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Recent EU challenges and priorities
May 06

On May 6, members had an exclusive opportunity to meet Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice President of the European Commission at the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel. When addressing members he pointed out several topical issues that EU is currently facing such as the geopolitical impact on the supply chain disruptions, sanctions against Russia and their impact on Europe, promotion of EU-U.S. trade investment flows as well as the priority areas of the EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council.

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EY named Accountancy Firm of the Year 2021

May 05

For the eighth time in the past nine awards, EY is named Mergermarket M&A European Accountancy Firm of the Year 2021. It is a valuable award to all teams across the region for the continued recognition of the long-term value they bring to clients.

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Ellex recognized as the Baltic law firm of 2022

May 05

On May 5, IFLR Europe Awards 2022 awareded Ellex as the Baltic law firm of the year during the award ceremony that took place at the Biltmore, London. IFLR Europe Awards provide an unrivalled opportunity for the leading firms and individuals behind the most innovative and challenging banking and finance legal work to network, celebrate their success and highlight their accomplishments to their clients and peers.

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Betulin pilot plant Betulin Lab of Latvijas Finieris is opened

May 05

On May 5, Latvijas Finieris Group officially opened the first in Latvia and one of the few in Europe the betulin extraction pilot plant Betulin Lab. The pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries are just some of the areas where betulin's excellent antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties could be widely used in the near future.

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Welcome Iespejama misija

May 05

Iespejama misija, a non-profit organization recruiting and training outstanding university graduates to become inspirational teachers and future leaders, has joined the Chamber as a Non-Profit member. We warmly welcome Iespejama misija to AmCham community.

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White paper on Value-Based Healthcare in Latvia released
May 02

On May 2, AmCham in cooperation with the Institute of Public Health of Riga Stradins University (RSU) released a White paper on Value-based healthcare (VBHC). The launch event included a presentation of the VBHC concept and a discussion among stakeholders. By summarizing best international practices and terminology, the white paper aims to improve the existing model of healthcare delivery and organization. Revisit event presentations and the discussion.

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Human Capital, Attraction and the Exponential Age

Apr 29

Read the latest article by our Vice President, Pauls Miklasevics for Forbes Latvia about the triumph of human capital and what it means for Latvia's future. The Latvian version of this article originally appeared in the March 2022 issue of Forbes Latvia.

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Renewed emphasis on digital amid shifting geopolitics
Apr 28

On April 28, AmChams in Latvia and Bulgaria in partnership with Digital Poland and Google hosted a Three Seas Initiative (3SI) Digital Conference in advance of the upcoming 3SI Summit in Riga. Experts outlined several important issues such as the significance and urgency of the digital transformation, the necessity to establish a coordinating institution of the 3SI as well as the opportunity to build strategic partnerships to integrate the Central and Eastern European region in the global market. To revisit the conference!

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Being part of AmCham is a great way to maintain business contacts with entrepreneurs and professionals.

Normunds Bergs, Chief Executive Officer, SAF Tehnika