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Current telemedicine trends in CEE and Turkey

May 2021 – Telemedicine has been one of the fastest growing areas within the healthcare sector during the current coronavirus pandemic. But even in 2018, well before the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission predicted in its Market study on telemedicine...

Law resuming large-scale privatisation in Ukraine signed by the President

April 2021 – On 29 April 2021, the President of Ukraine signed the Law of Ukraine “On Amendment to Section V ‘Final and Transitional Provisions’ of the Law of Ukraine on the Privatisation of State and Municipal Property for the resumption of auctions...

Romanian 2020 - 2021 Tech M&A Considerations

April 2021 – The acceleration of the digital economy will prompt companies to change their strategies and fuel M&A opportunities in the technology sector. Our team in Romania has assisted clients on a number of tech transactions and has summarised...

Liberalisation of regulations on the use of cannabis-based medical products in Ukraine

April 2021 – Ukraine has taken a step towards liberalising regulations on the use of cannabis-based medicines. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers has legalized:

News on Kurzarbeit in Romania

April 2021 – New amendments in Romania to the Government Emergency Ordinance No. 132/2020 regulating support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 (“GEO no. 132/2020”) will enter into force on 8 April 2021.

Peter Kováč contributes to a publication entitled "Urgent Medical Care – Prehospital and Hospital – for Adults and Children"

March 2021 – Peter Kováč, Of Counsel in Kinstellar's Bratislava office, has contributed to a publication entitled "Urgent Medical Care – Prehospital and Hospital – for Adults and Children". The team of authors was led by Viliam Dobiáš, President...

Changes to the Czech AML Act and their impact on the real estate sector

March 2021 – New Amendment no. 527/2020 Coll. (the “Amendment”) to Act no. 253/2008, on certain measures against money laundering and terrorist financing (the “AML Act”), implementing the EU’s Anti-money Laundering Directive no. V (AMLD V)...

Spotlight on Uzbekistan: Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market - February 2021

March 2021 – Spotlight on Uzbekistan: Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market

Czech Republic: Overview of the most recent Czech labour law-related emergency Covid-19 measures

March 2021 – The Czech Republic has recently adopted several extraordinary measures to minimise the risk of Covid-19 spread. Below we provide an overview of measures applicable to employers and employees.

Czech Republic: New rules adopted for medical devices

March 2021 – The Czech parliament has adopted local rules to implement the anticipated entry into force of a new EU Regulation on Medical Devices. The main purpose of the new rules is to increase the safety of medical devices. Additional legislation...