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competition law, helping them avoid any trouble with competition issues. If problems have already arisen, we represent clients from the outset of investigations by the Office for the Protection of Competition and the courts, and resolve any related criminal law aspects.
Last year we provided: Strategic
and legal advice to Czech investment group, including counselling in connection with the investigation of the practices of several companies from the group by the Czech Competition office. Implementation of compliance systems covering competition in particular for Eurovia, Elektrizace železnic Praha, PROFI EMG.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION Dispute resolution is one of our longstanding specialties. Our attorneys have been representing clients in various levels of the judicial process and arbitration proceedings since 1990. Our legal team has extensive experience in resolving disputes in international arbitration cases according to various rules, such as those of the ICC, ICSID, SCC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and VIAC. ROWAN LEGAL’s specialists also regularly act as arbitrators themselves.
Last year we represented: Significant
Czech bank in the dispute with one of the most active investment groups in the Czech Republic and Slovakia regarding the discharge of a bank guarantee. One of the biggest construction companies in the Czech Republic in warranty proceedings related to the construction of a highway worth billions of CZK. Slovak Republic in an investment dispute with a Dutch investor regarding the investment in public health insurance.
MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ROWAN LEGAL has been involved in telecommunications law for more than 10 years, and mainly provides its clients with legal support in connection with the provision of
telecommunications services and compliance with regulatory requirements. We also cooperate with prominent government agencies and regulators, particularly in relation to the new law on cyber security.
Last year we provided: Assistance
to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with eIDAS and GDPR analysis and implementation. Assistance to the significant Czech bank with PSD2 Directive.
IT LAW We are among the absolute elite in this field in the Czech and Slovak Republics, as evidenced by us winning the Law Firm of the Year in this area for the last eight years running. We are the leading experts in providing advice in the areas of information systems implementation, outsourcing, software development, e-commerce, cloud computing and cybersecurity. For a long time we have focused very intensively on the protection of personal data, now also in the light of the current GDPR standards.
Last year we provided: Complex
legal advice with GDPR implementation project to the largest insurance groups in the Czech Republic, including Vienna Insurance Group, and several other insurers. Legal advice on GDPR implementation to one of the largest investment groups in the CEE region.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Along with ICT law, Intellectual Property Law is one of our key practice areas. We provide comprehensive legal support across various areas of intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks, trade names, designs, patents, domain names and unfair competition laws.
Last year we provided: Representation
to ACTUM in several negotiations with its customers related to SW development and IP protected content.