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Social Media Regulation: YouTube and Co.

Social Media Regulation: YouTube and Co.

YouTube-type video sharing services should be subject to stricter regulation. This is the goal of the European Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The Czech Republic was obliged to transpose this directive into Czech law by September 19, 2020.

Digitalization of Corporate Law

Digitalization of Corporate Law

The Czech government proposes amendments to the Act on Business Corporations concerning the use of digital instruments and procedures in corporate law.

Price Regulation as Response to Energy Crisis in Slovakia?

Price Regulation as Response to Energy Crisis in Slovakia?

Energy markets are constantly facing unpredictable challenges. A long lasting Covid-19 pandemic, significant inflation at the beginning of 2022 and the military aggression by Russia against Ukraine resulted in an extremely adverse situation on the European market with energy commodities.

Preventing Insolvency in Slovakia

Preventing Insolvency in Slovakia

Slovakia has adopted a new regulation which shall help companies that have run into financial difficulties. Statistics indicate that up to 65 % of the companies which declared bankruptcy, had been having financial problems for a time period of three years prior to declaring bankruptcy.

Vertragsrecht in der Tschechischen Republik – Teil 2

Vertragsrecht in der Tschechischen Republik – Teil 2

Das BGB geht nun davon aus, dass die Befestigung die Geltendmachung der beanspruchten Leistung durch den Gläubiger durch Festigung seiner Position im Vollstreckungsverfahren vereinfacht.

Vertragsrecht in der Tschechischen Republik – Teil 1

Vertragsrecht in der Tschechischen Republik – Teil 1

Das tschechische Rechtssystem hat aufgrund der Neufassung des Zivilrechts vom 1.1.2014 einen grundlegenden Wandel erfahren, welcher auch das früher geltende Vertragsrecht in seinen Grundzügen verändert hat.

Kennen Sie das Wettbewerbsverbot?

Kennen Sie das Wettbewerbsverbot?

Auch Ihr Unternehmen braucht zum Schutz ein Wettbewerbsverbot. In diesem Artikel erfahren Sie, wie das Wettbewerbsverbot im slowakischen Recht ihrem Unternehmen helfen kann.

Wer vertritt die GmbH in der Slowakei?

Wer vertritt die GmbH in der Slowakei?

Ist gemischte Gesamtvertretung nach deutschem Vorbild zulässig? Das Oberste Gericht hat hierzu eine klare Meinung.

Priorities of the New Czech Government

Priorities of the New Czech Government

A new pro-western government comprised of a centre-right coalition of 5 parties was sworn in shortly before Christmas in Czechia.

Salary Rates in the Czech Republic in 2022

Salary Rates in the Czech Republic in 2022

Legislation regarding wages is usually amended at the beginning of the new year. Since 2015 the minimum wage has been regularly increased every year. 2022 is no exception. Below is a basic overview of the minimum, guaranteed and average salary rates for 2022.

The Virtual Notary

The Virtual Notary

An important amendment to the Act on Notaries and their Work Activities (Notarial Procedures) entered into force. It aims at digitalization of notarial activities and protection against fraud relating to verification of signatures or notary deeds.

Less Aggressive Electronic Communication

Less Aggressive Electronic Communication

The latest amendment to the Czech Electronic Communications Act supports the construction of high-speed internet networks and introduces important rules to better protect consumers.

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