This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

28th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Closing accounts as the preferred SPA in the Czech Republic

When selling companies in the Czech Republic, parties prefer to determine the purchase price on the basis of the financial statements prepared at the date of the company’s takeover by the new owner, the so-called closing accounts. When negotiating a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA), this purchase price mechanism was chosen for 71% of deals. This results from the latest Deloitte study Deal making in the Czech Republic summarising selected data from significant transactions over the last few years.
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26th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Vending Machines with Protective Gear at Prague Airport

A number of protective measures have been in place at Václav Havel Airport Prague set up to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease and protect the health and safety of passengers. These include, for example, the obligation to wear a face mask or in other way cover one’s airways while inside the airport premises. Now, passengers can buy face masks and other gear preventing the spreading of infection from the vending machines installed directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague.
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26th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

How COVID-19 is changing workplace design

New health standards have companies adapting offices with a focus on tech.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic