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Regional: Updated overview of measures adopted by authorities in Kinstellar jurisdictions in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and which appear to be relevant from a real estate perspective

28 May 2020 – Even though the legal regulations in this matter continue to evolve rapidly, we would like to provide to you with a general overview of the approaches taken in jurisdictions where Kinstellar currently operates. Please click here for the...

Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in relation to the COVID-19 situation

15 May 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Medical cannabis: Proposed new cultivation and export rules for the Czech Republic

15 May 2020 – On 11 May 2020, the Czech government approved a bill amending the Act on Addictive Substances (the “Bill”). The purpose of the Bill is to expand the possibilities for cultivating cannabis for medical use to a broader range of subjects...

Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in relation to the COVID-19 situation

6 May 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Czech Republic: “COVID-Rent” programme

6 May 2020 – We would like to draw your attention to a “COVID-Rent” programme currently being drafted by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade (the “Programme”). Along with the existing Act no. 210/2020 Coll., which prohibits landlords from...

Czech Republic: Compensation for damage incurred in relation to the restrictions implemented by the Ministry of Health

29 April 2020 – On 23 April 2020, the Municipal Court in Prague (in Czech: Městský soud v Praze) issued a crucial ruling, annulling, with effect from 27 April 2020, four measures implemented by the Czech Ministry of Health. The measures, issued in...

Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in relation to the COVID-19 situation

24 April 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Czech Republic: The National Cyber and Information Security Authority issued a warning of imminent and serious cyber-attacks on information and communication systems

16 April 2020 – On 16 April 2020, the National Cyber and Information Security Authority issued a warning of imminent and serious cyber-attacks on information and communication systems in the Czech Republic, particularly on healthcare systems.

Regional: Updated information about certain measures taken by governments in the Kinstellar jurisdictions in relation to the COVID-19 situation

16 April 2020 – Kinstellar has established a firm-wide COVID-19 Legal Task Force with dedicated legal experts from across our relevant sector focus teams and practice groups. Our Task Force will keep you up to date regarding the legal issues, including...

Czech Republic: Corporate Governance measures imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (updated)

9 April 2020 – The Czech Government has prepared several measures that should help companies in the challenging times stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19. Please find below a brief overview of proposed measures relating to the corporate governance...