The firm has a remarkable experience and know-how in the renewable sector. It advises some of the leading energy producers in the country on day-to-day basis. In the last three years the firm in consortia with other international experts have successfully advised the Albanian Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, through European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the design of the latest 3 international auctions for the production of a total 390 MW from photovoltaic and wind facilities, and on the improvement of the legal and regulatory framework. In its renewable practice the firm addresses other matters such as: licensing & permits, development, EPC and O&M, power purchase agreements, financing of renewable projects & securities, balancing, grid connection agreements.
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The firm has developed a notable strong practice in telecom industry and especially in matters such as regulatory, competition, M&A, and international arbitration. For the last 15 years, Tashko Pustina acts as the legal advisor of one of Albania’s largest telecommunication operators.
Our recent work includes advising on merger of ALBtelecom and its subsidiary Eagle Mobile and advising the seller Çalik Holding on the transfer of shares it owned with ALBtelecom sh.a. in Albania.
The firm enjoys a distinguished experience in energy and infrastructure projects in Albania in sectors such as oil and gas exploration and exploitation, oil refining, mining, mineral enrichment, infrastructure and transport, aviation, defence, construction and operation of energy facilities through a variety of acquisition projects, concessions, license agreements, financing and re-financing projects.
Our recent works includes: advising the French Spiecapag on the construction works for the gas Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, advising an international energy company on its plans for the conversion, rehabilitation and operation of a gas fuelled energy production facility, and advising on a financing of two hydro power plants.
With the rapid development of technology and an increased regulatory scrutiny the life science and healthcare industry face legal and regulatory challenges. Our team comprises of experts, with legal, medical and scientific knowledge, who understand the complexity of the industry, in which our clients operate.
Tashko Pustina supports clients in matters such as: privacy and data protection, competition, e-health, pricing and reimbursement, public procurements, product liability, employment, regulatory, and M&A. In the last 15 years, Tashko Pustina has advised the largest private healthcare provider in Albania and Kosovo.
As the fintech market participants come up with innovative ideas, business models and financial services, the regulators are constantly trying to keep up with the new transformations in a heavily regulated financial services industry. In our daily work we support both local and international clients in their dealings with the local regulators. The members of our firm combine their in depth knowledge of the technology sector, with the excellent understanding of the regulatory framework.
We have advised local banks and financial institutions in their technology projects, and we advise some of the most successful global fintech companies in our jurisdictions.
Our most recent work includes advising an Albanian bank on acquiring digital payments and e-money services licenses from the regulator, and advising a global fintech company on money transfer services in Albania and Kosovo.
Tashko Pustina provides practical advice for local and international technology companies including cross-border transactions, intellectual property protection, patents, and litigation. The expertise includes regulatory and compliance matters.
With Albania’s great potential in the tourism industry, the firm has been very active in the industry. The experts of the firm understand the legal issue arising, and the firm advises on development, acquisition and divestment and contractual arrangements, including: management agreements, franchise, outsourcing operations, advertising and branding, finance & restructuring, and joint ventures. Our clients include: hotel owners, managers, and developers.
The automotive industry is undergoing significant changes and transformation in the last decade. Such changes have impacted the use of new technologies. Our practice includes legal support in data protection, intellectual property rights, M&As, regulatory, and antitrust.