UniCredit Bank (RU, CZ)
legal consulting services to UniCredit bank, a member of UniCredit Group, one of the largest European financial groups, in connection with financing an export contract concluded between a Czech exporter and a Russian importer.
First Czech-Russian Bank (CZ,SK)
comprehensive legal services on establishing its subsidiary Banka mezinárodní spolupráce a.s. in the Czech Republic and its representation in proceedings concerning a general bank licence granted by the Czech National Bank including the entire process from drafting the application for granting a bank licence to its granting, further assistance on the purchase of an administrative building in the centre of Prague for its subsidiary, Bank of International Cooperation.
First Finance Holdings Limited (CZ)
Legal advice on applying for a banking licence from the Czech National Bank for First Finance Holdings Limited, a British financial group that intended to establish a new bank in the Czech Republic, but which subsequently withdrew.
KBC Securities NV (UA)
Legal review and advisory assistance to a member of the Belgian KBC Group with respect to the indirect acquisition of a 100 percent share in a major Ukrainian broker.
RCI Banque (CZ, SK)
Advisory services to the French bank on drafting the scheme of factoring funding of inventories of Renault licensees in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
PPF banka a.s. (CZ)
Representation of PPF bank a.s. before Czech courts in proceedings concerning an action for unfair competition against Československá obchodní banka a.s., the subject-matter of which was the reimbursement of a benefit acquired under the specific conditions of the takeover of Investiční a Poštovní banka, a.s. by Československá obchodní banka a.s. and the related received public support of billions of euro (value of approximately €3 billion) and legal assistance in relation to a complaint addressed to the European Commission under the “interim mechanism procedure” in relation to the assessment of the public support rendered to Československá obchodní banka a.s. upon the takeover of Investiční a Poštovní banka, a.s. prior to the entry of the Czech Republic to the European Union.
Česká pojišťovna a.s. (CZ)
Representing Česká pojišťovna a.s., as a minority shareholder in Investiční a Poštovní banka, a.s., in a dispute before Czech courts for damages against the official receiver of this bank (value of approximately €1.4 billion) and representing Česká pojišťovna a.s. in bankruptcy proceedings concerning the assets of Investiční a Poštovní banka, a.s., and in incidental disputes before Czech courts arising due to this bankruptcy (cumulated value of objects of incidental disputes of approximately CZK 450 million).
PPF burzovní společnost a.s. (CZ)
Advisory services to PPF burzovní společnost a.s. concerning disputes on the settlement of a security portfolio business transaction held before Czech courts (value of €310 million).
Swiss Re (SK)
Consultancy and legal services provided to the world’s leading reinsurance company (particularly its Slovak business services branch) relating to the compliance of its services with financial market regulations, including different level correspondence with the National Bank of Slovakia.