Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

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Member Infomations

Slovakia

Prague, Bratislava

Giese & Partner, Slovakia

Lazaretská 12
SK - 811 08 Bratislava
+421 (2) 20 510 110

office@giese.sk
http://www.giese.sk
Contact person for AEEC matters:

Slavomír Čauder

cauder@giese.sk
Vita

Mgr. Slavomír M. Čauder
Partner

Affiliation: Giese & Partner, s.r.o. – Branch Office

Address and Contact Details:
Giese & Partner, s.r.o. – Branch Office,
Lazaretská 12, SK-81108 Bratislava, Slovakia
Tel: CZ +420 221 411 511 / SK +421 220 510 110
e-mail: cauder@giese.cz / cauder@giese.sk
www.giese.sk

Experience/Career History:
Mr. Čauder has a substantial experience in advising international energy groups with focus on electricity trading, regulatory issues and renewable energy.

Prior to joining Giese & Partner in 2003, Mr. Čauder advised on Slovak and Czech law for a number of years both as in-house counsel for reputable multinational energy and technology groups (including Asea Brown Boveri / ABB and Dalkia International / now Veolia Environment Group) as well as an associate of a large US-based international law firm in its affiliated office in Prague.

Publications of Interest:
− Let Your Roof Earn You Money! (Solar Energy Options and Hindernances in Slovakia); The Slovak Spectator’s Real Estate Guide 2010
− Optimierung des Strommarkts (Gesetz über Förderung EE in der Slowakei/ Netzzugang); Ost West Contact, September 2009
− Podporiť? Prečo nie?; Speech, E-Mobility Forum, Bratislava, 4 April 2012
− Renewable energy in Slovakia and the Czech Republic: After the Solar (almost?) “Bubble“; Speech, AEEC Conference, Budapest, 20 May 2011
− New chance for Renewable energy in Slovakia; Speech, German-Slovak Industry and Commerce Chamber, Bratislava, Slovakia, 29 November 2011
− Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources (RES) – Slovak Republic, Czech Republic; Speech, Copenhagen, 12 June 2009

Other Information:
• Attorney at Law admitted in Czech Republic and Slovakia
• Member of Czech and Slovak Bar Associations
• Slovak National Representative of AIJA
• Member of Insol Europe (Co-Chair of the Young Members Group)
• AEEC


JUDr. Zuzana Francúzová


francuzova@giese.sk
Vita

advokátka associate

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Law
Real Estate Projects
Collateral Law
International Private Law

WORK EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION
since 2016 Associate, Giese & Partner in Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Junior lawyer, Giese & Partner in Bratislava
2012 Doctoral degree from the Trnavská University in Trnava, Department of Civil and Commercial law, Slovakia (JUDr.)
2011 Junior lawyer, e/n/w/c Natlacen Walderdorff Cancola advokáti s.r.o. law firm in Bratislava
2011 Graduation from the School of Law at Trnavská University in Trnava (Mgr.)
2010-2011 Paralegal, e/n/w/c Natlacen Walderdorff Cancola advokáti s.r.o. law firm in Bratislava
2009-2010 Study at the School of Law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany (Erasmus)
LANGUAGES
Slovak, German, English
MEMBERSHIP

Slovak Bar Association (SAK, admitted since 2016)

Giese & Partner, Slovakia

Short profile of the AEEC Member
Giese & Partner,s.r.o. is one of the leading law firms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia engaged in energy law. The firm focuses on electricity trading, regulatory issues and renewable energy with a particular emphasis on solar and wind power plants.

Giese & Partner’s team consists of 20 lawyers from three countries and has depth and breadth of experience in the common legal issues regarding all aspects of energy law. The cooperation and practice of attorneys from different cultures guarantees the best possible legal assistance to its clients.
The firm examines and drafts all of the necessary legal documents with due consideration of all of the financial aspects for the realisation and operation of solar and wind power plants for project developers, banks, funds and operating companies as well as for market entry and trading floor activities of international electricity traders.

Giese & Partner provides advice regarding licensing, the choice of location for operation, purchase of adequate land plots in addition to obtaining relevant public supply and feed-in tariff agreements. The firm has a strong track record of successful negotiations with public and private property owners, network operators, banks and licensing authorities. It regularly prepares corresponding due diligence reports at the request of financing institutions.

Giese & Partner’s broader practice includes international M&A, real estate law, employment law, and restructuring and insolvency law throughout the entire CEE region.

Offices
Prague, Bratislava
Staff
approx. 12
Accredited professionals
approx. 7
Partners
5
Dedicated departments in the field of energy
Energy Law Electricity trading, Regulatory issues and Renewable energy with a particular emphasis on solar and wind power plants
Accredited professionals active in the field of energy
3
Other departments
Real Estate Projects and Construction Banking Law International Arbitration Mergers & Acquisitions Insolvency and Restructuring Employment Law Corporate Law Collateral Law
Clients
From the outset of the liberalization of the Slovak energy industry, Giese & Partner has been active in this sector, providing legal advice to clients on regulatory matters as well as on transaction related work. The firm has acted for both public and private companies in the energy and public utility fields. Giese & Partner has most recently focused on electricity trading, regulatory issues and renewable energy, in particular solar and wind power plants.
Approach
Giese & Partner is one of the leading law firms engaged in the renewable energy field and electricity trading , in particular solar and biomass/biogas plants. Our attorneys have broad experience in the common legal issues regarding renewable energy law and electricity trading, power generation. With due consideration of all financial aspects, the firm examines and draft all legal essentials necessary for the realisation and operation of power plants for project developers, banks, funds and operating companies. The firm provides advice regarding the choice of location of the operation, purchase of adequate land plots as well as obtaining relevant licences, public supply and feed-in agreements. The energy focused advisory group has a track record of successful negotiation with public and private property owners, network operators, banks and licensing authorities. The team regularly prepares corresponding Due Diligence reports at the request of banks.
Selection of references
Major German Energy Service Provider from Magdeburg, Germany Large German Biogas Technology Company from Zeven, Germany International Automotive Supplier - support of its Energy Plant Division Major Slovak Bank – financing renewable energy power plants: • Biomass • Solar Projects • Insolvency Boston Consulting Group: Support in district heating power plant privatisation competition Budapest based energy trader: • Close - out netting system • Financial trading activity Slovak Development and Investment Company in the Photovoltaic Energy Field: Waste Treatment Power Plant project – feasibility. Major Swiss, Swedish, Dutch and Austrian electricity traders – establishing their Slovak Subsidiaries and guidance in all permit and licensing proceedings.

Publications of Giese & Partner, Slovakia

The AEEC member has no publications yet.