David Šmída specialises in commercial and civil law, with a particular focus on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate reorganisations, group restructurings with a focus on diversification of risks, holding structure settings, and regulation of shareholder relations. During his practice, he has been instrumental in numerous local as well as international transactions.
David also provides legal advice to private clients, including in particular complex solutions for inter-generational family wealth transfers, and legal aspects of building and managing family holding structures.
After joining our law firm as junior associate, David Šmída has become an associate in 2016..
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Czech Bar Association
Languages Czech, Slovak, English
Charles University, Faculty of Laws, Prague (2012), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
legal advice in connection with the demerger of a major chemical company followed by a subsequent acquisition of the resulting company by a foreign investor
legal due diligence of a group of companies operating cinemas in the Czech Republic in connection with their acquisition, and subsequent comprehensive legal advice on post-transaction restructuring
legal due diligence of a major producer of canned and frozen food in connection with its contemplated acquisition
comprehensive legal advice on the restructuring of a leading Czech financial group with a focus on diversification of risks stemming from the group’s business and on increasing cash-flow efficiency within the group
legal due diligence of an underwear manufacturer in connection with its acquisition by a foreign investor
legal advice in connection with post-transaction restructuring of a major retail food vendor, including subsequent demerger by spin-off with acquisition
legal advice on intragroup merger of a bank doing business in the Czech Republic with its subsidiary, and representation of the client before the Czech National Bank in connection with obtaining its clearance for the merger and in connection with obtaining an insurance intermediary’s licence
comprehensive legal advice in connection with the formation of companies, divisions, branches, associations, foundations, and other forms of legal entities
legal advice in connection with amending certificates of incorporations and articles of association of business companies in connection with their accommodation to new private-law legislation
legal advice to Czech as well as foreign companies in connection with issues of dematerialised and certificated bonds, and assistance in their subsequent placements
legal advice to a major mineral oil trader in connection with an infringement of the Excise Taxes Act and the potentially impending threat of revocation of the business licence
advice to prominent Czech private clients in connection with the transfer of their assets to the next generation, including the design of a suitable structure for the asset transfer, establishment of trust funds, and other solutions tailored for the clients’ specific needs
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