Region: Czech Republic

Ex-Balli Steel executive to be extradited to the Czech Republic

A London court has ruled that a former senior manager at the Czech subsidiary of collapsed metals trader Balli Group should be extradited to the Czech Republic where he is accused of defrauding two Prague-based banks.

12 October 2023

New anti-corruption directive could be transformative: EU lawyers

Lawyers in various EU countries say that the European Commission’s new proposals for an anti-corruption directive represent an ambitious proposal that could streamline enforcement across the bloc and improve cross-border cooperation on white-collar crime.

15 May 2023

EU accuses eight countries of failing to adopt whistleblower measures

16 February 2023

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

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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

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