Europe/Czech Republic

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 5yrs

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

The Czech law firm is advising on the Czech and Slovak issues of the deal which sees SABMiller sell off its CEE businesses to complete its merger with Anheuser-Busch.

  • 6yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 7yrs

Eastern European firm alliance starts with Czech and Slovak pioneers

A Czech law firm, Tomicek Legal, and a Slovak counterpart, Fox Martens, are setting up a referral network which they hope to expand through the Visegrad group of countries including Hungary, Poland, Germany and Austria.

  • 8yrs

TAGLaw announces Czech member

TAGLaw has recruited a new member in the Czech republic, taking membership of the network to 153 practices around the world.

  • 9yrs

DLA Piper merges with Czech law firm

DLA Piper is looking to extend its presence in Central and Eastern Europe by joining forces with a local firm in the Czech Republic.

  • 9yrs

Hogan Lovells plans Prague withdrawal

Hogan Lovells is following Norton Rose Fulbright in deciding to exit the Czech Republic this year.

  • 9yrs

Norton Rose exits Czech Republic

Norton Rose Fulbright is pulling out of Prague on 1 May after deciding that the Czech market is not strong enough to sustain its presence.

  • 9yrs

Deputy justice minister joins Czech-Slovak law firm

Frantisek Korbel, co-author of the Czech Civil Code and a Deputy Justice Minister, is to join top Czech-Slovak law firm Havel, Holasek & Partners.

  • 10yrs

Havel Holasek reports rosy profits

The largest law firm in the Czech Republic has seen its net profit more than triple the figures of the previous year.

  • 10yrs

Major Czech legal changes call for 'urgent action'

A new civil law code in the Czech Repubic which comes into effect next year will have a major impact on business life and requires 'urgent action' from investors, according to lawyers in the jurisdiction.

  • 10yrs