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Crucial changes to Czech UBO Register legal framework – Sanctions apply from 1 June 2021

February 2021 – The Czech parliament has recently passed a new Act on UBO Register, no. 37/2021 Coll. (the “New UBO Act”) effective from 1 June 2021, which implements the EU’s Anti-money Laundering Directive no. V (AMLD V). From 1 January 2018...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – November 2020

December 2020 – In November, the most important development in Turkish competition law news was the publication by the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) of its draft “Communiqué on Commitment to be Submitted in Preliminary Investigations...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – October 2020

November 2020 – In October, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) announced two important new regulations. One contains guidelines regarding on-site inspections and the examination of digital data. In a nutshell, the TCA has indicated that it...

New restrictions for State Officials in Kazakhstan imposed by amendments to anti-corruption legislation

November 2020 – New anti-corruption rules for State Officials in Kazakhstan are now in force following the recently approved Law “On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Anti-Corruption Issues”. As...

Kinstellar ranks among the world's top corporate investigation law firms in the 2020 edition of GIR 100

November 2020 – Kinstellar is honoured to be included in the 2020 edition of the GIR 100—an annual guide to the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations. Kinstellar has been ranked among the top-100 firms worldwide capable of handling...

Czech Republic: Inspection of persons entering company premises during the coronavirus pandemic in compliance with GDPR

27 March 2020 – This overview outlines the essential dos and don’ts of potential preventative measures associated with the presence of persons in company premises, whether employees, visitors, couriers or anyone else.

Counsel Iryna Nikolayevska shortlisted for the C5 2020 Women in Compliance Awards

January 2020 – We are proud to announce that Iryna Nikolayevska, Counsel and Head of the firm’s Compliance practice in Kyiv, has been shortlisted for the C5 "Women in Compliance Awards 2020", which recognises female compliance champions around the...

Kinstellar co-organises conference on the implementation in Hungary of the ISO 37001 anti-corruption standard

November 2019 – Ákos Nagy, Partner in Kinstellar’s Budapest office and co-head of the firm’s Compliance, Risk and Sensitive Investigations (CRSI) practice, and his colleague Áron Barta gave a presentation on 14 November 2019 at a conference co-organised...

Kinstellar is ranked in GIR 100 among the world's top corporate investigation law firms for the third consecutive year

November 2019 – Kinstellar is honoured to be included in the 2019 edition of the GIR 100 — an annual guide to the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations. This is the third consecutive year that Kinstellar is ranked among the top-100...

Kinstellar strengthens its team in Turkey with appointment of Bulut Girgin as Counsel and head of Competition and Compliance

October 2019 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Bulut Girgin has joined the Istanbul office as Counsel and head of the firm’s local Competition and Compliance practice.