Czech and Slovakian firms are in high demand but the internationals have found the market
An influx of global firms and a rush of indie spin-offs has created an overcrowded legal market in Poland – and fees are suffering.
Austrian firms are hanging tough and looking for opportunities in a central European region bounded by a battlefield on its eastern flank.
The discovery of new oil deposits in the Black Sea holds promise of a new golden age for Romania’s energy industry – and for the local law firms
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
Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region.
Greenberg Traurig has added 12 new lawyers to its Warsaw office through hires from Allen & Overy (A&O) and Norton Rose Fulbright, as part of a strategy to expand its real estate presence in Central Europe.
White-collar crime in Serbia download subscription
The majority of criminal behaviours are quite universal, but what usually differs, among different jurisdictions, are the punishments and procedures of detection and the processing of the crimes.
Aarhus Convention on the environment – infringement procedure against Austria download subscription
The problem in implementing the third pillar of the convention in Austria is that the EU has not yet issued a directive.
Ukraine: new reporting requirements relating to ‘ultimate beneficiaries’ download subscription
Anti-money laundering measure means reporting more to the state.
Serbia: VAT and clinical trials download subscription
The services local CROs provide to foreign affiliates do not qualify as services to clinical trials.
Poland: traders’ obligations under the Consumers Protection Act download subscription
A trader must clearly inform consumers in advance about all costs associated with a contract, and other requirements.
Russia is unlikely to sit idly by as the EU plans new energy corridor.
VAT exemptions in Montenegro download subscription
How to apply for a tax exemption to build facilities such as luxury hotels and energy plants.
Austria: Amendments to Chemicals Act and Biocidal Products Act download subscription
On 5 March 2015, Austria’s agriculture, forestry, environment and water economics minister presented a draft law to amend the Chemicals Act and the Biocidal Products Act. T