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.

Spotlight issue

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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23rd May 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Legal Alert - Proposed new EU rules to help companies move across borders

On 25 April 2018 a proposal for a directive was published by the European Commission with the aim of amending the Directive (EU) 2017/1132 by proposing a change in the company law rules for cross-border conversion, division and merger. Weinhold Legal provided input to a multi-jurisdictional study (available for download here) which was a basis for the published proposal for a directive (available for download here).
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25th April 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


The European Commission is preparing an action plan which will overhaul VAT

The European Commission has been working on an amendment to the current VAT Directive, primarily seeking to combat VAT fraud but also cutting down on red tape burden for the benefit of small and medium enterprises as they enter the common market.
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24th April 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


The Constitutional Court’s ruling on electronic sales records is the Act of the Year

The winner of the ninth annual Act of the Year survey is the initiative for more prudent regulation of business, i.e. the ruling of the Constitutional court on electronic sales records (“EET”). The expert public’s votes ranked the Payment System Act implementing PSD2 second and the amendment to the Construction Act third. In this survey organised by Deloitte Legal, hundreds of entrepreneurs chose from five nominated legislative acts having a positive impact on business.
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