Tomas Janousek

Tomas Janousek

Senior Associate

Tomáš helps with investment funds and financial regulation. He enables clients to set up business, access markets and operate effectively within complex and dynamic financial legal frameworks. 
He assists asset managers with the structuring, establishment, distribution and ongoing operation of collective investment vehicles in the Czech Republic and Luxembourg, covering a range of asset classes from private equity to impact investments. He also supports domestic and international banks, investment firms and other financial institutions with their regulatory obligations and challenges under European and national legislation (such as MiFID, CRD and CRR, BRRD, PSD, UCITSD, AIFMD, MiCA, MAR, TD and AMLD). 

Tomáš handles a range of regulatory matters, from general compliance advice and preparation of standard documentation, across representation before the Czech National Bank in sanction or licensing procedures or before Czech courts, to structuring of internal governance frameworks. He also frequently works on regulatory capital notes issuances, such as on T2 and MREL notes.

Tomáš helps with financial regulation. He advises both domestic and international financial institutions, mostly in the areas of banking, investment and payment services, collective investments, or regulatory capital. He also represents clients in courts and administrative proceedings.


Representative matters

An ESG focused asset manager on the establishment and closings of an unregulated impact AIF in Luxembourg. 
A number of Czech banks on the transition to the MiFID2 regime. 
Komerční banka on the establishment of EUR5bn international mortgage covered bond programme and the inaugural issuance and placement of EUR500m mortgage covered bonds on the international capital markets. 
A state-linked investor on a EUR50m investment into an European flagship private equity fund. 
A large domestic player in a successful litigation defence against unlawful practices forcing a competitor to cease and desist a misleading marketing campaign and publish an apology.  



Mgr., Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.