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

20th February 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

AmCham Statement on the Construction Act

We write on behalf of AmCham’s Real Estate Council to advocate a wider reform of land use policy, and to state our view that the proposal currently debated in the Chamber of Deputies will not achieve the changes necessary to achieve a leading innovative economy in Europe, and will place the country at a competitive disadvantage to Poland and Slovakia- particular after Slovakia’s digitization of their process and adoption of a new policy aimed at increasing investment into affordable housing.  
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28th February 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Russian and Belarusian sanctions updates

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the UK, EU and US have all responded by announcing significant sanctions in respect of Russia and Belarus. This briefing summarises the key developments from 28 February 2023.    
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13th February 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Disproportionate utilization of set electricity and gas prices in the group

The Government Regulation on the determination of electricity and gas prices in an emergency market situation sets maximum prices for these commodities. At the same time, it also sets the maximum permissible extent of the material benefit that a participant in the electricity or gas market can obtain by taking electricity and gas at the set price. The maximum permissible material benefit is calculated for the whole group (within the Czech Republic) taken together.
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8th February 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

TOP 10 employment law cases in 2022

The employment law team of Eversheds Sutherland, led by partner Radek Matouš, has prepared a traditional selection of Czech TOP 10 case law in 2022, which should not escape your attention.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic