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Counsel Andriy Nikiforov speaks on personal guarantees of UBOs of closely-held companies at a webinar organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association

February 2021 – On 25 January 2021, Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, spoke at a webinar organised jointly by the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee and the Civil, Inheritance and Matrimonial Law Committee of the Ukrainian...

Kinstellar advises a syndicate of banks on a EUR 150 million financing to RCS & RDS, in Romania

December 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised a consortium of leading banks comprising Citigroup Europe plc - Dublin Romanian Branch, ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam Bucharest Branch and Unicredit Bank S.A. on the Romanian...

Ukrainian parliament adopts bill on virtual assets in the first reading

December 2020 – On 2 December 2020, Ukraine’s parliament adopted in the first reading the Bill on Virtual Assets No. 3637, which is available in Ukrainian here. The proposed legislation is the latest in a series of attempts by lawmakers to regulate...

Kinstellar Counsel Andriy Nikiforov moderates a webinar on the new AML Act in Ukraine organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association

December 2020 – On 1 December 2020, Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar Kyiv and Chair of the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), moderated a webinar, organised by the UBA, focused on the Act of Ukraine...

Kinstellar advises the joint lead managers on the USD 300 million debut Eurobond offering by JSC National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan (NBU)

November 2020 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the joint lead managers on the issue of USD 300 million 5.5%  senior unsecured notes due in 2025 listed on the London Stock Exchange by JSC National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic...

Kinstellar re-launches its Restructuring & Insolvency Practice to help clients navigate today’s market challenges

November 2020 – Co-led by Csilla Andrékó, Head of Kinstellar’s Banking & Finance Practice, and Denise Hamer, Head of Kinstellar’s C/SEE Asset Solutions Sector, Kinstellar’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice is a multi-discipline and...

Kinstellar advises Nexen Tire Europe on leasing of 12,000 m2 warehouse

November 2020 – Following an investment of more than CZK 22 billion (approx. EUR 800 million), representing the third-largest FDI into the Czech Republic, the Kinstellar team has successfully completed another project for our client, Nexen Tire Europe...

Draft Serbian Law on Digital Assets published for public consultations

October 2020 – On 13 October 2020, a draft Law on Digital Assets (the “Draft”) was published in Serbia for public consultations, which will be open until 28 October 2020. Below is a preliminary overview of the main provisions of the Draft. A more...

Kinstellar advises the EBRD on a EUR 40 million framework agreement with Raiffeisenbank to improve water infrastructure in Bulgaria

September 2020 – Kinstellar is proud to continue supporting the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in its investments to improve water infrastructure in Bulgaria. Recently, Kinstellar’s Sofia office advised the EBRD on a EUR...

Serbia: Additional mandatory moratorium on repayment obligations to banks and lessors

29 July 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Bank of Serbia (“NBS”) adopted on 27 July 2020 two decisions aimed at protecting Serbia's financial system: the Decision on Temporary Measures for Banks for the Mitigation of Effects...