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Coffee industry leaders face EUR 2 million fine and secure a conditional merger before Serbian Competition Authority

March 2024 – On 29 February 2024, the Serbian Competition Authority (the “SCA”) published two detailed decisions involving two largest undertakings on the Serbian coffee market. The first one relates to concerted practices that resulted in a joint...

A year in review: A brief analysis of the Serbian banking sector in 2023

February 2024 – As of the close of 2022, Serbia's banking sector faced challenges amid global economic conditions. The year 2023 brought its distinct set of obstacles, with a noteworthy slowdown in global inflation compared to the last quarter of 2022....

Kinstellar advises banking consortium on Telekom Srbija’s tower deal

February 2024 – Kinstellar’s team in Serbia, together with global law firm Paul Hastings, has successfully advised Deutsche Bank, Alpha Bank, UniCredit, and UniCredit Bank Serbia on a EUR 205 million financing for global investment firm Actis in relation...

Kinstellar advises Evelixon Trading in two transactions in the Serbian wind power sector

January 2024 – Kinstellar advised Evelixon Trading Limited on the acquisition of a 100% share in the project company Grand Wind Park from Windvision Serbia Holding. The project, known as the WN NBT WIND 1 wind farm, is currently in the early stages...

Kinstellar contributes to International Employment Lawyer's Guide to Restructuring a Cross-Border Workforce

January 2024 – Kinstellar is delighted to have contributed to IEL’s Guide to Restructuring a Cross-Border Workforce 2023. In 2023, cross-border restructurings increased significantly – a trend that is expected to persist in early 2024. But conducting...

The AI Act – EU’s First Artificial Intelligence Regulation

January 2024 – In a ground-breaking move, on 8 December 2023, the European Parliament officially reached a provisional agreement with the Council on the AI act. With this agreement, the European Union has implemented the world's first comprehensive...

Kinstellar appoints new Sector and Service Line Heads and Head of German Desk

January 2024 – Kinstellar supports professional growth by offering a broad range of career development opportunities for our team, including the role of sector/service line head or co-head. We provide growth opportunities to all of our talented lawyers...

Kinstellar advises Chinese investors on Serbian wind farm venture

December 2023 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Chinese investors CMC Capital, a member of China National Technical Import and Export Corporation group (“CNTIC”), and Shanghai Electric Power & Energy Development Limited (“SEP”) on the...

Kinstellar advises AIK Banka on the acquisition of Eurobank Direktna in Serbia

December 2023 – Kinstellar has successfully advised AIK Banka on the competition law aspects of the EUR 280 million acquisition of 100% of Eurobank Direktna Beograd. The transaction closed in November upon receiving the necessary regulatory approvals...

Kinstellar advises PowerChina on the acquisition of a 300 MW wind farm in Serbia

November 2023 – Kinstellar has successfully advised PowerChina on the acquisition of a majority shareholding interest (51%) in Vetrozelena, a project company developing a 300 MW wind farm in Serbia under a RtB (ready to build) model.