CMS: Emerging Europe M&A Report 2023/2024

Last year can be defined by a level of conflict that was unmatched in decades. Economically, the markets were dominated by fears about inflation – in order to curb its impact, central bankers raised interest rates in stages to a degree not seen since the global financial crisis. Resilient in the face of these headwinds, … Continued

Aisa International: Beware of the ISA Tax Trap for UK Expats

As investment platform offerings increase across the EU, Aisa International has identified a concerning increase in unlicensed advisers giving incorrect advice to investors, which can result in substantial, unexpected tax penalties. Specifically, the unqualified advisers are telling investors that Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) purchased in the UK remain tax-free, even after they take up residence … Continued

Clifford Chance advises CTP on successful club financing of Vlněna campus project

Clifford Chance has advised CTP, Europe’s largest listed owner, developer and manager of logistics and industrial real estate by GLA, in connection with the EUR 100,000,000 club financing of Vlněna, a new office, retail and lifestyle campus in Brno city centre. Building on a longstanding client relationship, Clifford Chance played a key role in facilitating … Continued

The English College in Prague tops the European IB charts with their best-ever IB result

The English College in Prague (ECP) has secured an unprecedented position at the top of the International Baccalaureate (IB) league tables in 2023, not only in the Czech Republic but also throughout the entire European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). This noteworthy accomplishment marks a historic milestone for the institution, proudly boasting its … Continued

Hellmann’s gave away a ton of potato salad to single parents

On Thursday, 21 December, Hellmann’s representatives went to a total of 60 charities across the Czech Republic to deliver thousands of prepared portions of potato salad to single parents. The Hellmann’s brand has been giving away potato salad to people in need in the Christmas season for four years now, and this year, their donation … Continued