Poland is preparing to veto deals by French utilities EDF and Engie to offload local power assets to bidders rivalling state-controlled companies. The move only threatens to deepen a rift between Warsaw and Paris.
The bill will establish a registry of public sector partners that can bid for public contracts.
Hungary and Poland's crusade has little support and will only damage themselves.
EU leaders said they will consider all options against the Syrian government and Russia for atrocities committed in Aleppo, but met resistance from Italy in the issue of imposing new economic sanctions.
Patrick Tkac, one of the two main shareholders of the company, has agreed to sell up to partner Daniel Kretinsky.
A combination of factors is creating the conditions for a boom in Central and Eastern European defence procurement. But as Poland’s sudden decision to scrap a $3.5bn helicopter deal shows, the region remains a tricky place to do business.
Erste plans to roll out "banking for the unbankable" across CEE, seeing its social banking drive as an investment in a future generation of successful entrepreneurs.
A onetime ally of Vladimir Meciar, he became the Central European country's democratic guardian when it was in danger.
RZB and RBI said in May that they were examining a merger as a way of reinforcing their capital buffers in the face of tougher regulatory requirements following the global financial crisis.
Estonia and the Czech Republic top the CEE chart in the Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017. While Hungary slumped to the bottom of the pile with the largest slide in the region, Poland surged up the table.
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