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Péter Deák

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Hungary
Languages Hungarian, English

Péter is a Senior Associate of the Commercial team of CMS Budapest with specific focus on the technology, media and communications sector.

Péter joined the CMS Budapest office in 2011 after graduating from the University of Szeged. He assisted in reviewing and drafting general commercial and IT agreements, as well as in preparing various memoranda relating to commercial regulatory issues. He also gained experience in various public procurement projects and represented cases before the Public Procurement Arbitration Board and court.

Peter has been seconded to various international companies, where he provided day-to-day legal advice in all projects of the companies and worked closely with local businesses and the companies headquarter's legal departments.

Besides his commercial experience Péter spent a year (2013) within CMS’ corporate team, therefore he has relevant knowledge of general corporate matters, including due diligence exercises, mergers, de-mergers, acquisitions, sales and corporate secretarial issues.

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Relevant experience

  • CIB Bank on commercial, telecommunications and procurement matters on a daily basis, including drafting and reviewing various service and mandate agreements for the bank’s IT procurement department.
  • Samsung Electronics on commercial law issues relating to daily business activities, in particular preparation and review of sales and marketing agreements. Supporting the in-house legal team in the framework of an on-site secondment (October – December 2015).
  • UPC Hungary on commercial law issues relating to daily business activities, in particular preparation and review of procurement, service and network leasing agreements. Supporting the in-house legal team in the framework of an on-site secondment (September 2014 –ongoing).
  • UPC DTH, Luxembourg based provider of satellite TV and other electronic communication services in the CEE region on all legal issues in Hungary, including electronic communications services regulatory and subscriber related matters (e.g. modification of GTCs for program distribution and Internet and voice services).
  • A leading pharmaceuticals company on commercial and public procurement matters on a daily basis, including drafting and reviewing various service and mandate agreements, agreement for mobile parking system and other commercial agreements. Representing the client before the Public Procurement Arbitration Board and court in various cases.
  • Microsoft Hungary on reviewing and commenting of regulatory materials relating to cloud computing services in the preparatory phase. Providing strategic legal advice in connection with direct participation in public procurement procedures. Reviewing a long term contract package on the use of electronic communications services.
  • Funkwerk AG, a leading supplier of innovative communication, information and security system – successful reasoning that the offer of the client was reasonable from an economic point of view in a high value public procurement. Supporting client during the negotiation phase and in the submission of the final offer as well.
  • A major solutions provider on preparing and negotiating complex information technology agreements, advising in relation to international and regional projects on a daily basis, preparing and reporting legal risk analyses to the regional legal department, and advising on specific regulatory matter.
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Education

  • 2011 – Doctor of Law (University of Szeged, Faculty of Law, Hungary)
  • 2011 – American Legal Experts’ Training (University of Szeged, Faculty of Law, Hungary - University of Toledo, OH, USA)
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