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

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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13th April 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

The newly prepared Code of Civil Justice in the Czech Republic

The Czech Code of Civil Justice currently in force was passed in 1963, at a time of wildly different social and political circumstances. Many shortcomings have since been successfully removed from the law, but it continues to suffer from the excessive complexity, inconsistencies, and often a lack of clarity of individual provisions.
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29th March 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Are we about to witness the end of the systemic bias defense?

A phenomenon known as "systemic bias of administration", which has long been the subject of discussions, is headed for a solution: a proposed amendment to the Administrative Code wants to abolish the possibility to invoke the defense of systemic bias, with the goal to make the decision-making process of administrative authorities faster and more efficient.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic