Csaba Vari has joined Baker McKenzie Hungary to head up the Privacy division of the office's Intellectual Property and Technology group.
While Brexit is a major topic of discussion for lawyers in the Czech Republic, Prague-based Baker McKenzie Partner Milena Hoffmanova, who heads the office’s Czech Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare group, is focused on the issue of the timely flow of affordable medicinal products from manufacturers to patients.
BDK Advokati and Clifford Chance advised the EBRD, IFC, and the Development Bank of Austria on financing for a waste management public-private partnership project in the Vinca district of Belgrade. The City of Belgrade was advised by Hogan Lovells and Karanovic & Partners, with Karanovic & Partners also advising the IFC on the matter.
Brandl & Talos has advised an investor consortium of Farallon Capital, Adjuvant Capital, Global Health Investment Fund, Hadean Ventures, Omnes Capital, Ventech, Wellington Partners Life Sciences, and High-Tech Grunderfonds.on Themis Bioscience's EUR 40 million Series D financing round. Herbst Kinsky advised Themis Bioscience, and Baker McKenzie advised another investor, MSD, on the deal.
Dentons Warsaw has advised Skanska on the EUR 214 million sale of two buildings in the High5ive office complex in Krakow and the Nowy Targ office building in Wroclaw to the fund managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate. Baker McKenzie advised Skanska on tax matters, and Greenberg Traurig advised Credit Suisse on the transaction, which is expected to be finalized by the end of 2019.
DLA Piper has advised Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH and the Energy Efficiency Fund on the EEF's agreement with the International Finance Corporation to provide funding to homeowners associations for the implementation of energy efficient measures in multi-family buildings. Baker McKenzie reportedly advised the IFC on the deal.
Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi and Dentons have advised Barclays Bank PLC as the dealer manager on the tender offer by Yasar Holding A.S. to the holders of its outstanding USD 250 million 8.875 percent bonds. Baker Mckenzie and Esin Attorney Partnership advised Yasar Holding on the deal.