Past events

Is Latvia ready for the Whistleblowers Law?
Mar 28 from 13:30 till 17:30

During a joint conference experts offered their take on how to get ready for the new Whistleblowers Law, which takes effect on May 1, 2019, and will require companies employing over 50 people to introduce certain whistleblowing mechanisms. Presentations and full video of the conference are available.

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The US market for organic products, food and technology
Mar 25 from 15:00 till 17:00

AmCham in cooperation with the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce held the 7th Seminar in Gateway to the USA program exploring the topics of Healthy living, Food and Technologies. Watch the video below!

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Welcome new Board
Mar 21 from 18:30 till 21:00

With over 75 participants our 26th Annual General Meeting was a great success. Members met to review the past year’s activities and elect the Board of Directors, which now consists of: Zinta Jansons, Partner at Ellex Klavins; Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager, Operations Director of Encompass Digital Media; Pauls Miklasevics, Individual member and Ieva Racenaja, Director of Riga Graduate School of Law. We would like to thank our previous President Arnis Kakulis and Vice President Janis Meija for their service and wish them best of luck in their future endeavors!

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What's the next big threat coming down the line?
Mar 20 from 13:00 till 17:00

AmCham members had a unique opportunity to meet FBI special agents for an exclusive seminar exlporing the topic of cyber security. The workshop was very insightful and practical from exploring challenges brought by insider threats to case studies about high-tech organized crime, e-mail compromise scams, money laundering and financial frauds. As a result of the workshop, Overseas Security Advisary Council will be launched in Latvia in order to provide a forum for effective communication between the U.S. Embassy and the private sector.

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AmCham launches Healthcare work group
Mar 15 from 15:00 till 16:30

AmCham members met to discuss the improvements required in the Healthcare system of Latvia, including promoting efficiency, transparency and digitalization. The next meeting is scheduled for April 26. Please contact the AmCham office if you would like to participate in this work group!

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AmCham and PwC share the same values and targets to achieve socially.

Zlata Elksnina-Zascirinska, Country Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers