Region: Czech Republic

Czech penalties for compliance failures “almost laughable”

Companies in the Czech Republic face ineffective deterrents and virtually no incentives to comply with local anti-corruption laws, a lawyer has said.

22 June 2021

Fighting corporate crime and compliance defence in the Czech Republic

02 February 2021

Czech prosecutor general calls for closer cooperation

The prosecutor general of the Czech Republic has said that the complexity of the Czech legal system and its differences to common law jurisdictions inhibit its ability to cooperate as efficiently with countries such as the US and UK.

27 June 2019

Czech PM resigns following OLAF fraud report

18 January 2018

Alternatives to prosecution in an age of global enforcement

White & Case partners Jonathan Pickworth, Darryl Lew, Daniel Levin, Ludovic Malgrain, Karl-Jörg Xylander, Nathalie Colin and Luděk Chvosta discuss the global alternatives to prosecution when a corporate is facing a criminal investigation.

15 September 2017

Czech Republic introduces new settlement tool to encourage self-reporting

A new Czech anti-corruption bill, which comes into effect on 1 July, offers companies and individuals that self-report bribery immunity from criminal proceedings, though lawyers fear the legislation gives prosecutors too much discretion.

30 June 2016

Czech Republic introduces new settlement tool for corruption suspects

29 June 2016

Skanska facing bribery allegations in Czech Republic

On Tuesday, Swedish construction company Skanska denied allegations that it paid bribes to win a contract to build a highway in the Czech Republic, according to reports.

23 March 2015

Czech Republic’s Office for the Protection of Competition (CRPC)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2014

Grade: BThat's good.The authority has flaws but there are no fundamental problems with its due process. In fact, lawyers say the system would be excellent if there was a little more transparency.

19 March 2014

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