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.

Spotlight issue

21st February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Top 10 resolutions for wealth and asset management success in 2024

Firms should aim to be “the best versions of themselves” in what promises to be another challenging year. In brief The start of the year is often a time for economic, market or technology forecasts — and for personal resolutions. We combined both elements in this countdown of the top 10 resolutions for WAM leaders to make in 2024. Faced with continuing market uncertainty and growing earnings pressure, resolving to "get in shape" has never been more important. 
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21st February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Tax labyrinth of employee benefits - most discussed topics

Below, we summarise the problematic areas discussed during our January seminar focused on employee benefits and meals from 1 January 2024. Most questions were related to topics causing difficulties for employers in practice.
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16th February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Dealmaking in CEE held up strongly in 2023 – a testament to the region’s maturity as an attractive M&A destination

Against a backdrop of falling global M&A activity, dealmaking in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) held up relatively well The number of transactions in the region in 2023 equals 1,097 The total value of M&A activity reaches €37.3bn  
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14th February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

2024 edition of Banking on the Cloud

We are excited to release the 2024 edition of Banking on the Cloud. This year we explore several trends—from maturing the customer experience to advancing ESG to modernizing finance and more. In this report we also highlight how banks are using generative AI in the activities of banking to transform and reimagine their customer interactions, as well as their internal processes. Download the report to start exploring trends and learn how banks are working with AWS to transform their business.
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13th December 2023 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

2024 investment management outlook

Winning in tomorrow’s world with the lessons of today.
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