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Firm profile for Europe 2022

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This content is provided by bpv Braun Partners s.r.o..

Managing Partner: Arthur Braun, MA
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 38
Offices: Prague, Czech Republic; Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Languages: Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Slovak

Firm Overview:

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS is one of the leading international business law firms in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia. The law firm was founded in 2006 by a team of experienced attorneys who had been working together in a renowned international law firm. Forty Czech, Slovak and German lawyers and tax advisors work at the firm’s offices. Its international reach is extended by close cooperation within bpv LEGAL covering most other CEE jurisdictions.

Main Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance:
2 partners in the Czech Republic, 1 partner in Slovakia
■ Comprehensive experience spanning the fields of corporate, project and acquisition finance, leveraged, bilateral and syndicated credit facilities
■ Advising financial institutions, companies and alternative credit providers on domestic and international finance transactions
■ Active in financing for the real estate and energy sectors, in M&A and PE transactions, restructuring and insolvency
■ Representing clients in complex loan negotiations, due diligence process, proceedings with state authorities, regulatory issues
Key Clients: Bawag P.S.K, Berlin Hyp, Commerzbank, Českomoravská distribuce, Eco Finance, E.ON, Erste Bank, Fincentrum, Hypo-Bank Burgenland, Interchange, IKB, Immo-Hold Group, Key Bank, KDB Bank, Linde+Wiemann, Olredo, Pfisterer Group, Progroup, Raiffeisenbank, Redside
CZ Contact: David Vosol, [email protected]
SK Contact: Igor Augustinič, [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
6 partners in the Czech Republic, 1 partner in Slovakia
■ Establishing all forms of business entities and joint ventures
■ Tenders, data rooms, LBO structuring, postacquisition advice, financial assistance
■ Advising in both international and local transactions
■ Efficient legal, tax due diligence by experienced teams
■ Cash-pooling and related questions on group structures
■ Corporate restructuring
■ Performance and liability of statutory bodies
■ Corporate criminal liability, corporate governance, compliance structures
Key Clients: Brode Capital, Carrier, Corpus Sireo, Českomoravská distribuce, E.ON, Eurosun, ELK, Gerresheimer, GPV, Hormen, Intergraph/ Hexagon, Kuwait Petroleum, Lufthansa Group, Mediaservis, MVGM, OTIS, PRE, Progroup, SAG Services, Société Suisse des Explosifs, Synventive, Unilabs, UTC Group, Vaillant
CZ Contact: Arthur Braun, [email protected]
SK Contact: Igor Augustinič, [email protected]

Employment & Labour:
1 partner in the Czech Republic, 1 partner in Slovakia
■ Employment contract documentation, including for management
■ Temporary work agencies, outsourcing, staff transfer and other business transfer issues
■ Negotiation with trade unions, collective bargaining
■ Representation in employment-related disputes
■ Anti-discrimination legislation
■ Whistleblowing
Key Clients: Carrier, Daimler AG, Deutsche Lufthansa, E.ON, Eurosun, GoodMills Group, GPV, Gerresheimer, Hornbach, Intergraph/Hexagon, KRM, KWS Saat, Loxxess, Lind Mobler Slovakia, LSG Sky Chefs Czechia, Müller Milch, OTIS, Randstad, Suse Linux
CZ Contact: Arthur Braun, [email protected]
SK Contact: Igor Augustinič, [email protected]

Data Protection & GDPR Implementation:
2 partners in the Czech Republic, 1 partner in Slovakia
■ Outsourcing
■ Data processing outside the Czech Republic via shared service centres
■ Preparing employment, customer agreements that meet personal data protection requirements
■ Full audit, procedural analysis and gap analysis of the company’s current setup
■ Implementing and proposing measures, internal regulations and other documentation
■ Acting as external data protection officer or securing and training
■ Legal analysis of obligations and relevant documentation
Key Clients: Aiomica, American automotive company, Japanese engineering conglomerate or manufacturer in healthcare, Blood Plasma company, E.ON, Hornbach, Generali, Mediaservis, OTIS, Plzeňský Prazdroj (Asahi Breweries), RWE IT, Search Technologies, Eurosun, Randstad
CZ Contact: Jiří Bárta, [email protected]
SK Contact: Igor Augustinič, [email protected]

Energy & Renewables:
3 partners based in the Czech Republic
■ Comprehensive legal advice to all participants on the energy markets
■ Regulatory issues
■ Market access and international pipelines projects
■ Renewable, alternative and combined energy sources
■ Development, financing or acquisition of energy projects
■ Representation in administrative and court proceedings
Key Clients: Antaris Solar, Českomoravská distribuce, Dobrá Energie, ECO Finance, E.ON, Energy 21, EP ENERGY TRADING, Maxim Energy, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, Optimal-Energy.cz, PRE, SolarGlobal, Tengelmann Energie, Unicapital Energy, Voltaic Network, WEB Windenergie, German and Chinese investors
Contact: Marc Müller, [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
3 partners based in the Czech Republic
■ Representation at Czech, Slovak and European courts
■ Successful track record with national and international arbitration courts, including investment treaty arbitration
■ Acting for creditors in Czech, Slovak and German insolvency proceedings
Key Clients: Food processing company, European elevator manufacturer, European retail chain food supplement producer, global car manufacturer, global energy company, logistics and postal operator, photovoltaic power plants
Contact: Pavel Vincík, [email protected]

Real Estate & Development:
3 partners in the Czech Republic, 1 partner in Slovakia
■ Legal due diligence of real estate/real estate portfolios and SPV’s
■ Acquisition, financing and development contracts
■ Comprehensive implementation of real estate transactions
■ Greenfield and brownfield projects
■ Office, retail, industrial, residential and hotel projects
■ Lease agreements, tenant-landlord relationships
■ Regulatory matters
■ Litigation and disputes regarding real estate
Key Clients: Aaron Hotels and Hostels, Aventicum Real Estate, BVI Fund, Conseq, Generali, Galerie Butovice, Goldbeck, GoodMills, Hornbach, IMMOFINANZ, Motel One, MVGM, Olredo, Patria, PATRIZIA, RE Invest, Redside, VIG FUND, WM Group, XXX Lutz
CZ Contact: Jiří Bárta, [email protected]
SK Contact: Igor Augustinič, [email protected]

Offices

Prague
bpv BRAUN PARTNERS s.r.o.
Palác Myslbek
Ovocný trh 8
CZ-110 00 Prague
http://www.bpv-bp.com/
[email protected]
+420 224 490 000
+420 224 490 033

Bratislava
bpv BRAUN PARTNERS s.r.o., o.z.
Europeum Business Center
Suché mýto 1
SK-811 03 Bratislava
http://www.bpv-bp.com/
[email protected]
+421 233 888 880
+421 220 910 844

Europe

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Czech Republic

Employment
Band 4
Projects & Energy
Band 3
Real Estate
Band 3

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Czech Republic

Corporate/M&A


Arthur Braun
Band 4

Employment


Lucie Kalašová
Band 3

Real Estate


Gabriela Špak Porupková
Band 4
Miroslav Dudek
Band 4

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Ovocný trh 8

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