Wed, Mar
37 New Articles

Oppenheim has advised Skanska on its December 2016 agreement to lease a 17,300 square meter space in its Mill Park complex in Budapest to IT Services Hungary, the largest ICT employer of Hungary, starting in Q2 2018. The Ormos Law Firm advised ICT Services Hungary on the deal, which Oppenheim claims was "the second biggest office leasing transaction in Hungary in 2016."

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has provided pro bono legal advice to the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice regarding the implementation of a pilot public-private partnership project involve the construction of a new pre-trial detention facility in Kyiv and and a hospital in Lviv.

Weil has represented MOL in its acquisition of a majority interest in the OT Industries Group, which Weil describes as "a key market participant of the Central and Eastern European oil and gas industry with its main profile in EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) project implementation."

Weil is reporting that, in a case referred to the firm by LGBTQ immigrant rights organization Immigration Equality, its lawyers have secured asylum for a Russian pro bono client on the grounds that he suffered past persecution on account of his sexual orientation and had a well-founded fear of future persecution if required to return to Russia.

Arzinger has advised a group of the Middle East investors led by Agromilk Holding (UAE) on their acquisition of the state-owned dairy farm located in the Grodno region of Belarus. The multimillion investment project is aimed at the development of the current facilities and the construction of new ones, as well as increasing the livestock.

Binder Groessswang has served as lead counsel to the Belgian Puratos Group in the acquisition of 100% of Diamant Nahrungsmittel Group from the German Werhahn Group. Kinstellar and Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka worked alongside Binder Groesswang in the Czech Republic and Poland, respectively. SCWP Schindhelm reportedly advised Diamant Nahrungsmittel Group on the transaction, which was signed and closed in Vienna on February 3, 2017.

Sayenko Kharenko’s criminal defense team has successfully represented Reckitt Benckiser Household & Healthcare Ukraine in criminal proceedings and on the forcible return of the company’s foreign executives and potential application of special sanctions against the company.

Our Latest Issue