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20th July 2020 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


AmCham Weekend Getaways: Where to go, what to do, what to eat and where to stay on your family holiday

Tips on interesting places to visit, delectable places to eat, and the finest rooms to spend the night in region.

20th July 2020 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Schrems II judgment: Privacy Shield invalid, SCCs survive, but... what happens now?

On 16th July 2020, the CJEU delivered its judgment in the "Schrems 2" case [1].  Most organisations rely on data transfer agreements - Standard Contractual Clauses – to transfer personal data to countries outside the EEA.  Organisations which transfer personal data to the US can also often rely on the EU-US Privacy Shield. The CJEU was asked to consider if law and practice in the US relating to access to personal data by the intelligence services should mean that either, or both – of these mechanisms should be invalidated.

20th July 2020 / Amcham advocacy news / Employment and Social Affairs


Government Measures Supporting Employment or Individual Economic Revenue

The list of Government measures supporting employment or individual economic revenue. Last update July 20, 2020.

20th July 2020 / Amcham advocacy news / Business and Industry


Government Measures Supporting Business

The list of Government measures supporting Business. Last update July 20, 2020.

20th July 2020 / Amcham advocacy news / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Other Government Measures Supporting Economy

The list of Government measures supporting Economy. Last update July 20, 2020.

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
  2. 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
  3. 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
  4. 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage

Advocacy Priorities for 2020-2022 
 
People, Technology, Infrastructure, Cities, Government

 

2020 Actions Recommended in Areas:

1. Immigration.

2. Adult (post-graduate) Education and Training.

3. Programming as the Required Language.

4. Private Research Investment.

5. Housing Plan.

6. Establishing Policy Objectives for Research.

7. Establishing Databases for Tracking Public Policy Outcomes.

8. Public Procurement as an Innovation Tool.

9. A Government Competitiveness Scorecard.

 

Read the document in English and Czech.

Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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