Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?
Serbia has had a dramatic year, with landmark elections followed by devastating floods
‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe
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
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and King & Spalding have taken the main legal advisory roles on the awarding of Greece’s first oil and gas exploration leases for two decades.
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.
Global Law Intelligence Unit — 31 July 2014 download subscription
The Global Law Intelligence Unit is a faculty of expert Allen & Overy lawyers dedicated to cross-border law and to helping solve the puzzles of multi-jurisdictional law.
Serbia: seconding Austrian nationals to work in Serbia and applying the Double Taxation Treaty between the two countries download subscription
It is commonplace for foreign companies active in Serbia, including Austrian firms, to second their employees to the country via their affiliates or business partners.
The first trial in Serbia pursuant to law on liability of legal entities for criminal offences has rendered a guilty verdict download subscription
The law on liability of legal persons for criminal offences came into force on 4 November 2008. Nearly six years thereafter the first verdict was rendered on the 11 June 2014.
Tax Newsletter: June 2014 — tax relief and rates for social security contributions in Serbia download subscription
The Serbian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Personal Income Tax and the Law on Mandatory Social Security Contributions on 30 May 2014.
New privatisation deadline or simply buying time download subscription
The Serbian Parliament has passed a Law on Amendments to the Privatization Law, relating to creditors’ claims against companies in restructuring.
One-stop shops — the solution to protracted procedures for obtaining a construction permit? download subscription
For years now Serbia has been attempting to speed up the procedure for obtaining construction permits by frequent changes of the legal framework.
Privatisation of Piraeus Port Authority download subscription
One of the most valuable assets of the Hellenic Republic is the Piraeus seaport, the largest port in Greece and one of the largest in the Mediterranean Sea.
Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration: the new administrator of LIBOR download subscription
ICE Benchmark Administration took over the administration of LIBOR from the British Bankers Association (BBA) on 1 February 2014.