New boost for our insolvency team
As of October 7, 2016, an insolvency specialist Mgr. Katarína Králiková has become a new member of the Z/C/H Legal team.
Job Fair Kontakt 2016 in Brno
The law firm Z/C/H Legal will take part in the traditional job fair for students and graduates of law schools – the Job Fair Kontakt 2016, which will be held on November 22, 2016, in Brno.
Is the settled judicature changing in matters concerning overlapping offices?
In its judgment dated September 13, 2016, and published under case no. I.ÚS 190/15 the Constitutional Court dealt with the concurrence of offices of a Board of Directors‘ Chairman and a CEO of a joint-stock company working on an employment contract.
Delivery and absence of a recipient
Do you spent your work time on longer business trips? Do you live someplace else but at your permanent residence address? If so, please make sure that you still receive documents mailed to you!
Central Register of Bank Accounts Act
As of October 6, 2016, the Central Register of Bank Accounts Act no. 300/2016 Coll. sets up a central register of bank accounts to be administered by the Czech National Bank.
Methodological instruction concerning the Contract Registry Act
The Ministry of Interior has issued a methodological instruction facilitating the application of the Contract Registry Act.
New European regulation providing for the personal data protection
Compliance departments start dealing with the so-called general regulation on the protection of personal data (regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council), which is to apply with effect from May 25, 2018.
New offence law
On August 3, 2016, new Act no. 250/2016 Coll. providing for the liability for offences and proceedings relating thereto, and relating Act no. 251/2016 Coll. providing for some offences, have been enacted.
Z/C/H Legal succeeded in litigations for damage
The law firm Z/C/H Legal successfully represented a public corporation in the litigations where the public corporation defended itself against lawsuits filed for damages on the grounds of a premature termination of the development projects consisting in the building construction of 15 apartment buildings and another 4 apartment buildings.
Do not forget to set up an effective and functional Compliance Management System in time
On December 1, 2016, an amendment to Act no. 418/2011 Coll. providing for the criminal liability of legal entities and for the proceedings held against them comes into effect.
Uncertain tenant’s right to interests from security deposit
The regulation of the lease of flat or house provided for in the new Civil Code considerably corroborates tenants‘ rights. One of the newly regulated rights is the tenant’s right to receive interest from security deposit (surety).
Summer camps with Bunny on the Horse
This year again, the organization Bunny on the Horse holds the popular summer therapeutic camps at Artur cabin in Velka Úpa, not far from Pec pod Sněžkou.
Certificates for Electronic Registration of Takings
Certificates for Electronic Registration of Takings September 1st is a very important date for those entrepreneurs that are subject to the registration of takings.
A Chinese student’s internship at Z/C/H Legal
A Chinese student Amin Xue will be a new intern at Z/C/H Legal as part of the Prague Summer School project, the purpose of which is to prepare international students for their future careers through sharing experiences and know-how with renowned experts.
From November 1, 2016 on, the real property transfer tax is to be paid by the buyer
An amendment to the statutory measure of the Senate regulating the real property transfer tax no. 254/2016 Coll., the subject matter of which is, above all, the delegation of the obligation to pay tax from the seller to the buyer, is to come into effect on November 1, 2016.
A significant change of the zoning plan of the Capital City of Prague
A key citywide change of the wording of the zoning plan adopted by the Capital City of Prague is currently being subject to discussion. Some of the proposed changes apply to the mode of calculation of commercial facilities‘ acreage, and making coefficients of green areas and coefficients of floor areas as well as rules applicable to height regulation of buildings binding.