Geographically and economically, Romania is well-placed to attract foreign investment – so long as imminent elections don’t scupper its stability
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
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
As international firms question their future in these small, closely linked markets, local lawyers too are eyeing the business environment with caution
Dentons has hired White & Case’s EMEA director of strategic projects Richard Singer as its new European chief operating officer (COO).
Clifford Chance Bucharest partner Perry Zizzi has rejoined Dentons, almost seven years after quitting legacy Salans for the magic circle firm.
Slovenia: IPPC baseline reporting to become serious very soon download subscription
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
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
On 25 July 2014, the Polish Parliament passed on an amendment of the Public Procurement Law.
Ukrainian legislative developments on Crimea download subscription
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
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
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
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
The European Union has recently agreed to an additional, higher level of sanctions against Russia.