On November 30, 2018, the European Commission, on behalf of the EU, approved the disbursement of the first EUR 500 million of the new Macro-Financial Assistance program to Ukraine, which amounts to a total of EUR 1 billion. Aequo advised European Commission on the deal.
In October 2018 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) granted Produkcija Plus doo (Pro Plus) €52,500 in compensation after its right to be heard was violated in the proceedings relating to the fine imposed for obstructing the dawn raid.
Dentons has advised Credit Suisse AG and Stratulat Albulescu and White & Case have advised VTB Bank Europe SE on financing for Chimcomplex SA Borzesti's acquisition of several asset bundles from Oltchim SA. Bondoc & Asociatii advised Oltchim on the sale and Reff & Associates, a member of Deloitte Legal, developed the due dilligence report based on which Chimcomplex secured its financing.
Wolf Theiss Partners Andrea Gritsch, Sebastian Oberzaucher, and Claus Schneider have been elected Managing Partners at the firm, joining current Managing Partner Richard Wolf, who was reelected to the position.
Aequo has successfully defended the interests of Pilot Group’s TV production companies by concluding settlement agreements in a dispute they were involved in.
Primus Derling has advised the Tipro Group, which owns more than 40 online portals in Lithuania, on the sale of the All Media Digital Company to All Media Lithuania, which is the owner of Lithuania's TV channel TV3.
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners has persuaded Russia's Bureau in the Chamber for Patent Disputes to overrule the decision of Rospatent and register a new trademark in the name of “Abrau-Durso.”
Cobalt has advised MCF Group Estonia on the development of a data center that is planned to be built in the Estonian city of Saue in 2019.