Clifford Chance has advised Corporate Finance House Group on a joint acquisition with Ceskomoravska Nemovitostni of the Churchill Square office from Penta Real Estate. AK Evan advised Penta Real Estate on the deal.
On September 22, 2020, CEE Legal Matters reported that DLK Legal in Poland and Kinstellar in Hungary and the Czech Republic, working together with Osborne Clarke as lead counsel, had advised Infosys on its EUR 30 million acquisition of GuideVision. CEEIHM spoke with Inderpreet Sawhney, Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Infosys, to learn more about the deal.
Clifford Chance has advised the Aricoma Group on the acquisition of the Seavus technology company. Karanovic & Partners’ North Macedonian office provided advice pertaining to the local side of the transaction in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania. Seavus was reportedly advised by Bird & Bird's Stockholm office.
Dentons has advised the CPI Property Group on its new five-year term EUR 700 million revolving credit facility with ten international banks, including Banco Santander, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Komercni Banka, Raiffeisen Bank AG, UniCredit, and Bank of China. Allen & Overy’s London office reportedly advised the banks on the deal.
The current Covid-19 situation has changed many aspects of the business environment, and the resulting economic slowdown has prompted legislators worldwide to take measures to ease the situation for local economic players. Thus far, measures proposed by the Czech Government have generally only deferred tax liabilities and tax administrative duties, rather than eliminating them altogether. Of the few permanent types of relief from public duties, a proposal to abolish the Czech real estate transfer tax (RETT) is probably the most significant.
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Kocian Solc Balastik has advised ING Bank Slaski on financing to an unidentified borrower for the acquisition of two LET Aircraft Industries L-410 UVP E-20 aircrafts, which also included special packages containing radars, long-range observation systems, SATCOM datalink, automatic vessel ID system, rescue equipment allowing for carrying out maritime patrol tasks, and hardware for supporting maritime SAR operations.