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DUNOVSKÁ and PARTNERS has been recommended by the 2016 edition of the Legal 500

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

We have once again been selected for inclusion in the important legal reference guide to law firms, the Legal 500 (Europe, Middle East & Africa edition), where we have been evaluated as one of the leading law firms in the Czech Republic in terms of our practice pertaining to Banking, Finance & Capital Markets. We have received this accolade every year since 2012 and are determined that both now and in the future we shall maintain our customary high quality of service and professionalism to support our clients in all their endeavours. The Legal 500 also selected two of the…

Transfers of a business shares

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

The form of the General Meeting's consent to the transfer of business share to a person outside the company one of the questionable issues which arose in connection with the recodification of Czech private law. While the earlier Commercial Code in its Sec. 141 explicitly stated that such a decision must be certified by notarial deed, the Law no. 90/2012 Coll., the Business Corporations Act (hereinafter the “Law”) regulates the issue differently and only sets down a general rule that decision resulting in an amendment of the memorandum of association shall be certified with an public instrument. Until the end…

New duties for attorneys relating amendment to the Consumer Protection Act

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

The Amendment to Act no. 634/1992 Coll., On Consumer Protection applies now also to the attorneys. The Amendment (effective partly the from date of publication, i.e. from December 28, 2015) establishes the following duties - Provide information on the price of legal services as part of business communication. It is stipulated the price information (including the payment terms) is an essential consumer information. The same applies to the information on the right of the consumer to withdraw or terminate the obligation, if such right exist. - Issue a proof of services specifying the date of legal service at the request…


Friday, 22 January 2016

DUNOVSKÁ & PARTNERS has expanded its team of attorneys by Jan Lorenc since January 2016. Jan Lorenc focuses especially on insolvency law, commercial and financial law including the law of securities. Thanks to his education in economics Jan combines his legal education with practical knowledge in financial markets and banking. Jan Lorenc had earlier worked in our law firm as Junior Associate.

PF 2016

Friday, 18 December 2015

Dear friends, clients and business partners, This year our law office has decided to send our annual PF’s electronically. The money which would otherwise be spent on the PF’s, postage and other costs, is being donated to charity. This year we again chose to donate to the Safety Line Association, which is our partner from 2012. The Safety Line Association helps children and young people in difficult life situations and provides advice for everyday problems and concerns. If you are interested in learning more about this important charity you may access their web-site on We would like to use…

New obligation for subjects to VAT effective from 1. 1. 2016

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

The Amendment to Act no. 235/2004 Coll., On Value Added Tax (hereinafter referred to as "VAT Act") being effective from January 1, 2016, establishes a new obligation to submit so called inspection report. Inspection report is a new kind of tax return which does not replace the regular VAT return nor recapitulative statement. Its aim and purpose is to enable the tax authority to obtain information on selected transactions made by VAT payers and identify risk associations of persons (chains, carousels) withdrawing illegally funds from the state budget. Legal entities are obligated to file the inspection reports on monthly basis.…