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
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country
Geographically and economically, Romania is well-placed to attract foreign investment – so long as imminent elections don’t scupper its stability
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Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?
Emerging markets specialist Kinstellar has announced the launch of its eighth office, opening in Bulgaria with the hire of a lawyer from Wolf Theiss.
Private equity house Mid Europa Partners has appointed its first legal counsel, hiring White & Case senior associate Jana Philip.
Slovenia: changes to food legislation — part I download subscription
On 13 December 2014, Regulation 1169/2011 on the Provision of Food Information to Consumers became directly applicable in Slovenia.
Serbia has adopted a Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers, its first that should provide effective protection to individuals who report suspicions of corruption.
Slovenia: Changes to food legislation – Part I download subscription
The Regulation 1169/2011 on the Provision of Food Information to Consumers has now became directly applicable in Slovenia.
Maravela’s newsletter sets out the main amendments and news pertaining to enactments and case law for Romania, September – October 2014. Contents: Agriculture Competition Energy and natural resources Regulatory and compliance Tax Click on the link below to read the rest of the Maravela briefing.
Governments’ efforts to curb what they perceive to be aggressive international tax planning is leading many multinational companies to question their tax advice.
Hungary: Shops shall close on Sundays — against all international trends download subscription
On 15 December 2014, the Hungarian Parliament voted for the Sunday closure of shops as of 15 March 2015.
Slovakia: Checkmate? New law regulates protection of employees when blowing the whistle download subscription
A new law in Slovakia offers successful whistleblowers a bounty corresponding to 50 times the minimum wage.
Croatia: a look at the Strategic Investment Projects Act one year after implementation download subscription
Croatia is in its sixth consecutive year of recession.