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Our knowledge resources bring together the expertise of our lawyers in all areas of law. From detailed guides to forecasting and analysis, you will find the insights you need to stay up-to-date on legal developments across the region.

 

July 6, 2022

Wolf Theiss acts as legal counsel to Tom Tailor GmbH in its acquisition of stake in Tom Tailor South Eastern Europe Holding GmbH

Wolf Theiss advises Tom Tailor GmbH on the acquisition of a stake in TOM TAILOR South Eastern Europe Holding GmbH from SPORTINA Bled d.o.o.. A multidisciplinary team led by M&A Partner Sarah Wared advised Tom Tailor GmbH on all legal and regulatory aspects of the transaction, including the structuring, negotiation of the share purchase agreement […]...

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July 5, 2022

PIP Global Holdings and Odyssey Investment Partners acquired Industrial Starter S.p.A. with the legal assistance of Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss Prague advised PIP Global Holdings and Odyssey Investment Partners on the Czech aspects of the acquisition of Industrial Starter S.p.A., including its subsidiaries in several European countries. The Wolf Theiss team provided PIP Global Holdings and Odyssey Investment Partners with comprehensive legal assistance, consisting of an extensive legal due diligence of the Czech […]...

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July 4, 2022

Developments on whistleblowers’ protection in Romania

The newly-adopted law, primary immediate reactions and practical considerations On 29 June, the Chamber of Deputies, as the decision-making parliamentary chamber, adopted the law on the protection of whistleblowers in Romania. In its approval process, this law, which was originally intended to transpose into national law as EU Directive 2019/1937 (also known as the “Whistleblowing […]...

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June 29, 2022

Enlargement of the Eurozone: Road Map to the Introduction of the Euro in Croatia

Croatia entered the European Union on 1 July 2013, but 1 January 2023 should be the date when Croatia will actually enter the Eurozone. This means that the Euro (EUR) will become the official currency in Croatia and that the Croatian Kuna (HRK) will be consigned to history. Our experts from Wolf Theiss Zagreb have […]...

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June 29, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Miba on the acquisition of a majority stake in Voltlabor

Austrian battery specialist Miba relies again on Wolf Theiss for the acquisition of a majority stake in Voltlabor. This acquisition follows the increased market demand for innovative and eco-friendly solutions, paving the way for further expansion of Miba. Miba has held a stake in Upper Austria-based battery specialist Voltlabor since 2019. The technology group hired […]...

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June 29, 2022

Romania: Amendments to the Process for Connection to the Electricity Grid and Permitting of Renewable Energy Projects

The Romanian authorities have become increasingly focused on facilitating the development of renewable energy projects in the country, particularly given the increased need for energy independence. Therefore, the following normative acts have recently been adopted: Order no. 81/2022 amending and supplementing the Regulation on the connection of users to the electricity networks of public interest; […]...

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June 28, 2022

EU sanctions and updates to Compliance Programmes

Legislative proposals for criminalizing sanctions breaches and stricter frameworks for asset confiscation In addition to adopting its sixth sanctions package against Russia, the European Commission has issued a series of legislative proposals to streamline the implementation of EU sanctions at national level. These include measures that would criminalise the violation of EU sanctions against Russia […]...

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June 27, 2022

New Waste Management Framework in Ukraine

Ukrainian Parliament plans for the country’s future as a sustainable nation and potential European Union membership through the new “Waste Management Law”. Meanwhile, the comprehensive regulating and planning will make the industry more attractive and reliable to investors. On 20 June 2022 the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a draft of the new Law of Ukraine “On […]...

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June 27, 2022

Draft Austrian Whistleblower Protection Bill: first questions

In this episode Magdalena Ziembicka and Anna Schwamberger discuss the recently published Austrian Whistleblower Protection Bill draft and address questions surrounding it. For queries regarding this episode and our Wolf Theiss Arbeitsrecht podcast, please contact arbeitsrecht@wolftheiss.com. Episode Summary The Whistleblower Protection Bill, published by the Austrian parliament on 03 June 2022 implements the EU Whistleblower […]...

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June 27, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Bain Capital Tech Opportunities on its USD 150 million investment in Ataccama

Wolf Theiss advised Bain Capital Tech Opportunities on its USD 150 million investment in Ataccama, a leading unified data management platform provider. The transaction closed on 14 June 2022. Bain Capital Tech Opportunities invests with the aim to help growing technology companies reach their full potential. It is a business unit of Bain Capital, one […]...

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June 24, 2022

Hungarian Energy Market: Energy authority warns on gas contracts for next year as options narrow and tighten

*available in Hungarian below “On 1 October, the contracts of free market gas purchasers expire, so it is advisable to ensure that new contracts are concluded now” – the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (HEPURA) said in a recent statement. According to the HEPURA, gas traders will try to reduce their risks by […]...

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June 23, 2022

Wolf Theiss wins European Real Estate Brand Award

Wolf Theiss wins the strongest brand in the category “Real Estate Lawyers Austria” by the European Real Estate Brand Award. On 21 June 2022, the European Real Estate Brand Award was presented to the strongest brands in the European real estate industry at the “Reichstag”-building in Berlin. At the gala, Wolf Theiss was awarded in […]...

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