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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

5G Spectrum Auctions in Kinstellar Jurisdictions

December 2019 – The 5G rollout is a hot topic throughout Europe, with the anticipated deployment due shortly, and availability in the EU expected from 2020. The 5G infrastructure will open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors...

New obligations under the Slovak Cyber Security Act

November 2019 – The Slovak Cyber Security Act (Act No. 69/2018 Coll., the “Act”) defines the minimum requirements to ensure cyber security in Slovakia. The Act applies to operators of essential services, i.e., to entities in key sectors, including...

Kinstellar – IT law firm of the year in the Czech Republic

November 2019 –  Kinstellar was named winner of the Information Technology Law category of this year’s prestigious Law Firm of the Year competition organised by EPRAVO.cz, in the Czech Republic.
“We greatly appreciate being named IT Law...

The Industrial, Digital and Competition Agendas of the New European Commission: What is in Store for Central and Eastern European Businesses

October 2019 – The countdown to the election of the new European Commission has begun. The College of Commissioners—each with their own agenda, approach and vision—is expected to make Europe “more like herself”, “greener”, “fit for the...

Kinstellar sponsors annual conference of the Hungarian Corporate Compliance Society

October 2019 – Kinstellar’s Budapest office is proud to have sponsored the annual conference of the Hungarian Corporate Compliance Society (MVCT), which took place on 9 October 2019 in Budapest. This was the MVCT’s largest annual conference to date...

User consent for storing and accessing cookies in light of the recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union

October 2019 – On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a preliminary ruling in a case that made its way from the Federal Court of Justice in Germany (FCJ) regarding the validity of user consent systems for cookie...

Cryptocurrency platforms and digital wallet providers in Bulgaria will soon be obliged to apply anti-money laundering measures

August 2019 – Bulgaria last year announced its intention to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II) and Banking Union, which is expected to pave the way for the country to join the Eurozone. A roadmap has been adopted with specific regulatory...

Kinstellar and Lexology host webinar on using competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits

July 2019 – On 25 June 2019, Kinstellar and Lexology co-hosted a webinar on the use of competition law best practices to identify compliance risks in GDPR audits.
One year has passed since the entry into force of the EU General Data Protection...

Czech Republic intends to launch 5G spectrum auction in autumn 2019

July 2019 – On 26 June 2019, the Czech Telecommunication Office (CTO) published the proposed terms for the planned auction of 5G frequencies and invited stakeholders to participate in a public consultation. The terms of the auction are now subject...

Kinstellar advises Czech start-up Carvago to take used car selling digital

June 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Carvago, an innovative Czech start-up in the used car sector, on establishing the company and on the initial setup of its online platform.
Carvago.com was established by Jan Kranát, a former VW...