Act Legal’s Austrian office has provided legal counsel to PPGA Architects in negotiating a contract with Qatari officials after the company won a public tender published by the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has successfully represented Bank Saint Petersburg in a case against Russian entrepreneur Vitaly Arkhangelsky and Oslo Marine Group Ports LLC before the High Court of Justice. The Court ordered Oslo Marine Group Ports to pay St. Petersburg Bank over RUB 1.5 billion and dismissed the counterclaim of Arkhangelsky and OMG.
PNSA has advised Medicover on the acquisition of a majority stake in Pelican Hospital in Romania.
The Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has successfully represented the Prosvescheniye publishing house in an intellectual property rights dispute against Russian publishing house Verdana-Graf, part of the Russkiy Uchebnik Corporation. The Court ordered Verdana-Graf to pay Prosvescheniye RUB 3.7 billion as compensation for trademark infringement.
Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic has advised Sazka Group on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Super Sport, a Croatian online and land-based sports betting operator. The deal closed in April 2018.
HBK Partners and Bekes Partners have advised Novohot Kft. on the acquisition of Hotel Novotel Szeged from Accor Hotels. Jeantet and Dentons advised Accor Hotels in the sale.
SMM Legal is advising PKN Orlen on its merger with Grupa Lotos S.A., which is advised by the Warsaw office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. According to SMM Legal, “the projected merger of Orlen and Lotos is believed to be the biggest merger deal in the entire history of the Polish economy.” The market capitalizations of Orlen and Lotos are valued at PLN 40 billion and PLN 10 billion, respectively.