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?