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Marek Doseděl, an associate of the Prague office, is a member of the Disputes Practice Group and specializes in litigation, EU competition and criminal law.
With the exception of a one-year break spent at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, where he studied Chinese law and private international law, Marek has been at White & Case since 2011. He has also provided legal services from the London office.
Marek represents Czech and global clients before courts, the European Commission and the Office for the Protection of Competition in proceedings related to merger control matters and prohibited cartel agreements.
He also has extensive experience in performing internal and international investigations and representing global companies in criminal and civil proceedings before US and other foreign authorities.
He is also well-versed in the EU and US sanctions regimes imposed on the economy of the Russian Federation in 2014. In this specific area of law, Marek has advised a number of banking institutions, Czech producers and exporters, and other entities. In addition, he has unique experience in representing clients in proceedings before the US Office for Foreign Asset Control, which administers a US sanctions system.
In the area of pharmaceutical law, Marek has advised a major client on the parallel import of pharmaceutical products in the Czech Republic and represented a leading pharmaceutical company in proceedings before the Czech State Institute for Drug Control related to an alleged violation of the Advertising Regulation Act. He also provided legal advice in connection with the enhancement of the system for the storage and distribution of pharmaceuticals in six European jurisdictions.
Moreover, he has been active in a number of pro bono projects in 2015. For example, he is assisting POST BELLUM, a Czech non-profit organization, in connection with an extensive opinion for the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic on the Archiving Act; and advising international institutions such as the European Shoah Legacy Institute and Penal Reform International.