The Investment Funds and Management Companies Amendment Act and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Amendment Act

November 2021 Author: Katra Rangus, Selih & Partnerji Law Firm On 24 September 2021, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Investment Funds and Management Companies Amendment Act (hereinafter: the "ZISDU-3D") and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Amendment Act (hereinafter: the "ZUAIS-B"). Both Acts were published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Slovenia No 161/2021 on 6 October 2021 and entered into force on 21 October 2021. Their adoption implements: (1) Directive 2019/1160 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 amending…

DTB Assisted in the Listing of Villa Dubrovnik on Zagreb Stock Exchange

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka (DTB) advised Villa Dubrovnik, a company operating a luxury 5-star hotel in Dubrovnik, in connection with its initial listing of shares on the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

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.

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. 

The SEE Legal Group Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global 2021

The SEE Legal Group and its members are proud to announce that the SEE Legal Group is the only regional legal network in Central and Eastern Europe that has received the prestigious Band 1 ranking by Chambers Global 2021.

The SEE Legal Member Firms Top-ranked by IFLR1000 2021

All ten SEE Legal member firms are highly ranked individually in the 2021 edition of the International Financial Law Review 1000.

New Law on Collective Investment Undertakings in Albania

Albanian Parliament recently enacted a new Law on collective investment undertakings which entered into force on 20 June 2020.

The SEE Legal Member Firms Top-ranked Individually by The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020 Edition

All 10 SEE Legal member firms are highly ranked individually in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA. In total 44 Tier 1 ratings were received by the 10 members of the Group,

Greece: Measures Implemented on National/EU Level in Regulated Markets due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

KG Law Firm’s Banking, finance and capital markets’ team has circulated a NewsFlash on the measures implemented on national/EU level in regulated markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amendments to Banking Law, Capital Markets Law and Related Laws and Regulations

The Law on the Amendments to the Banking Law and Certain Laws numbered 7222 (the “Amendment Law”) was published in the Official Gazette numbered 31050 and dated 25 February 2020. The Amendment Law introduces novelties to the Banking Law, Capital Markets Law, Law on Financial Leasing, Factoring and Financing Companies and Law on Debit Cards and Credit Cards.

KG Law Firm Represents Frigoglass Group

KG Law Firm has represented the global ICM and Glass manufacturer, Frigoglass Group in the refinancing of its group debt through the issuance and offering of EUR 260 million high yield notes. Theodore Rakintzis, partner, led the legal team of the firm in this transaction supported by partner Panagiotis Pothos (Tax), senior associate Meletios (Alkis) Andrianos (Finance & Capital markets), associate Loukas Panetsos (Tax) and junior associate Anna-Maria Papamichalopoulou (Finance & Capital markets).