Survivors: Austria special report

5-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Hit hard by the 2008 crisis, Austria’s businesses and law firms have found a variety of ways to adapt to the changed environment.


Major transactions put Balkans on the deals map

7-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Corporate work is booming in the Balkans, with many deals, including BAT’s purchase of a Croatian tobacco business, punching above €200m.


Anti-corruption measures are beginning to benefit Romania


Anti-corruption measures are beginning to bite but for now lawyers are pinning their hopes on work in areas such as banking, pharma and agriculture.


Crisis tax drains work for Hungary’s lawyers but new opportunities emerge


Crisis taxes and regulatory changes have doused foreign investor interest but firms are gaining opportunities elsewhere as a result of the global crash.


A cross-border future: Serbia looks towards EU accession


Life is still tough but regional ties are strengthening among law firms and businesses as Serbia keeps one eye on EU accession.

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BLP, DLA and Linklaters advise on Prairie Mining’s triple listing

4-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), DLA Piper and Linklaters have all advised Prairie Mining Limited on its listings to the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE).


CMS and Squire Patton Boggs win top roles on Coats' crafts sale to Aurelius

18-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

A cross-border team from CMS has acted for Munich-based Aurelius Group on its acquisition of Coats’ European crafts business, represented by Squire Patton Boggs. 

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CEE Briefings

Macedonia: An overview of legislative updates download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 8-Oct-2015

Including novelties regarding the technological industrial development zones and amendments to the law on value-added tax

Serbia: VAT law amended download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 2-Oct-2015

Mandatory VAT registration of foreign entities, and other changes.

Bulgaria: 'financial collateral arrangements' eligibility extended download subscription

Schoenherr 30-Sep-2015

Banks may now structure financial transactions for Bulgarian clients by using offshore SPVs.

Romania's commercial real estate market download subscription

Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii 24-Sep-2015

Some practical pointers

Serbia: novelties in new payments law download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 23-Sep-2015

‘Payment institutions’ can now include  cash remittance companies, retail stores, mobile phone companies.

European employment law update – Slovenia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 21-Sep-2015

Reform is now focused on undeclared work and employment.  

EU loosens Iran trade restrictions download subscription

Schoenherr 18-Sep-2015

In July 2006, the UN Security Council passed a series of resolutions by which several foreign trade restrictions were imposed on Iran.

European Employment Law Update: Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 16-Sep-2015

The Labour Law has been overhauled and a new Law on the Employment of Foreigners is now in force.

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