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Slovak Data Protection Authority fines Faculty Hospital Nitra for providing medical records to expert witness

May 2019 – The Slovak Data Protection Authority (“Slovak DPA”) has fined Faculty Hospital Nitra EUR 2,000 for unlawfully processing sensitive personal data in breach of § 13 section 1 of Act. No 122/2013 Coll., On Personal Data Protection (“Data...

Kinstellar advises on the sale of KS Klima-Service in the Czech Republic

May 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Genesis Private Equity Fund II (GPEF II) on the sale of its majority stake in KS Klima-Service – a Czech leader in the development, production and supply of air filters and filtering equipment for atmospheric...

Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest: Ukraine. April 2019 in Review

May 2019 – Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest Ukraine, April in Review
OIL & GAS: the PSA tender is announced for the new offshore block
On 12 April 2019, the Ukrainian government adopted a decision to hold a public...

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

May 2019 – Kinstellar’s regular look at the Uzbek market
Further improvement of mechanisms for attraction of foreign investments
In order to increase the efficiency of activities to attract foreign direct investment in the economy...

Kinstellar Bratislava advises European City Estates on the acquisition of the BCT 2 office complex from Penta Real Estate

April 2019 – Kinstellar’s Bratislava office has recently advised the Austrian company European City Estates (ECE) on its acquisition of the Business Centrum Tesla 2 (BCT 2) office complex in Košice, Slovakia from Penta Real Estate.
ECE European...

Iryna Nikolayevska, Counsel at Kinstellar, restarts the Compliance Club of the Ukrainian Bar Association

April 2019 – Iryna Nikolayevska, Counsel and Head of Compliance, Risk & Sensitive Investigations at Kinstellar in Kyiv, has initiated the restart of the Compliance Club of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). The kick-off event took place on 22...

Loan syndication and EU Competition law: Overview of the European Commission’s final report

April 2019 – On 5 April 2019 the European Commission published a much-awaited report on loan syndication and its impact on competition in EU credit markets (the "Report"). This multidisciplinary research was undertaken for the Directorate-General for...

Annual Company Lawyers Summit 2019: Navigating Change in a Dynamic Business and Legal Environment - 16 May 2019, Hilton Sofia Hotel

May 2019 – Kinstellar, a leading international law firm operating in ten jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, is pleased to invite you to the second edition of our exclusive annual event dedicated to general counsels, heads...

Bulgaria prepares to join the EU’s Single Resolution Mechanism for credit institutions and investment funds

April 2019 – On 10 April 2019, a bill for amendment of Bulgaria’s Recovery and Resolution of Credit Institutions and Investment Firms Act (the “Bill”) was passed on first reading by the Parliament. The purpose of the Bill is to align Bulgarian...

Kinstellar Kyiv ranks among the top-10 law firms in Ukraine, according to Kyiv Post

April 2019 – The Kyiv Post, Ukraine’s oldest and leading English-language newspaper, has released its first independent ranking of the top 50 law firms in Ukraine. Kinstellar’s Kyiv office is ranked among the top-10 law firms in Ukraine, coming...