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RTVS video portal for the deaf and the blind Member news , October 16, 2017

At the beginning of the year 2017, our client RTVS invited us to participate in a very interesting and beneficial project called RTVS Dokorán ("RTVS Wide Open"). 

 
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ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions Member news , October 12, 2017

ABB announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business. GE Industrial Solutions has deep customer relationships in more than 100 countries and an established installed base with strong roots in North America, ABB’s biggest market. 

 
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EY M&A Barometer: The downward trend in the number of deals in CSE continued in H1 2017 Member news , October 09, 2017

The downward trend in the number of deals in CSE continued in H1 2017; however, this had no impact on the estimated value of closed deals. According to the CSE M&A Barometer, there was a total of 473 deals closed in H1 2017 in the CSE region, with a total estimated value of US$19.9bn.

 
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O2 Providing the Widest Network and More Than 90% Coverage by 4G LTE Member news Matej Stuška, October 05, 2017

Owing to a significant increase of its coverage in the recent period, as of today O2 offers the widest network in Slovakia. The operator’s 4G LTE signal is already available to more than 90% of population and by extending the national roaming, the 2G network will achieve more than a 99.8% coverage.

 
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Squire Patton Boggs Wins Long-Running State Aid Case in the European Court of Justice Member news , October 05, 2017

Squire Patton Boggs has won another major victory for Frucona Košice in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in the European Union. The Court has overturned an appeal brought by the European Commission regarding its decision to block Slovak Republic aid to alcoholic spirits company Frucona Košice.

 
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More than half of Slovaks work abroad Member news , October 05, 2017

For the last 15 years, the population of Slovakia has decreased by 300,000. This is because many people leave their homes and look for better conditions abroad. Do you know how many of them have left and why they don´t want to come back?

 
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A renewed optimism surrounds European dealmaking, according to a survey by CMS and Mergermarket Member news , October 03, 2017

Dealmaking appetite in Europe has seen a swift turnaround following the shock of last year’s Brexit vote, according to the fifth edition of the European M&A Outlook, published by CMS in association with Mergermarket. 

 
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We all win with CETA Member news Milan Harustiak, October 02, 2017

Since becoming Chargé d’affaires of Canada in Slovakia in 2016, I have been impressed by the depth of the friendship and connections between our two countries. Our strong relationship became even closer on September 21st, when the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – known as CETA - came into effect through provisional application. 98% of all tariff lines between Canada and the EU are now duty-free. 

 
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Taiwan Trade Mission to Slovakia 2017 Member news , September 29, 2017

 21 excellent Taiwanese companies (auto parts, machinery, ICT, stainless steel components, lighting, textile, consumer electronics, sports & fitness) INVITE to FREE OF CHARGE B2B cooperation event Date: 2nd November 2017 Time: 9:00 AM till 17:00 PM Venue: Raddison Blu Carlton Hotel in Bratislava.

 
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Barger Prekop to present at a special CEE program in Chicago Member news , September 28, 2017

Anthony Patrick Hernandez, Of Counsel at Barger Prekop, will present at a special luncheon program “The Heart of Europe: Commercial Opportunities in Central & Eastern Europe” sponsored by the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago.   

 
 
 
 
 
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