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Regulatory and Compliance

Do you want to ensure that your business complies with all legal regulations? Are you looking to protect your company from the risk of criminal liability? Operating in an industry frequently targeted by authorities and want to ensure that all your employees know how to handle inspections? Facing ESG reporting and unsure where to start? The experts in our Regulation and Compliance practice can assist you with these challenges and many more.

  • 1 We are the corporate compliance leader in the Czech market. In 2023, we received the prestigious Law Firm of the Year award in this area.

  • 15 % We achieved a 15% reduction in the fine imposed by the Office for the Protection of Competition for a client through the implementation of a compliance program.

  • 3 Three specializations, including regulation and compliance, competition law and criminal law, are involved in numerous projects.

Why choose us

01

We know the practical implications of compliance.

Our implemented compliance programs have successfully navigated proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition (resulting in a significant reduction in fines in the millions) and in criminal proceedings against legal entities (leading to the dismissal of criminal charges against the entity).

02

We understand the systematic nature of compliance.

We have experience in certifying compliance programs according to ISO 37001 (anti-bribery management system) and preparing for certification according to ISO 37301 (compliance management system). This allows us to seamlessly work with established regulatory frameworks within integrated management systems, providing practical insights for elevating compliance.

03

We possess unique expertise in whistleblower protection.

Having implemented whistleblowing and compliance in dozens of Czech and international companies, we often serve as compliance or whistleblowing officers. Our team members authored the first Czech commentary on the Whistleblower Protection Act.

What we do for clients

  • Implementation of comprehensive compliance programs focusing on criminal liability for legal entities and competition compliance.
  • Complete support for the implementation of whistleblowing, including the preparation of guidelines, technical solutions, performance of the function of the competent person and investigation of incidents.
  • We tailor our services to the practical situations our clients' employees may encounter.
  • Preparation and implementation of the ESG concept, including ESG strategy and reporting.
  • We assist during inspections by authorities such as the Office for the Protection of Competition, the Office for Personal Data Protection, the Czech Environmental Inspection and others, as well as in related administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • We offer guidance in connection with withdrawing hazardous products from the market.
  • We act as a legal representative in licensing and permitting processes, for example, with the Energy Regulatory Office and the Licensing Authority of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
  • We evaluate compliance with regulations when launching new products and services.

Who will be dedicated to assisting you

What our clients say about us

Collaborations that bring satisfaction to both us and our clients

AVE CZ Waste Management

Legal advisory during the implementation of an internal compliance program, risk analysis, proposal of the compliance system structure considering client-specific factors and methodological recommendations of the National Security Authority of the Czech Republic and the Office for the Protection of Competition. Proposal and implementation of a new compliance system.

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Draslovka Holding

Legal advice in the field of personal data protection and compliance. Partial implementation of the GDPR, analysis of contracts with suppliers of key information systems, monitoring of ESG legislation. Coordinating the provision of legal advice for other jurisdictions.

Regulatory and Compliance

EP Industries Group

Implementation of a compliance system, ongoing training, ad-hoc compliance advisory in various industries (competition law, public procurement law, contractual relationships, tax law, environmental law and criminal law), implementation of a whistleblowing system.

Regulatory and Compliance

Skupina Severočeská voda

Implementation of a comprehensive and functional system for managing corruption risks. Provision of subsequent compliance advisory and support in investigating compliance incidents.

Regulatory and Compliance

Up Czech Republic

Introduction of a comprehensive compliance program. Creating documentation, ongoing training, maintaining and updating the compliance program. Compliance consulting in various industries, especially during the development and subsequent implementation of new products.

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Vienna Insurance Group – Kooperativa pojišťovna a Česká podnikatelská pojišťovna

Implementation of whistleblower protection. Design of the whistleblowing structure within the group, preparation of documentation, provision of a technical tool, revision of existing internal regulations. Partial compliance consulting for the insurance industry.

Regulatory and Compliance

Take the First Step towards collaboration

Whether you are seeking legal consultation or a long-term partner, feel free to contact us without any obligation.

We will get in touch with you no later than the next business day to discuss the next steps.

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