DLA Piper re-appoints Simon Levine as Managing Partner

DLA Piper has re-appointed Simon Levine as International Managing Partner for another four year term. The appointment follows an uncontested election process and is effective immediately. Simon Levine said: “I am both honoured and excited to be appointed for a...

Schoenherr advises insurer VIG on Atrium Tower acquisition in Warsaw

Schoenherr’s real estate team in Warsaw advised VIG Fund, a real estate investment company of Vienna Insurance Group (“VIG”) on the acquisition of the Atrium Tower office building in the central business district of the Polish capital. Built in 1997...

Kazakhstan introduces new “Squeeze-Out” mechanism for major shareholders

On 2 July 2018, Kazakhstan adopted the Law No. 166-VI “On amendments and changes to certain legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Insurance and Insurance Activities, the Securities Market” (the “Law”). The Law entered into force on 15 July 2018...