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
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
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country
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
Linklaters is relocating 10 back office staff from its London and Colchester offices to a low-cost business services centre in Warsaw.
Emerging markets specialist Kinstellar has announced the launch of its eighth office, opening in Bulgaria with the hire of a lawyer from Wolf Theiss.
Important changes to the Polish Broadcasting Act download subscription
The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage is working on amendments to the Polish Broadcasting Act.
Poland: Will EAA and Swiss investors be able to freely acquire agricultural and forest properties as of May 2016? download subscription
Restrictions on acquiring agricultural and forest properties in Poland by foreigners from the European Economic Area and Switzerland will cease to be binding in May 2016. Does this mean trade in agricultural real properties will be entirely free?
Serbia: amendments and supplements to the Planning and Construction Act download subscription
The introduction of a consolidated procedure and the introduction of location conditions as a replacement for location permits are among the recent changes to Serbia’s Planning and Construction Act.
Liability for tax violations under a new code ‘On Administrative Violations’ and Criminal Code of Kazakhstan download subscription
A brief review of the main innovations concerning the liability of taxpayers on tax-related administrative cases.
Czech Republic: Competition Authority relaunches dawn raids download subscription
The Czech Office for Protection of Competition is relaunching dawn raids on business premises conducted without a court warrant.
Hungary: Better economic and operating environment ahead for banks download subscription
Lending activity in certain sectors set to rise after Erste Bank Hungary enters into an agreement with the Hungarian Government.
Romania: Dissolution of the Rasdaq market – potential unwanted effects on companies download subscription
Romania recently passed a law whose main purpose is to dissolve the Rasdaq and unlisted securities markets
Croatia updates tax legislation download subscription
On 1 January 2015, amendments to the Income Tax Act, the Profit Tax Act and the Value Added Tax Act came into effect in Croatia.