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September 8, 2018

With concerns over challenges posed by China, the US government recently introduced new measures designed to enact control over the transfer and use of US goods and technologies both in the US and abroad. Applicable to emerging market M&A and joint ventures, these new measures manifest as two new laws – The Foreign Investment Risk Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). FIRRMA clarifies and expands the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United…

July 24, 2018

Russia has slowly moved forward in terms of its response to a recent push by the US to levy sanctions in April 2018 against certin Russian state-controlled entities and individuals, and the companies they control. Last month, legislation was passed in Russia providing the Russian government with the authority to impose certain restrictive measures against certain foreign persons and goods and services in accordance with a decision of th…e Russian president. This new law does not in itself impose restrictions….

June 6, 2018

On May 24th, the EC published proposals related to the promotion of the use of small and medium sized enterprise (SME) growth markets. The proposals are designed to give more flexibility for SME growth market operators as to whether they wish to impose obligations related to the production of semi-annual reports on SME debt-only issuers. The MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) created the SME growth market trading venue (a subset of MTFs) to… facilitate access to capital for SMEs and the…

September 9, 2017

When it comes to M&A in Cyprus, there are a number of major laws one should be aware of, as follows: 1. Companies Law Cap. 113 (a) Sections 198-201 of Companies Law regulate mergers, divisions, partial divisions, transfers of assets and exchange of shares in two or more companies intending to merge together. (b) Sections 201A – H of Companies Law as amended by Law 70(I) of 2003 regulate mergers of public companies in line with European practices. (c) Sections…

August 9, 2016

A limited liability company is the most common corporate form established by foreign investors in Czech Republic. The activity is governed by a Memorandum of Association, which is signed by all shareholders. It is essential to note that it is executed in a form of notorial deed of a Czech notary. The notary fee usually does not exceed CZK 5,000 (180 EUR) and is depending on the amount of the registered capital. This founding deed must contain basic information about…

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September 8, 2018

With concerns over challenges posed by China, the US government recently introduced new measures designed to enact control over the transfer and use of US goods and technologies both in the US and abroad. Applicable to emerging market M&A and joint ventures, these new measures manifest as two new laws – The Foreign Investment Risk Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). FIRRMA clarifies and expands the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United…

July 24, 2018

Russia has slowly moved forward in terms of its response to a recent push by the US to levy sanctions in April 2018 against certin Russian state-controlled entities and individuals, and the companies they control. Last month, legislation was passed in Russia providing the Russian government with the authority to impose certain restrictive measures against certain foreign persons and goods and services in accordance with a decision of th…e Russian president. This new law does not in itself impose restrictions….

June 6, 2018

On May 24th, the EC published proposals related to the promotion of the use of small and medium sized enterprise (SME) growth markets. The proposals are designed to give more flexibility for SME growth market operators as to whether they wish to impose obligations related to the production of semi-annual reports on SME debt-only issuers. The MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) created the SME growth market trading venue (a subset of MTFs) to… facilitate access to capital for SMEs and the…

September 9, 2017

When it comes to M&A in Cyprus, there are a number of major laws one should be aware of, as follows: 1. Companies Law Cap. 113 (a) Sections 198-201 of Companies Law regulate mergers, divisions, partial divisions, transfers of assets and exchange of shares in two or more companies intending to merge together. (b) Sections 201A – H of Companies Law as amended by Law 70(I) of 2003 regulate mergers of public companies in line with European practices. (c) Sections…

August 9, 2016

A limited liability company is the most common corporate form established by foreign investors in Czech Republic. The activity is governed by a Memorandum of Association, which is signed by all shareholders. It is essential to note that it is executed in a form of notorial deed of a Czech notary. The notary fee usually does not exceed CZK 5,000 (180 EUR) and is depending on the amount of the registered capital. This founding deed must contain basic information about…

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September 8, 2018

With concerns over challenges posed by China, the US government recently introduced new measures designed to enact control over the transfer and use of US goods and technologies both in the US and abroad. Applicable to emerging market M&A and joint ventures, these new measures manifest as two new laws – The Foreign Investment Risk Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). FIRRMA clarifies and expands the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United…

July 24, 2018

Russia has slowly moved forward in terms of its response to a recent push by the US to levy sanctions in April 2018 against certin Russian state-controlled entities and individuals, and the companies they control. Last month, legislation was passed in Russia providing the Russian government with the authority to impose certain restrictive measures against certain foreign persons and goods and services in accordance with a decision of th…e Russian president. This new law does not in itself impose restrictions….

June 6, 2018

On May 24th, the EC published proposals related to the promotion of the use of small and medium sized enterprise (SME) growth markets. The proposals are designed to give more flexibility for SME growth market operators as to whether they wish to impose obligations related to the production of semi-annual reports on SME debt-only issuers. The MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) created the SME growth market trading venue (a subset of MTFs) to… facilitate access to capital for SMEs and the…

September 9, 2017

When it comes to M&A in Cyprus, there are a number of major laws one should be aware of, as follows: 1. Companies Law Cap. 113 (a) Sections 198-201 of Companies Law regulate mergers, divisions, partial divisions, transfers of assets and exchange of shares in two or more companies intending to merge together. (b) Sections 201A – H of Companies Law as amended by Law 70(I) of 2003 regulate mergers of public companies in line with European practices. (c) Sections…

August 9, 2016

A limited liability company is the most common corporate form established by foreign investors in Czech Republic. The activity is governed by a Memorandum of Association, which is signed by all shareholders. It is essential to note that it is executed in a form of notorial deed of a Czech notary. The notary fee usually does not exceed CZK 5,000 (180 EUR) and is depending on the amount of the registered capital. This founding deed must contain basic information about…

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September 8, 2018

With concerns over challenges posed by China, the US government recently introduced new measures designed to enact control over the transfer and use of US goods and technologies both in the US and abroad. Applicable to emerging market M&A and joint ventures, these new measures manifest as two new laws – The Foreign Investment Risk Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). FIRRMA clarifies and expands the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United…

July 24, 2018

Russia has slowly moved forward in terms of its response to a recent push by the US to levy sanctions in April 2018 against certin Russian state-controlled entities and individuals, and the companies they control. Last month, legislation was passed in Russia providing the Russian government with the authority to impose certain restrictive measures against certain foreign persons and goods and services in accordance with a decision of th…e Russian president. This new law does not in itself impose restrictions….

June 6, 2018

On May 24th, the EC published proposals related to the promotion of the use of small and medium sized enterprise (SME) growth markets. The proposals are designed to give more flexibility for SME growth market operators as to whether they wish to impose obligations related to the production of semi-annual reports on SME debt-only issuers. The MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) created the SME growth market trading venue (a subset of MTFs) to… facilitate access to capital for SMEs and the…

September 9, 2017

When it comes to M&A in Cyprus, there are a number of major laws one should be aware of, as follows: 1. Companies Law Cap. 113 (a) Sections 198-201 of Companies Law regulate mergers, divisions, partial divisions, transfers of assets and exchange of shares in two or more companies intending to merge together. (b) Sections 201A – H of Companies Law as amended by Law 70(I) of 2003 regulate mergers of public companies in line with European practices. (c) Sections…

August 9, 2016

A limited liability company is the most common corporate form established by foreign investors in Czech Republic. The activity is governed by a Memorandum of Association, which is signed by all shareholders. It is essential to note that it is executed in a form of notorial deed of a Czech notary. The notary fee usually does not exceed CZK 5,000 (180 EUR) and is depending on the amount of the registered capital. This founding deed must contain basic information about…