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4th November 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

EU lawmakers draw up plans for human-centric AI framework

Substantial insights have emerged in recent weeks regarding what to expect from a forthcoming European Artificial Intelligence (AI) legislative proposal, due to be presented by the European Commission in early 2021. The latest discussions confirmed that the regulation of this new technology relies on closely interlinked legislative initiatives, ranging from the new EU Data Strategy and the creation of a Single Data Market to the Commission's Green Deal plan to address climate and environmental challenges. The final objective is to ensure a sustainable digital economy and achieve the ambition of making the European AI regulatory framework a model for the rest of the world.
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2nd November 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Negotiations via videoconference – the legal practitioner’s point of view in the Czech Republic

In recent days, we have again reverted to frequent communication (and negotiation) via videoconference. But what are the legal aspects of this way of communicating? In recent days, face-to-face conversations in meeting rooms have again been replaced by conversations over the phone or – more frequently – in the form of video conferences. It is not uncommon for contracts to be negotiated remotely in this manner. Of course, negotiations via videoconference have their own legal aspects. The following article presents some of them, and suggests rules and best practices.
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27th October 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Legal Update - October 2020

News in legislation Amendment to the Civil Code in the field of consumer protection
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic