Good governance

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

Spotlight issue

4th February 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

AmCham CZ: Justice Reform. Setting the Table for Reform

At a special AmCham Big Picture advocacy session, Justice Minister Marie Benešová, Supreme State Prosecutor Pavel Zeman and President of the Union of Judges Daniela Zemanová debated such topics as publication of decisions, staffing of judicial assistants, the root cause of formalism in court rulings, or the effect of the regional court system on specialization. They agreed on some things, and disagreed on others.
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12th May 2020 / Good governance / Health Care

MDR Regulation effect is being deferred by a year

The effect of the Regulation on Medical Devices (EU 2017/745, MDR) has been deferred to 26th May 2021 – this change gives the member states as well as the EU bodies time to focus on overcoming the coronavirus pandemic and allows for the finalisation of implementation provisions related to the MDR taking effect.
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6th May 2020 / Good governance / Energy and Environment

Government approves measure decreasing support for existing photovoltaic power plants

At a press conference on April 27, 2020, the Minister of Industry and Trade announced that along with a contract with the semi-state-owned ČEZ on building new blocks for the Dukovany nuclear power plant, the government had also approved a bill amending the act on supported resources including a measure decreasing support for existing photovoltaic power plants (FVE).  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic