Former Hoogells Lawyer Michal Wojciechowski has joined Eversheds Sutherland as a Counsel and the firm’s new Head of Public Contracts.
On November 29, 2022, Eversheds Sutherland announced that the construction of the first Czech Ronald McDonald House by Nadacni Fond Dum Ronalda McDonalda (reported by CEE Legal Matters on April 21, 2021) had been finalized.
On June 23, 2022, CEE Legal Matters reported that Eversheds Sutherland entered the Bulgarian market by combining with Sofia-based "long-standing relationship firm" Tsvetkova Bebov & Partners. We spoke with the Bulgarian firm’s Co-Managing Partners Irina Tsvetkova and Nikolay Bebov to learn more about the tie-up and their plans going forward.
Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov, working with Linklaters, has advised the joint lead managers on the increase of Bulgaria’s global medium-term note program to EUR 12 billion and the EUR 2.25 billion issuance of sovereign bonds. Eversheds Sutherland member firm Tsvetkova Bebov and Partners and Clifford Chance reportedly advised the Republic of Bulgaria.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Rymarz Zdort, and Filip & Company have advised One Equity Partners on its acquisition of Muehlhan’s European and US businesses. Reportedly, Eversheds Sutherland member firm Tsvetkova, Bebov & Partners advised the buyer in Bulgaria, while Bech-Bruun, Georgiades & Pelides, and CLP advised the buyer in Denmark, Cyprus, and Norway.
Cobalt has advised Coffee Address Holding on its EUR 5 million unsecured bond issuance. Eversheds Sutherland Bitans advised on collateral agent matters and undertook collateral agent functions for the term of the bonds. Signet Bank was the arranger of the issuance.
As the usage of remote work tools increases, so does the demand for distance communication between employer and employee. Many would say that this is already a fact and on-going employee issues are easily addressed by sending an e-mail or making an entry in the company’s human resources management system. Yet the question remains if this is permissible under Bulgarian labor law and if it would be accepted by the Bulgarian state authorities in case of a dispute.