PRACTICE AREA

Trade and Commerce

Business entities deal with international trade and commercial law issues in their day-to-day business transactions. It is essential to find the best solution for the proper operation of any organisation, be it as startup or major multinational corporation. We provide professional legal advice on a variety of issues related to legal protection, for example launching a new product or brand on the market, setting up logistics and distribution networks or resolving consumer claims. We also help businesses navigate the increasingly complex and constantly evolving regulatory environment.

PRK is a leader in Central Europe in the field of international trade and commercial law. Our team provides legal advice in all key practice areas, including the following:

  • Agency and distribution
  • Franchising
  • Logistics, transport, forwarding, warehousing services
  • Consumer protection
  • Technical requirements for products, product labelling, regulatory issues
  • Product safety and recalls
  • Purchasing, sales, manufacturing, maintenance, support
  • Export and import controls, sanctions, trade compliance
  • Dual-use goods and military trading
  • FTO analysis

A strong legal team on your side

Monika Maskova

Partner


Monika Maskova

Michal Matejka

Partner


Michal Matejka

Roman Pecenka

Partner


Roman Pecenka

Zbynek Loebl

Of Counsel


Zbynek Loebl

Kristyna Faltynkova

Attorney


Kristyna Faltynkova

Jaroslav Seborsky

Associate


Jaroslav Seborsky

References

We provided legal advice to several clients on terminating distribution contracts and commercial agency agreements, covering issues such as indemnity and other claims by sales representatives and distributors.

We advised several providers of "shared economy" and e-mobility services on their entry to the Czech market, covering aspects such as regulatory and contractual issues and consumer protection.

Advised a leading car manufacturer on various legal and regulatory issues relating to its Prepaid Service and Extended Warranty products.

We advised Manifesto, a gastronomic and cultural market which transformed a former wasteland in the heart of Prague into a vibrant location offering unique gastronomic concepts at accessible prices – winner of Retailer of the Year 2018 for Best Customer Experience.

We provided legal services to exporters in the area of sanctions, military trade and dual-use goods.