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Dr. Virginijus Bitė is a professor and director of the Institute of Private Law at Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), as well as the Head of the Justice Research Laboratory at MRU. In 2009 he defended his Ph.D. thesis on topic “Sale of Shares of Close Company as a Mean of Business Transfer”.  He is a member of editorial board of research journal “Jurispudencija” (MRU). 

Research interests

Commercial and company law, especially regulation of close (private) companies and liability of directors and shareholders.

Teaching

Prof. Dr. Virginijus Bite teaches corporate law (Legal Forms of Business Organization; European and International Corporate Law) in Lithuanian and English for more than 10 years. 

Publications

  1. Bitė, Virginijus; Narkevičius, Žygimantas. Pre-emption right of shareholders to purchase shares for sale in private limited liability companies : the problematic legal remedies // Verslas: teorija ir praktika = Business: theory and practice. Vilnius: Technika. ISSN 1648-0627. 2016, t. 17, Nr. 2, p. 150-158. [Scopus; ICONDA; DOAJ] [M.kr. 01S] [SNIP(2015): 0,478; IPP(2015): 0,351; SJR(2015): 0,218].
  2. Bitė, Virginijus; Lavišius, Tomas. Searching for legal preconditions of social business // International academic conference on law, politics & management (IACLPM 2015), May 28-29, 2015 Vilnius, Lithuania: peer-reviewed conference proceedings / editor Malkhaz Nakashidze. Batumi: The International Institute for Academic Development, 2015, ISBN 9789941077135. P. 94-97. [M.kr. 01S].
  3. Bitė, Virginijus; Gumuliauskienė, Gintarė. The legislative developments on Lithuanian close corporation and the proposals of reform in EU law // Private company law reform in Europe: the race for flexibility / edited by Christoph Teichmann, Jorge Viera González ; Deirdre Ahern ... [et al.]. Cizur Menor: Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, 2015. P. 325-386. ISBN 9788490599419. [M.kr. 01S].
  4. Bitė, Virginijus; Jakuntavičiūtė, Gintarė. Types of companies’ management bodies under Lithuanian law // European scientific journal. Kočani: European Scientific Institute. ISSN 1857-7881. Vol. 10, no. 16 (2014), p. 43-64. [IndexCopernicus; ProQuest; Aerospace & High Technology Database; Academic OneFile] [M.kr. 01S].
  5. Bitė, Virginijus; Jakuntavičiūtė, Gintarė. Is the limited liability doctrine applicable to company directors? // European scientific journal. Kočani: European Scientific Institute. ISSN 1857-7881. Vol. 10, no. 16 (2014), p. 109-128. [IndexCopernicus; ProQuest; Aerospace & High Technology Database; Academic OneFile] [M.kr. 01S].
  6. Bitė, Virginijus. Uždarosios akcinės bendrovės teisinis reglamentavimas: sukūrimas, raida ir šių dienų tendencijos [Legal Regulation of Private Limited Company: Creation, Development and Trends] // Privatinės teisės doktrina ir praktika: Liber Amicorum Vytautui Pakalniškiui: mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys [“Private Law Doctrine and Practice: Liber amicorum Vytautas Pakalniskis”: collection of articles] / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas, 2014, ISBN 9789955196518. P. 150-180. [M.kr. 01S].
  7. Banytė, Margarita; Bitė, Virginijus. Bendrovės visuotinio akcininkų susirinkimo sprendimų prieštaravimas imperatyvioms įstatymų normoms ir steigimo dokumentams [Non-Compliance of the Decisions of the Shareholders‘ General Meeting of the Company with the Imperative Provisions of the Law and Incorporation Documents] // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas. ISSN 1392-6195. 2013, Nr. 20(2), p. 663-681. [Academic Search Complete; TOC Premier; IndexCopernicus] [M.kr. 01S].
  8. Banytė, Margarita; Bitė, Virginijus. Bendrovės visuotinio akcininkų susirinkimo sprendimų negaliojimo pagrindai: bendra apžvalga [Basis for Invalidity of the Decisions of the Shareholders‘ General Meeting of the Company: General Overview] // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas. ISSN 1392-6195. 2013, Nr. 20(1), p. 181-196. [Academic Search Complete; TOC Premier; IndexCopernicus] [M.kr. 01S].
  9. Bitė, Virginijus. Agreement on sale of close company shares : requirements of form and significance of registration // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas. ISSN 1392-6195. 2012, Nr. 19(2), p. 543-560. [Academic Search Complete; TOC Premier; IndexCopernicus] [M.kr. 01S].
  10. Moisejevas, Raimundas; Novosad, Ana; Bitė, Virginijus. Costs benchmarks as criterion for evaluation of predatory pricing // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas. ISSN 1392-6195. 2012, Nr. 19(2), p. 585-603. [Academic Search Complete; TOC Premier; IndexCopernicus] [M.kr. 01S].
  11. Bitė, Virginijus. Non-competition covenants in case of a business transfer // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universiteto Leidybos centras. ISSN 1392-6195. 2011, Nr. 18(1), p. 177-198. [IndexCopernicus; Academic Search Complete; Current Abstracts; TOC Premier] [M.kr. 01S].
  12. Bitė, Virginijus. Uždarosios bendrovės samprata ir požymiai [Conception and Features of Close Company] // Socialinių mokslų studijos: mokslo darbai = Social sciences studies: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universiteto Leidybos centras. ISSN 2029-2236. 2011, Nr. 3(1), p. 213-229. [IndexCopernicus; SocINDEX with Full Text] [M.kr. 01S].
  13. Bitė, Virginijus. Akcijų pirkimo-pardavimo pripažinimas verslo perleidimu: diagnozavimo kriterijai ir reikšmė akcijų pardavėjo atsakomybei [Classification of Sale or Acquisition of Company Shares as a Business Transfer: Diagnostic Criteria and the Liability of the Seller] // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai = Jurisprudence: research papers / Mykolo Romerio universitetas. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universiteto Leidybos centras. ISSN 1392-6195. 2010, Nr. 2 (120), p. 357-378. [IndexCopernicus; Academic Search Complete; Current Abstracts; TOC Premier] [M.kr. 01S].
  14. Bitė, Virginijus. Sutartinių garantijų verslo pardavimo sutartyje prigimtis ir teisinis vertinimas [Nature and Legal Assessment of the Contractual Warranties in the Business Sale Agreement] // Socialinių mokslų studijos = Social sciences studies: mokslo darbai. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universiteto Leidybos centras. ISSN 2029-2236. 2009, Nr. 1(1), p. 129-146. [IndexCopernicus; SocINDEX with Full Text] [M.kr. 01S].
  15. Bitė, Virginijus; Kiršienė, Julija. Akcininkų išankstinio atsisakymo pirmumo teisės įsigyti parduodamas akcijas teisinis vertinimas [The Juridical Assessment of the Shareholders’ Preconceived Refusal from the Pre-emption Right to Acquire the Shares Offered for Sale] // Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai. Vilnius: Mykolo Romerio universitetas. ISSN 1392-6195. 2008, Nr. 5(107), p. 61-70. [Current Abstracts; SocINDEX with Full Text; TOC Premier] [M.kr. 01S, 04S].

Professional Information

Virginijus Bitė is a legal practitioner since 2004 and attorney at law since 2008, as well as a Chairman of the Committee on Civil Law and Civil Procedure at Lithuanian Bar Association and recommended arbitrator at Lithuanian Court of Arbitration.

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Research Output 2012 2016

The business judgment rule in Lithuania

Bitė, V. & Gumuliauskienė, G. 2016 In : European Business Organization Law Review. 17, 4, p. 555-576

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lithuania
director
legal system
liability
corporate law

Is the limited liability doctrine applicable to company directors?

Bitė, V. & Gumuliauskienė, G., 2014, In : European scientific journal. 10, 16, p. 109-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liability
doctrine
director
shareholder
creditor

Types of companies’ management bodies under Lithuanian law

Bite, V. & Gumuliauskiene, G., 2014, In : European scientific journal. 10, 16, p. 43-64

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial crisis
Faith
Asia
Corporate governance
Liability

Costs benchmarks as criterion for evaluation of predatory pricing

Moisejevas, R., Novosad, A. & Bite, V., 2012, In : Jurisprudencija: mokslo darbai. 2, 19, p. 585-603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benchmark
Costs
Evaluation
Predatory pricing
Average cost