406 | 2019 | The Leading Law Firms
provide full competition law support, including advice on both horizontal and vertical agreements, subcontracting relations and related representations in administration and court proceedings before national courts as well as before the European Commission.
Last year we provided: Comprehensive
legal advice to AMC, one of the largest US commercial cable and satellite television stations, on pricing policy and applying different prices to different customers. Implementation of a compliance system covering competition in particular for Eurovia (member of the VINCI Group), Elektrizace železnic Praha (Electrification of Railways), and PROFI EMG.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION ROWAN LEGAL has very robust dispute resolution team and we closely focus on legal advisory in national and international disputes in the value exceeding several of billions of CZK. In addition to domestic litigation and defense in criminal proceedings, we specializes in commercial arbitration (both international and domestic), dispute avoidance services (DAS) and commercial mediation. Miloš Olík, Head of the dispute resolution desk at the ROWAN LEGAL, is Chairman of the ICC Czech Republic and active as an arbitrator, including investor-state claims under the ICSID rules. In addition to our strong litigation practice, our lawyers act also in arbitration proceedings under various rules, e.g. the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC), the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the Arbitration Court Attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic (Czech Arbitration Court), the Arbitration Court of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as under ad hoc rules, including the Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
Last year we represented: Representing
the Capital City of Prague in a number of legal matters concerning the public trans-
port system for Prague (the Opencard system – similar to the Oyster Card in London or Octopus Card in Hong Kong). We successfully defended the client in several matters valued at several million EUR. Representing a well-known domestic construction company in disputes worth tens of millions of CZK against both its suppliers and customers.
IT LAW ROWAN LEGAL are among the absolute elite in this field in the Czech and Slovak Republics, as evidenced by us winning the Law Firm of the Year in this area for the last nine years running. We are the leading experts in providing advice in the areas of information systems implementation, outsourcing, software development, e-commerce, cloud computing and cybersecurity.
Last year we provided: Legal
assistance to CISCO SYSTEMS on a daily basis, legal advice in connection with the preparation and implementation of a hardware distribution system. Legal advice to Česká spořitelna related to complex IT infrastructure outsourcing.
TMT ROWAN LEGAL has been involved in telecommunications law for more than 10 years, and mainly provides its clients with legal support in connection with the provision of telecommunications services and compliance with regulatory requirements. We also cooperate with prominent government agencies and regulators, particularly in relation to the new law on cyber security. For a long time we have focused very intensively on the protection of personal data, now also in the light of the current GDPR standards.
Last year we provided: Complex
legal advice with GDPR implementation project the largest insurance groups in the Czech Republic, including Vienna Insurance Group, and several other insurers. Legal advice on GDPR implementation to one of the largest investment groups in the CEE region.