Lex voucher for culture

May 24, 2020

On 19 May 2020, Act No. 247/2020 Coll., On certain measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus epidemic known as SARS CoV-2 on cultural events (the “Act”), entered into force. Not only for the field of tourism, but also for the field of culture, the possibility of the organizer to issue a voucher for a cultural event instead of refunding the entrance ticket fee was introduced.

Credit financing in the time of COVID - basic impacts on financing contracts

March 31, 2020

General questions with respect to the impact of extraordinary measures on contractual relations have been mentioned HERE, in relation to financing contracts there are certain specifics, the basic outline of which is set forth in this note. In addition to arrangements between suppliers and customers, financing contracts are another cornerstone of any business and private life, so due attention should be paid to them in times of emergency measures so that the particular entities have not lost access to financing of their business and other activities.

How to sign documents electronically in the time of coronavirus (or any other time)?

March 24, 2020

When and how can contact with a counterparty be avoided and the document signed electronically? Is it possible to consider the electronic way of signing relevant for the eligibility of such a conclusion of a contract and how does Czech legislation and case-law treat this?

What impact may the current situation have on your contractual obligations?

March 15, 2020

Many governmental regulations may prevent contractual obligations from being duly fulfilled. How can you best handle the performance, or more precisely, the non-performance of your contracts?