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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The Czech and Slovakian markets take a local turn


Czech and Slovakian firms are in high demand but the internationals have found the market

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Poland – Warsaw packed

16-Mar-2015 | By Jonathan Ames

An influx of global firms and a rush of indie spin-offs has created an overcrowded legal market in Poland – and fees are suffering.

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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. 


Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins split to form new alliances

19-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region.

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Ambitious initiatives of Kazakhstan download subscription

Colibri Kazakhstan 26-Aug-2015

The special economic zone is targeted to be created on the territory of EXPO-2017 International Specialized Exhibition. 

Romania to regulate offshore oil and gas operations download subscription

Schoenherr 25-Aug-2015

 Romanian authorities have published a draft law on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.

New Czech civil code: confusion over automatic spouse rights to company shareholder membership download subscription

Schoenherr 21-Aug-2015

The profession is divided about the two possible interpretations of the new law.

Kazakhstan's accession to the WTO download

Colibri Kazakhstan 18-Aug-2015

Kazakhstan has signed a protocol on accession to the WTO and will be an official member of the WTO on the 30th day after the ratification by Parliament of Kazakhstan. 

Serbia: New law on conversion of right over construction land into ownership against compensation download subscription

Schoenherr 13-Aug-2015

The long-expected law on conversion of usage right into ownership against compensation (‘Conversion Act’) entered into force on 28 July 2015.

WTO formally approves Kazakhstan's membership: the trade implications download subscription

Colibri Law Firm 12-Aug-2015

After an almost 20-year wait and lengthy negotiations, Kazakhstan, the largest economy in Central Asia, is finally on the verge of completing its accession to the World Trade Organization.

Bulgaria: The latest amendments to the Credit Institutions Act – the dictates of bank secrecy prevail download subscription

Schoenherr 10-Aug-2015

The Bulgarian Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB)’s insolvency has resulted in a variety of changes to the Bulgarian banking legislation.

Serbia: new Mortgage Act amendments download subscription

Schoenherr 6-Aug-2015

Schoenherr highlights the amendments to the Serbian Mortgage Act in three key points.

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