Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

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.

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13th November 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Radio Praha: GRECO President in Prague: 'Without good people, even a perfect law is futile.'

'One of our recommendations in the fourth round is related to implementation – that is an area where the country needs to step up its efforts.'
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15th February 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


The 9th Edition of the Act of the Year has been Launched

The vote for the Act of the Year has started. For the ninth consecutive year, entrepreneurs will decide about the best legal regulation with a positive impact on business. In addition to voting on the best act, this year’s edition of the project will open up a discussion among leading authorities about the development of the Czech legislation governing the business environment. The project is organised by Deloitte, a professional services firm, and its legal office, Ambruz & Dark Deloitte Legal. This year’s edition will be taking place under the auspices of the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Czech Bar Association.
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1st February 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


WJP Rule of Law Index 2017: Czech Republic lands in the group of countries with declining rule of law

The Czech Republic ranked 17th globally, 12th regionally in the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017, the same results as in 2016. The country landed in the group of countries with Declining Rule of Law, still, it gained above median scores. 
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6th December 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Service sector is the most regulated in CEE – Grayling AcTrend Report reveals

In six Central and Eastern European (CEE) markets, 1,040 acts were approved between 1 August 2016 and 1 August 2017. This is 5.3% fewer than in the same period last year. The number of approved acts dropped after 3 straight years of increasing productivity. The most regulated industry in 2016/2017 was service sector (14%) as opposed to last year when finance was the most regulated (17%). In comparison to last year, acts generated less media attention in CEE in average, the figure dropped from 48.5% to 33.1%, significant increase was recorded only in the Czech Republic, says the Grayling AcTrend Report 2017, prepared by Grayling in CEE.  
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