Kęstutis Kvainauskas


Partner, Attorney at Law

kestutis.kvainauskas@ecovisproventuslaw.com
+370 5 212 40 84
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Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian

Curriculm Vitae

Kęstutis Kvainauskas is a Partner of our law firm with over 15 years of experience of practice of an attorney at law. He is a member of the Lithuanian Bar Association, a registered lobbyist and an arbitrator of Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration. In addition, Kęstutis Kvainauskas has academic experience as the lecture on finance and securities law at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius.

Before starting his own legal practice, Kęstutis worked at AB SEB Bank having licensed financial broker’s qualification. During this period of work Kęstutis participated in the placement of the first issue of corporate bonds in Lithuania, organising the first issue of Global Depository Receipts of Lithuanian company, represented AB SEB Bank in acquiring AB Bankas Hermis and AB Vilniaus Bankas, Cargill in acquiring AB Lifosa and Carlsberg in acquiring AB Švyturys.

The expertise of Kęstutis Kvainauskas in the fields of securities, finance and tax covers the formation of the first modern investment index fund in Lithuania and the first specialised US stock investment fund registered in Lithuania. Kęstutis acted as a member of the Management Board of the fund management company having considerable experience in investment fund management. His experience in the field of regulation and drafting legislation also covers official lobbying activities, as Kęstutis is a registered lobbyist.

As an attorney at law Kęstutis Kvainauskas currently advises clients on business incorporation, finance and tax law, real estate transactions and construction, represents clients in the court, criminal and tax investigations, dispute resolution. Having long lasting experience in financial sphere Kęstutis specializes in incorporation and licensing of the banks, brokerage firms, investment funds and other financial institutions planning to provide services in single European (EU/EEA) market. The sphere of recent specialization is blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICO.

Education

1995 to 1999 m.
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Vilnius University, Faculty of Law

1990 to 1995
Master of Business Management
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Faculty of Business Management