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and security documentation (almost all types of security involved). Advisory and representation of ČSOB in a complex case involving advance payment and performance guarantees, legal assistance with calling of counter-guarantees, defending the bank against the interim measure ordered by the court. Complex legal assistance to Bank CREDITAS, implementation of factoring products into the bank’s portfolio, proposals for optimal models of factoring financing, cooperation with preparation of IT system for factoring, drafting of boiler-plate factoring documentation. Legal advisory to HSBC with claims against a world leading smartphone producer in connection with unlawful drawing of stand-by letter of credit. Legal assistance to ČSOB regarding envisaged acquisition of certain loan receivables from Expobank CZ. Analysis of loan and security documentation of the debtor, including General Terms and Conditions, focusing on legally relevant differences with the standard boiler-plate documentation of ČSOB. Legal assistance to Česká spořitelna in analysing the duties of the bank in connection with performance guarantees (complex renewal of a power station). Legal advisory to Raiffeisenbank with regard to drafting complete loan and security documentation for EUR 24 mil. financing of real estate acquisition. Legal support to ČSOB in acquisition finance projects, legal due-diligence of the target company, legal opinion on SPA, due diligence of secured assets, identification of potential risks (20 cases in last 21 months in total value exceeding CZK 550 million). Legal advisory to ČSOB Factoring - negotiation and drafting of a specific type of factoring documentation with one of the biggest power suppliers in the Czech Republic. The documentation comprehensively combines loan and factoring financing of the client. Legal advisory to BELET HOLDINGS LIMITED in drafting, execution and implementation of loan and security documentation for financing acquisition of a real estate portfolio in exceeding CZK 1 billion.
INSOLVENCY AND FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING Legal
advice to Česká spořitelna regarding the recovery of loan receivables from a leading processor of skins and hides, drafting of insolvency petition
and registration of claims, representation in creditors’ committee, recovery of pledged receivables from local and foreign debtors. Restructuring of holding structure of one of Sberbank’s debtor’s, legal analysis of restructuring impacts on the bank’s position, revision of loan, security and transaction documentation. Legal advisory to HSBC regarding loan exposure arising from non-recourse factoring provided to a leading European company engaged in distribution and wholesale of mobile phones. Representing ČSOB in insolvency proceedings, reorganisation and related court disputes in respect of a leading domestic provider of power plant engineering. Legal advice to Mercuria Energy Trading, an international dealer of energy and petrol products with regard to their claim against a Czech debtor arising from EFET documents; representation of Mercuria in insolvency proceeding, provision of legal advice in a dispute with insolvency receiver. Legal assistance to Česká spořitelna with restructuring loan exposure towards a company specialising in landscape, subterranean and mining constructions including the enforcement of security instruments.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, CORPORATE LAW Legal
representation and advisory in the process of restructuring of TICKETPRO LIMITED and its subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and subsequent sale of the restructured holding structure to Ticketmaster, a worldwide leader in ticketing and live entertainment. Complex legal assistance with preparation and implementation of a cross-border merger of a Czech joint-stock company (investment company with variable capital - SICAV) and a Dutch limited liability company. Legal advisory to ČSOB with financing of acquisition of multifunctional real estate in Prague. Due diligence of selected assets (notably real estate and shares) provided as security, legal opinion on the SPA. Complex legal advisory on the business activities of Intellitix Limited UK in the Czech Republic (one of global leaders in technology-driven solutions for cultural and live sports events).