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the University of Leuven. He regularly speaks at international conferences. Lenka Suchánková has extensive experience in the field of IT/IP, including outsourcing and cloud computing, new media, data protection including global data transfers, privacy compliance and HR/employment. Over the past years, she has acted for IT and media companies and financial institutions on strategic transactions and has advised on some of the world‘s largest software licensing deals. She is also an expert on data protection, cloud computing and information security. She has practiced in London and Vancouver and holds degrees from the universities of Prague, Cardiff and British Columbia. She has published articles on cybercrime and other IT issues and is a frequent speaker at conferences. Iva Zothova specializes in M&A and corporate & commercial law. For more than 15 years Iva has provided advice to EU & US based investors on numerous significant transactions in the CEE region, including privatisations of major incumbents (telco, power, gas), acquisitions, acquisition financings, restructurings and joint ventures. She is a recognised specialist and is a co-author of the Kluwer’s M&A Handbook: «Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers, the Czech Republic» and often lectures on various corporate and M&A topics. In the past, she practised in Linklaters, one of the world’s top law firms, for 8 years, and in Glatzová & Co., for 3 years.
AWARDS RECEIVED IN THE PAST YEAR Chambers
Europe (2015) Band 1 TMT – ranking achieved each year ever since our founding Legal 500 (2015) Tier 1 TMT – ranking achieved each year ever since our founding Legal 500 (2015) M&A – a new ranking reflecting our achievements in M&A DealMakers – 2013 – Law Firm of the Year (TMT) 2013 Global Law Experts Awards - TMT Law - Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic InterContinental Finance Magazine Law Award 2012
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