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.

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18th October 2018 / Good governance / Digital Agenda


Amended EU Copyright Directive – impact for technology companies

The EU Parliament's September approval of the proposed EU Copyright Directive (2016/0280) has implications for many companies with interests in digital content, including platforms, news aggregators, rights owners, creators and the press. Widely presented in the media as "breaking the internet", our view is that the proposed law might not make as significant a difference to tech companies as some are suggesting, though it is a further indication of an anti-tech direction of travel among EU law-makers.
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17th October 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Dentons launches new interactive tool on Transparency Register laws in major EU markets

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has launched a new interactive tool, which allows users to look up and compare Transparency Register laws in different countries within the EU.  The tool currently covers the 13 EU countries where the firm has offices, but more jurisdictions will be added.
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11th October 2018 / Good governance / Tax & Finance


Tax obligations, rules and regulations affecting Airbnb short-term rentals

As of August this year, Airbnb operators will become subject to more stringent checks and audits by the fiscal authorities. This article takes a closer look at the tax rules applying to those who rent out their apartments through Airbnb.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic