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Evelina Agota Vitkutė

Counsel

Memberships

  • Lithuanian Bar Association

Career

  • Prior joining ADON legal, Evelina Agota Vitkutė worked in legal firms PwC Legal and TGS Baltic. In the past two years, she worked in compliance departments of Swedbank and Revolut Bank. In 2020 she obtained her PhD degree in Vilnius University.

Publications

  • Professional self-government in Lithuanian public law / Vilnius University, 2020
  • Problematic aspects of attributing associations to public administration bodies / Law, 2018
  • Regulatory framework for liberal professions in EU: Threats and challenges that will be posed by Brexit / Vilnius University, 2017
  • Ex post evaluation of laws and regulations: perspectives in Lithuania (with co-authors) / Law Institute of Lithuania, 2017
  • Features of Professional Self-Regulation Determined by the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania and their Assessment / Law, 2018
  • New Labour Code in Lithuania: efforts to enhance protection of employees’ personal data / Data Protection and Privacy Global Insights, 2015
  • Lithuania ups data security requirements / Cyber Security Law and Practice, 2015
  • Regulation of liberal professions: public protection or restrictions competition / Vilnius University, 2015
  • Peculiarities of architects’ self-government in Lithuania (with co-authors) / Law Institute of Lithuania, 2014
  • EU Initiative of Better Regulation and its Status in Lithuania / European Integration Studies, 2014
  • Possibilities to Narrow Tasks of the Court in the Procedure of Administrative Offences (with co-authors) / Law Institute of Lithuania, 2014
  • Corruption in the Private Sector: A Normative Concept and Prevalence in Certain Areas (with co-authors) / Law Institute of Lithuania, 2014

Experience with regulatory matters

  • Advising on implementing requirements for internal governance, management suitability assessment, whistleblowing, remuneration practices in financial institutions, as well as preparation of compliance methodologies;
  • Advising consumer credit providers, as well as providers of credit secured by a mortgage on various regulatory matters;
  • Consultations to the Ministry of Finance, acting as Lithuanian Managing Authority, including regarding creating structures and financial products for financial instruments for energy efficiency and urban development in Lithuania, also preparation of proposals for necessary legislative amendments;
  • On–site monitoring of the activities for the European Investment Bank of financial intermediaries (three commercial banks and one state owned entity) participating in JESSICA project in Lithuania and implementing financial instruments in energy efficiency sector;
  • Consultations to the Ministry of Environment, State Consumer Right Protection Authority, State Food and Veterinary Service, Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, State Social Insurance Fund Board, Ministry of Health regarding creation and implementation of various electronic systems for public services;
  • Counselling and representing European Investment Bank while implementing JESSICA initiative in Lithuania.