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Kocian Solc Balastik

Jan Dedic

Jan Dedic



  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate and Business

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Kocian Solc Balastik
Czech Republic

Jan Dědič is a partner at KŠB. He graduated from Charles University in Prague (1975, JUDr. – 1979). He was named a university professor in 1995.

In addition to his membership in the Czech Bar Association, Professor Dědič is a member of the Legislative Council of the Czech Government and the Ministry of Justice’s Commission for the Application of New Civil Legislation. He was involved in creating the new Corporations Act, which constitutes one of the fundamental pillars of the re-enactment of Czech private law.

Professor Dědič was named Lawyer of the Year 2006 in the business law category in the Právník roku (Lawyer of the year) awards organized by the Czech Bar Association and ePravo.cz. In a survey provided by Czech business daily Hospodářské noviny (March 2007), Professor Dědič was identified as one of the five most influential Czech lawyers.

Professor Dědič is one of the most respected Czech experts in business law, e.g. securities and capital markets, corporate law, including concern law, mergers and acquisitions and insolvency law, including reorganization. In addition, he also specializes in public law regulation of financial institutions, investment funds and companies and collective investment along with contract law.
In addition to long-term experience in providing expertise for public institutions (for example, the Ministry of Industry and Trade to interpret the Trade Act), Professor Dědič is the author of numerous publications, commentaries, textbooks and scientific texts. He also has extensive experience with lecturing and other educational activities.

Bar Admissions

Czech Bar Association
Commission for Research and Development
Legislative Council of the Czech Government
Commission on Recodification of the Civil Code
chair of the Czech National Bank's Appeals Committee


Law degree from Charles University, Prague (1975, JUDr. - 1979)
Assistant professor (1992),
Professor (1995),
Areas of Practice

Banking | Capital Markets | Commercial Law | Corporate and Business | Insolvency | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Jan Dedic is the advisor on behalf of the Czech Republic for alignment of Czech law with the law of the European Union. He specialises in corporate and financial law, banking, securities and capital markets.

Lawyer of the Year 2006 - commercial law (Lawyer of the Year awards are given annually by the Czech Bar Association and epravo.cz under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and other professional legal institutions)

A poll in Hospodárské noviny (March 2007) named Jan Dedic as one of the five most influential Czech lawyers

IFLR 1000, the guide to the world's leading financial law firms, names Jan Dedic a Leading Lawyer in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency


He is the author of many publications on Czech commercial law, including commentaries on the Commercial Code and the Securities Act and he regularly advises on amendments to legislation on securities, investment companies, investment funds, the Securities Commission and general commercial law.

Tutoring at University of Economics, Prague, and Law Faculty of Charles University, Prague

treatises, commentaries on acts, lecture books, articles in professional journals

Professor Dedic comments on new Transformation Act in Legal Information Bulletin No. 7/2008
Novelties in Commercial Law. Plus, No. 1/2009
Professor Dedic in Hospodárské noviny: Recodification facilitates the company formation process and simplifies making changes in the Commercial Register
Decisions by the sole member (foreign subject) exercising the powers of the General Meeting. Obchodneprávní­ revue No. 12/2010
KSB partner Jan Dedic interviewed for Lidové noviny's supplement Law & Justice
Interview of KSB Partner Jan Dedic in Hospodárské noviny
Professor Dedic for Právo & Byznys: I would make laws simpler
KŠB Institute Launched with Professor Dedic at the Steering Wheel
Jan Dedic's Interview for Hospodárské noviny
Firms Start Using Options Available Under the Recodification
KŠB Recognized in Legal Rankings
KŠB Institute Supports New Private Law Conference

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