December 28, 2018

The Police and Border Guard have released a press release according to which applications for residence permits for the next year are already three quarters of the available quota (1315 in total). When applying after the quota has been reached, the application will be...

December 23, 2018

The notification from the Police & Border Guard:

Police and Border Guard Board and Information System Authority would like to inform you about CEO frauds in Estonia. Lately we have seen an increase in cases where seemingly the CEO or CFO of the company sends and email t...

December 20, 2018

We have talked about how easy it is to open and run a business in Estonia but we also need to explain the requirements and the link between opening a company and possibly applying for a residence permit. There are 3 possibilities and each one of them had their restrict...

December 17, 2018

E-residency has been a successful project in transforming how to do business - you are not confined to your national borders anymore. The benefits of doing business via e-residency obviously do not work for everyone but we are excited to see what the next phase - e-res...

December 7, 2018

Estonia’s Parliament an amendment to the country’s Commercial Code to remove the requirement that limited companies must use an Estonian bank account when registering share capital. From January 2019, they can instead use a ‘credit or payment institution in the Europea...

December 5, 2018

Expat Legal Estonia has acquired (license nr FIU000285) a license to provide trust and company services in Estonia that include the popular contact person and address service or in other words virtual office service.

We are offering the virtual office service for t...

October 15, 2018

The Brexit deadline is getting closer and the rights of Estonians living in the UK and vice versa after Brexit remain somewhat unclear. Everything depends on reaching the actual deal and no one is seriously prepared yet for a no-deal scenario.

If a deal is made between...

September 26, 2018

Not long ago Estonia was considered the best place for carrying out ICO-s and engaging in other crypto activities. Cryptocurrency boom seems to have softened a little as the sector in general has seen massive sell-offs but it would be short-sighted to say “crypto is de...

September 19, 2018

The second hand or used car market in Estonia has plenty of dishonest sellers who are happy to sell you junk. The good news is that our Law of Obligations Act (available in English here among other Estonian laws: ) provides protection es...

August 28, 2018

The legal landscape of doing business in Estonia will get a new chapter from the 1st of September from which date it is possible and an obligation to declare the  beneficiaries of a company (as well as foundations and non-profit organizations with a few exceptions).  W...

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