EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė is a Partner at ECOVIS ProventusLaw with over 15 years of legal work experience. She currently specialises in the fields of financial services, media, trade, competition and transport law. Her experience covers advising international and local companies, legal assistance on regulatory issues of the finance and communication sectors.
Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė is also a leader of a FinTech group in ECOVIS ProventusLaw, specialising in assistance on various issues of banking, electronic money, payment institutions, insurance companies, insurance brokerage, investment companies, financial brokerage companies, different types of financial services, regulatory issues and cross-border provision of services and helping financial institutions from all over the world by getting a financial service licenses (e-money, payment institution or specialised bank licenses, financial brokerage, insurance brokerage etc.) in Lithuania for the activity in European single market (whole EU/EEA).
Inga provides advice on the Lithuanian legislation including the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, various legal acts issued by the Bank of Lithuania as well as EU legislation and draft legislation. She also has been a member to the Lithuanian Bar since 2003.
The expertise and knowledge of Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė in the field of distribution have been recognised on an international level – the lawyer has been an expert of the International Distribution Institute since 2006.
The Attorney at Law is a licensed bankruptcy administrator and she has provided bankruptcy administration services for over 7 years. She also advises companies on issues of conversion of activities and restructuring.
The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms IFLR1000 awarded Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė in the IFLR1000 2019 law firm rankings as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in Banking.
Inga Karulaitytė is also a member of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists – the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills and expertise of AML/CTF and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. She constantly attends trainings and seminars regarding such topics as anti-money laudering, data protection in investment performance measuremen, risk management, customer due diligence, etc.
Inga Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė has been active in sharing her legal knowledge and experience: she has gained over 10 years of experience of lecturing at a university and she also shares her knowledge with businesses during a wide range of conferences and seminars. She is also member of board of the Association FINTECHHUB LT, which unites FinTech industry participants in Lithuania, helps to create favorable conditions for their activities and contributes to Lithuania becoming the attraction center for the industry throughout the European Union.
2016 to 2017
Public Procurement Regulation in the EU (Postgraduate studies in Higher Education, Law)
King’s College London (UK), Centre of European law
2000 to 2005
Bachelor of Business Administration and Management
Vilnius University, Faculty of Economics
1995 to 2000
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Vilnius University, Faculty of Law
Civilinė teisė. Bendroji dalis. (Civil Law. General Part) Volume II, co-author, 2005, Vilnius
V. Papirtis, I.Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė. Kai kurie civilinių teisių gynimo ypatumai taikant prevencinį ieškinį (Certain Aspects of Legal Remedies Related to Preventive Actions). Jurisprundencija, Volume 69 (61), 2005, Vilnius
Civilinė teisė. Bendroji dalis. (Civil Law. General Part) Volume II, co-author, MRU, 2007, Vilnius
New interesting case-laws on commercial agency. International Distribution Institute, 2008
Study “Lietuvos Respublikos civilinis kodeksas: pirmieji dešimt galiojimo metų” (Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania: First Ten Years in Effect), co-author, MRU, 2013, Vilnius
Court of Appeal of Lithuania passed an important ruling in a case related to commercial agency. International Distribution Institute, 2015
An interesting case law about the right of compensation after termination of a service contract. International Distribution Institute, 2016
Pakaitalą bankomatams sugalvojęs startuolis kuriasi Lietuvoje, vz.lt, 29/04/2019
„FinTech“ įmonių skaičius Lietuvoje pernai šoktelėjo 45%, vz.lt, 01/02/2019
„Brexit“ paskatino Didžiosios Britanijos elektroninių pinigų įstaigą ateiti į Lietuvą, lrt.lt, 30/07/2018
Lietuvos bankas licencijavo dar 4 fintech žaidėjus, vz.lt, 30/03/2018
Lithuania is seeking to attract FinTech companies from China, ecovis.lt, 30/10/2017
Singapore-Based Global Payments Processor “Instarem” Secures Lithuanian E-Money License For European Expansion, fintechnews.sg, 29/09/2017
Singapore’s Senjo acquires Lithuanian startup to gain access to EU markets, finextra.com, 05/05/2017
7 finansinių technologijų tendencijos šiais metais, lrt.lt, 14/02/2017
I. Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė. Kaip neužkibti ant klaidinančios reklamos kabliuko? (How Not to Fall for Misleading Advetisement?), DELFI, 2016
I. Karulaitytė-Kvainauskienė, G. Domkutė. Kaip apsisaugoti nuo įmonės viduje išauginto nesąžiningo konkurento (How to Protect Yourself from an Unfair Competitor Raised in Your Company), DELFI, 2016
I.Karulaitytė. Naujas nekonkuravimo susitarimų kompensavimas: ką žinoti prieš rengiant darbo sutartį? (New Procedure for Compensation under Non-Competition Agreements: What You Should Know Before Drafting an Employment Agreement), DELFI, 2016
Darbuotojas – pas konkurentą (An Employee Has Deserted to a Competitor), Verslo žinios, 2016