July 2019

The Public Procurement Act (PPA) allows for the exclusion of the participant of the procurement procedure in the case that this participant, during the fulfilment of a prior contractual relationship, committed major or long-term misconduct against the contracting authority or any other public contractor, which then led to the cause of damages, early contract termination, or other comparable sanctions. Since the PPA has been in effect, there have been a few judicial decisions that further specify conditions for the public contractors’ decisions in these cases.

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June 2019

This year two teams composed of employers  from our law office stood at the start of the 4th edition of the O2 Prague Relay for the 4x5 km long course. Altogether, a record number of nearly two thousand teams took part in the race this year. The race was held over the course of 3 days due to this overwhelming interest.

Both of our teams had great performances and finished with positions in the middle of the results list.



May 2019

The EU framework for screening foreign direct investment came into force this April. The new mechanism is intended to coordinate the review conducted by Member States of FDI coming from outside the EU with respect to possible security and public order risks. It can be expected that a number of Member States will introduce their own domestic screening systems for FDI before 2020 when the new screening mechanism becomes operational.

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May 2019

This legislation was first introduced by Act No. 134/2016 Coll., on Public Procurement, as amended. Since then, this institute has been used in procurement procedures, as evidenced by the available decisions of the Office for the Protection of Competition or the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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April 2019

The Law Office CHSH participated in transaction regarding the shopping center EUROPARK in Štěrboholy. The team, led by Austrian attorney Mark Krenn and by partner David Kučera on the Czech side, represented the company SES Spar European Shopping Centers, the largest operator of shopping centres in Austria, which sold its 77% share in company EUROPARK Holding s.r.o. to Czech developer DBK PRAHA a.s., which acquired it in cooperation with company PROXY – FINANCE a.s.

April 2019

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), headquartered in Washington, D.C., in the United States, has registered a record number of actions by foreign investors directed to states. Fifty-seven new investment arbitrations were registered in 2018.

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Mgr. Lukáš Hoder, LL.M.

April 2019

CHSH Kališ & Partners held a seminar in cooperation with the Czech Chamber of Commerce in Příbram on the theme “Employment of foreigners in the Czech Republic – legislation, sanction threats.”