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A&Dvocate and the New Codes Guide provide information on significant changes in Czech and European legislation, the developments of case law of Czech and European Courts and matters of debate in the Czech legal environment.
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The Talent-Intelligent Board

The study defines the roles and responsibilities of the Talent-Intelligent Board and provides new ideas with regard to creating and retaining a sufficient amount of talented individuals. It focuses on six important issues that have an impact on strategic talent management in companies today.
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 1.11


Liability of Statutory Bodies under the New Legal Regulations

What changes will the new regulation of civil and commercial law bring from 2014 regarding the liability of statutory bodies? In many points the new regulation is more precise and more strict and also introduces new principles.
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 326 kB


Significant Changes to the Performance of the Office of a Statutory Body from 2014

The non-pecuniary performance of an office and the cancellation of provisions in the memorandum of association – What should not be forgotten in relation to the Act on Corporations?
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 233 kB


Czech Companies Have not Learned Much from the Crisis

As follows from our survey, Czech Managers often refuse to change the system of remuneration of the companies leaders during the crisis and the pays of managers therefore change only very slightly. (Czech version only)
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 243 kB


How Will Companies Act from 2014?

The new regulation of corporations (companies) brings many changes. What will change in 2014 regarding the acting of statutory bodies on behalf of companies?
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 250 kB


UK Bribery Act – Impact on Czech Companies?

Due to its extra-territorial effect, UK Bribery Act also has a direct impact on commercial organisations based outside the UK with a business presence in the UK.
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 3.8 MB


Starting 1 January 2012 the Legal Entities are Criminally Liable

Pursuant to the new act, the companies will now face the new concept of criminal liability according to which they will be held liable not only for the acts of their management and supervisory bodies but also of their employees. The criminal liability of legal entities has been a common legal element in EU countries used to mitigate crime committed by companies’ management.
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 3.8 MB

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Women in the Boardroom

The topic of boardroom diversity is long-standing. This article provides an overview of current initiatives around the world, both legal and regulatory, to increase the number of women serving on corporate boards.
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 2.35 MB


Responsibility of Statutory Bodies

 What are the parent companies’ requirements placed on representatives of Czech subsidiaries? What do the members of statutory bodies have to beware of when acting on behalf of a company? What are they liable for and is it possible to limit their liability? (Czech version only)
Publication date: 2013 | File size: 4 MB


Czech CFO Survey

In this edition of CFO survey for the Czech Republic we share views and concerns of Czech CFOs which we further align and compare with issues and challenges facing CFOs from the largest economies across Central Europe (Poland, Hungary, Romania, Croatia and Slovakia).
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 4 MB


Czech Managers Grew Older

The average age of managers of the largest 100 companies has increased by two years and the share of managers who are fifty and older has grown from 42% by about three percentage points since the new millennium.
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 3.8 MB


Female to Male Managers Proportion of Major Czech Companies is 1 to 12

The number of women holding positions in senior management of companies in the Czech Republic and other countries in the European Union is still significantly lower than the total proportion of women in companies.
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 3.8 MB


Monitoring and Enforcement Practices in Corporate Governance in the Member States

This Study for the European Commission compiled with the help of Ambruz & Dark provides an overview of the various monitoring and enforcement mechanisms in the Member States of the European Union concerning corporate governance rules. It assesses the level of compliance of companies with the provisions of corporate governance codes.
Publication date: 2012 | File size: 3.8 MB



Survey on Corporate Governance in the Czech Republic 2013 – New View on Market Possibilities

We present to you a survey on corporate governance in the Czech Republic for the year 2013, which has been carried out, as in the previous years, by the Czech Institute of Directors in cooperation with the Deloitte Corporate Governance Centre in the Czech Republic.


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Companies become less resistant against corruption (CZ only)

Looking back at conference organized by Deloitte Corporate Governance Center in cooperation with the Czech Institute of Directors (CIoD). Experts in the area of corporate governance were honored with the presence of Christian Stenger, the world's capacity in the area of ​​corporate governance and remuneration.

Publication date: 11/2013 | File size: 703 kB



dReport Newsletter - Legal News

In our new regular “New Codes Guide”, we would like to provide you with practical information about new opportunities as well as the possible risks of recodification not only in the legal area but also in tax. The newsletter will be published on a monthly basis and distributed to clients free of charge on request. Below you can find a teaser for the latest issue with shortened articles. If you are interested, you can order the complete version by email at: info@ambruzdark.com.

February 2014