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Kinstellar Partner Roman Oleksik speaks at a conference on GDPR in Bratislava organised by renowned publishing house C. H. Beck

October 2018 – Roman Oleksik, Partner in Kinstellar’s Bratislava office, spoke at a conference on the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) organised by C. H. Beck, a renowned German publishing house of professional journals and books....

Kinstellar advises E.ON on the disposal of a combined cycle (CCGT) power plant in western Slovakia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has recently advised the German group E.ON on the sale of a state-of-the art CCGT power plant to the regional power producer and distributor Západoslovenská energetika (ZSE), in which the Slovak state holds a 51% stake.

Kinstellar advises on the largest insurance deal of 2018 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Dutch group NN on the acquisition of the Czech life insurance business and the Slovak life and pension insurance businesses of Aegon, a Dutch financial services major, for a combined total of EUR...

Kinstellar advises Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of Slovak heat & power producer PPC Investments

August 2018 – Kinstellar has recently advised the Slovak branch of French energy giant Veolia Energie International on the acquisition of PPC Investments, which owns and operates a combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant near the Slovak capital...

Kinstellar, Linklaters and Molinari join forces to advise on the strategic bancassurance partnership of Generali and UniCredit in Central and Eastern Europe

May 2018 – Kinstellar, Linklaters and Molinari have advised Generali CEE Holding B.V. and UniCredit S.p.A. on the completion of a strategic bancassurance agreement in CEE.

Kinstellar, acting at the local level, was represented by the...

Kinstellar advises Wood & Company on the acquisition of Lakeside Park in Bratislava, Slovakia

June 2018 – Kinstellar has advised Wood & Company, the leading investment bank in Emerging Europe, on the acquisition of the Lakeside Park office complex in Bratislava. The transaction was finalised in June 2018.
A pioneer in Emerging Europe, Wood...

Obligatory sharing of wage information in Slovakia – a cartel organised by the State?

May 2018 – From 1 May 2018, employers in Slovakia must comply with the following important new rules:

the obligation to disclose the amount of the basic wage component when they advertise job vacancies; and
the prohibition to agree...

Kinstellar advises Nidec on the Slovak law aspects of the US$1.08 billion acquisition of Embraco

May 2018 – Kinstellar has advised Nidec Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of electric motors, on the Slovak law aspects of the acquisition of the Brazilian compressor business, Embraco, from Whirlpool Corporation for US$1.08 billion in cash....

Changes to the Slovak Labour Code in May 2018

May 2018 – If your company publicly advertises available job positions or considers the employment of non-EU nationals in Slovakia, the below overview may be helpful. This article provides information on changes to the Slovak Labour Code that you should...

Fourth anti-money laundering directive in Slovakia: New rules on disclosure of ultimate beneficial owners

May 2018 – The 4th AML Directive (EU Directive 2015/849) has recently been transposed to the Slovak Act on Money Laundering (the “AML Act”). Most of the changes brought by the amended AML Act introduce new obligations for “obliged persons” –...