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Czech Republic: New rules adopted for medical devices

March 2021 – The Czech parliament has adopted local rules to implement the anticipated entry into force of a new EU Regulation on Medical Devices. The main purpose of the new rules is to increase the safety of medical devices. Additional legislation...

Kinstellar advises EAG on Cebia acquisition in the Czech Republic

March 2021 – Kinstellar’s Prague office has successfully advised EAG, a Czech-based international investment group focused on the digital transformation of the automotive market, on its acquisition of Cebia, a market leader in verifying the history...

Findings from the current inspection activities and practice of the Czech Office for Personal Data Protection

March 2021 – The Czech Office for Personal Data Protection (ÚOOÚ) recently published the results of inspections it carried out in 2020. Compared to other supervisory authorities across the European Union, the Czech regulator for personal data protection...

Czech Constitutional Court overturns COVID-19-related store closures

February 2021 – On 22 February 2021, the Czech Constitutional Court overturned a government-decreed general ban on retail sales and the provision of services in certain brick and mortar shops introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governmental...

Czech Republic: Securing parent company debt in light of a significant amendment to the Business Corporations Act

February 2021 – On 1 January 2021, a significant amendment to Act No. 90/2012, Coll., on Businesses and Cooperatives (the “Business Corporations Act”) entered into effect. Among other changes, the Act introduces a new Section 40 (5) prohibiting...

Kinstellar carries out GDPR audit of Czech Banking Credit Bureau

February 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Czech Banking Credit Bureau (CBCB) as part of an audit of its activities relating to the personal data processing carried out through its operation of the Client Information Bank Register (CIBR).

Crucial changes to Czech UBO Register legal framework – Sanctions apply from 1 June 2021

February 2021 – The Czech parliament has recently passed a new Act on UBO Register, no. 37/2021 Coll. (the “New UBO Act”) effective from 1 June 2021, which implements the EU’s Anti-money Laundering Directive no. V (AMLD V). From 1 January 2018...

Online conference "Změny v legislativě 2021" (Changes to legislation in the Czech Republic in 2021)

January 2021 – On 20 January, Kinstellar’s Prague team hosted an online conference entitled "Changes to legislation 2021" – a conference for our clients' senior management as well as for our business partners.

Kinstellar advises Faurecia Seating on expansion in the Czech Republic

December 2020 – Kinstellar’s Prague office has successfully advised Faurecia Seating Plzeň on its plant expansion in Nýřany, the Czech Republic. The entire process, including site selection, lease negotiation and changing of necessary permits took...

Updated Overview of the 5G Auctions in Central and Eastern Europe

December 2020 – The introduction of 5G networks will bring significant changes to the telecommunications market. Not only will the technology open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors (including manufacturing, health, energy...