Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC advised Beecash (BuKukas), an Indonesia-based digital ledger application for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia, in its US$9 million Pre-Series A investment

Our Venture Capital team led by Keith Oh advised Beecash (BuKukas), an Indonesia-based digital ledger application for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia, in its US$9 million Pre-Series A investment round with a host of investors including Surge by Sequoia India, Speedinvest, S7V, January Capital and Cambium Grove Capital. The investment validates the […]

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Data protection considerations in North Macedonia

Data plays a significant role in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Still, data controllers and processors must ensure the protection of the personal data of the data subjects. A balance must be struck between protecting public health and privacy of data subjects. The protection of public health may legitimise certain restrictions of freedoms provided these […]

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Prevention of Serious Economic Damage in Slovenia

As one of the first measures to prevent serious economic damage in relation to the consequences of COVID-19 declared as an epidemic, on 20 March 2020 the Slovenian National Assembly adopted the Act on the Intervention Measure on Deferred Payments of Borrowers’ Obligations (ZIUOPOK, Intervention Act). The purpose of the Intervention Act is to maintain financial […]

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COVID-19 Measures From National Bank of Serbia

Given the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the declaration of a state of emergency in Serbia, the National Bank of Serbia has decided to introduce a moratorium on loans and leasing, in order to help its citizens as well as domestic economy, in these difficult times. In the sense of moratorium, the National Bank of […]

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ODI advises Agromarket on the acquisition of Semenarna Ljubljana

ODI has advised Agromarket’s local Slovenian entity in a lengthy process of acquiring all business shares of Semenarna Ljubljana, as well as claims against the company from various creditors. ODI has assisted the client throughout the entire transaction span, including due diligence, initial competition law analysis, drafting of the transactional documentation, and providing both signing and […]

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Work From Home

Dear clients, dear friends, Regardless of the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declaring the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic, with the latter also being declared as an epidemic in Slovenia, ODI remains open for business. With the purpose of keeping our people, ODI’s core asset, safe and protected, ODI is closing its office for visits […]

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ODI advises Exor NV in North Macedonia

ODI has advised Exor NV on obtaining merger clearance in North Macedonia in connection with its acquisition of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale SpA from CIR SpA. The ODI team was led by the firm’s partner Gjorgji Georgievski and associates Marija Serafimovska and Ema Tasevska.  The firm’s competition team has built a leading reputation for assisting on obtaining merger clearances for large transactions, having […]

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ODI Managing Partner Uroš Ilić participates at the IR Global conference in Miami

Strengthening the firm’s ties in the Americas, ODI Managing Partner Uroš Ilić had a great time in Miami, attending the IR Global “On the Road” Conference held at the Conrad between 22 and 25 January 2020. ‘On the Road’ conferences, limited to 150 participants, focus on relationship development and provide quality time for attendees to […]

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The AML Regime Update – Slovenia

As of 11 January 2020, the Amendment Law amending the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act) took effect. The Act realigns the Slovenian implementation of the Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the […]

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New Article in CoRe

ODI Partner and Regional Head of Regulatory & Compliance Tine Mišic and Associate Valentina Pavušek have co-authored an article in the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) titled “United Group Case – The Concentration Notification Withdrawal Issue.” The article discusses the recent prohibition of a concentration by the Slovenian competition protection agency and its […]

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Tine Mišic and Valentina Pavušek discuss the issue of the concentration notification withdrawal in the United Group Case

ODI Partner and Regional Head of Regulatory & Compliance Tine Mišic and Associate Valentina Pavušek have co-authored an article in the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) titled “United Group Case – The Concentration Notification Withdrawal Issue.” The article discusses the recent prohibition of a concentration by the Slovenian competition protection agency and its […]

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