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of tax planning needs and to find the best solutions for every kind of business.
EU, regulatory and antitrust PwC Legal can be your guide in today’s constantly changing and evolving European and Czech legal framework. This evolution comes as a consequence of the ever developing EU regulatory framework. With the help of the PwC global network, we are able to cover legal issues within the EU/CEE region as well as worldwide while maintaining the same professional standards for providing advice. We have a breadth of knowledge in the areas of EU legislation, antitrust and regulatory matters. Our specialists have taken part in major projects related to business operations within diverse industries, financial institutions, distributors and service providers.
Banking & finance We offer a comprehensive range of services related to numerous financial products including syndicated loans, loan and acquisition financing, derivatives, financial services regulatory practice or insolvency and restructuring. We regularly represent both debtors and creditors operating in the Czech Republic, the CEE region as well as worldwide thanks to the PwC global network.
Real estate & construction We provide our clients with professional services based on our unique combination of expertise covering all aspects of real estate, finance, tax, capital markets, restructuring and dispute resolution. The PwC Legal specialists can guide you through all phases of development projects including zoning, construction proceedings, construction project management and financing.
Intellectual property and technology, media, telecommunication The PwC Legal specialists for the most part provide their services to the world’s leading corporations, leaders in the CEE market as well as Czech start-up companies, so they understand the special needs
of various types of clients. Thanks to the assistance of our colleagues specializing in diverse legal and non-legal areas, our lawyers benefit from a better understanding of the market specifics linked with particular industries.
Dispute resolution We provide a full package of dispute resolution services to a wide range of clients coming from all over the world. We represent large public bodies and private entities as well as natural persons. We aim to always resolve disputes as efficiently as possible, thus our dispute resolution strategy emphasizes alternative dispute resolution, especially through mediation. Our close cooperation with specialists of the PwC global network allows us to take advantage of their full support in areas like forensic analysis, valuations and electronic evidence management. This kind of support substantially improves our position in the area of dispute resolution.
Labour law Along with other specialists from PwC, our team advises on the whole range of domestic and cross-border aspects of employment relations. We offer legal consulting covering all issues linked to the employer-employee relationship as well as other labour law-related affairs. We focus on providing practical, strategic and efficient advice to employers in cooperation with their in-house lawyers and HR departments in order to bring solutions accommodating everyone’s needs.
Private equity We act on behalf of the world’s leading private equity companies as well as growing companies in the CEE region including the Czech Republic. We have a deep understanding of the specific requirements of various types of clients. We are able to provide advisory services on every aspect of the investment life cycle. Our lawyers represent private equity companies in the course of their development, including the establishment of funds, private equity investments, financing, initial public offerings as well as during mergers, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and trade sale exits.