Special report: Cyprus – Bounceback island

8-Dec-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Cyprus is still in recession, but it looks as though Russia’s favourite island will revive more quickly than was thought likely.


Special report: Bulgaria – The stability dividend

3-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Investment promises to pick up when Bulgaria sails into calmer political waters, but that’s not the only attraction for its firms and an international newcomer


Cyprus: Our friends in the East

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

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: Tide of change

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Serbia has had a dramatic year, with landmark elections followed by devastating floods


Roundtable on south-east Europe: Edge funds

10-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe 

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BLP and King & Spalding scoop lead roles as Greece opens up oil sector

20-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.


The cheers, champagne and celebration at the European Awards

21-Feb-2014 | Updated: 21-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

What do you get when you put 250 lawyers from some 20 countries in a room together? The Lawyer European Awards, is the answer.

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New leadership elected for the Serbian Competition Commission download subscription

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