Changes in FICIL

FICIL is continuing to grow and growth requires more space. This is why, over the summer FICIL moved into a new office that will accommodate bigger work group meetings. Since 1 August, FICIL is located at Kr. Barona 13/15! Therefore, we kindly welcome the members to step by!

FICIL Members Meeting

FICIL will hold a members’ meeting on 9 September at 16:00, venue: AC Hotel by Marriott Riga. Several important points on theagenda can be expected that include 2 new Board member elections and a new FICIL membership applicant. As always, we kindly invite the members to nominate their most suitable candidates to join the FICIL Board and apply by sending their motivation, short bio and a profile photo to Here you will see a brief description of the Board’s key responsibilities. Registration for the meeting is available here.

FICIL 20th anniversary

As previously mentioned, we will be hosting FICIL’s 20th anniversary celebration event on Thursday, 10 October 2019. The event will take place at VEF Kvartāla Kamerzāle, Ieriķu 5A where we will be able to look back at how far FICIL has come since its establishment. Please mark your calendars if you have not already, invitations for FICIL members, partners and friends will be coming next week!

Work Group meetings

FICIL is back on track from the summer and work groups are ready to launch the season’s kick-off meetings. If you have not already, be sure to register for any of FICIL’s work groups here to receive information regarding the upcoming meetings. Please note that registration is for FICIL members and associate members only.

Below you will find the dates and times of meeting of the work groups. More detailed information on the topics each work group plans to cover this season will be published after the kick off meetings, to allow the work group members to discuss and decide amongst themselves. All kick off work group meetings will take place at the new FICIL Office – Kr. Barona 13/15, 2nd floor.

Transport issues w/g

First meeting will take place on 10 September at 9:00

Education w/g

First meeting will take place on 12 September at 9:00

Energy and Waste Management w/g

First meeting will take place on 17 September at 15:00

Food and Drink Industry w/g

First meeting will take place on 18 September at 15:00

Economic and financial crime w/g

First meeting will take place on 19 September at 9:00

Labour force issues w/g

First meeting will take place on 23 September at 15:00

Digitalisation w/g

First meeting will take place on 27 September at 9:00

Tax Policy and Administration w/g

First meeting will take place on 2 October at 10:00

Investment Protection and Court Efficiency w/g

First meeting will take place on 3 October at 9:00

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-Your FICIL Team