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Judicial review of arbitration awards in the Czech Republic in light of recent legal developments

The two basic means of dispute resolution in the Czech Republic are judicial proceedings and alternative dispute resolution. Arbitration proceedings, as a form of ADR, is thriving. According to statistics of the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, one of the three permanent arbitration courts in the Czech Republic and the only one with general jurisdiction, in the year 2000 the mentioned court settled 196 disputes, while in 2009 it settled 1402 disputes (not including disputes settled amicably).

Changes in Ukrainian law with an Impact on Real Estate

Recently some changes to Ukrainian law have been introduced which have repealed the need to notarise land lease agreements and bring greater transparency in land certification and land allotment procedures. This article briefly describes these changes.

Legal aspects of doing business in the European Union – which court decides a dispute?

Free movement of persons, services and capital in the European Union means that businesses more frequently enter into contractual relationships with business partners from other EU member states. However, businessmen often do not realise that they may be sued by their business partners abroad.  This results in a considerable financial burden and often a disadvantage related to the foreign procedural rules which are applied or that under certain circumstances the applicable legislation enables them to defend themselves in court proceedings abroad by raising an objection to the jurisdiction of the foreign court. Consequently, the question arises as to which court will decide on a dispute arising from this contractual relationship.

Dispute resolution 2008

BBH Partner František Honsa and BBH Senior Lawyer Jan Tomaier published a Q & A article in the 2008 Dispute Resolution edition of Getting the Deal Through, which covers 50 jurisdictions worldwide.  The presentation covers numerous general aspects of the legal environment for Dispute Resolution in the Czech Republic.


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