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 ( 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 ( 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

JUDr. Ctibor has been quoted by, a website operating under the successful 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.

Z/C/H participated in the sale of Baumax stores

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.

An interview for ZET Radio

At the beginning of this year, a partner to our law firm, JUDr. Jiří Ctibor, was interviewed by the successful ZET Radio regarding some interesting topics associated with frenchise licences.

Advisory services provided to dealers of Mercedes-Benz vehicles and dealers of Schmitz Cargobull trailer technology

Z/C/H Legal provided legal advisory services to Hoffmann a Žižák spol. s r.o. and EWT spol. s r.o. and prepared overall template contractual documentation covering their entire business operations, in particular purchase agreements concerning the sale/purchase of vehicles, consignment contracts, vehicle leasing contracts and contracts to loan vehicles for use, including the respective business terms and conditions.