The Greek crisis is continuing, and while privatisation work is providing some business for lawyers, it comes at rock-bottom rates
Cyprus is on a tough road to recovery but Russian money is still flowing in, cementing the strong relationship between the two countries
Bulgaria’s lawyers are standing firm amid the political chaos, keeping their focus on steadfast areas such as IP, restructuring and infrastructure
Privatisation work is trickling back into Greece and foreign investor interest is resurfacing
Although there has been a downturn in M&A work, elections and legislative change have helped keep Serbia’s legal community busy
What do you get when you put 250 lawyers from some 20 countries in a room together? The Lawyer European Awards, is the answer.
When is Greek yoghurt legally Greek yoghurt? That was the question put to Mr Justice Briggs in a major IP battle.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Linklaters and Sullivan & Cromwell have gained the lead roles as Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) moves to switch its main listing from Athens to London following the Greek-based Coca-Cola bottler’s credit downgrading by agencies in the wake of the country’s economic crisis.
Croatia: recent news highlights — Strategic Investment Act and proposed new act on maritime goods and sea harbours download subscription
The new act on strategic investment in Croatia has achieved its goal of reducing administrative procedures and ensuring the speedy realisation of strategic projects in Croatia.
Ship arrest in Greece download subscription
If a ship is arrested in Greece, the Greek legal framework provides for two types of seizure of the assets of the debtor.
Mandatory threefold tonnage tax for shipping companies in Greece download subscription
In the past, vessels owned by foreign shipping companies and registered under non-Greek flags but managed through companies established in Greece used to enjoy tax immunity.
Hotel owners’ liability download subscription
With the tremendous increase of tourism in Greece over the last few years, issues have arisen regarding hotel owners’ liability to clients.
Italy: companies with non-EU call centres subject to stringent obligations download subscription
The Italian DPA has issued a decision introducing more stringent obligations for the transfer of data to call centres located in countries outside of the EU.
Amendments to the Serbian Competition Law download subscription
Today, amendments to the Serbian Competition Law entered into force. The key changes are related to the proceedings and statute of limitations provisions.
Greek office legal update subscription
In this update from Stephenson Harwood’s Piraeus office we take a look at recent changes to the tonnage tax regime in Greece applying to foreign-flagged vessels enacted in January this year by the Greek government.
New law on property rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina download subscription
The Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has recently adopted the Law on Property Rights.