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Lukas Valusek

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o.s.
Palladium, Na Poříčí 1079/3a
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Languages Czech, English, Slovak

Lukáš Valúšek is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance team at CMS Prague. He specialises in large-scale restructuring and insolvency matters, financial services regulatory issues, and also has considerable experience advising both lenders and borrowers on cross-border financing transactions in the Czech Republic. Prior to joining CMS in 2014, Lukáš gained a number of years of experience in various in-house positions at banks in the Czech Republic.

Lukáš is a certified insolvency practitioner. 


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Relevant experience

  • ECA backed lenders on the restructuring of New World Resources Plc and its subsidiary company (Czech Republic) OKD, a.s. which owns 7 coal mines in the Czech Republic and has over 13,000 employees and was forced to file for bankruptcy in May 2016.
  • Balbec Capital on purchase of portfolios of NPLs in the Czech Republic.
  • A Czech investor on purchase of real estate assets worth of USD 100m+ in reorganisation.
  • A Czech bank on strengthening the Tier 1 capital and remuneration policies.
  • Raiffeisen Bank International Group on outsourcing regulations under Czech law.
  • Euroclear on securities settlement and securities depository regulatory matters in the Czech Republic.
  • A multinational conglomerate on subsidies regulatory requirements under Czech law.
  • Deka Immobilien on the financing for the acquisition of “the Park” office complex in Prague.
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  • 2007 – JUDr., Charles University, Prague
  • 2004 – Mgr., Trnava University, Trnava
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New rules on the dis­charge of debt pro­cess and their im­pact on NPL...
Politi­cians and the me­dia alike have lauded the new amend­ment to the in­solv­ency act as the Czech Re­pub­lic’s law of the year 2019. This is primar­ily be­cause the new rules give new hope to many in­di­vidu­als...
28 Jun 19
EU Dir­ect­ive on Pre­vent­ive Re­struc­tur­ing: A miss­ing piece of the puzzle...
On 6 June 2019, the Coun­cil ap­proved the European Par­lia­ment’s pro­pos­al for a Dir­ect­ive on pre­vent­ive re­struc­tur­ing frame­works, second chance and meas­ures to in­crease the ef­fi­ciency of re­struc­tur­ing,...