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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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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26th March 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


COVID-19 enables to release from the duty to provide compensation for breach of a contract

The COVID-19 pandemic and measures introduced by the Czech authorities in connection to it have paralysed everyday life. The situation also has an impact on business relations.
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24th March 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Liberation package to alleviate economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the Czech Republic

The Czech Government will provide tax breaks in relation to the spread of the coronavirus diseas, which should help entrepreneurs to cope with the loss of income. e State will provide tax breaks in relation to the spread of the coronavirus contagion which should help entrepreneurs to cope with their loss of income.
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23rd March 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Crisis measures against coronavirus in Germany and their potential impact on Czech citizens and businesses

Due to the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, Germany has taken decisive measures to protect its inhabitants. Germany is in a somewhat unique position mainly because of its internal organization, with some things (such as security and borders) falling under the competency of the federation, while others fall under the individual federal states (such as the school system).
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic