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Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office has conducted legal due diligence for the State Property Fund of Ukraine related to its successful privatization of the Dnipro Hotel, which was sold at auction on July 15, 2020 with a winning bid of UAH 1.111 billion (approximately USD 40.1 million).

Baker McKenzie has advised audio streaming service Spotify on its launch in 13 new markets — Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, and Ukraine — giving it a presence in 92 markets worldwide.

The Act on the termination of the state of emergency declared by Government Decree No. 40/2020 and on the transitional provisions in connection with the termination of the state of emergency were was adopted on 16 June 2020, meaning that the special provisions introduced during the state of emergency will not be applicable or may be of limited application subsequently. Dr. Nóra Óváry-Papp, lead attorney and dr. Helga Lieszkovszky, associate of Baker McKenzie Budapest summarize the expected changes in the legislative environment regarding the termination of the state of emergency. 

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