Ebury FX Weekly Market Update: Dollar sinks on softer US inflation report

The news that markets had been desperately hoping for finally arrived last week. Inflation in the US came out lower than expected, US rates dropped the most since the pandemic era and risk assets worldwide soared in jubilation. The dollar experienced one of the sharpests two-day falls in history, falling anywhere from nearly 6% (against … Continued

PwC webinars: Transfer pricing

It is no news that inspections carried out by the Tax Office are focused in great detail on transfer pricing. If this topic is or might become of relevance to your company, surely you will be happy to learn all the news in this area. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you … Continued

Doctors Without Borders Event: Critical 48 hours

Let us invite you to an event organized by Doctors Without Borders titled Critical 48 hours. Doctors Without Borders have more than fifty years of experience in responding to the needs required by humanitarian and health crises in all corners of the world. Whether it is an armed conflict, an earthquake or an Ebola epidemic, … Continued

Kinstellar advises Unilink on its acquisition of INSIA

Kinstellar has successfully advised Unilink Group on its acquisition of the majority of ownership shares in INSIA, a network of insurance and mortgage brokers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Unilink Group acquired 80% of the network from global professional services firm Marsh. Together with its recent acquisitions of Safety Broker in Romania and Moldova and … Continued

Czechia and Slovakia to transpose EU Directives making employment under agreements easier and introducing paternity leave

At its October session, the Slovak parliament approved amendments to the Labour Code to transpose provisions from European Union directives into the Slovak law. One directive relates to transparent, predictable working conditions and the other to work-life balance for parents. Czech lawmakers are preparing draft legislation to transpose this Directive into law. This CMS’s publication … Continued

Private Rented Sector: a new asset class in CEE

A report by international law firm CMS and commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE, shows that investors continue to shift their attention away from office investment in favour of other real estate sectors. In the CEE, economic growth and loose economic policies have led to a housing price boom and made access to … Continued