Former Musat & Asociatii Partner Liviu Togan has joined Dentons’ Bucharest office as Head of the newly launched White Collar practice. Also joining together with Togan is Senior Associate Cosmin Cretu.
With the war in Ukraine raging for more than six months, law firms across the region have reported increased workloads in corporate and M&A, tax, employment, immigration law, and inquiries on the sanctions regimes in relevant jurisdictions, noting that companies from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus are variously looking for a new home. Whether to avoid sanctions or escape the war, those companies consider a variety of factors in determining where to go.
Dentons and Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership have advised Dutch Development Finance Corporation's venture capital program FMO Ventures on a EUR 5.5 million subscription for convertible notes and redeemable shares in SolarX. Satis Partners reportedly advised FMO in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Senegal. Ffooks Gokulsing reportedly advised SolarX.
The Kumkumoglu Ergun Cin Ozdogan Attorney Partnership has advised Turkish casual mobile game developer Cypher Games on its USD 3.2 million pre-seed financing round. Dentons Turkish affiliate Balcioglu Selcuk Ardiyok Keki Attorney Partnership advised 500 Global on its investment. Thompson Legal Advisory Services reportedly advised Play Ventures on leading the round.
Dentons and Dimitrijevic & Partners have advised coordinator, bookrunner, and mandated lead arranger UniCredit on a EUR 90 million term loan facility for Mtel Banja Luka. Solo practitioner Loren Richards reportedly advised the borrower.
Former Filip & Company Of Counsel Oana Voda has joined Dentons’ Bucharest office as Head of Public Procurement.
On September 16, 2022, Greenberg Traurig announced that Marvipol Development's sale of Unique Tower to Heimstaden Bostad (reported by CEE Legal Matters on February 2, 2021) has now closed.