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New Turkish-Lira tariff scheme for renewable energy projects in Turkey

February 2021 – On 30 January 2021, Presidential Decision No. 3453 (the “Decision”) was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette and entered into force on the same date. The Decision is based on the authority granted to the Turkish president on...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Data Protection Law – January 2021

Feburary 2021 – In January, the most remarkable announcement of the Turkish Data Protection Board (the “Board”) was in relation to the new privacy policy of the messaging and VoIP platform WhatsApp. Another important development was the Board’s...

Counsel Andriy Nikiforov speaks on personal guarantees of UBOs of closely-held companies at a webinar organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association

February 2021 – On 25 January 2021, Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel at Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, spoke at a webinar organised jointly by the Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee and the Civil, Inheritance and Matrimonial Law Committee of the Ukrainian...

Serbia: New draft RES law – Contours of the new support scheme for renewable energy sources

January 2021 –  The Ministry of Mining and Energy (“Ministry”) has published the Draft Law on Renewable Energy Sources (“Draft RES Law”) following its recent adoption of guidelines relating to the Draft RES Law (“Guidelines”). The Draft...

Slovakia: Slovak Prosecutor General challenges exemptions granted by Public Health Authority decrees

January 2021 – Slovakia’s Prosecutor General, Maroš Žilinka, has filed a prosecutor's protest against parts of two decrees of the Public Health Authority (decree No. 67/2020 dated 27 December 2020 and decree No. 7/2021 dated 10 January 2021) concerning...

Serbia: New Draft Energy Law – Shortcut to Investment and Innovation

January 2021 – On 20 January 2021, the Serbian Ministry of Mining and Energy published a long-awaited draft of the Law on Amendments to the Energy Law (“Draft Energy Law”), together with the call for public consultation, which runs from 21 January...

Online conference "Změny v legislativě 2021" (Changes to legislation in the Czech Republic in 2021)

January 2021 – On 20 January, Kinstellar’s Prague team hosted an online conference entitled "Changes to legislation 2021" – a conference for our clients' senior management as well as for our business partners.

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – December 2020

January 2021 – In 2020, the Turkish Competition Authority (the “Authority”) concluded a total of 178 merger control filings in Phase I. At the same time, the Authority was quite busy in 2020 with developments in digital markets—increasing the...

2021 – The start of a “game change” in Serbia’s renewable energy sector

January 2021 – Following the expiration in Serbia on 31 December 2019 of the “Regulation on Incentive Measures for the Production of Electricity from Renewable Sources and from High-Efficiency Electricity and Thermal Energy Cogeneration”[1], the...

Covid-19 vaccination in Romania – Frequently asked employee-related questions

January 2021 – In December 2020 Romania announced its official vaccination strategy against Covid-19 (the “Strategy”) developed by the National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 — an inter-ministerial...