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comparative guides

Compare the answers to legal questions across Central and Eastern Europe.
guide

non-performing exposures – cee

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, regulators and market participants alike expect another surge in transactions in non-performing exposures. With that in mind, our experts have just published the third edition of "Non-Performing Exposures – CEE". This is a comprehensive guide to key legal issues that sell- and buy-side industry participants should consider when examining the viability of NPE transactions in the region.

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booklet

foreign direct investment screening in cee

This booklet provides an up-to-date overview of the currently existing FDI regimes in CEE. Following the trend to tighten / set up FDI screening mechanisms, it will also keep pace with ongoing developments in jurisdictions where new rules are in the pipeline (Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania) and therefore be continuously updated.

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primer

start-up financing

This primer offers a general overview of financing tools of start-ups, the structuring of corporate governance within a start-up, the structure of a typical venture capital transaction, employee participation programs and vesting terms as well as start-up exits and provides answers to the key legal issues arising within the life cycle of a start-up.

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overview

financing in times of crisis

Banking and finance analysis: Our banking and finance experts have compiled a comprehensive Central and Eastern European overview of the practical legal implications to be considered in finance transactions in the context of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).

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guide

anti-corruption guide

Every business should have measures in place in order to prevent criminal behaviour, in particular bribery. Does yours? Having an up-to-date, concise legal tool with simplified content is rare, and our experts have created just that.

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guide

capital markets guide

Understanding the local legal framework and peculiarities is critical to successfully accessing funding on these capital markets. Our experts have therefore identified the need to develop a basic – but practical – guide to assist market participants in familiarizing themselves with the relevant legal issues when preparing for a public or private offering in the CEE region. 

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booklet

merger control booklet

We have assisted an array of corporations in their business expansion in and into Central and Eastern Europe. This booklet draws upon our know-how in this region and provides an overview of the merger notification requirements under EU law and each of the 17 jurisdictions covered by our eu & competition practice group.

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guide

direct lending in CEE/SEE

Despite EU-plans to harmonise the direct-lending market, understanding the current local legal framework and peculiarities is critical to successfully executing a lending transaction by unregulated lenders. Our experts have therefore developed this basic – but practical – guide to assist market participants in familiarising themselves with the relevant legal issues when considering direct lending in the CEE/SEE region. 

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guide

initial coin offerings

Coins and tokens may serve various functions: They can be structured similar to equity or debt instruments, they can serve as types of vouchers or they can be “naked” tokens striving to become the “new” Bitcoin or Ether. Our team of experts has put together a concise picture of the current regulatory roadmap for the jurisdictions covered by Schoenherr.

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primer

internal investigations

Internal investigations require answers to various criminal, employment, corporate and data protection law questions. Presenting a general overview of the key legal issues of internal investigations in CEE, this primer provides answers to the most urgent questions per jurisdiction covered by Schoenherr.

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