30.06.2020, Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers Česká republika, s.r.o.
On 17 June 2020, the President signed an amendment to the Labor Code, thus confirming the changes proposed by Parliament. Labor relations await relatively fundamental changes or innovations responding to the needs of practice, which affect many areas from the allocation of leave, delivery of documents, transfer of employees to the creation of a so-called shared job.Read more
30.06.2020, Company: Letiště Praha, a. s.
Passengers and visitors can now be tested for the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Testing is performed by an accredited GHC Genetics laboratory. The new service will facilitate safe travelling and also reduce the spread of the disease. Both passengers and the general public can use the testing directly at the airport.Read more
30.06.2020, Company: bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.
Act No. 33/2020 (hereinafter the “Amendment”), amending Act No. 90/2012, on corporations and associations (the Act on Corporations), as amended (hereinafter the “Act on Corporations”), entered into force on February 13 of this year upon its promulgation in the collection of documents. The Amendment was called “major” because it involves the most extensive changes to Czech corporate law in the past six years. Although the vast majority of provisions in the Amendment take effect as of January 1, 2021, it is important to prepare for them in advance.Read more
30.06.2020, Company: Avast Software s.r.o.
As your business grows and you take on more employees, the time will come where you need a server to keep your office network and business running efficiently. But with a seemingly endless array of choices and important decisions to be made, you might be wondering where to start. Luckily, setting up a server for a small business doesn’t have to be difficult.
In this guide, we’ll take you through everything you need to know including what a server is, deciding between hardware or the cloud, choosing the right operating system, and the best way to set it all up.
30.06.2020, Company: 3M Česko
Through free graphics resources, print service providers can now more easily provide businesses and public facilities the social distancing signage needed to help protect the publicRead more
Prague, July 1, 2020
The Prague office of the international law firm White & Case is expanding its team of restructuring and insolvency experts. Over the course of his career thus far, Martin Froněk has been involved in a number of restructuring projects and insolvency proceedings, often representing creditors from among the ranks of major financial institutions in the Czech market. Martin is also recognized as an expert in criminal law. He rejoins the Prague team of White & Case in the position of local partner following a stint at Dentons.
AmCham members are electing eight members of the board in an electronic ballot. Each member in good standing should receive their ballots by email: patrons and corporates have five votes and small business/entrepreneurs have two. Ballots are due by June 30th.
International law firm Taylor Wessing has advised The Rohatyn Group on its investment in Optimapharm d.d. ("Optimapharm"), a contract research organisation headquartered in Croatia, with 14 offices across Europe, including a heavy presence in CEE. The investment establishes a partnership with the company’s founders Gordana Gregurić Čičak and Igor Čičak.
The AmCham Board of Directors assessed the duration and depth of the pandemic on May 6. Each board member discussed the current situation in their industry, and predicted both short and long-term impact of the virus on their sector and the Czech economy.
The board will update their assessment regularly. They are now planning web discussions focused on sectors and key economic factors. Reports on this discussions will also be distributed among members.
The list of measures has been updated continuously. Last update May 7, 2020.