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Dentons and Greek-based MSTR Law have advised the Greencells Group on obtaining EUR 65 million in development financing for its solar plant portfolio across seven jurisdictions. Bernitsas and, reportedly, Hogan Lovells advised Kommunalkredit – the structuring bank and sole lender.

Dentons has advised CPI Property Group and its subsidiaries CPI FIM SA and Czech Property Investments on a partnership agreement to sell a 49% common equity stake in CPI Project Invest and Finance to funds managed by Sona Asset Management for EUR 250 million. A&O Shearman and, reportedly, Milbank advised Sona Asset Management. DLA Piper reportedly advised Aareal Bank on the deal.

Outgoing NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has secured the unanimous support of NATO country ambassadors for €40 billion (approximately US$43 billion) in lethal and non-lethal military aid to Ukraine in 2025. NATO leadership is expected to approve the agreement during the annual NATO Summit, which will take place July 9-11, 2024 in Washington, DC.

On June 26, 2024, Ukraine’s National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) adopted the Resolution "On Approval of Amendments to Certain Resolutions of the NEURC", which introduces special auctions for ancillary services. The Resolution aims to facilitate much-needed investment into energy generating capacity and energy storage units in Ukraine, and will ultimately contribute to better grid balancing in the country.

On 17 June 2024 the Ministry of Finance published a draft law amending the Polish real estate tax (RET) regulations. The amendment is primarily aimed at adjusting Polish RET regulations to last year's verdicts of the Constitutional Tribunal (ref. SK 14/21 and SK 23/19) questioning the constitutionality of the existing regulations and repealing them with effect from the beginning of 2025. However, the proposed changes may also significantly affect the RET burden for entities from a wide range of business industries.

Inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) are fundamental principles that shape the fabric of modern societies and industries. Within the legal profession, these principles not only reflect our commitment to justice and equality but also drive innovation, foster creativity, and enhance client service. In Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), where the gradual democratization and opening of societies since the 1990s has largely driven greater acceptance of diverse perspectives and communities, it is imperative for lawyers and law firms to take a leading role in advancing ID&E.  In this article, we discuss how investing in inclusion, diversity, and equity can help your firm unleash the full potential of your workforce, foster creativity, and drive sustainable success.

Greenberg Traurig has advised AT Capital on the sale of a real estate property in Warsaw to the Dantex and Cavatina development group companies acting in a consortium. Dentons advised Cavatina. KG Legal Kieltyka Gladkwski and Gras and Partners reportedly advised Dantex.

Since July 1, 2023, Ukraine has been a member of the international automatic exchange of information regarding financial accounts pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). The international exchange of information includes 123 countries (as of May 2024).

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