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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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Austria – Holding the centre

9-Mar-2015 | By Jonathan Ames

Austrian firms are hanging tough and looking for opportunities in a central European region bounded by a battlefield on its eastern flank.

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Romania – Optimism flows deep

12-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

The discovery of new oil deposits in the Black Sea holds promise of a new golden age for Romania’s energy industry – and for the local law firms

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Bulgaria – The stability dividend

3-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country

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Dentons takes on White & Case's Budapest office in major CEE boost

15-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

White & Case’s Budapest office is joining Dentons next month in a major boost for the expanding firm’s Central & Eastern European (CEE) operations.

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Wolf Theiss recruits A&O Czech corporate head

7-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Austrian firm Wolf Theiss has hired longstanding Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Jan Myska as a partner in its Prague office.

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Exploratory drilling for gas and oil: an environmental ruling from Europe download subscription

Schoenherr 23-Apr-2015

European Court of Justice proposes a subsidiary environmental impact assessment for trial exploratory drilling. 

Green electricity auction rules: first drafts released download subscription

Dentons 21-Apr-2015

On 13 April 2015 the first drafts of two regulations that define the maximum volume and value of electricity generated in renewable energy source (RES) to be auctioned in year 2016 were published.

Somebody stole my company! download subscription

Schoenherr 20-Apr-2015

How’s this for a cyber crime – in Bulgaria there have been a number of cases whereby the ownership of a company has been changed without the knowledge of the actual owner

Poland: restructuring law amends insolvency rules download subscription

Schoenherr 17-Apr-2015

…and will substantially change the economic environment in the country.

Republic of Srpska: tax law overhaul looms download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 16-Apr-2015

Corporate and personal income tax, social security contributions and property tax are among the sectors to be affected.

VAT and Russian roulette in Romania download subscription

Schoenherr 15-Apr-2015

Whenever a Romanian company changes its corporate seat, shareholders or administrators it risks losing its VAT registration number.

Russia and Crimea sanctions – where are we at the start of 2015? weblink subscription

Ince & Co 14-Apr-2015

This article gives an overview of the various sanctions imposed on Russia/Crimea over the last 12 months that are likely to impact the energy industry and projects involving these regions.

State aid in pre-accession countries: the long arm of the EU law download subscription

Schoenherr 13-Apr-2015

In a recent judgment the CJEU reminded us of the wide reach of EU state aid rules on aid granted in states from Central and Eastern Europe prior to their accession to the EU. 

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