Prepare for the changes made by the amendment to the law on electronic communications by January 1, 2022

On 15 September 2021, the Chamber of Deputies approved an amendment to the government’s draft of Electronic Communications Act, the effects of which are expected as of 1 January 2022. This long-awaited amendment will have a major impact on website operators and areas such as digital marketing, ad personalisation and e-mail marketing. With the upcoming effectiveness of the amendment, we recommend starting with the preparations for the upcoming changes. Read more “Prepare for the changes made by the amendment to the law on electronic communications by January 1, 2022”

Supervisory and Control Activities of the Office for Personal Data Protection for the second half of 2020

We would like to inform you that the Office for Personal Data Protection (“Office”) has published an overview of its supervisory and control activities for the second half of 2020 on its websites. Below, please find a summary of the Office’s most important conclusions and statements therefrom. All records of the inspections performed for the above time-period may be found on the Office’s websites here: Kontrolní činnost v oblasti ochrany osobních údajů – 2. pololetí: Kontroly za rok 2020: Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů (uoou.cz).

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Amendment to the Rules on the Registration of Beneficial Owners of Legal Entities

We would like to inform you that following the adoption of the Directive (EU) of the European Parliament and of the Council 2018/843 of 30 May 2018 (hereinafter referred to as “Directive AML V”), the existing Czech legislation in the field of registration of beneficial owners of legal entities has been amended.

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New rules on meal vouchers for employees

We would like to inform you that on Thursday 19 November 2020, the Chamber of Deputies approved the so-called tax package (a law, which amends certain laws in the area of tax and other laws), which should, if the legislative process will be successfully completed, come into force on 1 January 2021. Part of this tax package is the adjustment of the so-called meal voucher tax regime, which aimto increase the number of people using a tax-advantaged subsidy for employee meals, reduce the administration related to contributing to employees‘ meals, and reduce employers tax costs connected to such support (especially costs and fees associated with meal vouchers). Read more “New rules on meal vouchers for employees”