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coronavirus: Czech Republic

With the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), new legal questions and challenges also arise in the Czech Republic. With the following overview we aim to bring clarity into the Czech legal situation. The legal insights are constantly being updated.

Legislation Tracker Czech Republic

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Coronavirus: Legal Updates for Czech Republic

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22 March 2021

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Česká republika: Aktuality v oblasti pracovního práva v otázkách a odpově-dích

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22 March 2021

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Employment Law News Q&A

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28 December 2020

czech republic

N.Rosová

The second Covid-related package changes insolvency law. What will it bring to corporate debtors and their creditors?

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13 November 2020

czech republic

H.Hangler

Czech Republic: Short-time work: Kurzarbeit – vision and current situation

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Czech Republic: Redundancies as an aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis and the financial context

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EU Level Covid-19 support measures in banking and capital markets

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Czech Republic: Extension of Antivirus Programme and Introduction of Scheme C

On 25 May 2020, the Government of the Czech Republic decided to extend the Antivirus Programme until the end of August 2020.

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The effects of COVID-19 on distribution of dividends in selected CEE countries

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Distressed M&A and selected Czech law specifics

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Czech Republic: Constitutional Court upholds Act on Significant Market Power but declares 3% limit on marketing payments unconstitutional

In a recent decision, the Constitutional Court upheld the Act on Significant Market Power, despite demands for its repeal by a group of senators almost four years ago.

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Czech Republic: Top ten most common mistakes in terms & conditions for e-shops (not only) in the time of coronavirus

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Labour & Employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE

Find an overview of labour & employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in the CEE region – status as of 5 May.

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Czech Republic: Competition authority seeks to obtain data from mobile phone operators

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Czech Republic: LEX COVID – Changes to insolvency proceedings

The coronavirus pandemic has made life complicated for almost all businesses, especially from the financial point of view. Businesses thus face an increased risk of bankruptcy and subsequent insolvency proceedings.

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28 April 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Dismissals due to the coronavirus crisis

The economic hardship caused by the global outbreak of COVID-19 will inevitably lead many businesses to dismiss employees.

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COVID-19 – Effects on regulatory approvals in financial sector M&A transactions

M&A and corporate transactions (including mere group-internal restructurings) in the financial sector often not only require profound corporate law documentation, but also financial regulatory approvals from the competent authorities/regulators.

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Czech Republic: Draft Act on Prohibition of Commercial Lease Termination

The Czech Parliament is set to pass a new act prohibiting landlords from terminating commercial leases if tenants fail to pay rent (the "Act").

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Czech Republic: LEX COVID and changes to corporate law

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Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness.

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The impact of COVID-19 on submissions, deadlines and meetings with competition authorities in CEE

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Czech Republic: Changes in the "Antivirus" Programme

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Czech Republic: State supports actions to mitigate the impact of the pandemic

Czech businesses and citizens have recently been affected by the adverse effects of the state of emergency declared due to COVID-19 and related emergency measures taken by the government or the Ministry of Health.

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Czech Republic: Overview of the COVID-19 support measures currently available by the Czech public sector

The Czech public sector provides a number of support measures to companies and natural persons affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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27 March 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Government Economic Recovery Measures

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New rules in CEE countries regarding exports of medical equipment and medicinal products

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Czech Republic: Obstacles to work on the part of the employer in connection with the coronavirus

Many employers currently find themselves in a precarious position, faced with deciding how to deal with the obstacles to work arising from the coronavirus crisis, irrespective of whether these obstacles are the result of government measures (total or partial restrictions on operations) or due to real operational reasons (difficulties in the supply of materials for production, drop in sales).

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Czech Republic: What changes will impact your business in connection with COVID-19?

General overview of the coronavirus pandemic and current safeguards

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18 March 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Coronavirus from the employer's perspective

With regard to the current situation related to coronavirus, below we provide information on (i) the latest measures adopted by the Czech authorities, (ii) recommended prevention, (iii) possible measures to be taken by employers, and (iv) where to find relevant information provided by public authorities.

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E-healthcare and telehealth become vital to tackling COVID-19 in CEE

Worried about COVID-19? During the outbreak, it is challenging for patients to seek in-person medical care.

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