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01 February 2023

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Austria/CEE: Schoenherr with strong promotion round across offices and practice areas

Schoenherr is further strengthening its leadership ranks by appointing new partners and counsels across CEE, effective 1 February 2023. The promotion round builds up the partner ranks (four new partners, five new local partners) and strengthens the counsel level with two promotions. The new partners and counsels are experienced experts from various practice areas and Schoenherr offices.

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Romania: Schoenherr advises Nofar Energy on acquisition of 73 MW solar PV project

Schoenherr Romania advised Nofar Energy on the acquisition of a 73 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Slobozia, Giurgiu county.

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Austria: Schoenherr advises proptech scale-up GROPYUS on major Austrian scale-up financing round

Schoenherr advised the Vienna-headquartered property technology scale-up GROPYUS on its ongoing Series B financing round led by Vonovia, Europe's largest residential real estate company. The volume of this financing round is at around EUR 100m, bringing GROPYUS' total funding to date to more than EUR 200m.

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Slovenia: New requirements for consumer-facing industries

The new Slovenian Consumer Protection Act (Zakon o varstvu potrošnikov; ZVPot-1; "CPA-1") became applicable on 26 January 2023. The act implements three EU directives, specifically Directive (EU) 2019/21611, Directive (EU) 2019/7702 and Directive (EU) 2019/771.3 CPA-1 repeals not only the previously applicable Consumer Protection Act, but also the Consumer Protection from Unfair Commercial Practices Act (Zakon o varstvu potrošnikov pred nepoštenimi poslovnimi praksami).

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A closer look at the amended Czech consumer law: ban on "fake" consumer reviews

In recent months, we have seen several regulatory initiatives impacting the Czech online business environment. There is a lot to unpack, which is why we have prepared a series of Legal Insights to help you understand what will change in 2023.

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23 January 2023

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Austria: (Faktische) Ressourcenknappheit für Ihr Unternehmen, was nun? Ein Einblick in (gesamtwirtschaftliche) Kriseninstrumente

Der Begriff der Krise ist omnipräsent. Eine verbindliche Legaldefinition gibt es weder im internationalen noch im österreichischen Recht.

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