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Cechova & Partners

Tomas Maretta

Tomas Maretta

Partner

Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate and Business

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Activity

Profile
Tomas Maretta is a partner in Cechova & Partners. During his 10 years practise with the firm, he has been involved in a large number of privatisation and M&A transactions.

Mr. Maretta graduated from the Law Faculty of Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia and gained M.A in 1999. He is Slovak national, fluent in English, Russian and Czech.

Tomas is expert in the area of competition law. He assisted the clients in various merger clearances of acquisitions on the Slovak market as well as of world-wide transactions of multinationals in diverse areas and provided diverse advise in respect to the agreements restricting economic competition.

Tomas assisted, among others, to an Italian investor in merger clearance of acquisition of majority stake in the largest Slovak commercial bank, also to an Austrian company in merger clearance of acquisition of shares in major Slovak paper producer, as well as to multinational producer of heating devices in merger clearance of merger with another significant multinational producer of heating devices.

Tomas Maretta participated and gained significant experience also in the area of corporate and commercial law.

Bar Admissions

Slovak Bar Association

Education

Law Faculty of Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (Graduated, M.A., 1999)
Areas of Practice

Administrative Law | Antitrust and Unfair Competition | Commercial Law | Corporate and Business | Employment and Labor | Mergers & Acquisitions | Privatization

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

- Expert in the area of competition law.

- Assisted to the clients in various merger clearances of acquisitions on the Slovak market as well as of world-wide transactions of multinationals in diverse areas and provided diverse advise in respect to the agreements restricting economic competition.

- Assisted in Slovak clearances of several acquisitions by US multinational private equity investment funds over international companies or businesses.

- Assisted an Italian investor in merger clearance of acquisition of majority stake in the largest Slovak commercial bank.

- Assisted an Austrian company in merger clearance of acquisition of shares in major Slovak paper producer.

- Assisted multinational producer of heating devices in merger clearance of merger with another significant multinational producer of heating devices.

- Assisted in competition compliance audits of, among others, joint venture agreement between leading motor vehicle manufacturers and selective distribution system of high brand footwear and sports equipment international supplier.

- Obtaining, among others, negative clearance on distribution agreement of major multinational producer of motor vehicles and for co-operation agreements between plastic manufacturers.
Articles

- Slovakia's new Act on the Protection of Economic Competition. In: BNA's Eastern European Reporter, July 2001, p. 18.


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