare on businesses, including uncertainty of economies and reduced confidence in investments.

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Luncheon with Kaspars Briskens, Minister for Transport of Latvia
Jun 07

On June 7, members joined a luncheon with Kaspars Briskens, Minister for Transport to get an overview of the transport sector and discuss the latest developments and efforts to reshift Latvia's transport and logistic routes westbound. 

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Precision medicine best practice sharing

Jun 06

On June 6, representatives of the Precision Medicine sub-group had an online meeting with Lithuanian colleagues from the Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry Association (IFPA) which presented Personalized Medicine activities in Lithuania.

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Digital Affairs & AI Work Group Meeting
Jun 06

On June 6, the AmCham Digital Affair and AI working group convened an online meeting which was devoted to discussing the Position paper on Latvia's digital transformation and AI.

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Get to know your U.S. Embassy
May 30

On May 30, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy, AmCham members were invited by U.S. Ambassador Robinson to attend an event to get to know more about the operations and priorities of the U.S. government. The program included remarks by the Ambassador and various Embassy section leads, and networking.

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“Future of Jobs 2024” to be held on June 10

May 29

ERDA invites AmCham members to join the conference “Future of Jobs 2024” on June 10 at 09.00-13.30 at Fantadroms, Gustava Zemgala 74A (or online), to learn about the latest trends, share experiences on current tools and solutions, and reflect on the challenges and future development of the Latvian labor market.

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New CEO for Citadele Bank

May 27

Citadele Bank has announced the appointment of Rūta Ežerskienė as the new Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Management Board. Currently serving as a Member of the Management Board and Chief Retail Officer, Rūta's elevation to the CEO role reflects her leadership and confirmed expertise in the financial sector. 

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Foreign investors call to amend the Labor law

May 27

FICIL and AmCham have proposed various recommendations for amendments to the Labor law to make it more flexible and up-to-date for both employees and employers, thus improving the overall economic competitiveness of Latvia.

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Opera season ends with charming sparkle
May 23

On May 23 over 80 AmCham members and guests gathered for an Opera Night which began with a reception at the Grand Hotel Kempinski and followed with the premiere of "L'Elisir D'Amore" at the Latvian National Opera. One of Donizetti’s most charming comedies was masterfully delivered with a light touch offering much fun. 

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The Future of Europe: Competitive, Sustainable and Thriving?
May 22

On May 22 the American, German, Norwegian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce hosted a pre-election debate in the run-up to the European Parliament election scheduled for June 6-9, 2024. The debate focused on the vision and priorities of the parties to ensure a safe, competitive, sustainable, and prosperous Europe and Latvia as part of it.

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