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Romania: New regulation for the authorization of credit institutions

Regulation no. 12 of December 18, 2020 on the authorization of credit institutions and amendments pertaining to the same (the “Regulation 12/2020”) issued by the National Bank of Romania (the “NBR”) was published in the Official Gazette no. 1291 as of December 2020 and is applicable starting with the same date. Regulation 12/2020 brings a […]

Ban on evicting commercial tenants extended

On 9 December 2020 the Government confirmed that the evictions ban on commercial tenants for non-payment of rent will be extended until the end of March 2021, protecting business owners affected by COVID-19.


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Ukraine – No place for lawyers?

The Ukraine crisis has raised questions over which rule of law to follow, but the flight of international investors is giving local firms an advantage. In April 2013, pro-Russian activists seized control of government buildings in eastern Ukraine, sparking a revolution that tore the country apart. One year later, eastern Ukraine is a war-torn no-man’s […]

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Financial institutions’ appetite for contract lawyers sparks Simmons’ Adaptive

What has made Simmons & Simmons follow in the footsteps of Eversheds, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Pinsent Masons to launch a consultant lawyer offering? Managing partner Jeremy Hoyland says Simmons & Simmons Adaptive has been created with the dual remit of supplying secondees to clients and specialist lawyers for one off projects – a […]

Conyers advises Landsea Green Properties and subsidiaries on note issue

Conyers Dill & Pearman has provided Bermuda and British Virgin Islands (BVI) legal advice to Landsea Green Properties Co and its two BVI subsidiaries, New Phenomenon Technology and Green Era, in connection with the issue of $100m (£62m) in aggregate principal amount of 9.56 per cent senior secured guaranteed notes due 2017 to Great Wall […]


Peer panel: IT – Oil the wheels of commerce with data

Information is key in M&A negotiations but the amount of data available is rocketing as a result of social media. Our expert panel give their advice The Panel Q: How effective is an analysis of the bidder/target using publicly available information, including the press and social media, in advance of formal negotiations on an M&A deal? […]

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