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Kinstellar announces two Partner appointments

April 2019 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Antonia Mavrova in Sofia and Tomáš Čihula in Prague.
Antonia Mavrova, Sofia
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Prague lawyers Zdeněk Kučera and Petr Měšťánek speak at blockchain conference

March 2019 – Zdeněk Kučera, the head of the TMT and litigation practices in our Prague office, and the firm’s regional head of Know-How, Petr Měšťánek, have shared their knowledge of distributed ledger technology at a conference on blockchain...

Kinstellar advises on another large hotel transaction in the Czech Republic

March 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Mornington Capital on the sale of The Don Giovanni Hotel in Prague to Wenaasgruppen, a Norwegian family-owned fund. The price has not been disclosed, however it is the second largest transaction in the...

Kinstellar advises Huajie on the launch of the Business Park project in the Czech Republic

February 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Europe Huajie Development s.r.o. on the launch of a Business Park project in the Czech centrepoint of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This will be the third project carried out in the Czech Republic...

Kinstellar advises Neuraxpharm on its European expansion

February 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Neuraxpharm Group, a leading European specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of central nervous system disorders (CNS), part of the APAX portfolio group of companies, on the acquisition...

EUR 50 million fine for GDPR in France. What about CEE?

January 2019 – On 21 January 2019, the French data protection authority — the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (“CNIL”) — issued a General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) fine of EUR 50 million against Google...

Kinstellar advises on the first Korean direct investment into real estate in the Czech Republic

January 2019 – Kinstellar has advised HELABA on the financing for the acquisition by Korea’s Shinhan Investment Corp. of the Florenc Office Center in Prague (commonly known as the KPMG HQ building), valued at more than EUR 48 million.
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Kinstellar closes the largest insurance deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

January 2019 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Dutch insurer NN Group on the completion of its acquisition of Aegon’s Czech life insurance business, as well as of its Slovak life and pension insurance businesses, for a combined total of EUR...

Amendment to Czech trademark legislation: additional responsibilities of trademark owners

January 2019 – On 1 January 2019 an amendment to Czech trademark legislation entered into effect. The amendment incorporates applicable EU regulations, and also introduces some country specifics. Below, we summarise the most important changes from a...

Kinstellar advises on the largest real estate deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic

December 2018 – Kinstellar advised HELABA (Agent) and ČSOB on the refinancing of Forum Nová Karolina in connection with its acquisition by ČS nemovitostní fund managed by Reico investiční společnost České spořitelny, the largest single asset...