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Kinstellar announces New Office Managing Partners in Bratislava and Prague, Adam Hodoň appointed as COO

July 2024 - Kinstellar is delighted to announce the appointment of new managing partners for our Bratislava and Prague offices, and of a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective 1 July 2024.

Navigating the Regulatory Landscape: An Overview of Banking as a Service

June 2024 – In an era defined by digital transformation and the ever-evolving landscape of financial services, the concept of banking as a service (“BaaS”) has emerged as a key force reshaping the industry. By enabling non-bank entities to offer...

Lifting financial assistance prohibition in Slovakia by allowing whitewash procedure

June 2024 – Effective 1 March 2024, financial assistance, i.e., the so-called whitewash procedure, is allowed for joint-stock companies, subject to certain conditions. Previously, such financial assistance was completely prohibited for joint-stock companies....

Kinstellar advises SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance on the acquisition of Austrian Airlines Technik – Bratislava

May 2024 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Dutch aircraft maintenance provider SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance (SAMCO) on the acquisition of Austrian Airlines Technik – Bratislava (ATB).

Kinstellar to continue the operation of Noerr’s CEE practice in the Czech Republic, Romania & Slovakia

Noerr and Kinstellar are very pleased to announce that Noerr’s practices in Bratislava, Bucharest and Prague are to be transferred to Kinstellar.

Do you want to litigate in Slovakia? From 1 April 2024 you will pay more

March 2024 – At the end of last year, the National Council of the Slovak Republic adopted changes to administrative fees, court fees and fees in other areas of public administration. From 1 April 2024—just a few days from now—not only will it be...

Slovakia – Choice of jurisdiction in purely national relationships resolved

March 2024 – In its decision of 8 February 2024 (C 566/22), the Court of Justice of the European Union (the ECJ) has finally resolved the long-term practical question (and debate among legal practitioners) whether, in the case of a purely national relationship...

Update: ESG reporting obligations in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia

February 2024 – With the 6 July 2024 deadline for the implementation of the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (EU) 2022/2464 (the "CSRD”) looming, Member States across the EU have been moving at different speeds to adopt their respective...