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CERHA HEMPEL newsletter June 2020

Keep up to date with the latest legal developments in Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic with our CEE newsletter.

AUSTRIA

New COVID-19 Start-Up Assistance Fund

Thomas Trettnak summarizes the COVID-19 Start-Up Assistance Fund established by the Austrian government to provide financial support to start-ups and help them through the crisis.

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BELARUS

Green light for electric vehicles in Belarus

An edict on zero-emission vehicles will come into force in Belarus on 15 June 2020. In his contribution, Sergei Makarchuk outlines the key points of the Edict.

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BULGARIA

Effect of COVID-19 emergency legislation on contracts

Boyko Gerginov takes a closer look at various parts of the Bulgarian COVID-19 emergency legislation enacted to reduce the negative effects of the pandemic on businesses.

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CZECH REPUBLIC

Proposed amendments to legal framework of beneficial owners in the Czech Republic

Hana Maláčová analyses the proposed amendments to the legal framework dealing with beneficial ownership that transposes parts of the 5th AML Directive into national law.

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HUNGARY

HCA Rules on Unfair Commercial Practice of Booking.com

Based on the fine recently imposed on Booking.com, Márton Kocsis discusses the latest trend of European competition authorities to focus mainly on consumer protection rather than classic antitrust law in their rulings.

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ROMANIA

Competition Aspects and COVID-19

The Romanian Competition Council (RCC) implemented various measures to comply with the recommendations of the European Commission on the application of competition rules during the coronavirus crisis. This article highlights the main points of the measures.

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