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EU-wide collective redress rules draw near adoption: potential impact in Bulgaria and for EU cross-border business

July 2020 – On 22 June 2020 the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on the ‘Representative Actions Directive’, which proposes the first EU-wide rules on collective redress. The directive requires each Member State...

Hungary: Second METÁR tender expected in July

July 2020 – On 18 June 2020 the Hungarian Ministry of Innovation and Technology (“Ministry”) announced that the Ministry requested the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (“HEPURA”) to launch the second public tender procedure...

Company Law simplified in Romania

3 July 2020 – The Romanian parliament has amended Law no. 31/1990 on companies through the newly enacted Law no. 102/2020 (the “Law”), which amends and supplements previous legislation with the aim to simplify the incorporation of new companies...

Life Sciences & Healthcare: Update on government measures in Kinstellar jurisdictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

1 July 2020 – The following is an overview of the current government measures concerning the life sciences and healthcare sectors in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine. Please click here...

Asset Yield: The podcast series of Kinstellar Asset Solutions

1 July 2020 – Welcome to Asset Yield, the podcast series of Kinstellar C/SEE Asset Solutions, where we interview principal investors, originators, advisors, and funders in the world of non-performing and non-core assets of all classes, bringing you...

Asset Yield: The podcast series of Kinstellar Asset Solutions

23 June 2020 – Welcome to Asset Yield, the podcast series of Kinstellar C/SEE Asset Solutions, where we interview principal investors, originators, advisors, and funders in the world of non-performing and non-core assets of all classes, bringing you...

Amendments to Turkish Competition Law—five significant changes

June 2020 – Several long-awaited and comprehensive amendments to Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition ("Law No. 4054") were approved by the Turkish parliament on 16 June 2020.

Slovakia: Rent subsidies paid by the state

17 June 2020 – On 9 June 2020 the Slovak parliament adopted Act No. 155/2020 Coll., amending Act No. 71/2013 Coll. on the provision of subsidies within the competence of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic (the “Act”), based on which...

Ukrainian government and renewable energy associations sign pivotal Memorandum of Understanding to stabilise the renewables market

June 2020 – On 10 June 2020, Ukraine’s prime minister and minister of energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (the "Memorandum") with two major renewable energy associations in Ukraine. The document is the long-awaited result of a lengthy mediation...

Romania: “Post Covid-19” governmental support for the labour market

12 June 2020 – New measures to strengthen the labour market adopted by the Romanian government via Emergency Ordinance no. 92/2020 establishing active support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused...