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Kinstellar advises Highlander Partners on the acquisition of Sano Vita in Romania

February 2020 – Kinstellar has advised the US private equity fund Highlander Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in Sano Vita, a leading Romanian natural food supplier.
Founded in 1995, Sano Vita is one of the most reputable and trusted...

Kazakhstan: 'Transfer of Incorporation' under the AIFC acts - practical steps

February 2020 – This article discusses the successful redomiciliation of Kazakhstan Energy Reinsurance Company Ltd from the Islands of Bermuda to the Astana International Financial Centre and the main procedural steps required for the redomiciliation...

Kinstellar advises DEG on a USD 20 million credit facility for Nibulon, a leading exporter, logistics and shipbuilding company in Ukraine

February 2020 – Kinstellar has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, a development finance institution and subsidiary of KfW Bankengruppe, headquartered in Cologne, Germany, in connection...

Three-minute recap: Recent developments in Turkish competition law, January 2020

February 2020 – The new year started quite busily on the competition front in Turkey. The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) concluded several investigations in January, including in the insurance and cargo sectors, and imposed administrative...

Bank ID introduced in the Czech Republic will utilise bank authentication tools to access public administration systems and other online services

February 2020 – Following their introduction in 2009, Data Boxes (in Czech: “datové schránky”) represented the Czech state’s only major foray into the world of e-government services. Another example are ID cards containing an electronic chip...

Czech government proposes a seven percent digital services tax

February 2020 – In an attempt to correct an imbalance in taxation caused by the rise of digital services, the Czech government has come up with a proposal for an indirect digital services tax, targeting Internet giants’ profits from user-based online...

Amended Kazakh bankruptcy law: Insolvency proceedings have been simplified

February 2020 – On 10 January 2020, new amendments to the “Law on Rehabilitation Procedure and Bankruptcy” dated 7 March 2014 No. 176-V (the “Old Law”) and related legal acts came into effect by the Law dated 27 December 2019 No. 290-VI (the...

Kinstellar advises QTerminals on its winning bid for the largest port concession project in Ukraine to date

February 2020 – Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, in coordination with Clyde & Co, has successfully represented Qatari port operator QTerminals in the largest port concession tender in Ukraine to date. Kinstellar handled all Ukrainian law aspects of the...

Kinstellar advises Raiffeisenbank on the financing for the acquisition of Trestles, in the Czech Republic

February 2020 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Raiffeisenbank on the financing for the acquisition of Trestles, a manufacturer of handling and storage equipment with offices in the Czech Republic, France, Austria and Poland.
Kinstellar advised...

Kinstellar continues its Sofia expansion with the appointment of three senior lawyers

February 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Atanas Mihaylov has joined its team in Sofia as Managing Associate and that Zornitsa Georgieva and Maya Medzhedelieva have joined as Senior Associates, further enabling the firm to manage complex...