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Luminita Popa

Special report: Romania – In a good place

14-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Geographically and economically, Romania is well-placed to attract foreign investment – so long as imminent elections don’t scupper its stability

Hungary

Hungary: autoboost

7-Jul-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

The government’s appetite for legislation is proving a headache for lawyers but a new civil code and an accelerating automotive industry are a great pick-me-up

Cyprus

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

Serbia: Tide of change

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

Prague

Special report: Czech Republic/Slovakia – Nervous centre

26-May-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

As international firms question their future in these small, closely linked markets, local lawyers too are eyeing the business environment with caution

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Dentons

Dentons appoints White & Case EMEA strategic head as European COO

31-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Dentons has hired White & Case’s EMEA director of strategic projects Richard Singer as its new European chief operating officer (COO).

bucharest romania

Dentons tempts Zizzi back from Clifford Chance for Bucharest boost

17-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Clifford Chance Bucharest partner Perry Zizzi has rejoined Dentons, almost seven years after quitting legacy Salans for the magic circle firm.

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CEE Briefings

Slovenia: IPPC baseline reporting to become serious very soon download subscription

Schoenherr 27-Aug-2014

Slovenian legislation is still lagging behind in transposing the IPPC/IED baseline reporting requirements into national environmental law. 

Serbia: insolvency — will the new law resolve the problems in insolvency proceedings? download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 26-Aug-2014

On 5 August 2014, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia enacted the Law on amendments and additions to the Insolvency Law.

Poland: the latest changes in Polish Public Procurement Law — the biggest amendment since 2004 download subscription

Schoenherr 19-Aug-2014

On 25 July 2014, the Polish Parliament passed on an amendment of the Public Procurement Law.

Ukrainian legislative developments on Crimea download subscription

Dentons 19-Aug-2014

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a new law that stipulates the creation of a free economic zone in Crimea for 10 full calendar years.

Moldova: liquidating a company is now a ‘mission possible’ download subscription

Schoenherr 12-Aug-2014

What was previously regarded as a mission impossible has now become a process with fewer formalities and less time required.

Austria: rules for voluntary disclosure in criminal tax matters are expected to be tightened download subscription

Schoenherr 8-Aug-2014

Austrian tax law enables taxpayers to avoid criminal tax sanctions or penalties in case of fiscal offences by submitting a voluntary disclosure.

Austria: German Supreme Court enacts duty for banks to disclose internal commission payments — but only for future cases download subscription

Schoenherr 8-Aug-2014

The banking law senate of the German Supreme Court stipulates far-reaching disclosure obligations for banks with respect to internal commission payments for investments.

Austria/EU: new sanctions regime against Russia download subscription

Schoenherr 6-Aug-2014

The European Union has recently agreed to an additional, higher level of sanctions against Russia.

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