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EUROPEUM BUSINESS CENTER, SUCHE MYTO 1, SK-811 03 BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
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Work +421 2 33 888 880
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Web:
www.bpv-bp.com
Bratislava, Prague

The firm: bpv BRAUN PARTNERS was founded in 2006 by a team of experienced attorneys who had been working together in the renowned international business law firm Haarmann Hemmelrath. bpv BRAUN PARTNERS has been growing since the very beginning to the present team size of about 60. In 2010 a branch office in Slovakia was opened.

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS lives from the knowledge of its more than 36 Czech, Slovak, German lawyers and tax advisors, some of them regarded as the most respected professionals in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The firm advises its clients through all fields of their enterprise, supports them in key international and domestic transactions, as well as in day to day work. The core competencies include corporate law, M&A, financing, real estate law, energy law, labour law, litigation and arbitration, EU and competition law.

Legal services are based on the highest standards of quality, continuing education of team members, understanding of the local business environment and a tradition of international consulting. In addition to the deep knowledge of law, bpv’s attorneys provide absolute commitment to clients’ needs and an exceptional service orientation.

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS is a founding member of the bpv legal alliance, a close network of independent law firms with more than 140 professionals with the same background in major international law firms. It covers central and eastern Europe and works closely together to provide cross-border legal advice from Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest, Prague and Vienna. The office in Brussels is instrumental for providing premium services on European and competition law.

Areas of practice: Banking and project financing: comprehensive loan documentation, loan facilitation, due diligence; representation in proceedings with state authorities, regulatory issues; establishment, acquisition and sale of banks; advice on contractual and business issues.

Corporate, mergers and acquisitions: establishing all forms of business entities and joint ventures; tenders, data-rooms, LBO structuring, post-acquisitions advice, financial assistance; advising both in international as well as local transactions; efficient and fast legal, tax due diligence by experience teams; cash-pooling and related questions on group structures; restructuring of companies, utilisation of synergy effects; performance and liability of statutory bodies; corporate criminal liability, corporate governance, compliance structures.

Data protection and GDPR implementation: outsourcing, full audit, procedural analysis and gap analysis of current setups, implementing and proposing measures, internal regulations and other documentation.

Dispute resolution and arbitration: 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.

Employment law: employment contractual 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; international secondment; anti-discrimination legislation; data protection issues, including preparation for GDPR.

Energy and renewable: comprehensive legal advice to all participants on the energy markets; regulatory issues; market access and international pipeline projects; renewable, alternative and combined energy sources; development, financing or acquisition of energy projects; representation in administrative and court proceedings.

Real estate and construction: legal and tax due diligence of real estate portfolio and SPVs; acquisition, financing, development contracts including real estate funds; comprehensive implementation of real property transactions; greenfield and brownfield projects; lease agreements, tenant-landlord relationships; contract relationships with suppliers of services.

The firm also provides full legal support in the following areas: commercial law, competition and antitrust, corporate governance and compliance, intellectual and industrial property, insolvency and restructuring, life sciences, mediation, public procurement, recovery of receivables, tax or TMT.

  • Other offices
  • Prague
  • Number of lawyers: 36
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Czech
  • Slovak

Above material supplied by bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z..

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