Protection of whistleblowers – new obligations for employers
The bill on reporting person protection introducing institutional reporting person protection in the Czech Republic, published as Chamber of Deputies document No. 352 (the “Act”), was approved by the Chamber of Deputies on 21 April 2023 and referred to the Senate for consideration. The Act transposes into Czech law the Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the …Read more
Cookies and GDPR: what do you need to know as a website provider?
Cookies are already a very common part of web browsing and the architecture of most modern websites. This is perhaps why the area of cookies and their legal regulation is still evolving, especially about the processing of personal data through them. A fundamental change in this area was brought about by Act No. 374/2021 Coll., on …Read more
Draft Cybersecurity Act with a focus on the foodprocessing sector
In the European Union, the long-overdue Directive (EU) 2022/2555 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2022 on measures to ensure a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union and amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 and Directive (EU) 2018/1972 and repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148 (hereinafter as the “NIS2 Directive”) has …Read more
Registering the beneficial owner of a legal entity in 2023
Previous entries in the register of beneficial owners may no longer comply with the current legal regulation, as there have been several significant changes in this area with effect from 1 October 2022 due to the amendment to the Law on the Registration of Beneficial Owners. The entries in the register must be updated by …Read more