Estonian Law Blog

How to protect copyright?

How to protect copyright?

Copyright is a collection of personal and proprietary rights that the author automatically derives from literary, artistic and scientific works. In Estonia, copyright is primarily governed by copyright law.A work is any original result in the field of literature, art...

The end of the offshore era

The end of the offshore era

The phrase “offshore company” is lately often in the newspaper columns in relation to money laundering scandals. Using an offshore company in medium-sized and large corporate structures is not new, says Georgi Džaniašvili, a partner at the law firm of Magilex, in newspaper Delovyje Vedomosti.

Disclosing of beneficial owners

Disclosing of beneficial owners

As of the 1st of September 2018, all Estonian companies, non-profit associations and foundations are required to disclose information about their beneficial owners to the commercial register.