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White & Case s.r.o
Hlavné námestie 5
811 01 Bratislava
Slovakia

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

White & Case s.r.o is widely regarded as one of the premier practice groups in Slovakia, equally adept at handling high-value bank lending and capital markets transactions for clients at the domestic, regional, and international level. The team has extensive experience of a range of debt finance matters, including bond financing and acquisition finance deals. Recently, the firm has made a concerted effort to expand its activity in PPP and construction financing, and increasingly advises on buyer credit for a growing number of alternative investors. Marek Staroň leads the banking group, while Juraj Fuska heads up the capital markets practice.

Practice head(s):

Marek Staroň; Juraj Fuska

Key clients

eustream, a.s.

PPF Group

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.

NE Property B.V.

Bank Polska Kasa Opieki Spółka Akcyjna

Československá obchodná banka, a.s.

Morgan Stanley Co. International plc

PPF banka, a.s., J & T BANKA, a.s.

W.A.G. payment solutions, a.s.

Syndicate of Banks

Barclays Bank, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC and Všeobecná úverová banka, a.s.

Československá obchodná banka, Slovenská sporiteľňa and Tatra banka

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Deutsche Bank, HSBC France, Natixis, Société Générale and Všeobecná úverová banka (a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

White & Case s.r.o’s solid expertise in anti-monopoly filing and merger control makes it a popular choice for high-profile and high-value M&A cross-border transactions, which the team regularly advises some of the leading players in the logistics, life sciences, energy, media and financial services sectors. The Czech and Slovak-qualified Marek Staroň and M&A specialist Juraj Fuska jointly lead the practice, while partner Zoran Draškovič is noted for his expertise in regulatory matters and in real estate, nuclear energy and automotive acquisitions.

Practice head(s):

Marek Staroň; Juraj Fuska

Other key lawyers:

Zoran Draškovič

Key clients

Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic and MH Invest, s.r.o.

NFŠ, a.s. and Tehelné, a.s.

Auria Solutions

HB Reavis

PPF Group

VNG Slovakia, spol. s r.o.

Prinx Chengshan (Hong Kong) Tire Limited

Real estate and construction Tier 1

White & Case s.r.o handles a wide range of big-ticket transactional and regulatory matters; it also acts for multinational private sector entities and municipal bodies on complex mixed-use developments. The practice is jointly led by Marek Staroň and Juraj Fuska, who focus on real estate financing, and greenfield and brownfield investment projects, respectively. Vladimír Ivančo is recommended for domestic and cross-border real estate transactions.

Practice head(s):

Marek Staroň; Juraj Fuska

Other key lawyers:

Vladimír Ivančo

Key clients

Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic and MH Invest, s.r.o.

NFŠ, a.s. and Tehelné, a.s.

Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic

HB Reavis

Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic

Auria Solutions

Projects and energy Tier 2

White & Case s.r.o's close collaboration with its market-leading banking & finance and corporate practices makes it well-positioned to advise clients on a broad range of matters. It regularly acts for key domestic, regional and international energy companies and public authorities, and particularly excels in antitrust and regulatory matters.  Practice head Marek Staroň focuses on transactions and matters related to European energy law. Zoran Draškovič is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Marek Staroň

Other key lawyers:

Zoran Draškovič

Dispute resolution Tier 3

White & Case s.r.o is recognised for its ability to act on high-value commercial litigation and arbitrations for a range of private and public entities, notably in the fields of energy, transport, finance, real estate and municipal services. Key knowledge of EU regulations and close collaboration with the firm’s regional branch offices makes the team well placed to handle cross-border matters for international clients at general and European courts. The practice is led by seasoned arbitrator Marek Staroň and commercial litigator Juraj Fuska.

Practice head(s):

Marek Staroň; Juraj Fuska

Key clients

FORTISCHEM a. s.

MH Invest, s.r.o.

NACCO SA

Hlboká 7, s.r.o.

Slovak Republic/Novohradská School – PRO BONO

Mrs. Andrea Gajewska – PRO BONO

Employment Tier 3

White & Case s.r.o advises various domestic and international clients on a range of employment matters, often in a multi-jurisdictional capacity. The team’s expertise includes high-profile terminations, liquidations, cross-border employee resettlements and discrimination litigation, as well as a number of “help desk” mandates and restructuring advice as a result of Covid-19. Practice head Juraj Fuska advises clients operating in a range of sectors, including automotive, real estate, logistics, IT, telecoms and financial services. Vladimír Ivančo is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Juraj Fuska

Other key lawyers:

Vladimír Ivančo

Key clients

Visteon Electronics Slovakia s. r. o.

Mary Kay

Auria Solutions Slovakia s. r. o.

Klauke Slovakia s.r.o.

Franklin Templeton Investment

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