Banking and other financial services

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Banking, finance and capital markets are one of our main areas of practice. Our clients include leading Czech, Slovak and foreign banks, insurance companies, as well as other financial institutions, corporations and major institutional and private investors. Most of our lawyers joined the firm with experience from renowned international law firms or from leading positions in regulatory offices, such as the Czech National Bank.


Our services in this field cover, among others, advice on banking and other financial activities, services and products, including:

  • all major types of credit facilities, including syndicated loans
  • acquisition, project, export and real estate financing
  • security instruments and guarantees
  • standard documentation for financial products
  • regulatory and operational aspects of activities of local and international banks and other financial services providers
  • legal reviews of loan portfolios
  • non-performing assets, including enforcement of claims and portfolio sales of bad debts
  • venture capital and private equity financings
  • insolvency of financial services providers


We provide our clients, insurers and insurance brokers, with comprehensive legal advice on all aspects of law applicable to their business. Our services cover, in particular, the following:

  • regulatory and operational issues relating to the business of local as well as foreign insurance companies and insurance brokers, including EU-passporting
  • drafting contractual documentation, including the drafting of and revisions to general insurance terms and conditions and supplemental insurance terms and conditions
  • reviewing questionable legal issues related to the liquidation of insured losses
  • representing clients in judicial and out-of-court disputes involving payments under insurance policies
  • drafting contractual documentation between insurers and insurance brokers
  • establishment of branches of foreign insurers and insurance brokers


We advise local and international banks, securities firms, collective investment vehicles and other financial institutions, and also their corporate as well as private clients. Our capital markets expertise covers in particular the following:

  • EU-passporting or licensing, operations, marketing and distribution of banks, securities firms, and collective investment funds
  • public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities
  • listing of securities on public markets
  • marketing and distribution structures for the provision of investment and other financial services
  • over-the-counter derivatives and other structured financial products
  • regulation of investment and other financial services, including representation before and communication with the regulatory authorities

Our office is a permanent partner to the Czech Capital Market Association (Asociace pro kapitálový trh - AKAT).

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