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Author Archives: Vyskočil, Krošlák a partneři s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

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Vyskočil, Krošlák a partneři s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is a major Czech law firm, based in Prague. The firm was founded in 1996 and now employs more than 20 lawyers, each of them speaking fluently English and/or French. Vyskočil, Krošlák a partneři s.r.o., advokátní kancelář has very broad practice and relevant experience ranging from corporate and financial matters, real estate and development to complex commercial litigation and arbitration, or intellectual property matters. The firm provides comprehensive legal advice to Czech and international clients. ¨
Important legal news applicable as of 1st December 2016 in the Czech Republic

Important legal news applicable as of 1st December 2016 in the Czech Republic

A brief insight into three significant legal acts, which will become effective in the Czech Republic as of 1st December 2016: 1.    The Act No. 183/2016 Coll., which amends the Act No. 418/2011 Coll., on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities and their Prosecution; 2.    The Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on ... Read More »

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part two

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part two

As already mentioned in part one of this article, the New Consumer Credit Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on consumer credit, becomes effective as of 1st December 2016 and brings not only newly defined conditions under which a non-banking provider of consumer loans will be allowed to conduct its business but ... Read More »

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part one

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part one

New regulation is introduced by the Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on consumer credit, which becomes effective as of 1st December 2016. The new legislation represents the transposition of Directive 2014/17/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 February 2014 on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential ... Read More »

New regulation of Criminal Liability of Legal Entities in the Czech Republic

New regulation of Criminal Liability of Legal Entities in the Czech Republic

The new regulation is brought by the Novelization of the Act No. 418/2011 Coll., on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities and their Prosecution (Act No. 183/2016 Coll.) that will become effective as of December 1, 2016. The main changes are: new concept of the determination of criminal offences for which ... Read More »

Restriction of trading hours for small and large shops in the Czech Republic

Restriction of trading hours for small and large shops in the Czech Republic

As of October 1, 2016 the New Act on Trading Hours in retail sale and wholesale published in the Czech Collection of Laws under No. 223/2016 Coll. became effective. The main aim of this new act is to regulate trading hours and to set up general prohibition of trade on ... Read More »

Registry of Contracts – new rules of effectiveness of certain contracts in the Czech Republic

Registry of Contracts – new rules of effectiveness of certain contracts in the Czech Republic

This article is devoted to the new act of registry of contracts (Act No. 340/2015 Coll.), which became effective as of 1 July 2016. The Act establishes in the Czech Republic a registry of contracts, an informative system of the public administration that serves as a platform for publication of ... Read More »

Foundation of a simple limited liability company according to the Czech law is now less costly

Foundation of a simple limited liability company according to the Czech law is now less costly

The simplification and reduction in the costs of establishment of a simple limited liability company brings us the novelization of the Czech Act No. 549/1991 Coll., on Court Fees (Act No. 161/2016 Coll.), which became effective as of 7 June 2016. Regarding the fact that a limited liability company is ... Read More »

Alternative resolution of consumer disputes in the Czech Republic (ADR) – part two

Alternative resolution of consumer disputes in the Czech Republic (ADR) – part two

Alternative resolution of consumer disputes in the Czech Republic (ADR) – part two The novelization of the Czech Consumer Protection Act (Act No. 378/2015 Coll.), which became effective on 1st February 2016, governs also competent authorities, actual proceedings and other details of the out of court resolution of consumer disputes. ... Read More »

New option for resolution of consumer disputes in the Czech Republic (ADR) – part  one

New option for resolution of consumer disputes in the Czech Republic (ADR) – part one

By this article we bring insight to the new consumer protection law concerning the new possibility for alternative out of court resolution of consumer disputes, which follows from the novelization of the Czech Consumer Protection Act (Act No. 378/2015 Coll.) and which became effective on 1st February 2016. It is ... Read More »

New consumer protection against unfair commercial practices in the Czech Republic

New consumer protection against unfair commercial practices in the Czech Republic

This article is devoted to the new consumer protection law in the Czech Republic, which follows from the novelization of the Czech Consumer Protection Act (Act No. 634/1992 Coll.) and which became effective on 28th December 2015. The aim of this novelization is to provide for correct and full transposition ... Read More »

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Misuse and disclosure of confidential information

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Misuse and disclosure of confidential information

The topic of this article follows up to our previous articles dedicated to pre-contractual liability as a novelty of the Czech legal system introduced by the New Civil Code (Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the “NCC”) and is focused on the fourth and last merit of pre-contractual liability. This merit of ... Read More »

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Non-conclusion of contract so far in contractual negotiations when its finalization is deemed to be very likely

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Non-conclusion of contract so far in contractual negotiations when its finalization is deemed to be very likely

The topic of this article is devoted to third merit of pre-contractual liability lying in non-conclusion of contract so far in contractual negotiations when its finalization is deemed to be very likely. This merit is defined in Section 1729 (1) of the NCC (Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the New Civil ... Read More »

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Breach of information duty

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Breach of information duty

As we have written before, so called pre-contractual liability is one of new institutes of the contract law and execution of contracts under the new Czech civil law as introduced by the New Civil Code (Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the “NCC”), effective as of 1st January 2014. This article follows ... Read More »

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Initiation of, or proceedings with, contractual negotiation without the will to finalize the contract

Pre-contractual liability in the Czech civil law – Initiation of, or proceedings with, contractual negotiation without the will to finalize the contract

As we have already written in our previous article “Pre-contractual liability – New rules for contractual negotiations in the Czech civil law”, the institute of so called pre-contractual liability is one of the new institutes of the contract law and execution of contracts under the new Czech civil law as ... Read More »

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