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Schoenherr has announced that Stefan Kuehteubl has agreed to join the firm as a Partner and the Head of the firm's Employment practice as of July 2014.

Following on the already-reported news that Wolf Theiss has made Ileana Glodeanu a Partner in its Bucharest office, the firm announced today that it had made four more partners in various CEE offices. Lawyers Laura Struc (Ljubljana), Katerina Kraeva and Radoslav Mikov (Sofia) and Sebastian Oberzaucher (Vienna) all joined the Wolf Theiss partnership along with Glodeanu.


Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has advised the venture capital arm of the German Bosch Group and the French Groupe SEB in connection with acquisitions of stakes in the Austrian high-tech startup RobArt.


The Austrian Hohne, In der Maur & Partner Law Firm and Manak Schallabock & Partner Law Firm have appeared before the European Union Court of Justice in a dispute involving the legality of copyright site blocking injunctions predicted to have far-reaching implications.


Morgan Lewis announced that it has advised Sberbank Europe, the Austria-based subsidiary of Sberbank of Russia, in the signing of its debut syndicated term loan facility for EUR 350 million equivalent. The loan has a tenor of 364 days with bullet repayment and carries a margin of 60 points over EURIBOR.


Allen & Overy and Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati have advised Old Mutual on the sale of Skandia Germany and Skandia Austria, part of Old Mutual Wealth, to a Cinven and Hannover Re acquisition vehicle (shortly to be renamed Heidelberger Leben Group).