Advising the Slovak subsidiary of a US-based engineered products producer on the set-up of its whistleblowing program. Mr. Pališin also serves as a member of the external investigation team dealing with reports submitted via the whistleblowing scheme and has been actively involved in internal investigations of reported matters and in advising on the next steps following from investigations, including criminal law implications. Mr. Pališin has also advised many other clients on the legal implications of setting up and operating whistleblowing programs under Slovak law.
Advising a major Slovak manufacturing company regarding the assessment of the results of a forensic audit carried out in connection with the potentially problematic conduct of its suppliers within internal tender processes, including advice on related criminal law implications.
Representation of a leading chemical company in State aid and cartel proceedings before the European Commission.
Advising a French multinational pharmaceutical company in connection with data protection issues related to the set-up of its internal anti-bribery compliance tool.
Regularly advising clients from a wide range of industries regarding the antitrust implications of their activities, including advice on their contemplated cooperation and distribution projects, while also representing clients in merger clearance and cartel proceedings before the Slovak Antimonopoly Office.
Representation of a major player on the Central European market in one of the most complex Phase 2 merger clearance proceedings in Slovakia regarding its acquisition of a stake in a competitor.
Regular advice to a leading mobile operator on broad range of competition related issues.
Advising a major Slovak bank in its defense against damage claims arising in connection with alleged uncompetitive behavior.
Mr. Pališin also regularly represents clients regarding a wide variety of matters and proceedings before various Slovak administrative bodies, including the Slovak Antimonopoly Office, the National Bank of Slovakia and the Slovak Personal Data Protection Office.