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Annual Company Lawyers Summit 2019: Navigating Change in a Dynamic Business and Legal Environment - 16 May 2019, Hilton Sofia Hotel

May 2019 – Kinstellar, a leading international law firm operating in ten jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, is pleased to invite you to the second edition of our exclusive annual event dedicated to general counsels, heads...

Kinstellar Kyiv ranks among the top-10 law firms in Ukraine, according to Kyiv Post

April 2019 – The Kyiv Post, Ukraine’s oldest and leading English-language newspaper, has released its first independent ranking of the top 50 law firms in Ukraine. Kinstellar’s Kyiv office is ranked among the top-10 law firms in Ukraine, coming...

Bulgaria introduces mandatory quotas for hiring permanently disabled persons

April 2019 – On 2 April 2019, the rules for the implementation of Bulgaria’s new Persons with Disabilities Act (the “Act”) entered into force. The rules detail the obligation of employers in Bulgaria with more than 50 employees to hire a minimum...

Spotlight on Uzbekistan: Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market

April 2019 – Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market
Creation of the public-private partnership development agency
In accordance with the Presidential Resolution No. PP-3980, a Public-Private Partnership Agency has been created...

Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest Ukraine, March 2019 in Review

April 2019 – Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest Ukraine, March 2019 in Review
OIL & GAS: Third International Licencing Round to take place on 18 June 2019
On 18 March 2019, Ukraine’s State Service of Geology and Mineral...

Foundation trusts set for introduction in Hungary

April 2019 – The Hungarian Parliament passed the Act on Foundation Trusts on 5 March 2019. This legal concept has had a long and successful history in German-speaking countries. The main purpose of lawmakers in introducing this concept is to provide...

Geo-blocking beware: New EU rules greatly restrict the ability of businesses to use geo-blocking techniques as part of their online sales and marketing strategies

April 2019 – Geo-blocking is no longer a laissez-faire matter in the European Union. From December 2018, a new set of rules apply that limits the use of geo-blocking by online businesses operating in the EU. The Geo-blocking Regulation — as this...

Kinstellar announces two Partner appointments

April 2019 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Antonia Mavrova in Sofia and Tomáš Čihula in Prague.
Antonia Mavrova, Sofia
Antonia has...

Kinstellar Sofia hosts the Annual Company Lawyers Summit 2019: Navigating Change in a Dynamic Business and Legal Environment

March 2019 – We are pleased to announce the second edition of our exclusive annual event dedicated to general counsel, heads of legal departments and senior in-house lawyers in Bulgaria. The event will provide insights into some of the hot legal topics...

Kinstellar scores Deal of the Year in Slovakia at CEE Legal Matters Awards

March 2019 – Kinstellar has won the Deal of the Year award for Slovakia at the CEE Legal Matters awards ceremony, which was held in Budapest on 28 March 2019. A panel of leading lawyers from across the region selected winners for 17 different CEE jurisdictions.