Stratulat Albulescu has advised Eli Parks on the lease agreement with Portuguese environmental services company Sopsa for premises covering 6,400 square meters in Eli Park 4, outside Bucharest. Wolf Theiss advised tenant Sopsa Eco Innovation.
Due to Polish regulations on takeover offers for publicly traded companies, public to private transactions now carry a heavier risk of failure, understood as the inability to delist the company from the exchange. The bid for shares of TIM S.A., recently extended until 6 December 2023, may be a case in point. Any investor who gets involved in a tender for shares of a listed company needs to ponder the risk that, once the transaction is finalised, they will acquire a controlling stock in a listed company, which may still be subject to a restricted trading regime applicable to public companies for quite some time.
JSK has advised the Genesis Private Equity Fund IV on its acquisition of STT Servis in the Czech Republic alongside some of the company's management. Wolf Theiss reportedly advised the sellers.
The landscape of cross-border reorganisations in Poland has undergone significant changes with the amendments to the Code of Commercial Companies, effective as of 15 September 2023. The revisions introduce a pivotal element – the requirement for a certificate of compliance with Polish law for cross-border reorganisations.
The recent amendments to the Code of Commercial Companies (CCC) introduced on September 15, 2023, have prompted a review of the Polish Tax Ordinance System Act, stemming from concerns raised by tax advisers regarding potential discrepancies in the tax laws that may lead to interpretational disputes between taxpayers and authorities.