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Czech Republic - Restructuring under the Directive proposal - an opportunity or a threat?
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • February 12 2018

Intensive debate is currently under way in EU bodies on the proposal for a directive that could have a substantial impact on insolvency proceedings


Czech Republic - Ultimate Beneficial Owner Register: New duty for every legal entity
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • February 12 2018

On January 1, 2018, the last (for now) part of the amendment of Act No.2532008 Coll., on measures for preventing the legalisation of income from


Czech Republic - New Register of Trusts
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • February 12 2018

The last parts of the amendment of Act No. 892012 Sb., Civil Code (the "Civil Code") and of Act No. 3042013 Sb., on public registers (the "Public


Czech Republic - Court of Justice admits ban on luxury product sales via online marketplaces
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • December 7 2017

The long-awaited judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") of 6 December 2017 in Coty clarified the conditions under which a


The Impacts of the Building Act Amendment in the Czech Republic
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • September 22 2017

After a long time, the legislative procedure of the Building Act amendment has come to an end. The draft of this awaited amendment was definitively


Czech Republic - Amendment to the Act on Audiovision and its Impact on the Czech Film Incentive Scheme
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • September 18 2017

An amendment to the Act on Audiovision (the "amendment") came into effect on 1 January 2017. The amendment simplifies the application procedure by


Czech Republic - Amendment to the Electronic Communications Act and Its Impact
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • August 18 2017

On 18 August 2017, an amendment to the Electronic Communications Act was published in the Collection of Laws. The amendment entails a number of


Czech Republic - Amended debt-relief legislation brings numerous limitations not only to creditors
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • August 10 2017

Debt relief is by far the most frequent way of resolving insolvency under Czech law. According to statistics, as many as 26,482 insolvency petitions


Czech Republic - An amendment to the Insolvency Act seeks to avoid vexatious insolvency petitions - however, the price may be too high
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • August 10 2017

One very serious problem associated with insolvency proceedings in the Czech Republic is submitting 'vexatious' insolvency petitions. In general


Czech Republic - Liquidity gap as a new approach to insolvency
  • HAVEL & PARTNERS S.R.O., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
  • Czech Republic
  • August 10 2017

On 1 July 2017, a major amendment to the Czech Insolvency Act came into effect. The amendment introduces a change to the definition of insolvency -