Office

3 Széchenyi rkp.
1054 Budapest
Hungary

+36 1 428 4400

Map and directions

Budapest | Hungary

Cannabis for Medical Use: CEE Regulatory Update

June 2019 – A growing number of countries around the world are gradually legalising the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
It can be said that governments are now generally taking a more liberal approach to this product, which could significantly...

Payment card acceptance in Hungary

May 2019 – The Hungarian Competition Authority ("HCA") has published its draft sector inquiry report on payment card acceptance in Hungary.
The payment industry, in particular interchange fees, has long been the subject of significant scrutiny...

Foundation trusts set for introduction in Hungary

April 2019 – The Hungarian Parliament passed the Act on Foundation Trusts on 5 March 2019. This legal concept has had a long and successful history in German-speaking countries. The main purpose of lawmakers in introducing this concept is to provide...

Kinstellar strengthens its M&A & Corporate coverage in Hungary with the addition of Gábor Gelencsér as Partner

February 2019 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Gábor Gelencsér has joined the Budapest office as Partner of the firm’s Hungarian M&A and Corporate practice.
Gábor...

Kinstellar advises on one of the largest-ever bond financing by an alternative debt provider

December 2018 – Kinstellar has advised The Dedica Anthology hotel group, a European portfolio of nine luxury hotels located in Italy, France, Hungary and the Czech Republic, owned by global alternative investment firm Värde Partners, on a EUR 337 million...

Kinstellar sponsors 2019 IIR EnKon Conference in Budapest

November 2018 – Kinstellar is proud to have sponsored the 2018 IIR EnKon Conference, which took place in Budapest on 27–28 November. The annual event brings together leading energy experts, decision makers and business leaders to present a global...

Kristóf Ferenczi, Partner and Head of Kinsterllar’s firm-wide Energy practice speaks at the Petrochemical & Refining Congress in Berlin

May 2018 – Kristóf Ferenczi, Partner and head of Kinstellar’s firm-wide energy sector, was a keynote speaker at this year’s “Petrochemical & Refining Congress” that took place in Berlin on 7–8 May 2018.
Kristóf participated as...

Significant interest and activity in the Hungarian start-up ecosystem

February 2018 – The last 18 months have seen significant interest and activity in the Hungarian start-up ecosystem.
In addition to the continued efforts of a number of market players active in venture capital investments, the added emphasis given...

Kinstellar announces new Partner and Counsel appointments

January 2018 - Kinstellar is pleased to announce the promotions to Partner of Olena Kuchynska in Kyiv and Viliam Myšička in Bratislava, and the promotions to Counsel of Ákos Mátés-Lányi and Balázs Sepsey in Budapest, Mykyta Nota in Kyiv and...

Kinstellar advises MET Group on its acquisition of Tigáz

December 2017 − Kinstellar has successfully assisted the Swiss-based MET Group in entering into an agreement for the acquisition of 98.99% of the registered capital and voting rights in the Hungarian company Tigáz Zrt from the Italian oil & gas...