New Rules on Regional State Aid in Serbia

The Government of Serbia adopted on 11 March 2021 two new bylaws under the State Aid Control Act.

SEE Legal Group Advises on Nomad Foods' Acquisition of Fortenova Group’s Frozen Food Portfolio

Nomad Foods Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire Fortenova Group’s Frozen Food Business Group for an aggregate consideration of approximately EUR 615 million on a debt-free, cash-free basis.

An Alternative Financing Tool: Convertible Bonds

Given the current macroeconomic outlook and the solid impacts of COVID-19 on the Turkish market, it has become much harder for Turkish companies to satisfy their financing needs by accessing conventional financing sources with lower interest rates. Convertible bonds may be considered as an attractive financing instrument for these companies and become an alternative path to raise capital.

NNDKP Acts as Romanian Local Counsel in connection with CTP’s Listing on Euronext

(NNDKP was part of an international team of lawyers that assisted CTP in connection with its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam.

NNDKP Assists BCR in the EUR 36 Million Transaction regarding the Transfer of Ownership over Bucharest Financial Plaza

NNDKP provided legal assistance to Banca Comerciala Romana in relation to the transfer of ownership over the Bucharest Financial Plaza building.

The SEE Legal Member Firms Worked on Four of the Deals Shortlisted for the 2020 CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Awards

CEE Legal Matters announced the finalists for the CEE 2020 Deal of the Year Awards. The following SEE Legal members have participated in one or more of the four of the shortlisted deals: KALO & ASSOCIATES, Maric & Co, Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka, Polenak Law Firm, and Selih & partnerji. More information on the deals is available below 1) KALO & ASSOCIATES and Odvetniki Selih & Partnerji Shortlisted for Deal of the Year in both Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia: Nova Ljubljanska Banka's Acquisition of Komercijalna Banka || Participating firms: Sajic, AP Legal,…

The SEE Legal Group and its Member Firms Top-ranked by Chambers Europe 2021

For the first time, the publishers of Chambers Europe guide have decided to rank the Leading regional law firm networks in Central and Eastern Europe in separate bands. 

BOYANOV & Co. Was Awarded Three ISO Certifications by Lloyd’s Register

BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm has been recently successfully certified by Lloyd’s Register to the following three ISO standards: ISO 9001 (Quality Management); ISO 22301 (Security аnd Resilience — Business Continuity Management System); and ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management).

PhD Lawyer at Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka

On 10 March 2021, Divjak, Topic, Bahtijarevic & Krka's partner Ema Mendusic Skugor completed her doctoral studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. The topic of her doctoral thesis was The Contractual Aspect of the Relationship between Attorney and Client. Ema joined DTB as a trainee immediately after graduating from the Faculty of Law in 2012, University of Zagreb, and was promoted to partner in January 2020.

Bohemian Completes Public Offer for Hoteli Jadran

DTB assisted the Hungarian financial enterprise Bohemian Financing related to the mandatory public offer for shares in Hoteli Jadran, a Croatian tourist company operating in the south Adriatic.

KG Law Firm and ArtSecure: Art Law and Tax Review

Following the established collaboration between KG Law Firm and ArtSecure, both firms present Greece’s first art law review.

Promotions at NNDKP – Class of 2021

NNDKP announced the 2021 class of promotions. 1 lawyer enters NNDKP Partnership; 1 lawyer is promoted to the Managing Associate position and 3 lawyers are named Senior Associates; 9 practice areas of NNDKP (consultancy and litigation) and regional offices Timisoara and Cluj-Napoca where promotions were made; a total of 30 lawyers advance in their roles within NNDKP. Roxana Abrasu (Employment & Labour) was promoted to Partner. Stefan Ionescu (Banking & Finance) was promoted to Managing Associate. Emanuel Flechea, Mihai Fifoiu and Vladimir Plugarescu (Corporate/M&A,…