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Finalists of Human Development Award announced

On April 22, finalists of the first Human Development Award of Latvia were announced. The goal of this award is to honor the people and organizations promoting human development and prosperity of Latvia’s people. You are invited to the Awards Ceremony on May 24 to honor and recognize them: Maris Ceirulis, CEMEX Iespeju fonds, Nordea, Ziedot.lv, Jauniesu konsultacijas, Latvian Dyslexia Association, Mission Possible, Vitols Fund, Health and social service Artemis, Mommies' club, Gunars Ikaunieks, Aija Tuna and Helen Vipas.

 
 
Executive Leadership Series with Minister of Justice

On April 24, Corporate Contributing members met with the Minister of Justice Baiba Broka to discuss the effectiveness of the court system.

 
 
How safe is Latvia in cyberspace?

AmCham invited the business community to debate Latvia’s cyber security and the key issues impacting companies large and small.

 
 
Member Focus Lunch

Members shared their views on a wide range of issues at a special invitation-only event for our Corporate Contributing and Coprporate members.

 
 
The sky’s the limit for transatlantic partnership

The American, British and Latvian Chambers of Commerce held a discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Ivestment Partnership Agreement (TTIP).

 
 
DiatomArt Exhibition Opening at Cafe Dali

On April 24, DiatomArt opened the Exhibition at Café DALI.

 
 
What local companies think of transatlantic trade?

Watch a video to see what’s in TTIP for Latvian businesses.

 
 
New working group on EU Card market

On April 17 the first working group meeting was held to discuss legislative package on EU payment card market.

 
 
Welcome new member - Tatjana Antonova

This month Tatjana Antonova has joined the Chamber as an Individual member.

 
 
Get more bang for your buck

AmCham offers variety of advertising opportunities in our upcoming Membership Directory including event sponsorship.

 
 
Tomass Pildegovics reaps laurels again

AmCham supported the world-famous English language contest for secondary school students VardZinis 2014, elsewhere known as Spelling Bee. The event was organized by our member Skrivanek Baltic.

 
 
Best Employer Study by Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt invites to participate in Best Employer Study with an aim to strengthen sustainability of business results in people perspective.

 
 
Thoughts From SMBs

The new video by AmCham Sweden highlights how common trade rules between the EU and the U.S. would free up time and creativity for businesses to concentrate on production and sales.

 
 
Keep up with the latest news from RMHC

RMHC Latvija sends out the first newsletter to inform the community about latest news, activities and upcoming events.

 
 
FICIL encourages the Latvian government to investigate the Zolitude tragedy

FICIL sends letter to the President, Speaker of the Parliament and the Prime Minister addressing the need to institute an independent investigatory committee about the Zolitude tragedy.

 
 
Citadele Bank doubles profit

Citadele Bank increased profit in 2013 reaching 15.2 mln EUR and Citadele Group concluded year with profit 13.7 mln EUR.

 
 
AmChams meet for Transatlantic Conference

40 representatives of 26 AmChams in Europe met in Brussels for the Transatlantic Conference "TTIP Revealed: Facts and Fiction" and policy briefings.

 
 
Community
 
Executive Leadership Series with Minister of Justice

On April 24, Corporate Contributing members met with the Minister of Justice Baiba Broka to discuss the effectiveness of the court system.

 
 
How safe is Latvia in cyberspace?

AmCham invited the business community to debate Latvia’s cyber security and the key issues impacting companies large and small.

 
 
Member Focus Lunch

Members shared their views on a wide range of issues at a special invitation-only event for our Corporate Contributing and Coprporate members.

 
 
The sky’s the limit for transatlantic partnership

The American, British and Latvian Chambers of Commerce held a discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Ivestment Partnership Agreement (TTIP).

 
 
SOS Children Villages unveils new support center

Recently SOS Children's Villages in Latvia opened the new Family support center on Brivibas 197a. The support center will provide assistance to families which need a special support due to the lack of certain parenting skills.

 
 
     
 

April 2014

 
     
 

Welcome to the AmCham newsletter. April has been a super busy month here at AmCham. The Human Development Award finalists have been announced. Several high-level meetings were held including a luncheon debate on TTIP and its benefits to Latvia, an Outlook seminar on the key cyber security issues, a meeting with the Minister of Justice to discuss the court system and amendments to the Insolvency Law. We met with a small group of members to gain their feedback on our activities and we launched a new working group on EU card payment market.

 
     
     
 

Upcoming events

 
     

Apr 27, 2014 - May 02, 2014

Business delegation visit to the U.S.
 
     

Apr 30, 2014

Joint Party at Albert Hotel

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

May 09, 2014

Facing the new generation warfare

from 12:00 till 14:00

 
     

May 22, 2014

House warming party at Seesam and Pohjola

from 18:30 till 21:00

 
     

May 24, 2014

Human Development Awards presented

from 18:00 till 22:00

 
     

Jun 11, 2014

Members speak out

from 13:00 till 14:30

 
     
 

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