Governance is primarily covered in the ESRS G1 Business Conduct section of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards framework (ESRS, November 2022 draft). Requirement G1-1 represents one of its six main areas. In this article, we cover the information required for reports under the G1-1 Corporate Culture and Business Conduct requirement.
JSK has advised Sudop CIT on its acquisition of hardware and software infrastructure and services supplier Impromat-Computer. Impromat was reportedly advised by sole practitioner Jiri Nemec.
A rather busy M&A market in the Czech Republic – with the IT, industrial, and energy sectors spearheading economic bustle – will soon face important legislative updates regarding the tax system and labor regulations, according to Kinstellar Partner Karla Rundtova.
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court ruled on the validity of a provision in an agreement on a future agreement and which provided for an "automatic" transfer of the ownership title to the object of the sale if the future agreement was not concluded within a certain period of time. Essentially, both an agreement on a future agreement, which anticipated the subsequent conclusion of the transfer agreement, and a conditional transfer agreement itself were included in one document. The Supreme Court found that such an arrangement did not invalidate the agreement.
Kinstellar has advised S IMMO on its acquisition of three office buildings and a hotel in the Czech Republic – valued at EUR 167.7 million – from the CPI Property Group.
Kinstellar has advised Cura Vermoegensverwaltung on its exit from the Arkady Pankrac-ownership joint venture with G City Europe. Clifford Chance reportedly advised G City Europe.
Kocian Solc Balastik has advised Sandberg Capital on its investment in Czech kindergarten management application Twigsee. Peyton Legal advised Twigsee early seed investors – the Jinej fund and Jiri Hlavenka – in the divestment of Jinej's stake.
On 5 April 2023, the Government approved a long-awaited amendment to the Labour Code that incorporates several European directives and brings a number of fundamental changes that will affect most employers.The draft amendment will now be discussed in the Chamber of Deputies. If it passes swiftly, which is expected, the amendment could already be mostly effective during the summer holidays.
Kinstellar, working with Advant NCTM, has advised the Italian owner on the sale of Hotel Sovereign in Prague.
Kinstellar and ODI Law, working with Morgan Lewis London, have advised TAWAL on its bid to acquire the Bulgarian, Croatian, and Slovenian tower assets of the United Group for EUR 1.2 billion. Jadek and Pensa and Bradvica, Maric, Wahl, Cesarec advised the United Group. Paul Weiss and Kambourov and Partners reportedly advised United as well.
Reals has advised J&T Real Estate CZ on the sale of the Red Court office building in Prague to a BlackBird Real Estate group company. Dentons advised the buyers.