Technology, Media & Telecommunications

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.
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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”).

GDPR, CPU, Intel, Spectre, Meltdown … and what else?

February 2018 – Although Spectre and Meltdown are security flaws discovered in CPUs manufactured by Intel, they also seem to be affecting CPUs manufactured by AMD as well as ARM-based chips in mobile devices (Qualcomm and Samsung). Even Apple recently...

Zdeněk Kučera named Lawyer of the Year for IT Law in the Czech Republic

January 2018 - The Czech Republic’s most prestigious law competition has awarded Zdeněk Kučera Lawyer of the Year 2017 for IT Law in the annual contest organised by the Czech Bar Association and EPRAVO.CZ publishing house.
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Kinstellar advises Magyar Telekom and T-Systems Magyarország on the acquisition of ITgen

December 2017 – Kinstellar’s Hungarian M&A and Corporate team has successfully advised Magyar Telekom Nyrt., the leading Hungarian telecommunications service provider and its affiliate T-Systems Magyarország Zrt., on the acquisition of ITgen...