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Silvie Horackova

Counsel

Prague

Silvie Horackova

Counsel

Prague

Silvie has broad experience in both domestic and international banking and finance transactions. She regularly advises leading financial institutions and corporate entities on a wide range of products, including syndicated, club and bilateral corporate loans and acquisition, export, real estate and project financings. Silvie also advises clients on debt capital markets issues, in particular bonds issuances. She was a key member of the team which drafted standard loan documentation based on the LMA standard for the Czech Banking Association, and regularly speaks at events organised by both bodies as well as at the law faculty at Charles University. Silvie has been recognised as part of a winning team, one which received the ‘IFLR Czech Republic Law Firm of the year’ award in 2017 for their innovative advisory work on the issuance of Czech law bonds under terms and conditions with a parallel debt concept; this was its first use under Czech law. According to clients, she “is the person in the right place, always taking care of the clients’ needs, discussing issues and obstacles, being on the phone almost 24/7 trying to find ways to proceed. Very dedicated and professional lawyer, who represents the client´s position well during negotiations.” IFLR1000 2018

Experience highlights

Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Sectors

Banks

Office

Prague

Allen & Overy (Czech Republic) LLP, organizační složka
Karolinská 707/7
Karlín
186 00 Prague 8

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Czech bar association, 2002

Academic

Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, 1996

Mgr., Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, 1998

Recognition

Awards & accolades

Czech Law Firm of the Year

IFLR European Awards 2017

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The award was received for the issuance of Czech law bonds under terms and conditions with a parallel debt concept used for the first time ever under Czech law.
The award was received for the issuance of Czech law bonds under terms and conditions with a parallel debt concept used for the first time ever under Czech law.

Published work

Horáčková, S., Myšáková, P., Pavlů, R., Vybíral, P.: Pledge of enterprise in the new Civil Code. In: Judge (Soudce) 12/2013, p. 31 et seq.

News & insights

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News: 25 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises banks on EUR 323.5 million bank/bond financing for the acquisition of BIP

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, IMI-Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 275 million bridge facilities agreement, EUR 48.5m…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: weekly Update 15 October to 21 October 2021

Of particular note this week, HM Treasury published a policy paper on ‘Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing’ which sets out the UK government’s ambition to support the financial…

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Impending changes to credit facilities agreements of Czech borrowers

The Czech government has submitted to the Parliament a proposal which would ultimately result in temporary changes to credit facilities agreements and certain other finance documents of, amongst…

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