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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Kinstellar advises the Indian group Wipro Limited on the Romanian-law aspects of its strategic digital and IT partnership with the German retailer METRO AG

December 2020 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce that it has advised Wipro Limited, a leading Indian multinational information technology, consulting, and business process services corporation, on the Romanian law aspects of the acquisition of METRO...

Kinstellar advises a syndicate of banks on a EUR 150 million financing to RCS & RDS, in Romania

December 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised a consortium of leading banks comprising Citigroup Europe plc - Dublin Romanian Branch, ING Bank N.V. Amsterdam Bucharest Branch and Unicredit Bank S.A. on the Romanian...

Ukrainian parliament adopts bill on virtual assets in the first reading

December 2020 – On 2 December 2020, Ukraine’s parliament adopted in the first reading the Bill on Virtual Assets No. 3637, which is available in Ukrainian here. The proposed legislation is the latest in a series of attempts by lawmakers to regulate...

Peter Kováč leads online expert medical congress co-sponsored by Kinstellar Bratislava

December 2020 – Peter Kováč, Of Counsel and head of the Life Sciences & Healthcare practice in Kinstellar’s Bratislava office, served as lead organiser for the expert medical congress “Legal, Forensic and Economic Aspects of the Medical Profession”...

Updated Overview of the 5G Auctions in Central and Eastern Europe

December 2020 – The introduction of 5G networks will bring significant changes to the telecommunications market. Not only will the technology open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors (including manufacturing, health, energy...

Czech 2020 Tech M&A Considerations

December 2020 – At Kinstellar Prague, we believe that the acceleration of the digital economy will force companies to change their strategies and fuel M&A opportunities in the technology sector. In 2020, we have already assisted clients with dozens...

Overview of the 5G Auctions in Central and Eastern Europe

November 2020 – The introduction of 5G networks will bring significant changes to the telecommunications market. Not only will the technology open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors (including manufacturing, health, energy...

Sanctions for social media providers in Turkey: Implications of the new rules

November 2020 – The authorised regulatory body in Turkey, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (the “ICTA”), imposed administrative fines of TRY 10 million (equivalent to approximately EUR 1 million) on social media platforms...

The aftermath of Schrems II: Increased need for adequacy assessments of the legal systems of non-EU countries to ensure data transfer compliance with the GDPR

November 2020 – On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) issued a landmark judgment in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Limited and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II Decision”).

Kinstellar advises Kemp Technologies on the acquisition of Flowmon, a global network intelligence company

November 2020 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Kemp Technologies, the leader in powering always-on application experience, on its acquisition of Flowmon, a global network intelligence company. The acquisition brings together application delivery...