Geopolitical developments and transatlantic trade

Member of the European Parliament Dr. Artis Pabriks addressed AmCham members on February 23 business luncheon to discuss the latest developments in Europe and the U.S.

Assessing the Impact of Disinformation on Business

A panel of distinguished experts discussed improvements of risk governance practices in enterprises amidst growing disinformation and the role of media, business community and opinion leaders in fighting against it.

Strengthening the Baltic Cooperation

On February 9-10 AmCham Latvia hosted the second Pan-Baltic Meeting of AmChams in Riga.

AmCham advocacy effort succeeds

The Latvian Investment and Development Agency appoints Toms Zvidrins in the position - Head of Latvian economic representation in the United States.

Striving to develop a more favorable investment climate

Our President Arnis Kākulis gave an interview in the magazine Kapitāls about the investment environment in Latvia.

AmCham supports openness of higher education systems

AmCham Latvia supports openness of higher education systems and such language rules for higher education that would be based on the European Union Member States' languages.

FICIL High Council 2017 dates announced

FICIL announces that the High Council 2017 will take place on 25 and 26 May, and it has been confirmed by the Prime Minister’s office.

We Need Ambitious Goals

To showcase Corporate Contributing members, AmCham has relaunched the Member Spotlight section. Read an interview with Raimonds Slaidiņš, Partner of Law Firm Ellex Klavins.

EY survey: Corruption widely spread in Latvia

According to results of EY Global Fraud Survey, 58% of private and state sector management level professionals view corruption as widely spread in Latvia.

Indars Ascuks new Head of Nasdaq Baltic Market

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced changes in the leadership and promoted Indars Ascuks to the Head of Nasdaq Baltic Market on February 15.

The importance of getting rid of the legacy technologies in time

Due to high demand on the market, Diatom has decided to offer one of its services - software migration services from the existing Flash systems, as well as software development using AngularJS and ReactJS.


February 2017


Welcome to our latest newsletter. This month we hosted the Pan-Baltic meeting of AmChams in Riga, discussed improvements of risk governance practices in enterprises and met with Dr. Artis Pabriks to hear his views on the recent geopolitical developments and their impact on the future of EU. AmCham will hold its 24th Annual General Meeting on March 16th at Hotel Bergs. The presence of each member is very important, and we encourage you to sign up here!


Upcoming events


Mar 02, 2017

Spring Opera Night. Premiere of Carmen

from 18:00 till 22:00


Mar 16, 2017

4 board members to Board of Directors elected

from 19:00 till 21:00


Mar 20, 2017

Latvia at Geopolitical Crossroads

from 11:00 till 13:30


Mar 27, 2017

Concrete, mortar, self-leveling floors and a Think-Tank

from 18:30 till 21:00


Apr 06, 2017

Business & Talent Forum: Making Companies Interesting to Millenials

from 15:00 till 18:00


Special Offers


Business Language Workshop at Skrivanek


Romantic one night stay at Dome Hotel


Effective International Communication at SSE Riga


PwC`s Academy Latvia Transferpricing seminar


BBA Open Day at Riga Business School


IFC Coaching Conversations - Neuroscience for Leadership

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