Coronavirus and practical information for foreigners (visas, stays, border crossings)

The state of emergency and the related restrictions will also affect foreign nationals and their stay in the Czech Republic to a large extent. Therefore, we provide you with a brief summary of the new rules that will be relevant for many foreigners. These measures took effect on 16 March, and it is not yet […]

Aleš EppingerPartner, Schaffer & Partner

IR Global Member Meeting – Nikhil Palli visits Aleš Eppinger & Šárka Gregorová

Nikhil Palli (right) of Palli Law Firm recently met Aleš Eppinger (Left) & Šárka Gregorová (middle) of Schaffer & Partner for dinner. Nikhil is IR Global’s exclusive Debt & Asset Recovery member in India, whilst Aleš & Šárka are IR Global’s exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law members in the Czech Republic. If you are travelling and would […]

Nikhil PalliPartner, Palli Law Firm

Doing Business in Slovak Republic – 2019

Executive Summary This paper is intended to guide foreign investors through the business environment in the Slovak Republic. In addition to general information about the Slovak Republic, this paper includes information on establishing a business, investment incentives, employment, competition, intellectual property, taxation, real estate (including construction) and enforcement of law. Section 1, General Information, contains […]

Using the regular financial statements of joint stock companies for profit distribution in the following accounting period

During the effective period of the previous legislation, the Supreme Court concluded that the 6-month period for convening the annual general meeting counted from the end of the last accounting period also represents the last day for using the regular financial statements for profit distribution in joint-stock companies. However, this meant that, after this period, […]

Aleš EppingerPartner, Schaffer & Partner

Using the regular financial statements of joint stock companies for profit distribution in the following accounting period

During the effective period of the previous legislation, the Supreme Court concluded that the 6-month period for convening the annual general meeting counted from the end of the last accounting period also represents the last day for using the regular financial statements for profit distribution in joint-stock companies. However, this meant that, after this period, […]

Šárka GregorováPartner, Schaffer & Partner

Aleš Eppinger of Schaffer & Partner takes part in Negotiating Effective Contracts & Dealing with Disputes

QUESTION ONE – Which techniques are typically used by international counterparties in your experience to overcome challenges in the negotiation process? Always carefully assess in advance which party needs the other more and act accordingly during the negotiations (i.e. adjusting requests, insistences, concessions, deal breakers). Bold negotiation of the key provisions in a contract can […]

Aleš EppingerPartner, Schaffer & Partner

No Translations and Apostille will be no longer needed for Criminal Record Certificates within the EU

The duty to present a Criminal Record Certificate is an inconvenience well-known to many EU citizens interacting with authorities of another member state. It is true that most member states perform the necessary checks themselves when it comes to their own citizens, and the competent authorities can thus obtain information regarding the person’s criminal history […]

Šárka GregorováPartner, Schaffer & Partner

No Translations and Apostille will be no longer needed for Criminal Record Certificates within the EU

The duty to present a Criminal Record Certificate is an inconvenience well-known to many EU citizens interacting with authorities of another member state. It is true that most member states perform the necessary checks themselves when it comes to their own citizens, and the competent authorities can thus obtain information regarding the person’s criminal history […]

Aleš EppingerPartner, Schaffer & Partner