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OUR SERVICES Our PwC Legal team has extensive experience in a range of areas to provide services that add value for a wide spectrum of business.
Mergers & acquisitions We represent the world’s leading corporations, companies with a dominant position within the CEE market as well as emerging Czech companies. At the same time we stand ready to address the specific needs of diverse corporate clients. Our M&A team has provided legal services to buyers and sellers in many private equity and real estate acquisitions and wind- ups. Our areas of expertise include project structuring and management, formation and advisory of investment funds, joint ventures, management of buyouts and buy-ins, and corporate or tax planning and structuring.
Tax law, legal assistance with tax authority negotiations, representation in tax disputes We represent our clients in proceedings with tax authorities and in tax disputes. For this purpose, we have established a team of attorneys – specialists in tax proceedings, who cooperate with tax advisors. These specialists are perfectly suited to defend your interests in all phases of a tax dispute, from the beginning during a tax control, throughout the appeals process, up to and including representation in Administrative Court proceedings. We also have deep knowledge in other areas of administration proceedings, e.g. administration proceedings on the imposition of a fine for any breaches of the obligations under the Accounting Act or asserting rights to compensation for damage caused by an illegal decision or an incorrect official procedure in the tax proceedings.
Industry groups PwC Legal professionals benefit from the know- how of PwC industry sector groups and, thus, provide legal advisory with in-depth knowledge of the relevant industry. PwC Legal lawyers specialize in the following: Real Estate, Construction and Environment Private Equity & Investment Funds Banking & Finance
Insurance & Pensions Automotive
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Technology,
Media, Telecommunication and Information Technology Energy, Utilities & Mining Transportation & Logistics
Insolvency & restructuring The PwC Legal insolvency and restructuring practice is based on extensive experience from assisting distressed companies, dealing with debtors in possession and financial sponsor transactions. We can also assist with turnaround management solutions and various debtor- related issues. Due to our exceptional know-how and unique way of problem-solving, we are able to provide assistance to insolvency administrators regarding bankruptcy management and related matters. As experienced negotiators, we are able to cooperate efficiently with creditors committees and consequently come up with the best strategy for maximizing profits and minimizing expenses.
Corporate secretarial services The potential risks of ineffective global governance and compliance systems for multinational companies are often not recognized until failure occurs. PwC Legal has an extensive global network providing access to corporate secretarial specialists in over 87 territories. PwC Legal is in a unique position to assist the client in ensuring the good standing of all of his legal entities in accordance with local legislation. We are also perfectly placed to assist with the legal implementation