In accordance with Section 3, clause 1 of the Law, the subjects of the Law are:
1) credit institutions;
2) financial institutions;
3) outsourced accountants, auditors, tax advisors;
4) sworn notaries, advocates and lawyers (in specific cases specified by law);
5) providers of establishment and operation of legal arrangement or legal person;
6) intermediaries in real estate transactions;
7) organisers of lotteries and gambling;
8) cash collectors;
9) persons trading in means of transport, antique articles, precious stones (or as intermediaries in trading), as well as trade in other types of goods or the provision of other types of services, if payment for this goods or services is carried out in cash in the amount of 10 000 EUR or more;
10) debt recovery service providers;
11) virtual currency service providers;
12) persons operating in handling of art and antique articles by importing them into or exporting them from Latvia, if the total amount of the transaction is more than 10 000 EUR;
13) administrators of insolvency proceedings.
Based on the described type of activity of the company – sale of building materials in retail stores in Latvia, this company certainly cannot be a subject of the Law in accordance with clauses 1, 3, 8 and 10) – 13.
With clause 2, everything is not so unambiguous – if a company simultaneously systematically issues loans (even, for example, to related companies), then it can be recognized as a subject of the Law in accordance with this clause 2.
With respect to clause 9, in theory any trading company falls under the definition of a subject of the law under this clause, however, due to legal requirements for cash transactions (7,200.00 EUR), this company should not and cannot become a subject of the Law.
If the type of activity of the company would be subject to the definition of the subject of the Law, then it would be necessary to take a number of measures related to the establishment of the internal control system, including: