Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

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.

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21st September 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Digital Transformation in Financial Services

The financial services sector is at a pivotal point in its evolution. Disruption, new business models, FinTechs, payments, cryptocurrency, cyberthreats, greater collaboration and data legislation are all transforming the sector - and regulators are scrambling to keep up. The sector has made great strides towards digital transformation, but there are still barriers to innovation. How do industry insiders see financial services evolving: which will be the real game-changers, how will the industry transform over the next few years and are institutions and regulators keeping pace?
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6th September 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


EY: Global IPO activity slows, despite robust capital raises in Q2 2018

Geopolitical uncertainty and shifting trade policies impacted global IPO activity Americas building momentum while Asia-Pacific slows down and EMEIA performs well due to active Indian exchange Technology, consumer products and industrials were three most active sectors in H1 2018 IPO outlook: resurgence in IPO activity expected for the second half of 2018
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11th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Private Equity Confidence Survey - Summer 2018

The Private Equity Confidence Survey has been tracking the changing sentiments of the Central European investment community every six months since 2003. Deloitte Central Europe proudly presents the latest report which marks the 31st edition of the programme.
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19th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Radio Praha: Internet banking in the Czech Republic on the rise

The number of Czechs using internet banking has steeply increased over the past ten years. While in 2008, only about 12 percent of Czechs made their payments via the internet, last year it was 57 percent, the Czech News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing data released by the European Statistical Office, Eurostat.
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Global family business tax monitor

For business families planning to transfer their business from one generation to the next, the tax costs can vary widely, depending on where the business is located. Some countries offer substantial tax breaks to help family businesses succeed and grow in the hands of the next generation. Other countries tax transfers within families the same as any other transaction, creating significant costs.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic