WOLF THEISS is one of the largest andmost respected law firms in Central,Eastern and Southeastern Europe(CEE/SEE). We opened our first office inVienna 60 years ago. Our team nowbrings together over 340 lawyers froma diverse range of backgrounds,working in offices in 13 countriesthroughout the CEE/SEE region. Duringthat time, we have worked on manycases that have broken new ground.
We concentrate our energies on a uniquepart of the world: the complex, fast-movingmarkets of the CEE/SEE region. This is afascinating area, influenced by a variety ofcultural, political and economic trends. Weenjoy analysing and reflecting on thosechanges, drawing on our experiences, andworking on a wide range of domestic andcross-border cases.
This 2018 Wolf Theiss Guide to International Arbitration in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe is intended as apractical guide to the general principles and features of the basic legislation and procedures in countries included in thepublication.
While every effort has been made to ensure that the content is accurate when finalised, it should be used only as a generalreference guide and should not be relied upon as definitive for planning or making definitive legal decisions. In theserapidly changing legal markets, the laws and regulations are frequently revised, either by amended legislation or byadministrative interpretation.
Status of information: Current as of 1 January 2018
Conception, design, and editing:
WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG, Attorneys-at-Law
Wolf Theiss' strength has always been its regional coverage and we believe this is particularly true for our arbitrationteam. The Wolf Theiss Competence Center for Arbitration in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe(CEE/SEE) consists of experts across our 13 offices acting as counsel in domestic and international arbitrationproceedings. Additionally, several team members have specialized expertise in certain sectors such as energy,construction, post M&A and investment arbitration. This gives us the advantage of providing clients with seamlessservice and the necessary specialized industry and jurisdictional expertise to meet their business needs.
We are pleased to present the second edition of the Wolf Theiss Guide to: International Arbitration in Central,Eastern and Southeastern Europe. The guide is intended to be a resource tool providing you with a brief overview ofarbitration procedures and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the 13 CEE/SEE countries where Wolf Theissprovides services. Given the team's extensive regional expertise, we have also included additional chapters coveringKosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and Turkey, as well as chapters on energy, construction and investmentarbitration given the growing importance of arbitration in these significant sectors.
We trust that you find the guide helpful. If you have any questions about its content, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Our special thanks to all the teams at Wolf Theiss and our associated law firms who have enabled us to produce thissecond edition of what has proven to be a very useful and practical tool providing added value for our clients.