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The legal regulation of cookies in the Czech Republic

JUDr. Martin Kartner, partner of the law office CHSH Kališ & Partners, published an article on the currently interested topic "The legal regulation of cookies in the Czech Republic". The full article in Czech is available on the website:

http://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/pravni-regulace-cookies-v-ceske-republice-98406.html?mail

Brussels prepares a new definition of personal data. This makes the targeted advertising more difficult

"The new regulation clarifies the internet market," saye Peter Kališ, Managing Partner of the law office CHSH Kališ & Partners, in the interview for the economic daily E15. The entire interview is available on the website:

http://strategie.e15.cz/zpravy/brusel-chysta-novou-definici-osobnich-udaju-ta-ztizi-cilenou-reklamu-1210004

Cookies will be included under personal data - it affects targeted advertising and website operators

JUDr. Petr Kališ, Managing Partner of CHSH Kališ & Partners, was asked for a commentary in connection with the article on the problem of personal data protection. Read the full article on the website:

http://www.pravniprostor.cz/clanky/mezinarodni-a-evropske-pravo/cookies-budou-zahrnuty-pod-osobni-udaje-ovlivni-to-cilenou-reklamu-i-provozovatele-webovych-stranek

Forthcoming amendment to the Insolvency Act seeks to prevent "vexatious" insolvency proposals

Mgr. Lukáš Srbecký, associate at CHSH Kališ & Partners, published on the website pravniprostor.cz the article dealing with the impact of the planned amendment to the Insolvency Act. The full article in Czech is available on the website:

http://www.pravniprostor.cz/clanky/ostatni-pravo/pripravovana-novela-insolvencniho-zakona-se-snazi-zabranit-sikanoznim-insolvencnim-navrhum

Upcoming changes in the act on population register and their practical impacts

JUDr. Petr Kališ together with Mgr.Veronika Fuksová published on the website epravo.cz the article about upcoming changes in the act on population register. THe full article in Czech is available on the website:

http://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/pripravovane-zmeny-v-zakone-o-evidenci-obyvatel-a-jejich-prakticke-dusledky-98744.html

Alternative methods of protection of tenderers for public procurements pursuant to Act no. 137/2006 Coll.

Partner of the law office CHSH Kališ & Partners JUDr. Martin Kartner together with associate Mgr. Kristýna Kovářová published an article dealing with the protection of tenderers in public procueremnets. The whole article is published on the website:

ttp://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/alternativni-zpusoby-ochrany-uchazecu-o-verejne-zakazky-dle-zakona-c-1372006-sb-99007.html

MEDIA

An article written by Karolina Novakova, associate at CHSH Kališ & Partners, was published on the e-pravo website. The article takes an in-depth look at the Czech Trade Licensing Act and tries to answer the following question: Does it have a significant role to play in increasing the number of quality craftsmen or is it merely a legal barrier? The whole article (in Czech) is available at: http://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/zivnostensky-zakon-klic-ke-zvysovani-poctu-kvalitnich-remeslniku-nebo-jeho-prekazka-95759.html

LLC are ignoring paragraphs, which makes their life easier

Jiří Salač, Partner of CHSH Kališ & Partners, was asked to give a commentary in connection with an article "LLC are ignoring paragraphs, which makes their life easier" published by Businessinfo.cz. The whole article (in Czech) is available at: http://www.businessinfo.cz/cs/clanky/eserocka-ignoruji-paragrafy-ktere-jim-ulehcuji-zivot-63217.html

CHSH Kališ & Partners moves

From 1st June 2014, CHSH Kališ & Partners will operate in new premises at the address Týn 639/1, 110 00 Prague 1 – Staré Město. The new offices of CHSH Kališ & Partners are situated in the heart of Prague in the Granovsky palace which is part of the Ungelt complex. This complex has been the centre of international business in Prague since the 11th century.

CHSH Kališ & Partners provided legal advice in the largest reorganization in the Czech Republic

Lawyers of CHSH Kališ & Partners provided legal advice during the largest reorganization held in the Czech Republic. The metallurgical and engineering enterprise PILSEN STEEL, engaged in production of forgings and castings, has been in insolvency proceedings since June 2012.Reorganizational plan was approved by vast majority of creditors that are in possession of more than 86 % of all submitted claims and became effective on 27th March 2014.The effective reorganizational plan enables the company to settle debts of the creditors that have been submitted in the insolvency proceedings and to conclude the whole proceedings. Simultaneously, the company is returning to standard mode of operation, when it is not limited by the insolvency administrator and the creditors’ committee. The reorganization is a big relief for almost 900 employees of the company, business partners, customers and the whole Pilsner region.“Due to the size of the insolvency case of PILSEN STEEL, which was attended by more than 350 creditors and the amount of submitted claims exceeded five billion Czech crowns, this is one of the biggest effective reorganizations in the Czech Republic. It is a big success of the management of the company and the restructuring team led by lawyers from CHSH Kališ & Partners and economic experts from PriceWaterhouseCoopers“, said Mr. Vazhenin, a director of PILSEN STEEL.The legal team was led by Petr Kališ; members of the team were Martin Kartner and Karolína Nováková.

CHSH NEWSLETTER 4/2014

CHSH Kališ & Partners published a newsletter for the period of April 2014, in which lawyers of the firm are dealing with various issues from their praxis.Firstly, Jiří Salač deals with new formal requirements for the power of attorney for representation at general meeting of companies, further Petr Kališ deals with application of the Act on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities, and finally Martin Kartner analyses legal regulation of expert opinions within insolvency proceedings.Full wording of the newsletter (in Czech language) can be found here.

CHSH Kališ & Partners led seminar on criminal liability of legal entities

CHSH Kališ & Partners led a seminar organized by the Association of small and medium-sized enterprises and crafts of the Czech Republic on criminal liability of legal entities. Petr Kališ and Nikol Španvirtová spoke at the seminar about issues concerning the liability of legal entities and its assessment, with emphasis on introduction of means for maximum elimination of such liability risk to bodies responsible for running a company. Appropriate preventive measures, by which a legal entity can significantly reduce its criminal liability, were presented.

CHSH Kališ & Partners participates as legal adviser in project of modification of the Trade Licensing Act 

CHSH Kališ & Partners is participating in a project of the Association of small and medium-sized enterprises and crafts of the Czech Republic in cooperation with Komerční banka, which is supposed to map the perception of crafts by the Czech population, by evaluation of quality, accessibility, price-performance ratio and finally the attractiveness of apprenticeships. In this project CHSH Kališ & Partners is focused on possible legislative changes to the Trade Licensing Act.“The Trade Licensing Act does not need to change as a whole. But it is necessary to commence with enforcement of partial changes that will contribute to improve the current situation in the market suffering from lack of quality craftsmen. For instance, transfer of selected trades from free trades to craft trades and increasing demands on proving of professional qualification and work experience,” says Petr Kališ, partner of CHSH Kališ & Partners. “The aim of these proposals is to increase qualification and examine work experience of trade license applicants and thereby to improve the quality of crafts for customers”, adds Kališ.More information is available at http://www.amsp.cz/trapeni-ceskych-remeslniku-neodborna-konkurence-a-hon-statu