Mr Vlastimil Pihera > Kocián Šolc Balaštík > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

Kocián Šolc Balaštík
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Czech Republic
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Work Department

Securities and Capital Markets
Investment Funds




KSB partner Vlastimil Pihera specializes in financial services, capital markets, trust funds and other family property management structures. Under his leadership in recent years KSB has continued to maintain strong positions in the debt capital market as well as in banking and capital market regulation. Vlastimil has assisted in setting up some of the biggest offshore and domestic trust and foundation structures used for estate planning. He has also helped to establish a significant number of philanthropical foundations for private founders in the Czech Republic, which includes assistance in establishing the Vlček Family Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic projects of its kind in the Czech Republic.

Vlastimil has published a number of articles in legal periodicals in the Czech Republic and abroad (Trust & Trustees published by Oxford University Press), and is a co-author of some of the most recognized monographs (e.g. Law of Securities) and law commentaries (e.g. Civil Code and the Act on Banks). He is a member of the Institute of State and Law at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. In 2019 Vlastimil was awarded an honorary medal for his contribution to Czech legislation.

Vlastimil’s clients include J&T Bank, mBank, Raiffeisenbank, Česká spořitelna, Ferratum Bank, Zaplo, Rockaway Group, Nation 1, Emun Group and many others.




Czech Bar Association

Association for Capital Markets

Czech Association of Financial Advisory and Mediation Companies

Lawyer Rankings

Czech Republic > Banking, finance and capital markets

Boasting a comprehensive banking, finance and capital markets practice, the team at Kocián Šolc Balaštík handles the full spectrum of domestic and international transactional work, which includes debt issuances, regulatory capital raisings, and special lending products. Additionally, the firm has demonstrable experience in advising financial institutions and non-banking corporations on financial regulation concerns, as well as digital financial services products. The department also covers project finance and real estate finance. The firm is regularly engaged to advise the Czech National Bank on various matters. On the capital markets front, the group counts investment fund services, securities issuances, and the regulation of investment and compliance services within its core workload. Martin Krejčí, an expert in cross-border financial work, leads the team alongside Vlastimil Pihera, a specialist in financial services and private equity matters, and Petr Kasík, who primarily handles corporate law and restructuring cases.