Petr Syrovatko has joined PwC Legal Czech Republic as Associate Partner, together with Attorney at Law Jiri Brabec.
Schoenherr has advised Greiner Group member Neveon Holding on the sale of its automotive division consisting of Greiner Perfoam and its subsidiaries to Treves. Wolf Theiss advised Treves.
Although the deadline for transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (the Whistleblowing Directive) into national law passed on 17 December 2021, the Czech Republic has been among those Member States struggling to adopt a corresponding act into local legislation. Nonetheless, after turbulent discussions and legislative proposals, the bill has finally been passed and came into force on 1 August 2023.
Kocian Solc Balastik has advised REMA System in obtaining an authorization from the Ministry of the Environment to operate a collection system for all groups of electrical equipment, including solar panels.
White & Case and Eversheds Sutherland member Tsvetkova Bebov and Partners have advised Energo-Pro on its EUR 300 million issuance of senior unsecured notes due 2035. Spasov & Bratanov and Clifford Chance and its Turkish affiliate Ciftci Attorney Partnership advised initial purchaser Goldman Sachs & Co and guarantor DFC. White & Case Turkish affiliate GKC Partners and Georgia's BLC Law Office reportedly also advised the issuer. Georgia's Business Legal Bureau reportedly advised the initial purchaser as well. Alston & Bird reportedly advised the trustee.
Kocian Solc Balastik has advised the Prazska Plynarenska group on its intra-group restructuring and the creation of a new holding structure.
The content of communications recorded by criminal law enforcement authorities (LEAs) and traffic and location data; Not only voice communications, but also electronic messages made not only from a mobile phone, but also from landlines and other devices; Records of surveillance of persons and property by the LEAs. This and other information have so far reached the Czech national competition authority (Czech NCA) without being able to use it legally as evidence in the proceedings.
The EU Directives on Work-life balance and on Transparent and predictable working conditions are expected to take effect in the Czech national legislation in the second half of 2023 with some exceptions starting on 1 January 2024. They will bring about significant changes and obligations for the employers. What will they mean for businesses?
PRK Partners has advised lead co-managers Ceska Sporitelna, Komercni Banka, J&T Banka, and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia on Czechoslovak Group’s CZK 4.5 billion bond issuance, which contains an option of an increase up to CZK 5 billion.
Schoenherr, working alongside Jones Day, has advised GfK SE on the EUR 315 million sale of its European Consumer Panel business to YouGov. DLA Piper advised YouGov.