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Breakthrough Decision on Food Supplement Ad

News   25. 9. 2017 Link

KŠB recently won a promotion dispute over garlic drops for manufacturer Allivictus.

Agrofert Wins Final Decision in Dispute with United Bakeries

News   29. 6. 2017 Link

United Bakeries Group, which sells bakery products under the “Delta” and “Odkolek” brands, lost final decision in dispute with KŠB client Agrofert.

Legal Advice on Acquiring Turkish Power Company

News   26. 6. 2017 Link

KŠB advised Energo-Pro Group on the purchase of 100% of the shares in Turkish Murat Nehri, which owned Alpaslan 2, an unfinished dam and hydropower plant in south-east Turkey.

KŠB Associate Martina Parusová-Zímová Contributes to New Franchising Handbook

News   22. 6. 2017 Link

Martina Parusová-Zímová is the co-author of the 2nd Edition of the International Franchise Handbook, published by DWF Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, in which she wrote a section on Czech franchising legislation and regulation.

KŠB Contributes to International Public Procurement Publication

News   19. 6. 2017 Link

Thompson Reuters and The Center for International Legal Studies has published an overview of public contract/procurement legislation in several tens of jurisdictions.

Employee Monitoring Pitfalls in Terms of Data Protection

News   14. 6. 2017 Link

This topic is discussed in an article written by KŠB counsel Drahomír Tomašuk and KŠB associate Jaroslav Zahradníček’s in CEE Legal Matters. 

Martin Šolc Receives “Market Maker” Award for His Contribution to the Czech Legal Market

News   7. 6. 2017 Link

Martin Šolc was the winner of the Market Maker award for the Czech Republic at the 2017 General Counsel Summit in Warsaw for his significant contribution to the Czech legal market. In addition to receiving this first-ever award from CEE Legal Matters, Martin - a founding partner of Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) - is also the first representative from Central and Eastern Europe to lead the International Bar Association (IBA), the largest worldwide organization of lawyers.

KŠB Wins Civil Lawsuit regarding Power Generation Unit Delivery Contract

News   2. 6. 2017 Link

KŠB represented the contractor of a North Bohemian powerplant in a dispute with the customer over payment of the contractor’s fee. The dispute also involved the customer’s claim for a contractual fine and fee under an alleged contract for work and executive personnel. KŠB won the dispute and defended the client against the other party’s claims both before the first instance regional court and the high appellate court. 

KŠB Named Law Firm of the Year for a Fourth Time

News   13. 4. 2017 Link

Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) was named Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic for a fourth time by renowned British legal rating agency Chambers & Partners in London last Friday. 

Kocián Šolc Balaštík Strengthens Its German Desk

News   16. 3. 2017 Link

Two attorneys and one junior lawyer join the ranks at Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) today: German lawyer Rainer Frank as a counsel, Pavla Veselková as an associate, and Petra Dosoudilová as a junior lawyer. 

KŠB once again nominated as Law Firm of the Year in Chambers Europe Awards 2017

News   20. 2. 2017 Link

KŠB has been once again nominated for a Chambers Europe Award in the category of best law firm in the Czech Republic. This prestigious award is announced annually by the renowned British ratings agency Chambers and Partners.

Success in legal proceedings for compensation for the excessive length of administrative proceedings

News   16. 2. 2017 Link

KSB has achieved a significant success in the management of non-pecuniary damages for the excessive length of proceedings on granting a license to do business in waste management, which was respectively decided by the Ministry and Environment Minister, administrative courts and (repeatedly) administrative bodies.

Legal services for MS Invest in bond issue

News   13. 2. 2017 Link

Law firm KSB providing assistance to the real estate development company Moravian construction - INVEST in a recent issue of discounted bonds.

Legal services in the sale of Green Gas International

News   9. 2. 2017 Link

KSB has provided legal services to the CERCL Green group in connection with the sale of Green Gas International, a major European operator of clean energy projects that focuses on converting harmful methane emissions produced during the extraction of mining and landfill gas to energy benefit. 

IBA’s press release regarding the presidency of Martin Šolc

News   30. 1. 2017 Link

The International Bar Association (IBA) has issued a press release regarding the presidency of Martin Šolc. The press release is available here: IBA press release

Sylvie Sobolová and Christian Blatchford Join the Ranks of Kocián Šolc Balaštík Partners

News   16. 1. 2017 Link

Sylvie Sobolová and Christian Blatchford were newly appointed partners at Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KŠB) effective 1 January 2017. Sylvie and Christian have been with KŠB many years and their appointment expresses KŠB’s appreciation of the many contributions they have made to the firm. In addition, associates Jan Lasák, Vlastimil Pihera and Tomáš Sequens were appointed counsels.

Another year of successful competition Contract Competition already has its winners

News   19. 12. 2016 Link

For the fifth year in a row, the Contract Competition, an annual contest for law students, organized by the law firm KSB has taken place. The competition again attracted talented students, who for a brief interval were transported from lecture halls to a hypothetical business environment, in order to have a chance to demonstrate their knowledge in practical situations. The best were competing head to head in the final round, which was held in early December at the Faculty of Law of Charles University.

Legal advice in connection with the issuance of so-called discounted certificates for the new Rustonka real estate project

News   16. 12. 2016 Link

KSB assisted during the emission of discounted certificates in the value of approximately CZK 1.4 billion. The issuer of the certificates is a Cypriot company GRAMEXO PLC., which is the 100% owner of the company Rustonka Development s.r.o. Rustonka is a company established for the construction of a complex of several office buildings with a total area of approximately 37,000 square meters on land formerly occupied by the Rustonka factory in Prague-Karlin.

Thank You for Supporting This Year’s Charity Concert

News   14. 12. 2016 Link

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of our clients, business partners and friends who attended and supported the 22nd Annual Charity Concert of Goodwill on Sunday, 4 December 2016 at Bethlehem Chapel in Prague to raise money for the Olga Havel Foundation. The contributions raised this year will be used for individual projects chosen by the donors themselves. 

Martin Šolc for Lidové noviny

News   18. 11. 2016 Link

In his column in Lidové noviny, KŠB Partner Martin Šolc ponders why some voices interpreting the new private law continue to emphasize that some things are just not possible. 

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