Václav Žaloudek

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Václav Žaloudek

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"A thorought internal decision-making process is both strenght and weakness of Japanese companies. The advantage is that the decision is not being disputed in the company, the weakness of the process appears when there is a need to decide quickly, for example under a pressure of a competitive offer."

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Knowledge of business and legal environment in Japan

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Experienced lawyer in the renowned law firm

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Czech (native), English (fluent), Japan (fluent), German (fluent)


Since 2012: attorney-at-law (registration number of the Czech Bar Association 14224)

2002-2008: Master of Law, Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

2009: Doctor of Law, Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

2013: LL.M., Faculty of Law, University of Cambrige


Since 2008: White & Case

(lawyer, activities predominantly in Prague, and in the firm´s offices in New York and Tokio)

Focus on Japanese clientele and on European clientele active in relations with Japan

Head of the Japanese Department of the Prague office

Key practice: law in the power sector, M&As

Regular lectures on legal topics for Japanese clients in Prague, London, Duesseldorf and Tokio

2005-2008: interpretation from and to Japan in Japanese companies on the Czech market