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.”


March 2019

Lukáš Hoder, the head of dispute resolution at CHSH Kališ & Partners, published an article in the Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration. The article covers the new rules for providing proof in International Business Arbitration, the so-called Prague Rules, which were introduced at the end of 2018. The article compares the new rules of the Prague Rules and the traditional rules for the taking of evidence the International Bar Association, which has been the standard for international arbitrations for many years.

March 2019

This year the Law Office CHSH Kališ & Partners presented themselves at the job fair organized by the student’s association ELSA, which took place at the Atrium of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague from the 4th to 6th March 2019.

Attorney-at-law Mgr. Bc. Jiří Prouza represented us in the panel discussion TALKS, where he introduced our law firm, explained our approach to the employees, the competitive advantages, the workload for the students and the corporate benefits.

February 2019

Although the obligation to know and record the real owners of legal entities was introduced into Czech law as of 1 January 2018, there is now new regulation on the identification and maintenance of data regarding the real owners. These changes are brought by EU Directive No. 2018/843 amending the EU Directive 2015/849 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering or terrorist financing, which is generally known as the so-called 5th AML Directive (hereinafter referred to as "the Directive").

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