On March 23, at 10:00, Peter Whelan, Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, which is based in the School of Law, Professor at the University of Leeds specialized in competition law and criminal law, will give a guest lecture on the criminalization of violations of competition law at the Gold Hall of Riga Latvian Society.

The event is organized by the Latvian Law Institute in the framework of its program of guest lecturers. The event is supported by the Supreme Court, the Competition Council, the Council of Sworn Advocates, the Riga Latvian Society and the magazine "Jurista Vārds".

Language of the lecture: English language without translation into Latvian, duration - two and a half hours, question and answer session.

Participation in the lecture is free of charge with invitations from the Latvian Institute of Law. Applications for invitations should be sent to: edijs.poga@lti.lv.

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The Latvian Institute of Law is an independent, non-political, non-governmental non-profit association, which brings together individuals with a common interest in Latvian law and its development. The Institute is always and everywhere acting independently and stands outside the policy of political parties. The mission of the Institute is to promote the further restoration, consolidation and development of the Republic of Latvia as a country of democratic righteousness governed by the rule of law. 


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: +371 67020396, +371 28652211