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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Three easy steps to be privacy-ready for your webinar in the time of Covid-19

7 April 2020 – Especially during these hectic times, you might need to share information quickly or adapt to new working conditions. Most of us have had to move our businesses online and communicate more, or exclusively, electronically. Data protection...

Regional: Non-Contact Business Landscape

3 April 2020 – The current coronavirus pandemic has made physical business meetings difficult, if not impossible. Companies who continue business operations have been forced to shift to online channels, particularly if such operations are strongly dependant...

Turkey: Personal Data Protection Authority guidance on COVID-19 related data processing activities

2 April 2020 – The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) published guidance on 27 March 2020 to address some of the key questions that businesses have been asking regarding their obligations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kinstellar advises Earlybird Venture Capital on the seed funding round to the fintech startup Payhawk

March 2020 – Kinstellar’s teams in Istanbul and Sofia have successfully represented Earlybird Venture Capital on the €3 million seed funding to the fintech startup Payhawk, the paperless corporate card that simplifies expenses for businesses. This...

Turkey: Overview of certain legal aspects of COVID-19

19 March 2020 – Our note below provides guidance on some of the key questions you may have regarding the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on your business in Turkey.

Balázs Máthé, the former Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, Deputy CEO of Magyar Telekom, joins Kinstellar as an Advisor.

March 2020 – We are delighted to announce that Balázs Máthé, the former Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, Deputy CEO of Magyar Telekom, has joined Kinstellar as an Advisor. Balázs Máthé has spent over a decade with Magyar Telekom...

A new level of cyber fraud - keeping an eye on your money

March 2020 – An e-mail arrives from a long-term business partner’s e-mail address, informing of a change to their billing account number. The email appears to match familiar identifiers, such as the name, domain name, company name, etc. But, in reality...

Bank ID introduced in the Czech Republic will utilise bank authentication tools to access public administration systems and other online services

February 2020 – Following their introduction in 2009, Data Boxes (in Czech: “datové schránky”) represented the Czech state’s only major foray into the world of e-government services. Another example are ID cards containing an electronic chip...

Czech government proposes a seven percent digital services tax

February 2020 – In an attempt to correct an imbalance in taxation caused by the rise of digital services, the Czech government has come up with a proposal for an indirect digital services tax, targeting Internet giants’ profits from user-based online...

Kinstellar continues its Sofia expansion with the appointment of three senior lawyers

February 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Atanas Mihaylov has joined its team in Sofia as Managing Associate and that Zornitsa Georgieva and Maya Medzhedelieva have joined as Senior Associates, further enabling the firm to manage complex...