'SOLIVAN' is the trading name of Solivan B. Miszkurka, J. Chabocka, Adwokaci i Radcy Prawni Sp.p. with its registered seat in Warsaw.
‘PONTES the CEE lawyers’ is a trading name of the following law firms: Majerník & Miháliková, s. r. o. Bratislava, Jinga & Asociatii Bucharest, Pontes Budapest, JŠK, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. Prague, Gugushev & Partners Sofia, Graf Patsch Taucher Rechtsanwaelte Vienna and SOLIVAN.
The use of the name "PONTES" and words or phrases such as "firm", "law firm", "network" or "international practice" is for convenience only and does not imply that all or any of such entities are in partnership together or accept responsibility for the acts or omissions of each other. Legal responsibility for the provision of services to clients is defined in engagement terms entered into between clients and SOLIVAN and these should be relied upon in determining liability for the services provided. Absent the explicit agreement and consent of both entities involved, no PONTES the CEE lawyers entity is responsible for the acts or omissions of, nor has any authority to obligate or otherwise bind, any other PONTES the CEE lawyers entity. In order to provide our services, we may ask for information about you and the nature of the proposed work for the purpose of conflict checking, client checking and other bona fide purposes. This information may include personal data and can be disclosed to any PONTES the CEE lawyers for such purposes.
In some jurisdictions in which we operate we are required to identify clients for the purposes of applicable anti-money laundering legislation. Amongst other things, the type of client, its business and the geographical location will dictate the documentary evidence required. Where possible, we will obtain this information from publically available sources but in circumstance where the information is not available we will need to obtain the information directly from you. Information provided to us for these purposes will only be used only for these purposes. We may share this information with other PONTES the CEE lawyers entities. If we are not able obtain all the necessary documentation within a reasonable time frame we may not be able to act for you. We have anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and procedures which apply to all our partners. They specifically prohibit such dealings with (self-)government personnel and other officials for the purpose of improperly obtaining or retaining business or for any other improper purpose or business advantage. Such policies prohibit the making, offering or promising to make a payment or transfer of anything of value. They also include the provision of any service, gift or entertainment for any improper purpose or business advantage. SOLIVAN does not provide banking services and we will accept client funds only to the extent necessary to undertake professional services for our clients. Please be aware that in order to perpetrate a scam or fraud, criminals may pose as someone from SOLIVAN or PONTES the CEE lawyers. Usually these scams or frauds are carried out by fake emails suggesting you may receive a financial benefit. The emails often also contain links to supposedly relevant websites. To be effective the scam or fraud requires you to enter into communication with the fraudster, either by responding to the email or clicking the attached link. If you receive an email of this nature do not correspond with the sender. It is highly unlikely that it originates from both SOLIVAN or PONTES the CEE lawyers.