Personal information:  
   
Name:  Dr. Vít Horáček
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Country of professional activity:

Czech Republic


Education and professional qualifications:             
Period:  Institution, field of study, degree:
   
1993 Charles University, Prague – PhD.
1986 – 1991 Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Law, Doctor of Law (Specialisation: International Private and Public Law)
1999 Euroforum MBA Program
1991 – 1993 Short-term visits in Helsinki, Finland; Passau, Germany; Strasbourg, France; Copenhagen, Denmark
September –November 1993 Post graduate studies at the University of Birmingham, and to London and Glasgow law firms, UK

Professional experience:                   
Period:   Company, job title, city:
   
1990 – 1992

In-house lawyer for various private companies; advised management and coordinated day-to-day business and legal services
1992 – 1994

Associate at leading Czech law firm Bubník & Myslil (specific areas of practice: business law, mergers & acquisitions, privatisation projects, Intellectual property) 
1994 – 2015 Associate and Partner at Glatzová & Co.
2016 – present Partner at LEGALITÉ advokátní kancelář s.r.o. 

Language skills:
Czech, English, French, Germany, Russian - A
Slovak – B

[A] - fluent knowledge with the ability to actively conduct oral hearings and process procedural resolutions and awards without any third party support, [B] - active knowledge, but at least partial third-party support required when processing decisions, [C] - passive knowledge of the ability to work with documents in a language without the need for translation.


Professional membership:
Member of the Czech Bar Association
Member of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (ICC)
Arbitrator at the permanent Czech Arbitration Court at the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic
Arbitrator of VIAC Vienna
Assistant Professor at the Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Law (until 2017)
Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
Arbitrator at Football Association of the Czech Republic
Arbitrator at the Arbitration at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arbitrator and Chairman of the International Arbitration Court of the Czech Commodity Exchange
Arbitrator at Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
Member of the International Bar Association
Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Economics and Management (2001-2004)
Member of the Czech Society for International Law
Member of ICC commission for ADR


Experience in domestic arbitration proceedings:

- Chairman of the arbitration panel: ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more
- as Co-arbitrator: ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more
- as Sole arbitrator:       ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more

Experience in international arbitration proceedings:

- Chairman of the arbitration panel:  ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more
- as Co-arbitrator: ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more
- as Sole arbitrator:     ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more

Experience with arbitration according to the following rules:
International Arbitration Court at the Czech Commodity Exchange – Vice President of the Court (Prague, Czech Republic); Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and to the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic (Prague, Czech Republic); Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC, Vienna, Austria); ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris, France); arbitrations according to the rules of various arbitral tribunals in Asia; MKAS (Moscow, Russian Federation); SA KIG (Warsaw, Poland); MKAS TPPU (Kiev, Ukraine); AAA (New York, USA); PCA (Den Haag, Netherlands); SCC (Stockholm, Sweden) and many others.


Entry in the list (s) of the following permanent arbitration institutions:
Member of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (ICC)
Arbitrator at the permanent Czech Arbitration Court at the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic
Arbitrator of VIAC Vienna
Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
Arbitrator at Football Association of the Czech Republic
Arbitrator at the Arbitration at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arbitrator and Chairman of the International Arbitration Court of the Czech Commodity Exchange
Arbitrator at Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
Member of ICC commission for ADR


Publications:

Collection of Cases – Business Law, 4th Edition, Stanislava Černá and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer, a.s. Praha 2018
Corporations Law, Černá S., Štenglová I., Pelikánová I. and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer, Praha 2015
Corporate Governance, collective monography, „Special Institutes of Corporate Governance in Transnational Business“, Wolters Kluwer Prague, 2015
International Civil Procedure, 2nd edition, Czech Republic, Juris, 2014
Civil Law Commentary, Švestka J., Dvořák J., Fiala J. and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer a.s. Praha 2014
Collection of Cases – Business Law, 3rd Edition, Stanislava Černá and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer, a.s. Praha 2014
Corporations Law Commentary, A.J. Bělohlávek and collective, co-author, Aleš Čeněk Publishers, Praha 2013
Big Law Firms Mediation, Czech Bar Bulletin 6, 2013
Enterpreneur and Its Relationship, Scripta Iuridica 13, Stanislava Černá, Stanislav Plíva and coll., co-author, UCFI 2013
International Civil Procedure, Czech Republic, Juris, 2013
New Rules on ICC Arbitration - International Court of Arbitration, Obchodní právo č. 1/2013
WADA Code Application in Practice, Leviatan Arbitration E-review, Poland, 2012
200 Years of Civil Code, Jan Dvořák, Karel Malý and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer, a.s., Praha 2011
Case Law of Czech Arbitration Court, Czech Yearbook of Arbitration (also member of Editorial Board), Volume I, Juris 2011
Collection of Cases – Business Law, 2nd Edition, Stanislava Černá and collective, co-author, Wolters Kluwer, a.s. Praha 2011
Procedures of Consideration and Enforcements of Arbitral Awards, International Practice, European Arbitration Chamber, Kiev, 2010
Collection of Cases – Business Law, Stanislava Černá and collective, co-author, ASPI, a.s., 2008
„Czech Republic Arbitration“, The European & Middle Eastern Arbitration Review 2008.
“Czech Republic Arbitration”, European Arbitration Review 2007
„Czech Arbitration Court given domain name role“, Global Arbitration Review, Volume 1, issue 2, 2006
"International Construction Projects ", Bulletin advokacie, 5/2006
ADR .eu domains, different articles in periodicals in Europe, 2006
Dispute Resolution in the Czech Republic, Law Business Research, 2005
Protection of Economic Competition in Czech Republic, Kluwer 2003, 2004
Alternative dispute resolution, Právo a podnikání 3/2003
Labour law in the Czech Republic, Kluwer, 2002
"International Comparative Survey of Financial Markets", Journal of International Banking Law, special issue 1998
"Public Offers of Share Purchase Agreements", Právo a podnikání 7-8/1998
"Company Savings Banks", Ekonom (Czech weekly business journal) 32-33/1998
"Protection of Minority Shareholders When Shares are Publicly Tradable", Právo a podnikání 1/1998
"Limitation of Liability", Právo a podnikání 10/1997
Labour Law in the Czech Republic, Kluwer, 1997
"Types of Shares", Právo a podnikání (Czech legal monthly newsletter), 7-8/1996
"Arbitration in the Czech Republic", AIJA International Arbitration Gazette 1/1995
"Arbitration in the Czech Republic", American Bar Association Newsletter 1995, v. 3
"Futures and Derivatives in the Czech Republic", Futures & Derivatives Law Review, 1994
Legal commentaries on Czech real estate law featured in the bimonthly Estates News
Several articles in Czech law journals on the relationship between international and local law
“Law Crossing Eurasia – From Korea to the Czech Republic”, Jaewan Moon, Michal Tomášek – co-author, (rW&W Science & New Media Passau/Berlin), Prague, 2015