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What the team is known for Acts on transactional and advisory tax matters, often on behalf of prominent names from the finance and retail sectors. Advises clients on VAT matters, cross-border business expansions and tax aspects of asset financing. Also assists with employee incentive matters and management participation programmes.
Strengths One client praises the team's "technical expertise and overall commitment to client work," adding that they are "very good for complicated tasks."
Work highlights Advised Aegon on the tax aspects of the EUR155 million divestment of its Czech and Slovakian insurance businesses to NN Group.
Michal Dušek advises corporates on a range of matters including corporate income tax, transactional matters and VAT issues. One client describes him as "committed, technically competent and client-oriented," adding that the "highlight of his approach is the breadth of work he does, as well as the broad scope of his knowledge."
Radek Novotný is most notably involved with the tax aspects of major corporate transactions such as acquisitions, divestments and management participation. Sources also endorse him for being "very strong on tax matters related to securities and financial transactions."