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Tamás Tercsák

Of Counsel

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Magyarországi Fióktelepe
YBL Palace
Károlyi utca 12
1053 Budapest
Hungary
Languages Hungarian, English, German
TMT - Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Tamás Tercsák, PhD is an of counsel at CMS Budapest. He is the former managing partner in Dentons’ Budapest office and was the head of the office’s Corporate/Commercial group.

He has a proven track record advising major international corporations on large-scale acquisitions and management takeovers across several sectors in the Hungarian market. Tamás also has considerable experience advising and representing clients in technology, media, communications, as well as employment law and litigation matters. He is an expert in matters involving the film industry and has led several financings and other transactions in the past.

As part of his work with the law firm, he spent two years in the late 1990s acting as one of the directors conducting the 'dormant account' matters for the Swiss Bankers Association. Tamás is an examiner at the Law Faculty of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and is a listed arbitrator at both the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court.

Tamás regularly publishes articles in leading legal publications on areas such as contract, company and employment law. His book on the theory and practice of the abuse of rights (law) was published in 2003.

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Relevant experience

  • Canadian-based global media financier in relation to film production in Hungary including film financing and other related issues.
  • International media company in relation to the potential acquisition of TV channels from an international group.
  • A British television production company on film production in Hungary including film financing and other related issues, involving review of agreements relating to production.
  • Multinational paper manufacturing company in relation to an outsourcing agreement for the production of paper tubes.
  • International fashion company in relation to the review of the general terms and conditions of online shops.
  • Legal advice, negotiations and drafting in connection with the Hungarian production of a fantasy motion picture, including the review of the production services agreement, the cast and crew agreements, the accounting services agreement, as well as drafting declarations of consent and providing legal advice on subsidies.
  • Legal advice, negotiations and drafting in connection with the Hungarian production of a history television miniseries, including the review of the production services agreement and the confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement.
  • Legal advice, negotiations and drafting in connection with the Hungarian production of a thriller motion picture, including the review of the production services agreement, the cast and crew agreements, the location lease agreement and the fund-raising/subsidy agreement.
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Education

  • 2001 – PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • 1993 – Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
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Memberships

  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court
  • Member, Budapest Bar Association
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Corporate/M&A

Tamás Tercsák, PhD is an of counsel at CMS Budapest. He is the former managing partner in Dentons’ Budapest office and was the head of the office’s Corporate/Commercial group.

He has a proven track record advising major international corporations on large-scale acquisitions and management takeovers across several sectors in the Hungarian market. Tamás also has considerable experience advising and representing clients in technology, media, communications, as well as employment law and litigation matters. He is an expert in matters involving the film industry and has led several financings and other transactions in the past.

As part of his work with the law firm, he spent two years in the late 1990s acting as one of the directors conducting the 'dormant account' matters for the Swiss Bankers Association. Tamás is an examiner at the Law Faculty of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and is a listed arbitrator at both the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court.

Tamás regularly publishes articles in leading legal publications on areas such as contract, company and employment law. His book on the theory and practice of the abuse of rights (law) was published in 2003.

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Relevant experience

  • German car parts manufacturer on the construction of a new factory in Hungary, together ongoing legal advice in employment related issues and corporate matters.
  • International real estate investment company on due diligence, purchase of office complexes in Budapest by way of complex corporate transactions.
  • A leading European paper manufacturer on the sale of its paper sack production business. The sold business involved assets in Hungary and in the Ukraine.
  • International media company in relation to the potential acquisition of TV channels from an international group.
  • Multinational sporting boat manufacturer with a network of more than 1600 sales outlets throughout the world on the termination of its Hungarian operation, including the shutdown of its Hungarian factory, the termination of its existing agreements and the transfer of 100% of the Hungarian affiliate’s quotas.
  • Multinational logistics company on its joint venture and the related corporate structure.
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Education

  • 2001 – PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • 1993 – Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
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Memberships

  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court
  • Member, Budapest Bar Association
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Commercial

Tamás Tercsák, PhD is an of counsel at CMS Budapest. He is the former managing partner in Dentons’ Budapest office and was the head of the office’s Corporate/Commercial group.

He has a proven track record advising major international corporations on large-scale acquisitions and management takeovers across several sectors in the Hungarian market. Tamás also has considerable experience advising and representing clients in technology, media, communications, as well as employment law and litigation matters. He is an expert in matters involving the film industry and has led several financings and other transactions in the past.

As part of his work with the law firm, he spent two years in the late 1990s acting as one of the directors conducting the 'dormant account' matters for the Swiss Bankers Association. Tamás is an examiner at the Law Faculty of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and is a listed arbitrator at both the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court.

Tamás regularly publishes articles in leading legal publications on areas such as contract, company and employment law. His book on the theory and practice of the abuse of rights (law) was published in 2003.

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Relevant experience

  • German car parts manufacturer on the construction of a new factory in Hungary, together ongoing legal advice in employment related issues and corporate matters.
  • A multinational chemical company in competition supervision proceedings in connection with alleged cartel of pesticide distributors and suppliers.
  • International media company in relation to the potential acquisition of TV channels from an international group.
  • A British television production company in relation to film production in Hungary including film financing and other related issues, involving review of agreements relating to production.
  • Multinational clients in employment related cases, including cases where the validity of non-competition clauses incorporated in employment contracts were challenged by employees.
  • Austrian paper manufacturer in relation to the construction of a power plant for the production facility in Hungary.
  • One of Europe’s largest banks in cartel proceedings before the Hungarian Competition Authority.
  • International real estate investment company on due diligence, purchase of office complexes in Budapest by way of complex corporate transactions.
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Education

  • 2001 – PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • 1993 – Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
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Memberships

  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Arbitrator, Hungarian Energy Arbitration Court
  • Member, Budapest Bar Association
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