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Vasil Kisil & Partners has successfully represented Ukraine's Intertrans LLC in a dispute with the National Bank of Ukraine and Department of the State Enforcement Service of Ukraine that reached the Supreme Court of Ukraine for a second time in a year.

CMS Poland has advised the Brusikiewicz family on the sale of a 60% share in the Thai Wok restaurant chain, which has outlets in Warsaw, Poznan, Lodz, and Lublin, to the EBS group. The KI Komosa Imielowski firm advised the buyers on the deal.

JSK has advised APS Holding a.s on its January 10 agreement with the Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd for the management of real estate assets and for the servicing of the non-performing loans of the Bank. Antoniou McCollum & Co advised APS on Cyprus law matters. Clifford Chance advised the Hellenic Bank, with George Z. Georgiou & Associates advising it on employment law matters and Antis Triantafyllides and Sons on Cyprus Law matters.

Clifford Chance's Prague office has advised CBRE Global Investors, a Fortune 500 real estate company with offices in more than 64 countries worldwide, on the sale of its high-quality retail portfolio in Central and Eastern Europe to CPI Property Group (CPI). Dentons advised CPI on the transaction, which is valued at over EUR 600 million and will see properties including 11 shopping centers change hands across the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Romania.

Mrowiec Fialek and Partners has advised Matexi Polska Sp. o.o. – a company belonging to Belgium's Holding Matexi development group – on its acquisition of unidentified real property in Warsaw.

Kinstellar has advised Prologis (on behalf of Prologis European Properties Fund II) on its acquisition of the M0 Central Business Park, located at Szigetszentmiklos on the M0 ring road around Budapest, from the Logidune Kft. logistics real estate developer. Noerr advised Logidune on the deal.

Avellum has acted as Ukrainian law counsel to the EBRD in connection with the EUR 1.4 million loan facility to the Khask industrial group.

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak has advised Eurocash S.A. in relation to the acquisition of 100% of the shares in the company Polska Dystrybucja Alkoholi sp. z o.o., which manages a wholesale outlet of alcoholic beverages. CMS advised the selling shareholders. 

Dentons’ Energy and Natural Resources practice in Warsaw has advised Enlight Renewable Energy on the construction and financing of a wind farm near the Adriatic port of Split in Croatia. The total capacity of the wind farm is 49 MW.

Mrowiec Fialek and Partners has advised Krakow-based Fabryka Pizzy sp. z o.o. on an investment agreement with restaurant company Sfinks Polska S.A.

Paksoy has advised IMCD N.V., a distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, on its acquisition of 100% of Istanbul-based Feza Kimya Ic ve Dis Ticaret Anonim Sirketi from the Bozkurt family. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek acted as foreign counsel to IMCD on the deal, and the Yurttutan Gurel Yoruker law firm advised the Bozkurt family.

Cobalt Lithuania has advised PVA European Refreshments, a company operating in the Republic of Ireland, on its acquisition of half of the shares in UAB Neptuno Vandenys from the soft drinks producer UAB Coca-Cola HBC Lietuva. The deal, valued at almost EUR 10 million, was subject to merger clearance from the EU Commission.

Karanovic & Nikolic has announced that Milan Lazic, Marjan Poljak, and Darko Jovanovic have been promoted to Senior Partner at the firm.

Ukraine's Antika Law Firm is announcing the promotion of Counsel Sergii Korniienko and Senior Associate Maxim Korchagin to the firm's partnership.

The CMS and Ruzicka Csekes law firms, which have been operating in association in Slovakia, have announced that they will terminate that arrangement as of May 31, 2017. CMS, the sixth largest global law firm, will then establish its own fully integrated office in Bratislava, using a newly created Slovak team.

Former Wolf Theiss Prague Managing Partner Tomas Rychly has been formally appointed to the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic and will take his place on the bench on February 1, 2017.

Kochanski Zieba & Partners (KZP) has announced that Aleksander Galos has joined the firm as Partner to head its Energy, Natural Resources & Chemicals practice and that Wojciech Wrochna has joined as Counsel and Head of the firm's European Law and European Business Regulations practice. 

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz has announced the addition of two new Partners: Andrea Zubovic-Devedcic in Sarajevo and Dorde Popovic in Belgrade.

Schoenherr has promoted Austrian restructuring law expert Miriam Simsa to Contract Partner, effective as of February 1, 2017.

Sylvie Sobolova and Christian Blatchford have been appointed Partners at Kocian Šolc Balastik. 

The partners of Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak have announced that Robert Gawalkiewicz has been elected the new Managing Partner of the firm. In assuming his new role on January 1, 2017, Gawalkiewicz replaced the outgoing Managing Partner Rudolf Ostrihansky.

Leroy si Asociatii has announced two new additions to the firm's partnership, in the persons of Cristina Togan and Eleonora Udroiu.

Oppenheim has announced that IP/IT specialist Aron Laszlo has become a Partner at the firm.

Altug Ozgun has confirmed that in January 2017 he left the Sandoz to become the Ethics & Compliance Director at Astellas Pharma, Inc.