Title: Distributorship

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Tomas Rybar

Partner

 

Tomas Rybar

Firm: Cechova & Partners
Address:Pressburg Trade Center
Sturova 4
Bratislava 811 02
Slovakia
Phone:421 2 5441 4441
Fax:421 2 5443 4598
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Local Time:Mon. 17:16

Profile

Tomas Rybar graduated from the Law Faculty of Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia and received his M.A in 2001. In 2001 he gained a certificate of EU expertise from the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institute for European Politics. Before joining Cechova & Partners, he worked with the Bratislava office of Squire Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. and with the Agner Law Firm. He is a Slovak national, fluent in English and Czech, with basic language abilities in Hungarian, German, Russian and Italian.

Tomas is a member of Team Europe - a group of experts on EU organised by the Delegation of the European Commission in the Slovak Republic and serves as a lecturer for the Delegation of the European Commission and the Government Office of the Slovak Republic. Tomas is also a member of the newly appointed Foreign Committee of the Slovak Bar Association and serves as the National Representative of AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers.

During his previous practice, Tomas has been involved in a number of significant privatisation and M&A transactions. He has participated in several due diligences in major companies of the energy, oil production, paper production, telecommunications and chemical sectors. He has also advised in the process of preparation of laws reforming the Slovak health care system and drug policies. He has advised clients on new data protection regulation and connected cross-border issues, as well as on general employment issues. His professional area includes European law, health care law, other administrative law, financial law, information technology and data protection law.

Tomas also gained significant experience heading the practice of Cechova & Partners in Brussels in years 2003 and 2004, dealing there with a wide range of EC law issues.

 

Languages: Slovak, English, Czech
Joined the Law Firm in: 2002

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate and Business
  • Employment and Labor
  • Environmental
  • Foreign Investment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privatization
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications

 

Professional Career

 

Significant Accomplishments

- Member of Team Europe - a group of experts on EU organised by the Delegation of the European Commission in the Slovak Republic.
- Participated in several due diligences in major companies of the energy, oil production, paper production, telecommunications and chemical sectors.
- Advised clients on new data protection regulation and connected cross-border issues, as well as on general employment issues.
- Professional area includes European law, health care law, other administrative law, financial law, information technology and data protection law.


Professional Associations

    AIJA
    Team Europe

Team Europe is a group of experts on EU organised by the European Commission in EU Member States

Publications

- European Commission Study on Private Enforcement of Competition Rules, chapter on the Slovak Republic with Tomas Maretta and Ashurst, 2004
- New Data Protection Regulation. In: IBA Central and Eastern European Forum Newsletter, June 2003.
- New Foundations Act. In: IBA Central and Eastern European Forum Newsletter, June 2003.
- Registration of Asset Pledges. In: BNA's Eastern Europe Reporter, April 2003.
- Getting the Deal Through, E-Commerce 2003 - chapter on Slovak Republic, in co-operation with Mr. Zbynek Loebl.
- Environment - Integrated Inspection, Approval Established for Industrial Facilities. In: BNA's Eastern Europe Reporter, December 2003.



Seminars

- Served as a lecturer for the Delegation of the European Commission and the Government Office of the Slovak Republic.
- Conference on Participation of Lawyers in the European Union, organised by the Spanish Bar Association with the support of the European Commission, Brussels, 2004 - Speech on impacts of enlargement and approximation laws.
- Seminar of International Association of Young Lawyers on Enlargement, Limassol, 2004 - Speech on influence of enlargement on an advocate's work.



Professional Activities and Experience

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P., 1999-2001;
Agner Law Firm, 2001


Bar Admission

Slovak Bar Association

 

Education


Law Faculty of Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (Graduated, M.A., 2001);
Course of European Integration and Law, organised by Institute for European Politics, Berlin, 1999-2001