Schoenherr recognised as leading law firm in South East Europe by Chambers

Premium content

This article is only available to Premium subscribers of The Lawyer. Premium subscribers benefit from accessing all of our award-winning online content including interviews, commentary, analysis and in-depth research.

View our subscription options

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Related briefings

Parliament eases procedure for setting up new companies: Romania

By Vlad Săndulescu Introduction A series of minor yet impactful amendments will shortly be introduced to the Companies Law, making it easier for investors and entrepreneurs to set up a new company. Parliament adopted the amendments in order to reduce the red tape surrounding company incorporation and encourage investment in the Romanian economy. The World […]

Bulgarian watchdog introduces simplified and more extensive merger filing in new merger filing guidelines: Bulgaria

By Galina Petkova From 1 January 2020, the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition (the “CPC”) has been applying new merger filing guidelines (the “Guidelines”). The former guidelines, applied for more than ten years, did not differentiate between transactions (simpler or more complex) irrespectively of their potential competition concerns. This unified approach was unnecessarily […]

Fourth round of Croatian tax reforms takes effect: Croatia

By Ozren Kobsa, Ana Marija Rupčić In late November 2019 the Croatian Parliament passed a series of laws amending Croatian tax legislation. The new laws, in the most part, came into effect on 1 January 2020. The changes form part of wider efforts of the Croatian Government to ease the tax burden on both citizens […]

Amendments to tax law as of 1 January 2020: Romania

By Alexandra Barbu, Anamaria Tocaci Below is a list of the main provisions included in Law no. 263/2019 on the amendment of Law 227/2015 regarding the Fiscal Code, effective 1 January 2020. The social security and health insurance contributions due for the salary income obtained from part-time employment agreements will be computed based on the […]

Rising focus on HCA settlement proceedings – case law round-up: Hungary

By Anna Turi, Márk Kovács Since 1 July 2014, companies have been able to initiate settlement proceedings with the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA). Recent case law suggests that the HCA has aimed to foster cooperation between itself and market participants and is striving for cooperation even when market participants allegedly commit grave infringements of competition […]

Latest Briefings

Article on the Communiqué on the principles regarding the elimination of privileges and the right to vote and representation in the Board of Directors (II-28.1)

By Gülenay Kavcar The subject of this article is about the elimination of privileges regarding the voting rights and representation in the board of directors in public partnerships, which were published in the Official Gazette dated 10.01.2020 and numbered 31004 and entered into force after being issued in compliance with the legislation for a period […]

Amendments and additions to the tax code of the Republic of Uzbekistan

In the light of the adoption of the Law “On introduction of amendments and additions to the Tax Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan” No. ZRU-599 dated 30 December, 2019, a new edition of the Tax Code was adopted. The significant amendments are the following: 1. The types of taxes have been reduced to 9 […]

Regulation of the pharmaceutical industry in Uzbekistan

By Dilorom Yuldasheva, Parvina Bashirova, Parvina Bashirova Currently, the pharmaceutical industry in Uzbekistan is experiencing a modification of regulatory requirements. In recent years, the country has achieved positive results in the formation and development of the primary health care system for population. It is important to note that the network of republican specialized scientific and […]

Renewable energy in Kazakhstan – What to expect?

By Shaimerden Chikanayev Kazakhstan, at least on the surface, seems to have a strong political will to attract investments in renewable energy projects as demonstrated by its official general policy. The government of Kazakhstan, for instance, made an official commitment to increase the share of renewable energy in domestic electricity generation from the current 2% […]

Recommended

Karen Brown named global chief diversity & inclusion officer Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie has appointed Karen Brown as global chief diversity & inclusion officer. She joins from Monsanto Company, where she has had the same title. In her new strategic leadership role she will develop and execute holistic and integrated diversity & inclusion (D&I) strategies to help Baker & McKenzie achieve its short and long-term D&I […]

Schoenherr advises Cimpress on its acquisition of Austria’s Druck.at

Schoenherr has advised Cimpress N.V., a world leader in mass customisation, on its acquisition of Druck.at, one of the leading web-to-print businesses in Austria. The transaction, which was announced on 18 March 2015, closed on 17 April 2015 following the successful achievement of various closing conditions including Austrian antitrust clearance. The acquisition supports Cimpress’ strategy […]

manchester

Freshfields kicks off Manchester launch with external legal services recruitment drive

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has launched a recruitment drive for legal services staff and paralegals for its new Manchester office, due to open this summer. The magic circle firm has advertised 15 top level roles in IT and business services including a global reporting HR manager, HR services manager and IT support team lead. Freshfields is […]

Exit
1

Exclusive: Gibson Dunn Dubai partner Peter Gray exits firm

Suspended Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray has officially left the firm, The Lawyer understands. The Dubai partner, who was suspended by the firm in March following a ruling that he deliberately misled the High Court, is understood to have posted comments on Facebook this week confirming he and Gibson Dunn had parted ways. “We did […]

KWM’s property push

When SJ Berwin agreed to combine with – or be taken over by KWM, it became a target for headhunters. Many corporate departures later, the firm is hiring aggressively in real estate, taking a number of partners from Eversheds. Will there be more to come? KWM’s resurgence will be built on real estate Eversheds loses […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here