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mentation of agreements as well as in litigation area. HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS provide services in the area of unfair competition, protection of personal data or marketing, advertising, legal regulation related to protection of consumer rights. The firm has received numerous acknowledgment for its services in the IP sector including winning the Czech IP Law firm of the year in 2012.
regard to EU funds and subsidy programmes we specialize on consulting and legal advice in relation to project audits that are financed from the EU including their administration, especially in connection with 7th Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities, and various Operational Programme in this field.
COMMERCIAL & CONTRACT LAW STATE AID HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS provide complex legal advice in the field of state aid to providers of aid that is funded from various subsidy programmes. In this field we routinely provide consultancy on issues related to structuring of projects involving elements of state aid, consultancy services in connection with determining compensatory payments, elimination of risks that may arise in connection with unauthorized state aid and notifications.
COMPETITION HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS has an extensive experience and offers professional services and legal advice in the field of competition law and regulations, both in cases of transactions realised among local Czech companies or global transactions that would have impact on the Czech market. Our firm focuses on public tenders or provision of state support or subsidies. Services offered by HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS include comprehensive representation of clients not only in proceedings at the Office for the Protection of Economic Competition /Anti-monopoly Authority. Among other important legal services provided we must include advice in connection with financing of social services, i.e. planning, structuring and financing of social services programmes where we e advise and support a large number of government / public administration bodies on regional level, who are providers or contractors of social services of all kinds. Within the framework of research, development & innovations the firm has a fast growing practice in evaluating and dealing with impacts of the national and European legislation on the financing of projects in this sector (including European soft law), and in structuring research institutions, as well as with issues dealing with technology transfers. With
HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS offer comprehensive services and legal advice related to the structuring, drafting, negotiating and subsequent implementation and termination of the entire range of commercial agreements covering all manner of business activities on the territory of the Czech Republic. In co-operation with providers of tax & audit services we also continuously provide an expert consultancy on taxation or other specialized financial & transactional issues. Typical services provided in this sector include formation and registration of corporations incl. and establishment of SPVs, as well as their dissolution by liquidation or termination of activity of organisational units (branches) of foreign companies; mergers and acquisitions of companies through assets or shares (including pre-requisite legal due diligence reviews and subsequent proceedings before national competition authority if required), spin-offs, representation of companies before the state administration bodies, corporate services include routine “corporate housekeeping”.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS provide complex legal services in matters concerning transformation and restructuring of companies, in particular in the form of mergers, takeover of assets by the main partner or shareholder, divestitures, squeeze-outs, spin-offs etc. These services are offered to the clients on a “made to measure” basis. HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS may represent clients under a power of attorney, services will include preparation of all necessary legal documentation, co-ordination of outputs with auditors, tax advisors, experts and other external consultants of the client, preparation of the documents necessary for adoption of resolutions by the relevant company bodies, provision of all necessary notifications and publishing of information and registration of the particular takeover in the Commercial Registry. In cases