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KLB Legal, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář We are specialists in financial law and the capital market. We have been cooperating for the long term with leading securities brokers, investment firms, hedge funds, portfolio managers and private equity investors. Thanks to these years of experience, we have not only a unique legal know-how in the field, but also understand the business and economic aspects of of the financial industry. We provide complete legal and compliance services for financial institutions, especially for securities brokers (banking and non-banking), investment intermediaries, investment companies, investment funds, exchange offices, payment service providers and listed securities issuers. We are specialists in MIFID II, EMIR, PRIIPS, MAR, AIFMD and other European regulations that have significantly changed the way and opportunities for business in the financial market in recent years. The obvious part of these services is representation in various types of proceedings and other negotiations with the Czech National Bank. For our clients, we set up investment funds - both qualified investor funds and funds for retail investors. In addition to the Czech Republic, we can ensure that the fund is set up in Malta or Liechtenstein. We also have experience with registrations of entities under Section 15 of the Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds ("Sub-Funds") at the Czech National Bank.
We provide complex legal services for bond issues (with or without prospectus approved by the CNB). The form of the bonds may be certificated or dematerialized. In addition to providing comprehensive legal services for financial institutions and other financial market players, we seek to find individual solutions for business visions and ideas of our clients and then implement them using financial market instruments - fund structures, bond issues or various certificates, or securing the appropriate license. We combine innovative ideas on the one hand and investors' free financial cash on the other, and we often find a unique turnkey solution for them. We cooperate with the largest securities broker in Central and Eastern Europe.
An example of some recent transactions: The
consultancy WOOD Company Investment & Company, a.s. when forming an investment fund for qualified investors in the form of a joint stock company with variable capital (SICAV) and the creating individual sub-funds with a different investment strategy - besides the sub-funds focusing on commercial real estate, a sub-fund investing in investment automobile veterans was also created. Consultancy to an important Prague developer in the issue of secured bonds amounting to CZK 300 million denominated in Czech crowns. The position of the bondholders is strengthened by a pledge over the issuer’s shares, the pledge over