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KR. VALDEMARA IELA 21-21, 1010, RIGA, LATVIA
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Maris Butans

Tel:
Work +37126578281
Email:
Web:
www.pwclegal.lv
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Work Department

EU & Competition Law
Banking & Finance

Position

Managing Senior Associate

Career

Maris Butans is a Managing Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, who has been practicing in the legal field since 2006.

Maris has an in-depth knowledge of and passion for European Union and competition law. At the same time, he brings fresh approach to regulatory compliance on various financial sector issues.

Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Maris gained extensive legal experience in legal proceedings, administrative law, compliance and various aspects of the financial sector. As a legal expert, he has participated in several international projects related to improving competition law capacity of national authorities. Apart from his experience working in law firms in Latvia, Maris has worked in the Competition Council of the Republic of Latvia, where he acquired extensive knowledge of various business sectors and fundamentals of pricing strategies and behavioural economics.

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Education

University of Latvia (Bachelor's degree)
University of Groningen, the Netherlands (LL.M. European Law)
Riga Graduate School of Law (LL.M. European and International Law)
King's College of London (Pg.dip. Economics for Competition Law)


Latvia

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal has a multi-disciplinary approach to banking and finance matters, acting for a wide range of public and private sector clients, including large financial institutions. Janis Lagzdinš and senior associate Maris Butans are recommended.

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Tax

Within: Tax

At PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, tax is a core area of work for the team, which advises on international planning and structuring and represents clients in disputes. Senior associate Maris Butans leads the practice group, which has undertaken contentious work for big-name clients.

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