Motieka & Audzevičius has significant experience in managing all aspects of telecommunications, media & IT companies: acquisitions and sales, specialising in complex transactions, mergers, financing, securities and compliance with all national regulatory requirements. In addition, we have extensive experience in supporting international telecommunications & IT ventures, including market entry, financing and licensing issues, developing enterprise-wide risk management tools for privacy, data protection, and compliance, dealing with land use, real estate and environmental issues, and formulating complex regulatory and legal analyses for the financial and investment communities to assist in market projections.

Lithuania has the largest telecommunications & IT industry in the Baltic States and has been acknowledged as one of the major IT centres in Northern Europe. In an era of convergence, companies active in the telecommunications & IT sector face numerous challenges, including new technologies, a changing regulatory climate, brewing policy disputes, distribution modalities, and brand protection, among others. Businesses and investors in these sectors need counsel with wide-ranging experience and in-depth industry knowledge.

Our clients include Baltic Media Alliance, NBC Universal Global Networks, Respublikos leidiniai, Publicum Group, and Fima.

  • Experience
      • 2017
      • Advised Publicum Group regarding the pan-Baltic merger with Idea Group.
      • 2016
      • Has represented the foreign TV broadcaster before the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court.
      • 2015
      • Motieka & Audzevičius has supported the client in the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania in obtaining of the competition clearance for the joint control in IT products conglomerate.
      • Advised UAB “Publicum Group” (Communication services group) on joint venture aspects with the shareholders of UAB “Socialus marketingas”
      • Represented a client providing media services, in a case where a complaint was brought against the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (“the LRTC”), which had adapted restrictions on the broadcasting of a television programme in the Republic of Lithuania.
      • Represented an audiovisual (television) service provider and distributor in a dispute with the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission in respect of the legality of retransmission limitations for a TV programme.
      • 2013
      • Represented one of the largest media holdings in the Baltic countries in a litigation concerning the application of interim measures in the Supreme Administrative Court.
      • Represented the client in the acquisition of sole ownership of a preeminent secure printing service provider in Lithuania
      • Represented one of the largest media holdings in the Baltic countries in a litigation concerning licensing conditions.
      • 2012
      • Represented a media group in Vilnius Regional Administrative Court in a dispute against the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania.
      • 2011
      • Represented the leading Baltic developer of intelligent engineering solutions in the Court of Appeals of Lithuania in complex litigation against the largest European engineering conglomerate and Kaunas Municipality.
      • 2010
      • Defended the client's interests in the National Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania regarding intellectual property belonging to the client, and also assigned to the law firm the defense of his position in a case concerning defamation.
      • Represented one of the leading developer of intelligent engineering solutions in Lithuania in a court battle for annulment of the public contract between one of the municipalities and Europe's largest engineering conglomerate.

Key contacts

Ramūnas Audzevičius
+370 5 2 000 777
+370 5 2 000 888

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