Jan Šovar is an attorney-at-law and a co-founder of FINREG PARTNERS law firm. In his practice he focuses on the regulation of the financial sector, securities, fintech, blockchain and STO, payment and banking services, and investment services. He also regularly provides regulatory and compliance advisory services to investment fund and asset management clients.
Before FINREG PARTNERS he worked for one of the biggest Czech law firms, Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB), and also for the predecessor of ESMA in Paris and for Deutsche Bank in London. Jan has in-depth knowledge on Czech and EU financial market regulatory and related matters, which he gained in part from almost a decade as the head of capital markets legislation at the Czech Ministry of Finance, where he supervised the preparation of key legislative proposals in the area of capital markets (particularly the Czech Management Companies and Investment Funds Act and the legislation on bonds issuance) and represented the Czech Republic at the working committees of the EU Council.