Ban & Karika Attorneys at Law, the Hungarian member of the act legal alliance, has been selected to provide and coordinate legal assistance to Air France-KLM in 11 countries.
According to Ban & Karika, the firm was selected from the five regional and international law firms that participated in the restricted tender. The legal services to be provided, the firm reports, "cover a number of fields of the airline operation, including cases of aviation law, under this especially customer claims and debt collection; moreover, the legal consultancy of contract law, labor law, advertising and competition law, and data protection and GDPR compliance."
The engagement covers Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Austria, and Switzerland. According to Ban & Karika, "the Hungarian law firm as a center shall coordinate the long-term legal engagement distributing the legal tasks among the law offices within its legal network and they shall provide services in cooperation with each other."
“The dynamic and professional approach of the act legal alliance was very convincing, in addition to the presented references, as the combination of these two factors led to the award of the engagement,” commented Peter Wollner, the purchasing manager of Air France-KLM in Central Europe.