Schoenherr has advised joint lead managers Danske Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Erste Group Bank, Natixis, Raiffeisen Bank International, and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 500 million issuance by Volksbank Wien of 4.750% green ordinary senior eligible notes due March 2027. Wolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien.
Wolf Theiss Advises KKR on USD 450 Million Investment in Hero Future Energies
Wolf Theiss, working with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, has advised KKR on its USD 450 million investment in Hero Future Energies.
Employment in Poland
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50 Shades of Governmental Interference in Hungary: A Buzz Interview with Zoltan Faludi of Wolf Theiss
The Hungarian government is actively shaping the market and there are both positive and negative effects on many levels, according to Wolf Theiss Managing Partner Zoltan Faludi.
The Debrief: March 2023
In The Debrief, our Practice Leaders across CEE share updates on recent and upcoming legislation, consider the impact of recent court decisions, showcase landmark projects, and stay up to date with the latest developments impacting their respective practice areas.
Local Roots and Regional Reach: The Difference a Decade Made for Austrian Firms
A decade ago, Austrian law firms stood out in terms of their regional presence in CEE. Wolf Theiss Partner Claus Schneider and CMS Managing Partner Johannes Juranek share insights into the growth trajectory of these regional law firms and the current landscape of the Austrian legal market.
Wolf Theiss Advises Farner International on Taking Over The Skills Group
Wolf Theiss, working with Baer & Karrer, has advised Farner International on the transaction that saw The Skills Group becoming part of European agency group Team Farner. Haider Obereder Pilz reportedly advised the sellers.
Amendments to the Rules of Proceedings of HCCI’s Arbitration Court
The amended Rules of Proceedings of the Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (hereinafter referred to as “Rules of Proceedings”) entered into force on 31 December 2022, which apply to proceedings commenced on the date of the entry into effect or thereafter.
Wolf Theiss Advises IFC on Acquiring Minority Stake in Bulgaria's Doverie
Wolf Theiss has advised the IFC on its acquisition of a minority stake in Vienna Insurance Group-owned pension assurance company Doverie.
Ukraine Introduces New Regulations Aimed at Preventing Workplace Mobbing
On 11 December 2022, the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Preventing and Counteracting Mobbing (Harassment)” (the “Mobbing Law”) became effective.
Wolf Theiss Advises JP Hospitality Investors Club and JP Immobilien Group on Two Hotel Lease Agreements
Wolf Theiss has advised the JP Hospitality Investors Club and the JP Immobilien Group on two hotel development and lease agreements for projects in Kitzbuehel and Trieste. DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich and Graf von Westphalen reportedly advised the two hotel operators.
Wolf Theiss, Deloitte Legal, and Boyanov & Co Advise on Sale of BNP Paribas Personal Finance Bulgaria to Eurobank
Wolf Theiss, working with Shearman & Sterling, has advised BNP Paribas Personal Finance on its sale of BNP Paribas Personal Finance Bulgaria to Eurobank Bulgaria. Deloitte Legal and Boyanov & Co advised the buyer.
Wolf Theiss Advises Speedwell on SpacePlus Industrial Project in Romania
Wolf Theiss has advised Speedwell on developing its first industrial project in Romania, located northwest of Bucharest.
Croatia Introduces Significant Changes in its Employment Legislation
As of 1 January 2023, Croatian employers should start with the implementation of new employment rules not only in employment agreements and internal documents but also in practice. After years of discussion between all involved parties, the amendments to the Labour Act were passed mid-December 2022 and entered into force on 1 January 2023 (apart from certain provisions which will enter into force on 1 January 2024).
Wolf Theiss Advises OeBAG on Extension of Partnership with America Movil Regarding Telekom Austria
Wolf Theiss has advised Austrian state holding company OeBAG on the extension of its partnership with America Movil concerning Telekom Austria. Schoenherr reportedly advised Telekom Austria.
Kinstellar Advises BRD-Groupe Societe Generale on Speedwell Financing
Kinstellar has advised BRD-Groupe Societe Generale on its EUR 24.3 million financing to Speedwell for the development of two green residential buildings in Timisoara, Romania. Wolf Theiss reportedly advised Speedwell.
Wolf Theiss Advises Altor on Acquisition of 80% Stake in Kommunalkredit Austria
Wolf Theiss, working with Clifford Chance, has advised private equity investor Altor – on behalf of Altor Funds – on the acquisition of an 80% majority stake in Kommunalkredit Austria and entering into a partnership with the existing owners and the management of the bank.
Igor Muszynski Joins Wolf Theiss as Partner and Head of Energy in Warsaw
Former SSW Pragmatic Solutions Partner Igor Muszynski has joined Wolf Theiss as a Partner and Head of the Energy & Natural Resources team in Warsaw.