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Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

Allen & Overy has one of the largest and best known practices in CEE and is one of the few global law firms with a well-established presence in the region.

We have offices in four key centres – Warsaw, Prague, Budapest and Bratislava – and the offices have close working ties and are fully integrated with our global network. Consequently, we offer a seamless service to our clients across the region and beyond.

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News and insights

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Blog Post: 23 October 2023

European Commission sanctions first ever pharmaceuticals cartel and scores victory in pay-for-delay appeal

The European Commission (EC) has fined five pharmaceutical companies a total of EUR13.4 million for participating in a cartel concerning N-Butylbromide Scopolamine/Hyoscine (SNBB) – an active…

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Test tubes in tray

Blog Post: 12 October 2023

Updated transparency rules for EU clinical trials - the end of the deferral mechanism

Following a public consultation period this summer, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) published revised transparency rules (s. here) for the EU Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) on 6 October…

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medical device

Blog Post: 05 October 2023

Podcast: The regulatory interplay between medical devices and medicines – focus on companion diagnostics in the EU and U.S. (Part 2)

Companion diagnostics are classed in the U.S. and in the EU as medical devices, usually in-vitro medical devices (IVDs). 

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Blog Post: 04 October 2023

EU – Data Governance Act becomes applicable

The majority of the provisions of the EU Data Governance Act 2022 (DGA) became fully applicable across the EU on 24 September 2023. This follows the end of the transitional period of 15 months from…

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We offer our global services to clients interested in CEE, where we regularly advise on corporate, banking and finance, capital markets transactions and infrastructure and energy projects.

Regional events and webinars

We run our own events and webinars in addition to attending and sponsoring conferences across the region. These events will give you the chance to keep up with industry developments, establish key relationships and exchange knowledge and experience with leading experts. All of the upcoming regional events and webinars we are involved in are listed below and updated continuously.