On March 6, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered its judgment in case Achmea v. Slovakia (C-284/16), deciding that arbitration clauses in bilateral investment treaties concluded between EU Member States (intra-EU BITs) are incompatible with EU law.
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On January 13, 2018, Act No. 370/2016 Coll., on Payments became effective. The AoP transposed the Directive (EU) 2015/2366 of the European Parliament and of the Council of November 25, 2015, on payment services in the internal market into Czech law system.
On 30 January 2018, a new act on the protection of personal data in the Slovak Republic was published in the Collection of Laws under the number 18/2018 Coll. (hereinafter referred to as the " New Personal Data Protection Act "). The New Personal Data Protection Act replaces the current Slovak...
At the end of the year 2017, the National Council of the Slovak Republic approved an amendment to the Income Tax Act (hereinafter referred to as the " Amendment "), under which foreign companies operating on a sharing economy are required to pay part of their profits to the state budget of the...
As previously reported on our website on January 1, 2018, the Register of Beneficial Ownership Information (hereinafter referred to as the “ Register of Beneficial Owners ”) was established in the Czech Republic. This article contains a brief overview of how to register a beneficial owner of a...
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