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Poland: Schoenherr advises HES International in EUR 1bln debt capital raise

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to the point: technology & digitalisation | 05/2024

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Czech Class Actions Series – Introduction

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Poland: Schoenherr advises HES International in EUR 1bln debt capital raise

Schoenherr Poland acted as local counsel for HES International in its EUR 1bln debt capital raise. HES's Polish subsidiary served as the guarantor, securing the financing with its assets. The funding will support HES's growth strategy and portfolio diversification. The transaction included contributions from relationship bank lenders and institutional investors, marking HES's debut in the US Private Placement market.

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Austria: Schoenherr advises NLB on takeover offer for Addiko

Schoenherr is advising Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d., Ljubljana ("NLB") on its competing voluntary public takeover offer for Addiko Bank AG ("Addiko") as announced on 15 May 2024 (NLB press release) and launched on 07 June 2024. With its full-cash offer, NLB aims to acquire control over Addiko, offering a consideration of EUR 20 per share on a cum dividend basis, which represents an attractive 22.2 % premium on the 6m VWAP. NLB currently holds no shares in Addiko and intends to acquire at least a 75 % shareholding. The offer is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Details on the offer can be found in the offer memorandum available on the websites of NLB, Addiko and the Austrian Takeover Commission.

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Austria: Schoenherr advises scale-up Storyblok on its USD 80m Series C financing

Schoenherr advised the Austrian scale-up Storyblok on its Series C financing worth USD 80m, bringing the total amount raised to USD 138m, marking the largest financing round to date this year.

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To read, or not to read, that is not the question anymore. Changes to the reading obligation in notarial procedures in Hungary

The Hungarian Parliament recently adopted amendments to the notarial procedure, introducing significant changes that affect the reading of documents during notarial acts from 1 January 2025.

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Czech Class Actions Series – Introduction

Class Actions Act in force: a game-changer in consumer claims enforcement against businesses in the Czech Republic?

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Draft act introduces initial regulatory framework for functioning of green hydrogen market in Poland

The development of the hydrogen economy has been recognised as one of the priorities for the implementation of the European Green Deal, the main goal of which is to achieve climate neutrality in Europe by 2050. Poland is Europe's third-largest producer of hydrogen; however, its production is done exclusively with fossil fuels for companies' own needs. The regulations currently in force in Poland do not provide adequate conditions for the effective implementation of the strategy for the development of the green (renewable) hydrogen market.

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Global Legal Insights - AI, Machine Learning & Big Data 2024

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Die Bedeutung des Umwandlungsstichtags für grenzüberschreitende Umwandlungen nach dem EU-UmgrG

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Tips & tricks to ensure legal validity of a design registration

What do the terms "novelty" and "individual character" mean and why are they so important?

As mentioned in our blog post of 23 April 2024 (link), several criteria must be met to ensure the legal validity of a design registration.

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Austria's sustainability-linked bond market: a snapshot

In 2023 we advised a client in connection with the issuance of the first sustainability-linked bond by an Austrian corporation placed among international institutional investors as well as Austrian retail investors. Its main feature is that the coupon for the last year of the term will increase if one or both predefined step-up events linked to the issuer's sustainability targets occur.

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Consumer Credit Directive II: consumer credit legislation for the digital age

A 2020 review of the Consumer Credit Directive (2008/48/EC) ("CCD I") by the European Commission (EC) found that CCD I has been only partially effective in ensuring a high level of consumer protection.

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Trade creditor liability risks in arrangements with distressed companies in Austria

In our practice, we have found that the most common reason for distressed companies to initiate reorganisation measures is a severe liquidity squeeze.

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