Eva Svobodová | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Eva Svobodova
Eva Svobodova

Eva Svobodová

Local Partner, Prague

T +420 255 771 111

E esvobodova@whitecase.com

Overview

Eva Svobodová focuses on capital markets transactions, securities and collective investment. Ms. Svobodová is qualified as an attorney in the Czech Republic and the US.

Ms. Svobodová's experience includes the representation of underwriters and issuers (including corporates, banks and sovereigns) on a range of domestic and international capital markets transactions, including both debt and equity. Ms. Svobodová also regularly advises clients on regulatory issues, including the cross-border provision of investment services and trading, licensing, reporting obligations, as well as takeovers. Ms. Svobodová's practice also includes fund formation, and structuring and regulatory advice in the area of collective investment.

Ms. Svobodová was listed among the leading lawyers in the area of Banking, Finance and Capital Markets in the Czech Republic by the recent edition of the publication, The Legal 500 (2011).

Prior to joining White & Case in 2005, Ms. Svobodová worked in the Prague offices of two other reputable international law firms.

Bars and Courts

  • Czech Bar Association
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, New York University School of Law, NY, USA
  • Master's Degree (Mgr), Charles University, Faculty of Law, Prague, Czech Republic

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • Slovak
  • German
  • French

Experience

Representation of one of the largest Czech banks in connection with its contemplated listing on the main market of the Prague Stock Exchange.

Representation of JPMorgan, as lead manager, in connection with the offering and listing of shares in Central European Media Enterprises, a Nasdaq-listed Bermudian company holding media businesses in Central and Eastern Europe, including the operator of a leading television network in the Czech Republic.

Representation of VGP N.V., a developer of logistics centers in Central and Eastern Europe, in connection with Czech legal issues in relation to the IPO of its ordinary shares and dual listing of all existing and newly-issued shares on the main market of the Prague Stock Exchange and on Euronext Brussels.

Representation of CEZ, a. s., the largest Czech energy company, in connection with the dual listing of its shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Representation of the arrangers (including Barclays, Deutsche Bank) and the managers in connection with Eurobond issues by the Czech state, including the establishment and all updates of the current €10 billion EMTN program of the Czech Republic.

Publications

  • Do you want to increase capital? Prepare a prospectus, Euro 6, February 2008
  • Initial Public Offerings, Euro 32–33, August 2007, (co-author P. Hudec)