3.07.2020, Company: Clifford Chance Prague LLP, organizační složka
As an employer, you have certainly faced and probably still are facing many challenges due to the coronavirus spread. Unlike other European countries that have endeavoured to relax their legislation on redundancies, the Czech Republic is among those countries whose government has been calling on the employers to maintain jobs and has been taking measures to support the economy (e.g., no-interest loans to businesses, tax suspension, compensation provided to employers for compensatory wages paid by them, etc.).Read more
1.07.2020, Company: Weinhold Legal, v.o.s. advokátní kancelář
1.07.2020, Company: DELTA legal, advokátní kancelář s.r.o.
The synergy between real estate and financing in our office simply works. This year, thanks to you, we can again rejoice in our success in the Legal 500 for 2020. One of the world’s largest rankings of law firms has recognized DELTA legal lawyers in the areas of banking, finance and capital markets, along with real estate and construction.
Pavel Fára, the head of the real estate team, and Libor Vacek, who leads the financial practice, were also awarded. Our clients have assessed Pavel as a very hard-working, meticulous and conscientious lawyer who, thanks to his many years of experience in the real estate market, is able to propose creative solutions to complex situations based on knowledge of current market trends. Libor is appreciated for his practical approach and vast expertise, which are a guarantee of quality and smooth progress of all transactions.Read more
1.07.2020, Company: ACCENTURE CENTRAL EUROPE B.V., organizační složka
Many companies do not realize the full value of investing in digital projects due to a lack of collaboration among their critical business functions, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study found that 75 percent of executives said their departments compete rather than collaborate on digitization, which raises cost and eats up expected revenues gains.
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
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.