Access to Justice for Business and Inclusive Growth in Latvia

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Like many OECD countries, Latvia is taking an innovative, user-centred approach to improving legal and justice services by strengthening the judicial sector and law enforcement authorities This report reviews the commercial, legal and regulatory framework in Latvia, highlighting its impact on businesses and its suitability for different forms of commercial activity. It analyses business’ legal and justice needs, and evaluates the accessibility and responsiveness of public services for business, including dispute resolution mechanisms. Finally, the report provides recommendations to help Latvia better tailor justice services to the needs of business and thus support more inclusive growth.



Overview of the legal system and governance in Latvia

This chapter provides an overview of the current situation in Latvia and its legal system and governance structure. It focuses on the socio-economic context and examines determinants for a sound business and investment climate. Latvia’s performance is demonstrated based on international benchmarks. This chapter highlights the importance of a sound legal system and effective well-functioning of justice for long-term economic and social outcomes and a thriving business environment.


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