Dispute Resolution

Slovak Data Protection Authority fines Faculty Hospital Nitra for providing medical records to expert witness

May 2019 – The Slovak Data Protection Authority (“Slovak DPA”) has fined Faculty Hospital Nitra EUR 2,000 for unlawfully processing sensitive personal data in breach of § 13 section 1 of Act. No 122/2013 Coll., On Personal Data Protection (“Data...

Martial law introduced in several regions of Ukraine may affect business operations

November 2018 – On 26 November 2018, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Law that approves the Decree of the President of Ukraine on the imposition of martial law (not to be confused with a ‘state of war’) in Ukraine. The new Law, effective 28...

Kinstellar successfully defends a leading European low-cost airline in Ukraine

July 2018 – Kinstellar successfully defended a leading European low-cost carrier in Ukrainian commercial courts against Danylo Halytskyi Lviv International Airport. A claim brought by the airport at the request of the State Audit Service of Ukraine...

Kinstellar strengthens its Dispute Resolution team in Ukraine with appointment of former judge Lyudmyla Volkova

March 2018 - Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Lyudmyla Volkova has joined the Dispute Resolution team at our Kyiv office as a Managing Associate. In her new role, Lyudmyla will...

Zdeněk Kučera named Lawyer of the Year for IT Law in the Czech Republic

January 2018 - The Czech Republic’s most prestigious law competition has awarded Zdeněk Kučera Lawyer of the Year 2017 for IT Law in the annual contest organised by the Czech Bar Association and EPRAVO.CZ publishing house.
“I am delighted...

Ukraine revises its arbitration law, introduces new arbitration rules

November 2017 – Ukrainian arbitration law, which follows almost to the letter the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law (the "Model Law"), has been largely unrevised since its adoption in 1994, despite subsequent changes introduced to the Model Law in 2006. As a...

Kinstellar announces the promotion of three new Partners and two new Counsel

June 2017 - Kinstellar is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Iustinian Captariu and Remus Codreanu in Bucharest and Ákos Nagy in Budapest, and the promotions to Counsel of Zsuzsa Csiki in Bucharest and Olena Kuchynska in Kyiv.
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Kinstellar expands its dispute resolution practice and ICT sector

May 2017 -  New Head of Prague’s Dispute Resolution Practice and the ICT sector further strengthens position of emerging Europe’s and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm.
Zdeněk Kučera is joining Kinstellar as a Managing Associate....

Kinstellar, Cleary Gottlieb and FTI Consulting to co-host dispute resolution event in Kyiv

May 2017 – On 1 June 2017 Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, together with the London offices of international law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, will co-host a conference on cross-border dispute...

Kinstellar is a supporter of Arbitration Law Conference with AmCham and Comenius University in Slovakia

April 2017 -  Kinstellar has taken part in the Arbitration Conference 2017 organised by the American Chamber of Commerce Slovakia in cooperation with the Faculty of Law, Comenius University Bratislava. The conference took place in the historical building...