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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 »

Pre-contractual liability – New rules for contractual negotiations in the Czech civil law

Pre-contractual liability – New rules for contractual negotiations in the Czech civil law

The topic of this article is devoted to so called pre-contractual liability – one of the 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 ... Read More »

Commercial Register after the civil law recodification process in the Czech Republic – what cannot be missed!

Commercial Register after the civil law recodification process in the Czech Republic – what cannot be missed!

As of 1st January, 2014 the Commercial Register is regulated by a new single Act No. 304/2013 Coll., on public register of legal entities and individuals  (the “Public Registers’ Act”). New legal regulation of the Czech Commercial Register in many aspects follows the previous regulation, however, it also introduces a ... Read More »

Contract law and execution of contract under new law – part I

Contract law and execution of contract under new law – part I

This article includes the summary of some of fundamental changes and recommendations concerning the area of contract law and execution of contracts introduced by the new Czech Civil Code (the „NCC“). Regarding some other changes and principles of new laws, please refer to the previous article. 1. Contractual negotiations 2.1. ... Read More »

Fundamental principles of the new contractual law in the Czech Republic

Fundamental principles of the new contractual law in the Czech Republic

The new contractual law in the Czech Republic, which had been incorporated in one legal code (New Civil Code, the “NCC”), is based on the following fundamental principles: Principle of autonomous will According to this principle the parties may diverge from the statutory provisions to suit their needs, i.e. the ... Read More »

Principles of the Land Registry in the Czech Republic

Principles of the Land Registry in the Czech Republic

The new legislation on the Land Registry in the Czech Republic (related to the New Civil Code) is based on the following fundamental principles: Material Publicity Principle The land registry will be governed by the material publicity principle, i.e. the protection of good faith. If the entry made in the ... Read More »

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