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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.
June 21, 2022

Wolf Theiss enhances employee experience through new partnership with “Never at Home”

Making practical use of vacant spaces: Wolf Theiss provides the cultural project, “Never at Home”, its empty spaces for artistic performances. The aim is to create joint experiences for Wolf Theiss employees and a space for mutual exchange and development. Demographic changes have fundamentally altered the labour market and with it the demands for and […]...

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June 17, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises TaskUs on the acquisition of Heloo

Wolf Theiss acted as legal advisor to TaskUS, a US publicly traded company backed by Blackstone, in relation to the acquisition of a Croatian provider of outsourced specialised services, Heloo. TaskUS, a U.S. outsourcing company that provides content moderation for different companies such as Facebook and Doordash, has successfully closed the acquisition of Heloo, a […]...

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June 17, 2022

Hungarian Energy Market: notable market changes since launch of WT RES Guide 2022

*available in Hungarian below Wolf Theiss recently issued its comprehensive guide to “Generating Electricity from Renewable Sources in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe” for 2022 (RES Guide), accessible here. Similar to other countries, there has been some movement in Hungary since the publication of the RES Guide. In a recent conference held to discuss the […]...

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June 14, 2022

E-mobility meets M&A – Wolf Theiss advises Investindustrial on EUR 120 million investment

With the legal assistance of Wolf Theiss, the private equity firm Investindustrial invested EUR 120 million in the Croatian company Rimac Automobili, a leader in high-performance electric vehicle technology that is a majority shareholder in the joint venture Bugatti Rimac. The closing took place on 1 June 2022. Under the supervision of Luka Tadić-Čolić (Partner, […]...

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June 10, 2022

Wolf Theiss expands Bucharest office with new Counsel: Flavius Florea

Wolf Theiss welcomes Flavius Florea as Counsel and Head of the TMT, IP & Data Protection practice in Romania. He will lead and strengthen the practice, adding valuable expertise to the local team. Flavius Florea has practiced law for more than 10 years, focusing on technology law, intellectual property and data privacy.His areas of work […]...

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June 9, 2022

Hungarian Energy Market: Details published of windfall taxes and tax increases affecting the energy sector

(also available in Hungarian below) Key takeaways The Hungarian Government adopted and published the detailed rules of the new windfall taxes and other related amendments affecting the energy sector. The special tax will primarily affect petroleum product manufacturers, power plants producing electricity from renewable energy sources, waste or by using cogeneration, and those liable to […]...

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June 9, 2022

Public M&A in Austria 2022

Structures and applicable law Types of transaction How many publicly listed businesses combine? By far the most important transaction structure in Austria in practice remains the acquisition of a (controlling) stake,combined with, or followed by, a public tender offer. More recent takeover practice has seen the use of businesscombination agreements (eg, Vonovia/BUWOG and, with the […]...

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June 8, 2022

Restructuring frameworks undergoing change

Part I: Cross-border recognition of restructuring proceedings – Amendment to the European Insolvency Regulation How can complex, costly and time-consuming recognition processes or parallel restructuring proceedings in different jurisdictions be avoided? Whilst the avenue for the EU-wide automatic recognition of restructuring proceedings has now been opened for several jurisdictions by an amendment to the European […]...

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June 8, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Lookout, Inc. on the acquisition of SaferPass

Working alongside WilmerHale, Palo Alto and NautaDutilh, Amsterdam, Wolf Theiss advised Lookout, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, on the acquisition of SaferPass, a global developer of password management solutions for consumers and businesses. The transaction involved interesting aspects of US, Dutch and Slovak law. Wolf Theiss advised on the Slovak law aspects of the transaction. […]...

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June 8, 2022

Wolf Theiss Guide to Diversification of Ukrainian Businesses

The war in Ukraine, in addition to untold humanitarian costs, has caused immense damage to Ukrainianbusinesses and entrepreneurs. Both Ukrainian domestic and international businesses have been affected.These businesses have been considering various measures aimed at (i) securing the continuation of theiroperations, (ii) continuing transactions with their counterparties in Ukraine and abroad, (iii) supporting theiremployees and […]...

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June 7, 2022

Government Procurement Review: Austria

Providing context for critical legal developments in the field of procurement law The Government Procurement Review: Austria provides an annual survey of the most consequential legal developments in government procurement and their practical impact on contractors, suppliers and service providers. It offers insightful analysis of the key features of the procurement regime in Austria in […]...

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June 7, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises AGROFERT on the acquisition of Borealis’ nitrogen business

Czech-based group AGROFERT submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of Borealis’ nitrogen business, which includes plant nutrients, melamine and technical nitrogen, with the legal assistance of Wolf Theiss. The offer values the business on an enterprise value basis at EUR 810 million. The AGROFERT group compromises more than 200 groups, with its activities spanning […]...

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