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News on Kurzarbeit in Romania

April 2021 – New amendments in Romania to the Government Emergency Ordinance No. 132/2020 regulating support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 (“GEO no. 132/2020”) will enter into force on 8 April 2021.

Kinstellar announces new promotions to Partner and Counsel

April 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Balázs Sepsey (Budapest), and to Counsel of Tomáš Melišek (Bratislava), Alexandru Mocănescu (Bucharest) and Nina Tsifudina (Sofia).

Czech Republic: Overview of the most recent Czech labour law-related emergency Covid-19 measures

March 2021 – The Czech Republic has recently adopted several extraordinary measures to minimise the risk of Covid-19 spread. Below we provide an overview of measures applicable to employers and employees.

Kinstellar advises Carlyle Group on sale of stake in Logoplaste

March 2021 – Kinstellar’s Prague office, together with Linklaters, has successfully advised the Carlyle Group on the sale of a majority stake in Logoplaste, a producer of rigid plastic containers, to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, the largest...

Kinstellar announces new Of Counsel appointment in Kyiv

February 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has further strengthened its Corporate/M&A practice in Ukraine with the appointment of Ihor Kitela as Of Counsel at the firm’s Kyiv office.

Covid-19 vaccination in Romania – Frequently asked employee-related questions

January 2021 – In December 2020 Romania announced its official vaccination strategy against Covid-19 (the “Strategy”) developed by the National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 — an inter-ministerial...

Telecommuting adjustments to Ukrainian labour legislation

December 2020 – Ukraine’s parliament is set to proceed with the second and hopefully final reading of the Telecommuting Bill No. 4051 (the "Bill"), which has been introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic to clarify the labour law regulations...

Remote working in Bulgaria: A reminder of the main obligations of employers

October 2020 – Many companies are still directing employees to work from home due to the new COVID-19 economic and social reality. Some businesses are even reconsidering their office needs and plan to hire employees who are entirely home-based. While...

Kinstellar strengthens its Ukraine practice with new Partner Olexander Martinenko

October 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce the appointment of Olexander Martinenko as a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Commercial practices at the firm’s Kyiv office.

Ukraine significantly eases immigration quota eligibility requirements for IT specialists

October 2020 – New eligibility requirements and a revised immigration quota allocation for IT specialists have come into effect in Ukraine. In particular, the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine has introduced changes...