What we helped our clients with

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a distribution company in the field of pharmaceuticals

a full range of legal services for a company based in Germany, which is engaged in purchase and sale of medicinal products in the European Union in cooperation with partner law firms

a distribution company in the field of pharmaceuticals

legal advice in international medicines trade to a Denmark-based company engaged in purchase and sale of medicinal products in the European Union in cooperation with partner law firms

a distribution companies in the field of pharmaceuticals

full legal advice to trading companies that hold authorisations for wholesale distribution of medicinal products and are engaged in wholesale distribution of medicinal products in the Slovak Republic and throughout the European Union

a distribution company in the field of pharmaceuticals

full legal advice to a company in the business of selling pharmaceutical products, particularly in pharmaceutical law, commercial law and business company law

a distribution company in the field of pharmacy equipment and medical supplies

legal advice in the Slovak Republic for a company based in the Czech Republic engaged in the production and distribution of medical devices and materials

a distribution company in the field of pharmaceutical equipment and medical supplies

full legal advice to a company operating in the wholesale distribution of medical supplies, disinfectants, laboratory glassware

a manufacturer of medical devices

full legal advice to a company engaged in the production and distribution of medical devices and materials

pharmacies

full legal advice to a number of companies that hold authorisations to provide pharmaceutical care

a healthcare facility

full legal advice to a company operating a health centre and providing health care in a privately-owned healthcare facility

a hospital

full legal advice to an entity operating a hospital healthcare facility

a healthcare centre

full legal service to a company active in the business of operating a privately-owned healthcare facility – a healthcare centre including outpatient department of a general practitioner, departments of diabetology, surgery, internal medicine and cardiology, ophthalmology, ENT, urology, and psychiatry

a healthcare centre

full legal advice to a privately-owned healthcare facility, especially in the field of medical law, commercial law and employment law

an outpatient department of neurology

full legal advice to a trading company that is a healthcare provider in a healthcare facility – a specialist outpatient care department in the medical profession a physician, the study field of general medicine and in the specialised field of neurology

a number of outpatient care departments

full legal advice to a privately-owned healthcare facility

manufacturing companies in the field of medicinal products

complex legal services for a company, which holds the authorisation for manufacture of medicinal products, engaged in contract manufacturing of medicines within the scope of the authorisation

manufacturing companies in the field of pharmaceuticals

full legal advice to a company in the business of manufacturing and selling pharmaceutical products, particularly in the pharmaceutical law, commercial law and recovery of claims

an industrial company in manufacture, sales and lease of machinery

full legal advice to a multinational company operating in the manufacture of compressors, construction and mining machinery, power tools and assembly systems, particularly in the area of commercial law

a manufacturing company in the automotive industryu

full legal advice to a company involved in the production of components for the automotive industry, a leading supplier for Kia and Hyundai

an industrial company in manufacture of building materials

full legal advise to a leading manufacturer of building materials with foreign investment particularly in commercial and employment law

an industrial company in manufacture of spare parts

full legal advice to a company involved in the manufacture and supply of spare parts for special construction machinery, metalworking, and welding works

an industrial company in manufacture of bio-economy and paper hygiene

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of sustainable bio-economy and in the manufacture of paper hygiene using fine tissue paper and paper sheets for baking and cooking

an industrial company in the paper industry

full legal advice to a multinational group doing business in the wood-processing industry and the pulp and paper industry especially in the area of commercial law and recovery of claims

a building company in the field of road construction

full legal advice to a foreign building company engaged in road construction, particularly in commercial law, employment law and business company law

a building company in the field of engineering

full legal advice to a company operating in building production and engineering

a building company

full legal advice to a building company based in the Czech Republic, particularly in commercial law, employment law and business company law

a building company

full legal advice to a company engaged in the business of constructing homes, industrial buildings and reconstruction of buildings, including insulation works

a building company in construction of sports facilities and playgrounds

full legal advice to a company engaged in the construction and reconstruction of sports facilities and multifunctional playgrounds, sports halls and stands, including fencing

a building company in the field of earthworks and metal waste

full legal advice to a company operating in the area of earthworks, processing metal waste, and auxiliary construction works

a trading company

full legal advice to a company engaged in exclusive import of footwear, handbags, lingerie, and fashion accessories

a trading company

full legal advice to a company based in the Czech Republic selling clothing and footwear, particularly in the area of commercial law and recovery of claims

a trading company

full legal advice to a company based in the Czech Republic selling machinery products, particularly in the area of commercial law and business company law

a trading company

full legal advice to a company engaged in servicing and sales of woodworking technology, especially in the field of commercial law and recovery of claims

a trading company

full legal advice to a company engaged in sales of electric wiring material and lighting fixtures, especially in the field of commercial law and recovery of claims

a trading company

full legal advice to a company engaged in the sale of oils, lubricants and spare parts operating in SK, CZ, AT and BA, including free take-back of used car batteries

a trading company

ull legal service to a company operating in the distribution and storage of fuels, selling diesel fuel to multinational corporations and construction, transport and agricultural companies

a trading company selling cars and motorcycles

full legal advice to a company based in the Czech Republic selling cars and motorcycles, particularly in the area of commercial law and recovery of claims

an IT company

full legal advice to a company engaged in the business of custom mobile application development, IT software upgrades, IT consulting, and support

an IT company

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of computer services and computer data processing, including the production of communication equipment, consumer electronics, computers and office equipment

a transport and forwarding company

full legal advice to a leading company engaged in national and international transport and forwarding, mainly in commercial law, particularly the CMR Convention

transport and forwarding company in carriage of dangerous goods

full legal advice to a company operating in national and international transport specialising in the carriage of dangerous goods under the to ADR Agreement, particularly in the area of commercial law, particularly the CMR Convention

a transport and forwarding company in carriage of oversize cargo and dangerous goods

full legal service to a company engaged in carriage of oversize cargo and dangerous goods and carriage mediation services in Slovakia and to/from countries of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Belarus, Romania

a transport and forwarding company

full legal advice to a company operating in domestic carriage by road, including freight forwarding services, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and trailers

a transport and forwarding company, logistic services including airport transfers

full legal advice to a company engaged in transportation and freight forwarding, express delivery of goods across the European Union, including freight forwarding and logistic services and airport transfers

a transport and forwarding company in carriage of fuels and lubricants

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of international transport and freight forwarding in the European Union and selling fuels and lubricants of renowned manufacturers

a transport and forwarding company

full legal advice to a company engaged in international freight forwarding, continental and intercontinental freight forwarding services and advice in logistics

a transport and forwarding company providing also customs clearance services

full legal advice to a leading company engaged in customs services and forwarding, mainly in commercial law, particularly the CMR Convention and customs law

a transport and forwarding company in the field of road transport

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of carriage by road, earthworks and preparatory work for building construction and changes

a company for fire safety in buildings

full legal advice to a company based in the Czech Republic engaged in fire safety of buildings, particularly in the area of commercial law and recovery of claims

a company in the field of security services

full legal advice to a private security service company

a company in the field of OSH and fire prevention

full legal advice to a company engaged in education and training in OSH and fire safety

an advertising agency

full legal advice to an advertising and marketing company, especially in the field of commercial law and intellectual property law

a recruitment agency

full legal advice to a human resources company operating a recruitment agency, brokering services and recruitment of labour for domestic and foreign markets

a fitness centre network operator

full legal advice to a multinational company in the business of operating of fitness centres, especially in the area of civil law and administrative law

a municipal company

full legal advice to a company engaged in the provision and operation of resident and visitor parking spaces in Martin

a production company

full legal advice to a production company operating in the audiovisual sector, including film production and audio-visual projects ranging from the script development stage to the final stage of film production, distribution and sales

residential housing management

full legal advice to a company operating in the area of housing management, mainly in commercial law, civil law, specifically the law on ownership of housing units and non-residential premises

municipalities and communities

a full range of professional and high-quality services in the organisation and implementation of public procurement for a number of municipalities and communities

an expert company

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of expert opinion, entrepreneurial, technical and economic consulting, preparation of expert opinions, business valuation, market analyses, accounting

a company providing credits / loans

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of granting consumer credits using foreign capital, especially in the area of civil law, commercial law, and administrative law

a company providing cleaning services

full legal advice to a company operating in the field of cleaning services, import of cleaning and municipal machines of leading global brands

an educational company

full legal advice to an educational institution, particularly in commercial and employment law

a company in modernisation of land equipment

full legal advice to a company in the business of military material in repairs and modernisation of land equipment

The projects that we have implemented

We provide legal advice to a wide range of clients, Slovak and foreign entities, in various areas of law. The following types of projects are given as representative examples:


Cross-border merger of joint-stock companies into a European company

creation of a European company by merging a Slovak joint stock company and a Czech joint stock company.


Merger of companies

representing a client throughout the merging process, the companies merged take the form of a joint stock company, both fully owned by the Slovak Republic. 


Acquisition of three entities

strengthening a Slovak company's position in the mining operations market in Slovakia. 

Informácie o službách: Mergers and Acquisitions


Legal advice on withholding tax

Representing clients engaged in wholesale distribution of medicinal products and medical devices in tax proceedings concerning the levying of withholding tax and representing a client in judicial proceedings to review the legality of decisions of financial authorities.The proceedings consist in a legal assessment of the correctness of withholding tax collected from the holder of the wholesale distribution authorisation for medicinal products in commerce with a pharmaceutical care provider since 2015.


Commenting on the Act on Medicinal Products and filing a complaint to the European Commission for non-conformity of the draft legislation in Slovak law with the primary law of the European Union

violation of the principle of free movement of goods and services in the European Union's internal market.


Legal advice on the taxation of costs

advice on taxation of expenditures for training participants, medical professionals, organised by a client manufacturing and distributing of medical devices.


Action against a Public Authority for Failure to Act

Administrative actions concern a failure of the defendant, the Tax Authority, to observe an appropriate period to carry out tax audits, related to unlawful suspension of tax audits.


Representing a taxpayer during a tax audit

income tax audit.


Representing a taxpayer during a tax audit

value added tax audit.

Informácie o službách: Tax Law


Legal advice in the field of vertical agreements between manufacturers and distributors

Full legal advice on competition law, for example, in assessing vertical agreements between manufacturers and distributors of goods, delivering legal opinion to a client regarding the prevention of cartel agreements among manufacturers and distributors of medical devices in the Slovak market.


Commenting on the amendment to Act no. 362/2011 Coll. on Medicinal Products and Medical Devices and on Amendments and Supplements to Certain Acts and submission of a complaint to the European Commission for breaches of primary law of the European Union

Submission of a complaint to the European Commission for non-conformity of the draft legislation in Slovak law with the primary law of the European Union (in particular, the violation of the principle of free movement of goods and services in the European Union's internal market).


Compensation for damage due to an infringement of the European Union's competition law by a cartel agreement

Claiming damages for a client due to a breach of the European Union's competition law by a cartel in the sale and purchase of motor vehicles.

Informácie o službách: Competition Law


Legal advice on unfair competition

assistance to a client against claims arising from unfair competition.


Assisting a client with a call for cessation of an infringing use of a trademark and refraining from unfair competition

Assisting a client against a Slovak company distributing cosmetic products from abroad to the Slovak Republic concerning the cessation of an unauthorised use of a trademark and refraining from unfair competition.

Informácie o službách: Law against Unfair Competition


Settlement of the rights of co-owners and investors in a development project

Managing a process of out-of-court negotiations directed to the conclusion of a multilateral agreement on the settlement among co-owners and investors in a residential complex investment plan – construction of houses and infrastructure, which has been accomplished successfully.


Real Estate Purchase Agreement

Representation of a client as the seller entering into a contract of sale with the buyer being a multinational company operating retail chains.


Purchase, sale and lease of a factory / hall of a multinational company operating in the Slovak Republic

Assisting a clients in negotiating the terms and conditions when buying a production building with land, when renting a factory / hall of a multinational company operating in the Slovak Republic and assistance to a clients in extending a hall building and constructing a storage facility.


Managing a development project

assisting a client in negotiating the terms and conditions with an ultimate outcome of 104 housing units developed.


Representing a land owner as the affected party against the owner of a neighbouring land

Informácie o službách: Acquisition of Real Estates


Legal Advice for Family Businesses

The legal services for family-owned companies are an area of law our law firm is dedicated to in a long term. In Slovakia, family-owned companies constitute a significant majority of all companies, mostly among medium-sized and smaller manufacturing and service rendering companies. A family business entails a number of complications in everyday work that must be addressed, ranging from intergenerational change management, whether the company's management or employees, employing of family members or distinguishing between family relationships and business or work relations.

Our law firm has gained practical experience with legal advice not only in the preparation for setting up a family business and when choosing the appropriate legal form with respect to their family nature, but especially in the preparation of documentation for establishment and formation of such companies, lodging the applications for registration with the relevant authorities and setting the overall operation, including the functions of owners and statutory bodies without negative effects on family relationships.

Given the specific nature of setting the inner workings of family companies and also in view of the above practical experience, our law firm is able to provide professional legal services consisting in the preparation of the necessary documentation for the establishment of family companies, in the drafting of special agreements among partner members or shareholders, setting the functioning of the internal relations among family members in the family-based company, and also the relations to third parties outside the family company.


Transfers of ownership interests in a foreign trading company based in another Member State

Transfers of ownership interests in a German trading company with the participation of the transferring Denmark-based company and Slovak company and other foreign entities in cooperation with partners in the Federal Republic of Germany.


Transfers of ownership interests in limited liability companies

between foreign entities.


Selling securities

in a Slovak trading company.


Selling a business

strengthening the position of a Slovak company in the hunting market.


Capital increase

of a limited liability company, as well as a joint stock company by a contribution in kind.


Dispute relating to imposition of a fine – Labour Inspectorate

Representing a client in proceedings on imposition of a fine for an employee's accident at work.Decisions issued in administrative proceedings were challenged at an administrative court to review the legality of administrative decisions in the case. The court annulled both of the contested decisions and referred the case to a new administrative proceedings, in which no fine was imposed. Protecting the rights of an employer against sanctions imposed.

 

 


Annulment of immediate termination of employment

Successfully representing an employer as the complainant in proceedings for annulment of immediate termination of employment by an employee.


Settlement of claims after termination of employment

assisting an employer in negotiations with an employee who caused damage to the client.


Dispute concerning annulment of an agreement on termination of employment and annulment of employment termination notice

successfully representing an employer in proceedings, and award of employee's pay compensation.

Informácie o službách: Company Law


Action for damages

Damage suffered by a producer of electric power from photovoltaic power plants by the defendant unreasonably refusing to issue a certificate to the complainant to carry out a functional test of the equipment, thereby making it impossible for the complainant to supply electric power to the distribution grid of the defendant.


Dispute relating to compensation for damage in international carriage by road

A claim for damages suffered by a freight forwarder by misleading and a theft of goods transported through a phantom rider and the related dispute regarding the payment of insurance claims. The dispute between the participants including foreign and Slovak entities concerns the international carriage of goods.

Compensation for damages caused by a subcontractor performing a contractual obligation to the other contracting party under a contract for carriage of goods.

 

 


Annulment of resolutions

A dispute concerning annulment of resolutions by an assembly of delegates in an entity established by law regarding the election of the entity's chairperson. In the event of annulment of the resolutions there would be significant damage incurred by that entity.

 


Debt recovery for non-banking company in the Slovak Republic


Action for declaring ineffectiveness of electronic delivery

a application for suspending enforcement proceedings, lodging an objection, action to re-open proceedings.


Urgent measure – a landfill

assisting a client in a case of an order allowing access and use of the landfill for the facility's operator.


Action in detinue – returning combined heat and power generation units to the owner

Revendication concerning a piece of work by reason of reserving an ownership title, due to failure to pay the price of the work (withdrawal from contract).


Reimbursement of unjust enrichment

Protection of public finance managed by a municipality as a body governed by public law.


Compensation for non-material damage

Representing a defendant in a dispute over the payment of non-pecuniary damages due to a fatal traffic accident


Constitutional complaint

Lodging a constitutional complaint for delays in proceedings under special regulations on authorisation for the provision of consumer loans without any restrictions on the provision.


Claims raised by a company member against the company

Claiming damages.


Selected cases of defending clients in criminal proceedings

Defence of a client accused of unauthorised business under Section 251, Paragraphs 1 and 2, point b) of the Criminal Code. The proceedings were terminated by decision of the General Prosecution Office to cancel the resolution on bringing charges because the law was to the detriment of the accused.

Defence of a client accused of a continuing criminal offence of tax fraud under Section 277a Paragraphs 1, 2, point c), Paragraph 3, point a) of the Criminal Code in joinder continuous criminal offences with evasion of taxes and insurance under Section 276, Paragraphs 1, 2, point c), Paragraph 4 of the Criminal Code, both using the provisions of Section 138, point i) (as an organised group) of the Criminal Code.

Defence of a client accused a particularly serious felony of a particularly serious felony by maladministration of estates of another under Section 237, Paragraphs 1, 4, point a) of the Criminal Code.The proceedings were ended with an approval of a plea bargain.

 


Examples of Criminal Complaints

Filing a criminal complaint on suspicion of committing the crime of fraud and representing the injured party. In this case, criminal prosecution was initiated.

Representing a notifier in the submission of a notification of facts suggesting a criminal offence of fraud was committed under Section 221, Paragraph 3, point. a) of the Act no. 300/2005 Coll., the Criminal Code in joinder criminal offences involving the criminal offence of embezzlement under Section 213, Paragraph 3, point a) of the Criminal Code, the criminal offence of harm done to a thing of another under Section 245, Paragraph 3, point a) of the Criminal Code, the criminal offence of maladministration of estates of another pursuant to Section 237, Paragraph 3, point a), and the criminal offence of preferential treatment of a creditor under Section 240, Paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Criminal Code by unknown perpetrators. Criminal prosecution was initiated in this case.

Informácie o službách: Criminal Law


Trademark and Patent Registration

Registration of a trademark of a company engaged in technology business in the Slovak Republic.

Registration of a trademark of a company operating a travel agency in the Slovak Republic..

Registration of a trademark of a company engaged in mediation of financial services in the Slovak Republic.

Legal advice on the legal protection of a pharmaceutical drug. 


Specific procedures for obtaining authorisations for the provision of financial services

Representing clients when applying for an authorisation to provide financial services in accordance with the Act on Consumer Credits in the Slovak Republic's National Bank of Slovakia and the Czech Republic's Czech National Bank and preparation of complete documentation as a basis for the granting of the authorisation requested, in collaboration with external partners.

Informácie o službách: Financial Law


Representing a client before the Office for Personal Data Protection

Representing a client in an inspection audit by the Office for Personal Data Protection of the Slovak Republic and in the follow-up administrative proceedings to impose a fine for a violation found and in the review proceedings, in which a significant reduction in the previously imposed fine was achieved.


Legal analysis and opinion on the protection and processing of personal data by monitoring using camera systems and GPS devices

Preparing legal opinions and analyses on the use of camera systems and GPS tracking in relation to the employee monitoring during working hours as well as other data subjects with reference to the obligations under the employment legislation and the legal rules governing the protection and processing of personal data in the Slovak Republic for an Italy-based construction company with global operations implementing large building projects and major infrastructures, in the context of its activities in the Slovak Republic.


Registering a client as a tenderer for a public contract and representation in the public procurement process

Full legal advice on public procurement and preparation of documents for registering a tenderer for participation in public contract for procurement of welding machines and equipment.

Full legal advice on public procurement and preparation of documents for registering a tenderer for participation in public contract procedure for procurement of technology, machinery and equipment including production process innovation.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the procurement of injection-moulding machine designed for the railway industry.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the purchase, transportation, assembly, operator training and commissioning of an injection moulding machine, which is designed to implement and ensure compliance with a project involving high-precision mouldings from industrial plastics and is intended for the preparation of test samples for the needs of the customer and accreditation organisations, and subsequent mass production of a polymer bearing cage designed as a product for the railway industry.

Legal advice on public procurement and preparation of documents for registering a tenderer for participation in public contract procedure for construction works on renovation of a state institution..

Legal advice on public procurement and preparation of documents for registering a tenderer for participation in public contract procedure for construction works on an extension of a kindergarten building.

Legal advice on public procurement and preparation of documents for registering a tenderer for participation in public contract procedure for construction works on renovation of an office building.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for construction works in a retirement home, on behalf of the contracting authority.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for execution of construction works in selected parts of a building – repair and reconstruction of an office building of the contracting authority.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the procurement of unused production technological equipment for the production of welded gabions, including operator training.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for a robotic workplace for the production needs of the contracting authority.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the procurement of five technological subsystems designed to increase the production's technological level for high-precision mouldings made of industrial plastics.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for a production line, including software and hardware.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the purchase of technological equipment with the contracting authority being a multinational company owned by a foreign legal person based in the United Kingdom.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the delivery of innovative technology consisting of two logical units, a laser cutting machine and a hydraulic press brake.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for the delivery of innovative technology consisting of three logical units, a four-axis CNC machining centre, CAD/CAM system for planning, design and production preparation, vertical CNC machining centre.

Full legal advice in the preparation of contract award specifications and conditions, in announcement of call for tenders, and representation before the Public Procurement Office regarding a contract for a vertical five-axis machining centre.

 

 

Informácie o službách: Public Procurement


The Wish-Fulfilling Tree

We strive to increase the availability of legal services for disadvantaged social groups. Therefore, one of the areas of focus at  Hronček & Partners, s. r. o. is the support for the PRO BONO "Wish-Fulfilling Tree" Project. In view of our practical experience we are willing to work selflessly and provide comprehensive legal advice. We make efforts to promote the good ideas of helping people.


OZ Transformation in Turiec

We support a civic association that is actively involved in supporting the community activities of local people.


Mladí proti fašizmu

Providing legal services for Mladí proti fašizmu (Young Against Fascism project).