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bnt attorneys in CEE

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Bratislava, Budapest, Minsk, Nuremberg, Prague, Riga and 3 more

Margareta Sovova

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Corporate and M&A, Real Estate


Rechtsanwältin (attorney-at-law), managing partner


since 2004: bnt attorneys in CEE, Bratislava, Rechtsanwältin (attorney-at-law), managing partner 1999-2003: Rödl & Partner, associate, team leader of the legal advice division


German, English, Slovak


Slovenská advokátska komora (Slovak Bar Association)
IBA (International Bar Association)
German-Slovak Chamber of Industry and Commerce
CBBL (Cross Border Business Lawyers)
Slovak-Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Rechtsanwaltskammer Nürnberg


Friedrich - Alexander - University - Erlangen - Nuremberg, Germany (RA)
Commenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia (JUDr)


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

bnt attorneys in CEE¬†advised RSJ Investments on a joint venture partnership with YIT Slovakia. Team head Margareta Sovova¬†is recommended, as are senior associates Roman GaŇ°par√≠k¬†and Ivana Kov√°ńćov√°.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

At¬†bnt attorneys in CEE,¬†Margareta Sovova¬†heads the team, and is ably supported by D√°vid OrŇ°ula,¬†who led advice to Baumit on the merger of two companies.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

At bnt attorneys in CEE,¬†team head Margareta Sovova¬†is leading advice to Bank Austria Real Invest Asset Management on a range of real estate-related matters regarding a shopping centre in Bratislava. Senior associates Roman GaŇ°par√≠k¬†and Ivana Kov√°ńćov√°¬†are also recommended.

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    Among other things, the recent amendment to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act has broadened the rights of (what is termed) the "affected public". The affected public consists primarily of various citizens' initiatives pursuing environmental or public-health purposes. It may for instance file an appeal against a negative decision at the screening stage (i.e., a decision according to which the given project does not require the issuance of an EIA report), and seek its annulment in court. The affected public has been granted a stronger voice also in subsequent procedures in which the fate of a building project is being decided: zoning proceedings and the proceedings on the issuance of a building permit. Taken together, these legislative changes may make it more difficult to implement projects which require an EIA report; in particular, the length of permission proceedings may be substantially extended.
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