Spotlight issue

12th October 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Radio Zet interview with Bird & Bird Partner V.Chloupek: Is it reasonable to fear GDPR?

On 25 May 2018 GDPR, general regulation on the protection of personal data, a new regulation from the European Commission, will come into effect. It will unify the legal protection of personal data across Europe. What will change for businesses?

18th October 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

OLAF 2016 report on fraud

Currently, nine Member States (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta and Slovakia) have adopted a National Anti-Fraud Strategy (NAFS), the European Anti-Fraud Agency OLAF 2016 report states.

17th October 2017 / Politics / Elections

Property Lending Barometer 2017

A survey of banks on the prospects for real estate sector lending in Europe.

17th October 2017 / Politics / Elections

Aon's Political Risk Quarterly 2017

This quarter, four countries experienced a change in their country risk ratings, with all of them marking a deterioration.  This is the first quarter, in some time, that there have been more downgrades (countries experiencing an increase in political risk) than improvements.

16th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Tanja Vainio, GM ABB talks with Dita Přikrylová, Marcela Pechová and Michaela Hergetová on Women in Tech

Showing women the attractiveness of tech and the support from the people around them are the key factors for having more women in the tech industry. Thank you very much to Dita Přikrylová and Markéta Pechová for joining me in a panel discussion! If you missed the live show, here is the rerun, Tanja Vainio, Country Managing Director, ABB Czech Republic is inviting to view the talk. Moderated by Michaela Hergetová.

16th October 2017 / Economic policy / Health Care

Invitation: "Reimbursement in 2018 and What's Next?"

Healthcare 2.0 initiative invites to a panel discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 3 pm in the NHÚ AV ČR building, Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room No. 7. The key issue for the discussion is "Reimbursement in 2018 and What's Next?".


Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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