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Kinstellar Sofia is the proud supporter of BEST Foundation (Bulgarian English Speech and Debate Tournaments)

October 2017 - Our Sofia office has recently expanded its community investment program with a new organisation that focuses on education and developing brilliant young talents. We are happy to announce that we will be supporting the BEST Foundation (“...

Kinstellar holds client seminar on cyber security and computer crime in Bulgaria

October 2017 - On October 25 th our Sofia office held a client seminar on cyber security and computer crime in Bulgaria. Our technology expert Dessislava Fessenko, head of the TMT practice in the Sofia office, and the guest speakers gave useful insights...

Kinstellar advises KBC on the merger control approvals of its acquisition of United Bulgarian Bank

October 2017 - Kinstellar Sofia has advised KBC Group on the merger filing and approval of the EUR 610 million acquisition of United Bulgarian Bank and Interlease Leasing Company in Bulgaria, as well as on the antitrust aspects of the due diligence...

Kinstellar holds seminar on the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation in Bulgaria

September 2017 - On 27 September our Sofia office held a client seminar on the impact on Bulgarian businesses of the enhanced data protection requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation ('' GDPR ''). Our lead technology and data protection...

Kinstellar advises the Linxens Group on the Bulgarian merger control aspects of its acquisition of SMARTRAC’s secure ID and transaction division

September 2017 - Kinstellar’s Sofia antitrust team has advised the Linxens Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of smart card microconnectors, inlays and led light sources, on the merger filing and approval by the Bulgarian Commission...

Kinstellar advises OTP Bank, DSK Bank and Eurobank Bulgaria on their landmark EUR 133 million senior loan to Business Park Sofia

September 2017 - Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised a consortium of Hungary’s OTP Bank PLC, its Bulgarian subsidiary, DSK Bank, and Eurobank Bulgaria on a landmark EUR 133 million senior loan facility to Business Park...

Kinstellar hosts high-level energy seminar in Sofia

May 2017 - On 27 April 2017 Kinstellar and Linklaters organised in Sofia a high-level energy seminar focusing on the European Commission’s recently issued Clean Energy Package, and discussed its key elements and its possible impact on the region’s...

New Kinstellar podcast – The new electricity market: a 2030 EU mission in progress

April 2017 - Welcome to a new Kinstellar podcast! Today’s edition features energy experts Kristof Ferenczi, Partner, head of Kinstellar’s firm-wide Energy practice, Diana Dimova, Partner in our Sofia office and Christopher Bremme, Partner at Linklaters’...

Kinstellar Sofia holds compliance seminar on third-party risks

April 2017 - On 5 April 2017, Kinstellar’s Sofia office held a compliance seminar on third-party risks. The seminar, delivered by Dessislava Fessenko, head of Kinstellar’s Sofia Compliance, Risk and Sensitive Investigations practice, focused on practical...

Transparency International 2016 Corruption Perception Index – How are CEE, CIS and the Balkans doing?

February 2017 –  Transparency International (“ TI ”) has recently published its  Corruption Perceptions Index (“ CPI ”) for 2016, which surveys 176 countries and territories. Scores range from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The...