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matters (Czech Telecommunication Office, Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting, etc.). Tomáš Nielsen further specialises in the law of obligations related to complex business transactions. Having acquired extensive experience in the area of Czech and international contract law, he focuses on finding simple, yet secure transaction structures accommodating the client’s needs and requirements, as well as on transaction financing with respect to the payment services market regulation. Tomáš Nielsen has vast experience also in the area of financial transactions. He took an active part in several projects designated for payment service providers and co-operated with a number of banks in the arrangement of lending transactions worth hundreds of millions of euros; in addition, he focuses on international payments outside the EU (Russia, China, USA and other) and compliance with the stipulated AML rules, etc. Tomáš Nielsen also focuses on the housing law. At present, he is taking part in real estate development projects as well as in projects on real estate directed sale, commercial property investment, facility management, etc. In the past, he was actively involved in the Czech Union of Tenants where he gained rich experience regarding, for instance, the protection of landlord-tenant relationships. Tomáš Nielsen is an experienced crisis manager focusing on addressing historic drawbacks and issues of clients. Tomáš Nielsen graduated from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Law.
of Electronic Communications Users in the Czech Republic and member of the working group co-ordinated by the Slovak Ministry of Culture for drafting an amendment to the Slovak Copyright Act, he is also an active arbitrator of the Riga International Arbitration Court. Tomáš Nielsen is the author and co-author of a number of professional articles and publications including: Annotation to Electronic Communications Act (Linde, 2014), Software Law Basics (Wolters Kluwer, 2011), Intellectual Property Law and Protection (European Commission - Enterprise and Industry, 2009), Company Formations (CorporateINTL, 2009) etc.; and an active conference attendee and lecturer (ISSS, System Integration, Business & Information FORUM, Digit 2009, European Patent Forum and PATINOVA and many others).
JUDr. Tomas Horacek, PhD., lawyer Tomas specialises in the conduct of entrepreneurs, commercial obligations and commercial dispute settlement. A fellow secretary since 1996 and former Master Studies Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, Tomáš Horáček currently works as the Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Development of Lawyering Skills. Tomas is an arbitrator of the permanent Arbitration Court attached to the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, mediator and arbitrator of collective disputes registered with the Ministry of Work and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic, member of the Arbitration Board of the Czech Football Association and a mediator and member of Slovak Association of Mediators.
Tomáš Nielsen is the laureate of the 2014 Annual Award presented by the Czech Association of Electronic Communications and a former editor-in-chief of Technologies & Prosperity, Program & Business Development Director at TUESDAY Business Network (former First Tuesday), Lawyer and Partner at the international law firm Rowan Legal.
A regular attendee of international conferences, Tomáš Horacek is the author of a number of professional publications and articles and a co-author of the commentary on the new Business Corporations Act and Civil Code.
Tomáš Nielsen lectures telecommunications law at Charles University in Prague (Faculty of Law) and ICT law at Czech Technical University (Faculty of Transportation Sciences). A former President of Association
Michal focuses on the area of commercial contracts, dispute resolution, real estates and housing law. He has experience in representing clients at courts and in administrative proceedings.
Mgr. Michal Svaton, lawyer