Czech Republic: Further updates from our member in Prague
The end of investment arbitrations against the Czech Republic?
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the arbitration clause contained in the Agreement on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments concluded between the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic and the Kingdom of the Netherlands is incompatible with European Union law, i.e. that the arbitration clause is inapplicable. Find full article here.
Dvořák Hager & Partners represented investment group Opifer in its acquisition of a shopping mall in Brno
Dvořák Hager & Partners represented investment group Opifer in its acquisition of Euro Mall Brno Real Estate, s.r.o. from Atrium, a leading developer and operator of shopping malls in Central and Eastern Europe. Euro Mall Brno Real Estate, s.r.o. is the co-owner and operator of the Futurum shopping mall in Brno. Our legal services included comprehensive due diligence, preparation of transaction and finance documentation, and support in their negotiation.
The team was led by partner Lukáš Zahrádka in cooperation with attorney Dominika Veselá.
New book publication by the Slovak team of Dvořák Hager & Partners
The team from the Slovak office of Dvořák Hager & Partners has published a new book entitled: The Law on Cross-border Cooperation in the Posting of Employees. The book's co-authors (Bernhard Hager, Jana Sapáková, Natália Jánošková and Katarína Liebscherová) set out to prepare a comprehensive commentary to the law (Act No. 351/2015 Coll., on Cross-border Cooperation in the Posting of Employees to Perform Work in the Provision of Services). Readers will therefore receive an objective interpretation and description of individual provisions. The book can also serve as a guide for domestic and foreign employers to meet the obligations imposed by the law. It also provides practical examples in which the authors illustrate specific situations for a better understanding of the issues. The book is intended primarily for entrepreneurs, employers, corporate executives and HR staff. Of course, we also recommend it to the general professional public.
Dvořák Hager & Partners strengthened by new attorney-at-law
On 1 February 2018 our Prague office was strengthened by Tereza Dosedělová. She is an attorney-at-law focusing especially on litigation and arbitration as well as general commercial and contract law.
Tereza graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague and studied at the Humboldt Universität in Berlin as well. She joined team of Dvořák Hager & Partners in 2014. Apart from Czech she speaks German and English.
Representation of a client in licensing proceedings before the Czech National Bank
Dvořák Hager & Partners successfully represented a foreign-owned fintech company in the registration procedure concerning a small-scale issuer of e-money. We prepared all required documents for the client, from the business plan to internal regulations. In addition to the licensing proceedings, our legal services also included corporate and financial law consulting.
The team was led by partner Lukáš Zahrádka in cooperation with attorney Vojtěch Faltus and associate Lucie Kubínyiová.
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