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Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has advised arranger and financier Banca Transilvania and financier OTP Bank Romania on credit facilities worth RON 30.5 million and EUR 26.7 million for the Holde Agri Invest group. Filip & Company advised Holde Agri Invest.

Clifford Chance has advised the underwriters of Hidroelectrica's RON 9.3 billion initial public offering. Filip & Company advised Fondul Proprietatea on the sale of its entire shareholding during the IPO. Dentons advised Hidroelectrica on the issuance and listing on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.

The realm of artificial intelligence (AI) has recently found itself entangled in legal disputes revolving around copyright infringement. These legal battles have raised important questions about the boundaries of AI training data and the implications for copyright protection.

Last week the European Union took a major step towards regulating the fast-growing cryptocurrency market with the final approval of the Regulation on Markets in Crypto-Assets (“MiCA”). The new regulation was approved by the European Parliament on 20 April 2023, and is now subject to formal endorsement by the European Council and publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

 

Many books have been written and just as many films have been made trying to show what the future will look like, but we are much closer to knowing it with the advent of artificial intelligence and, more specifically, generative artificial intelligence. Generative artificial intelligence is a type of artificial intelligence that can generate new content, as opposed to systems that simply analyse or act statically on an existing data set.

Filip & Company has advised both Inform Lykos Romania and entrepreneur Octavian Radu on setting up a joint-venture holding company that took over Pink Post Group’s postal and courier services business and the postal volumes aggregation business operated by the Inform Lykos group.

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