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Mgr. Hladká, quoted by the internet daily, E15

In the E15 online daily magazine, Mgr. Hladká spoke regarding the operation of both Czech and international law firms.

Winter holidays with the Bunny on the Horse

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.

A change in the VAT exemption applicable to the transfer of land

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.

JUDr. Ctibor at a TAGLaw European Regional Conference

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. Ctibor, an expert in franchising, has been published in Právní rádce

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.

Congratulations to Mgr. Lenka Gomez Tomčalová

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.

Job Fair Kontakt 2016

On March 7, 2016, we took part in the 16th Kontakt Job Fair which was held, as usual, at Charles University’s Law Faculty.

The Tag Alliances Annual Review

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.

Legal advisory services in the sale of manufacturing centers

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.

German law providing for a minimum wage – current updates from Germany

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.

JUDr. Ctibor quoted by Ekonom Weekly

In the fifth issue of Ekonom Weekly, JUDr. Ctibor made a statement on the issue of liability for an employee-franchisee.

Charity event with Nadace Via

In November 2015 the 9th annual Nadace Via charity auction (http://www.dobrocinnaaukce.cz/) was held at the Marriott Hotel in Prague.

Corporate INTL opětovně ocenilo Z/C/H

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 on www.napadnapodnikani.cz

JUDr. Ctibor has been quoted by www.napadnapodnikani.cz, a website operating under the successful ipodnikatel.cz portal.

Advisory services concerning the sale of a logistics center

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.