News, Deals & Insights

List of all News, Deals & Insights

U.S.-Ukraine Business Council re-elects Margarita Karpenko as Executive Committee member for 2022

January 2022 – Kinstellar is very pleased that our Co-Managing Partner, Margarita Karpenko, has been re-elected as a member of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council Executive Committee (USUBC) for 2022.

Good news for renewable energy producers following amendments to the Romanian Energy Law

January 2022 – On 31 December 2021, Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143/2021 amending the Romanian Energy Law no. 123/2012 (the “Energy Law”) and other normative acts was published in the Official Gazette (“GEO no. 143/2021”) and entered...

Kinstellar advises Portiva investment group on the acquisition of Astrid Offices building in Holešovice, Prague

December 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Portiva investment group on its acquisition of Astrid Offices building in Holešovice, Prague, from UBM group.

Kinstellar appoints new Heads of Data & Cybersecurity, IP&T and Telecoms service lines

December 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the new Service Heads leading our TMT-related service lines:

Ukraine: Tax law required for Diia City regime to go live has been adopted

December 2021 – Ukraine is strengthening its position as an IT hub of choice by adopting new legislation aimed at creating favourable tax and legal conditions for tech companies operating in the country and fostering further investment in the sector. 

Problems of construction licensing in Ukraine within the framework of recent reforms

December 2021 – The December issue of the Ukrainian legal affairs magazine "Yuryst & Zakon" ("Юрист і Закон") features the article by Diana Malysh, a Kinstellar Associate in Kyiv, on the problematic consequences of the liquidation of...

Kinstellar advises (VC) Eleven Ventures on its USD 2 million investment in Romanian startup Frisbo

December 2021 – Kinstellar and Dewi Advisory have successfully advised the leading VC Eleven Ventures (joined by GapMinder, Roca X and Neogen Capital) on a USD 2 million investment in Frisbo, a Romanian-based e-commerce startup.

Kinstellar advises the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on a guarantee programme supporting SMEs in Bulgaria  

December 2021 – Kinstellar has advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) on its “Framework Agreement for Pandemic Crisis Response Programme” that will be implemented together with the National Guarantee Fund (NGF).

Czech Republic: Czech Government extends “Antivirus” programme offering employer financial aid

December 2021 - The Government of the Czech Republic has extended its “Antivirus” programme, offering employment protections for businesses affected by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Antivirus provides a partial reimbursement of employee remuneration...

Czech Republic: UBO follow-up obligations

December 2021 – The obligations of a statutory body arising from Act No. 37/2021 Coll., on the registration of ultimate beneficial owners (the “UBO Act”), are not fulfilled by merely registering the ultimate beneficial owners in the relevant register....