In January and February 2016 nearly forty children, all with various handicaps, experienced a fabulous week of sporting activities in Boží Dar organized by the Bunny on the Horse, www.zajiceknakoni.cz.
In January 1, 2016, an amendment to Act no. 235/2004 Coll., providing for value added tax, has come into effect. The tax significantly changes the definition of a building plot. An extension of the definition of a building plot under Section 56 ss. 2 of the (amended) VAT law may result in a situation in which the transfer of a building plot, which was exempt from VAT under the preceding regulation, will no longer be exempt after the adoption of the amendment.
The change of rules applicable to the payment of the real property acquisition tax has not yet been approved
An amendment to the Senate statutory provision amending the real property acquisition tax, which provides in particular for the transfer of the obligation to pay the tax from the transferor to the transferee, will not come into effect as was originally intended on April 1 2016.
A TAGLaw European Regional conference was held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, over the weekend of March 11 – 13, 2016. This year it was hosted by Elliott Duffy Garrett (http://www.edglegal.com/) and JUDr. Ctibor attended the conference on behalf of Z/C/H.
An article by JUDr. Jiří Ctibor has been published in the March issue of Právní rádce. He writes about a decision, made by an American government institution for the protection of employees, which brought significant uncertainty into the franchising world.
A long-serving member of our team, Mgr. Lenka Gomez Tomčalová so far working as a junior lawyer, has passed her bar exams! Lenka has been with Z/C/H Legal since she was a student, when she worked as a paralegal.
On March 7, 2016, we took part in the 16th Kontakt Job Fair which was held, as usual, at Charles University’s Law Faculty.
Tag Alliances, which brings together legal, accounting, financial and consulting service providers from TagLaw, TIAG and TAG-SP, has issued its annual review of members’ shared projects and successes across various jurisdictions.
Z/C/H Legal provided legal advisory services to Czech leasing companies under the Austrian banking group BAWAG P.S.K. in the sale of ACO premises in the Czech Republic.
Pursuant to German minimum wage legislation, which came into effect on 01.01.2015, both German and foreign employers are obliged to pay their employees performing work for them in Germany a minimum wage of at least EUR 8.50 / hour.
In the fifth issue of Ekonom Weekly, JUDr. Ctibor made a statement on the issue of liability for an employee-franchisee.
In November 2015 the 9th annual Nadace Via charity auction (http://www.dobrocinnaaukce.cz/) was held at the Marriott Hotel in Prague.
Renomovaný britský business magazín Corporate INTL zvolil advokátní kancelář Z/C/H Legal firmou roku 2016 pro oblast Franchise Law. Z/C/H obhajuje soustavně pozici vítěze od roku 2012.
JUDr. Ctibor has been quoted by www.napadnapodnikani.cz, a website operating under the successful ipodnikatel.cz portal.
Z/C/H Legal provided legal advisory services to Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich Aktiengesellschaft Group concerning the sale of HÖDLMAYR Logistics center with a storage capacity of 3,400 to 3,800 vehicles.
Z/C/H Legal provided legal advisory services to Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich Aktiengesellschaft and to companies under the Raiffeisen-IMPULS-Leasing Group concerning the sale of Baumax stores and shopping centers.