Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Kinstellar Counsel Andriy Nikiforov speaks at a roundtable on cryptocurrencies organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association in Odessa

September 2018 – Andriy Nikiforov, Counsel and Head of Kinstellar’s Banking & Finance practice in Kyiv, spoke at a roundtable on cryptocurrencies organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) on 31 August 2018. The event took place in Odessa...

Online sale of medicinal products in Romania

August 2018 – The online sale of pharmaceutical products in Romania has been on the rise in recent years. This strengthening trend can be attributed to the growth of online purchases in Romania in general and to the fact that, until recently, the law...

Kinstellar advises on the largest-ever UK technology IPO

July 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the underwriters of the IPO of Avast Software, an industry-leading producer of security software. Valued at around GBP 2.8 billion, the listing of the Prague-based company represents the largest-ever technology...

Kinstellar provides legal advice in the field of security to European GNSS Agency (GSA)

June 2018 – Kinstellar has succeeded in a consortium with BHO Legal, a boutique firm focusing on satellite and aviation projects, in an international competitive tendering for legal services to the GSA in the area of security. The focus of Kinstellar...

Kinstellar advises Idera, Inc. on the acquisition of Froala Labs

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised US-based Idera, Inc., the parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, on the acquisition of Froala Labs, a Romanian start-up that develops tools for web and mobile app programmers.
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Kinstellar advises Pandora Media Inc. on a US$145 million acquisition in the digital audio advertising market

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised the US company Pandora Media Inc. on the Romanian law aspects of its acquisition of a leading digital audio ad tech firm, AdsWizz. At the close of the transaction, AdsWizz will become a subsidiary of Pandora​, thus...

Bulgaria plans to introduce a range of derogations from the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The majority of the specific additional requirements concern compliance with core GDPR requirements and data processing for employment purposes
May 2018 – The Bulgarian government has announced a set of specific requirements relating to the...

Kinstellar hosts seminar in Prague to discuss new technology trends in the banking sector

May 2018 – Representatives of leading Czech banks and fintech start-ups met together with Czech and UK legal experts to discuss the development of technology in the banking sector at a seminar organised by Kinstellar in Prague.
Guest lawyers...

Romanian Parliament to discuss draft legislation concerning GDPR

March 2018 – A draft legislation laying down measures in relation to the GDPR (the “Draft Law”) has just been put forward for discussion in the Romanian Parliament.
Aside for specific requirements for public entities and for activities involving...

Serbia strengthens film production incentives

February 2018 – At the beginning of February, after two successful years of offering a film incentive program, the Serbian government adopted a new “Decree on Incentivising Investments in the Production of Audio-visual Works” (“the Film Incentives”).