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by Dr. jur. Ernst Giese / JUDr. Ondřej Rathouský
Ein deutscher Gläubiger kann die Vollstreckung einer deutschen Gerichtsentscheidung in der Tschechischen Republik verlangen.
Am 15. Juni 2023 nimmt Herr Dr. Ernst Giese, Partner von Giese & Partner, als einer der Referenten an dem Deutschen Anwaltstag in Wiesbaden in der Präsensveranstaltung zum Thema “Aktuelle Tendenzen zur Nachhaltigkeit im Ausland” teil. […]
Dr. Ernst Giese, partner of Giese & Partner, will participate as panellist in Session 1 of the INSOL Europe Eastern European Countries’ Committee Conference “2023 Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Survival Kit” in Vilnius, Lithuania. […]
According to The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2023 edition, which has just been released, Giese & Partner continues to be one of the leading law firms in the Czech Republic in the areas of real estate projects and banking, finance and capital market law. […]
On April 18, 2023, the German Ambassador, Mr. Andreas Künne, met with the students at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. […]
Martin Holler as Session Co-Chair at 13th Annual IBA Real Estate Investments Conference in Santiago, Chile, 20.4.2023
On 20 April 2023, Martin Holler, partner of Giese & Partner, will participate as Co-Chair of the “Real estate financing during a high inflation period” session at the 13th Annual IBA Real Estate Investments Conference in Santiago, Chile. […]
Dne 2.3.2023 vystoupila naše Zlínská kolegyně Marie Zámečníková v pořadu Českého rozhlasu Pro a proti na téma “Sněmovna zažívá další obstrukce: Poslanci v nekonečné rozpravě řeší snížení valorizací” […]
With the election of the new president of the Czech Republic, the era of the current president, Miloš Zeman, will soon come to an end. The new president, Mr. Petr Pavel, will take office after taking the oath of office on March 9, 2023. Until then, Mr. Zeman will remain in office and it is expected that he will not leave in silence.
The recent presidential elections confirmed that a large part of Czech society strongly supports democratic values and the Czech Republic’s firm anchorage among Western nations.
This is illustrated by the overwhelming victory of Mr Petr Pavel, a retired army general, over the populist oligarch Mr. Andrej Babiš.
A long-awaited new legal regulation on complaints brings major changes. The consumer can still claim for defects within 24 months. However, the consumer will now have 12 months during which the defect will be presumed to have existed at the time of receipt. […]
E-shops are facing new rules for consumer protection based on the European legislation generally known as the “Button Amendment”. […]
The biggest expected change in labor law in 2023 is the forthcoming major amendment of the Labor Code. Additionally, there are changes to the implementation of medical examinations and changes to minimum and guaranteed salary. […]
A big change becomes effective of 1 January 2024: Individual owners or tenants in a block of flats must now receive information about the consumption of heating and hot water that are provided centrally once a month, if the consumption can be determined by remote readings. Recipients will also be able to request data on their heating and hot water consumption for the last 3 years. […]
In November 2022 the Court of Justice of the EU adopted a groundbreaking ruling, invalidating a provision of the AML Directive allowing general public to access information on beneficial ownership of companies. The argumentation of the Court was based on the fact that publication of names and other data of beneficial owners interferes with the person’s right to respect for private and family life and […]
Selected foreign investments from non-EU countries are subject to screening and approval by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade (“Ministry”). The purpose is to protect the security of the Czech Republic and its internal or public order. […]
A data box is a secure electronic portal by the Czech state, which is used for electronic communication with public authorities. Recently, the range of mandatory users of data boxes was expanded to more than two million entities. […]
by Mgr. Veronika Kvašňovská / JUDr. Valter Pieger
The Slovak parliament has recently adopted numerous changes to various aspects of the Labour Code and we are glad to introduce you to the most important ones. A new type of an employment agreement, the employment agreement for seasonal work was introduced. This particular type of agreement is defined as a work activity which is dependent on the change of the seasons, reoccurs each year and does not exceed eight months in a calendar year. […]
Giese & Partner is pleased to introduce to you Michael Mack, the new junior lawyer in our Prague team.
by JUDr. Valter Pieger / Mgr. Veronika Kvašňovská
Die Gründung und Eintragung einer Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung sollen online in einem einzigen Verfahren möglich sein. Die Gründung einer Gesellschaft in der Slowakei wird damit einfacher, schneller und kostengünstiger. Auch entfällt ein zeitaufwendiger Schritt bei der Gründung, nämlich die Notwendigkeit, zunächst einen Gewerbeschein durch Anmeldung beim Gewerbeamt zu beantragen.
Giese & Partner is proud of being ranked as recommended Czech law firm in the field of Development and Real Estate Projects and in the field of Banking and Finance.
After more than 20 years at Palác Myslbek, our Prague team will move to a fantastic new location. As of 12th December 2022 you will find us in Prague at Sky Gallery, Bělehradská 132 Designed for us by Drobný Architects, our new offices reflect the core values of our firm: sustainability, creativity and diligence. Come […]
The Czech branch of Sberbank has been in liquidation since early May 2022. Its banking license was revoked by the Czech National Bank in April after the bank collapsed in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. […]
For the first time, the price of electricity on the energy exchange exceeded the record of 1,000 euros per megawatt-hour. Consequently, the Czech government decided to regulate the price of energy by introducing energy price capping. […]
The Czech government has decided on the next tax package aimed at smaller enterprises. The respective government bill deals, inter alia, with the obligatory registration for VAT and the so-called lump-sum tax. The proposed changes shall lead to simplification of tax obligations and reduction of the volume of administrative obligations. […]
Even though the Czech Republic’s deadline for adopting two EU directives on labour law has expired, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, it is still working on drafts of the necessary amendments to the Labour Code. But what changes can we actually expect? […]
Consumers usually come across the DCC service when making payments with their credit card abroad. Dynamic Currency Conversion is a process within which the amount of a credit card transaction is converted into the currency in which the cardholder’s bank account is held. This conversion is carried out by the operator of the payment terminal (or ATM) in case of use of the DCC service, while in case of refusal of the DCC service, the issuer of the credit card carries out such conversion. […]
The new Czech law on the registration of beneficial owners had to be substantially amended just about a year after its adoption. This was due to pressure from the European Commission, which criticized some parts of the Czech legislation for being inconsistent with the regulation and objectives of the European Anti-Money-Laundry (AML) Directive. […]
An appeal is considered to be timely if it was filed after the expiry of the 15-day period if the appellant followed the incorrect instructions of the court on the appeal. if the decision does not contain any indication of the appeal, the time-limit for appeal, or the court before which the appeal is to be lodged, or if it contains an incorrect indication that the appeal is not admissible, an appeal may be lodged within three months of service. […]
by Mgr. Veronika Kvašňovská / JUDr. Valer Pieger
In general, debtors are obliged to prevent bankruptcy at all times. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The Slovak parliament has therefore recently adopted a new legislation, which has extended the obligations of a debtor in financial default. […]
ie Slowakei war das erste Land im Mitteleuropa mit einem öffentlich zugänglichem Netz von Schnellladestationen. Seit längerem gibt es slowakische E-Auto Hersteller, die ihre Produkte in ganz Europa vetreiben. Das Wirtschaftsministerium hat Ende Mai 2022 im Rahmen des Salons der Elektromobilität zahlreiche neuen Projekte angekündigt, die im Herbst live gehen sollen. Wo stehen wir jetzt?