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18.6.2021June
2021

BBH among the recommended legal advisers for issuers

The Ministry of Finance has launched a new information website for companies considering financing their business by new securities issues (IPO).

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The Ministry of Finance has launched a new information website for companies considering financing their business by new securities issues (IPO).

 

BBH is also included among the recommended legal advisers for the shares and bonds issuances.

 

Our law firm has profound long-term expertise in the field of financing, we assist companies in structuring and realization of new securities issues, elaborating prospectuses and representing issuers in the approval proceeding with the CNB, as well as assistance with listing on markets and in the courseof the public offer of respective securities.

 

For more information on the topic of IPOs, prospectuses and new securities issues, do not hesitate to contact the leading members of our capital markets team, Tomáš Sedláček (tsedlacek@bbh.cz, +420 234 091 355), Zdeněk Husták (zhustak@bbh.cz, +420 234 091 355), Tomáš Johanna (tjohanna@bbh.cz, +420 234 091 355) or Adam Nečas (anecas@bbh.cz, +420 234 091 355).


23.4.2021April
2021

BBH Receives Highest LEGAL 500 Award

BBH is pleased to announce that once again the prestigious Legal 500 international review has ranked BBH among the top law firms on the Czech market this year. Most notably, BBH was honoured in the Top Tier of the Dispute Resolution category and other BBH practice areas were also highly distinguished. 

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Please see the following LINK for more information and evaluation.

 

    

 


23.3.2021March
2021

BBH AGAIN ACHIEVES THE HIGHEST RANKINGS IN THE CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS EUROPE REVIEW

For many years, BBH has been ranked in the highest category - Band 1 - Dispute Resolution, and expectedly retains the title this year. Additionally, all of BBH’s other key practice areas also received high distinctions: Insolvency and Restructuring (Band 2), Banking & Finance (Band 3), Capital Markets (Band 3) and Mergers and Acquisitions (Band 3).

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BBH is also pleased to announce that, in 2021, Partner František Honsa cemented his position as Eminent Practitioner in the Dispute Resolution and Most in Demand Arbitrator categories, thus remaining the only lawyer on the Czech market who concurrently holds this most prestigious ranking in two categories.

 

Of course, other BBH lawyers were acknowledged as well, namely Vladimír Uhde, who is ranked in the Dispute Resolution (Band 2) and Dispute Resolution – Arbitration Counsel (Band 3) categories, Robert Klenka for Insolvency & Restructuring (Band 3) and Dispute Resolution (Band 4), Petr Přecechtěl for Mergers & Acquisitions (Band 3), and Tomáš Sedláček, for his success in the Banking & Finance (Band 3) and Capital Markets (Band 3) areas.

 

Kindly find the complete BBH rankings here:

https://chambers.com/law-firm/bbh-advokatni-kancelar-sro-europe-7:1427


23.3.2021March
2021

BBH on the list of legal advisers to the Prague Stock Exchange

The Prague Stock Exchange has included the BBH law firm among the recommended legal advisers for new share issues.

Advice is provided to issuers as part of an IPO on the START market, and includes due diligence and related legal services.

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BBH has been assisting companies for a long time in preparing new issues, prospectuses and approvals with the CNB, in accepting them on the market as part of an IPO or implementing a public offer.

It also provides other services for issuers, including ensuring compliance and other professional support.

 

BBH is one of the leading law firms in the field of the capital market in the Czech Republic.

Thanks to its unique expertise in the field of emissions and regulation, it provided legal advice on the creation of an IPO Fund to support the IPOs of Czech companies by ČMZRB and the Ministry of Industry and Trade [https://www.cmzrb.cz/skupina-cmzrb-zacina-nakupovat-akcie-malych-a-strednich-firem/].

 

More information on the topic of IPO on the PSE, prospectus and new issues can be found here [https://bbh.cz/cz/publikace], or you can contact us by email at legal@bbh, or via phone +420 234 091 355.

 

BBH team

Zdeněk Husták, Partner

email: zhustak@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Tomáš Johanna, Senior Associate

email: tjohanna@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Adam Nečas, Senior Associate

email: anecas@bbh.cz, tel: +420 091 355

 

Tomáš Sedláček, Partner

email: tsedlacek@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Martin Šupák, Junior Legal Trainee

email: msupak@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355


25.2.2021February
2021

František Honsa give an interview to Forbes

František Honsa, founding partner of BBH and co-head of its Dispute Resolution Practice, gave an interview to Forbes Česko. František explains the intricacies of battling states and supra-national conglomerates in large litigations, such as the infamous Dieselgate.

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"The EU prohibits discrimination based on nationality. I hope that the Czech judges acknowledge that. It cannot happen that the Czechs would be second-grade citizens. It cannot happen that cheating would be sanctioned in some states, but not in others."

 

https://forbes.cz/stat-musi-podnikatelum-uhradit-vsechny-skody-rika-pravnik-a-chysta-zalobu/


26.1.2021January
2021

New opportunities for IPOs in the Czech Republic

Today, the Czech-Moravian Development bank (ČMZRB) launched operations of the IPO Fund as a completely new type of supported financing aimed to facilitate the listing of small and medium-sized enterprises on the stock exchange and enhance their access to financing.

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The manager of the IPO Fund is ČMZRB investiční, a.s., published a call for interested companies  to apply for the financing from the IPO Fund.

Skupina ČMZRB začíná nakupovat akcie malých a středních firem

 

BBH provided comprehensive legal advice to the Českomoravská záruční a rozvojová banka group in the preparation of the IPO Fund, elaborated IPO Fund´s documentation and assisted in of a cooperation agreement with the Prague Stock Exchange to support new entities to list on the START market of the PSE.

ČMZRB navázala spolupráci s Pražskou burzou - kapitálově podpoří malé a střední firmy

 

On behalf of BBH, the project was implemented by a team led by Zdeněk Husták, a partner of BBH, for the capital market, regulation and compliance.

The in the process of the IPO Fund set-up as unprecedented supported financing arrangement, BBH built upon its extensive expertise in the area of regulation, securities issuances and other  capital market services.

 

The BBH team provides a wide range of legal services and expert counselling on financing, securities issues, public offerings and other capital market services.

 

For more information you can reach us at: legal@bbh.cz or via phone +420 234 091 355.

 

BBH team

Zdeněk Husták, Partner

email: zhustak@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Tomáš Johanna, Senior Associate

email: tjohanna@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Adam Nečas, Senior Associate

email: anecas@bbh.cz, tel: +420 091 355

 

Tomáš Sedláček, Partner

email: tsedlacek@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Martin Šupák, Junior Legal Trainee

email: msupak@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355


7.12.2020November
2020

Adam Nečas and Zdeněk Husták are newly registered in the list of liquidators and forced administrators

Adam Nečas, a senior lawyer at BBH, and Zdeněk Husták, a partner at BBH, are newly registered in the list of liquidators and forced administrators maintained by the CNB pursuant to the Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds.

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Adam, Zdeněk and at the same time Tomáš Sedláček, a partner of BBH, are also registered in the list of liquidators and forced administrators maintained by the CNB for an investment firm, a market operator, an operator of a settlement system and a central securities depository.

BBH thus combined the unique knowledge and experience of its insolvency team and financial regulation team and offers services related to the liquidation and possibly forced administration of financial institutions, including investment firms, management companies, investment funds or main administrators.


2.12.2020November
2020

BBH awarded the "Highly Commended" ranking in the The Lawyer European Awards 2020

We are very happy to share that, among steep competition, BBH received special recognition as Highly Commended law firm in the cathegory of Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe, outperforming other Czech and foreign law firms.

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We treasure this achievement, awarded by a panel of independent judges from highly respectable institutions and law firms, very much. We are glad that BBH continues to rank among the elite firms in Europe, cementing this position after our win of the same award in 2015.

We thank foremostly to our clients for their trust in our services and to our whole team of dedicated lawyers and other co-workers.

https://www.thelawyer.com/event/european-awards/2020-winners/


23.11.2020November
2020

BBH SHORTLISTED FOR THE BEST LAW FIRM IN CENTRAL EUROPE AWARD 2020 BY THE LAWYER

We are pleased to announce that BBH was once again shortlisted for the Award for the Best Law Firm in Central Europe by the prestigious law review The Lawyer within European Awards 2020. 

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The announcement of the winning law firm shall take place on 1 December 2020.

https://www.thelawyer.com/revealed-the-lawyer-european-awards-shortlist/


20.11.2020November
2020

New possibilities for IPOs in the Czech Republic

BBH provided comprehensive legal advice to the Českomoravská záruční a rozvojová banka a.s. (CMZRB) regarding the set-up of the IPO Fund and assisted the CMZRB in the negotiation of a cooperation agreement with the Prague Stock Exchange to support new issuers on the START market.

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The IPO Fund represents a completely new financing instruments aiming to facilitate the stock exchange listing of small and medium-sized enterprises and support their capital raising.

In the coming months, ČMZRB will publish calls for potential applicants for financing and assumes an increased interest of potential issuers in this type of financing.

On behalf of BBH, the legal services  have been provided by a team led by Zdeněk Husták, a partner of the BBH, responsible for capital market, regulation and compliance services.

In creating of this unique financing instrument, BBH has built on its extensive expertise in regulation and capital markets.

BBH provides a wide range of legal services and professional advice in the field of financing, preparation of securities issues & documentation, assistance in public offering of securities and provision of further services to issuers and issuance arrangers.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Českomoravská záruční a rozvojová banka, a.s.

Burza cenných papírů Praha, a.s.

BBH tým 

 

Zdeněk Husták, Partner

email: zhustak@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 355

 

Adam Nečas, Senior advokát

email: anecas@bbh.cz, tel: +420 091 355

 

Tomáš Sedláček, Partner

email: tsedlacek@bbh.cz, tel.: +420 234 091 35