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Filip Gvozdek

Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o.s.
Palladium, Na Poříčí 1079/3a
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Languages Czech, English, German, Slovak

Filip Gvozdek is an Associate in the Commercial, Regulatory and Disputes team at CMS Prague. He advises international and local clients on litigation, commercial law, criminal law, and in particular the criminal liability of legal entities and white collar crimes, compliance matters and employment.

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Education

2019 (estimated) – Ph.D., Charles University, Prague

2016 – JUDr., Charles University, Prague

2016 – Diploma in English and European Union Law, Juris Angliae Scientia, British Law Centre, Prague / Cambridge

2015 – Mgr., Charles University, Prague

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Memberships

2019 – Member – Czech Bar Association (Associate)

2015 – Member – Czech Bar Association (Concipient)

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01/02/2019
New Czech Crim­in­al Act Amend­ment re­peals in­di­vidu­al crimes of "Shar­ing",...
On 1 Feb­ru­ary 2019 the Amend­ment to the Crim­in­al Act and Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ure Code (the “Amend­ment”) came in­to ef­fect in the Czech Re­pub­lic. The Amend­ment was passed as a re­ac­tion to in­ter­na­tion­al cri­ti­cism which deemed Czech le­gis­la­tion as frag­men­ted and in­suf­fi­cient.
12/03/2018
Czech courts con­firm in­creased pro­tec­tion of con­sumers in re­la­tion...
Kar­lo­varské min­er­ál­ní vody, the biggest pro­du­cer of min­er­al and spring wa­ter in the Czech Re­pub­lic, has lost a Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court case against dTest, a Czech monthly magazine which is the of­fi­cial or­gan of the Czech As­so­ci­ation of Con­sumers, over a neg­at­ive.
08/02/2018
Sig­ni­fic­ant amend­ment to the Crim­in­al Act and Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ure Code...
On 31 Janu­ary 2018 the Czech gov­ern­ment ad­op­ted an amend­ment of the Crim­in­al Act and the Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ure Code (the “Amend­ment”). The Amend­ment re­moves the crim­in­al of­fences of Shar­ing (s. 214) and Shar­ing out of Neg­li­gence (s.
21/12/2017
Pro­pos­al for a new Czech Civil Pro­ced­ure Code
On 15 Novem­ber 2017 the Pro­pos­al for a new Czech Civil Pro­ced­ure Code was in­tro­duced (the “Code”). The key ob­ject­ives of the Code are to ac­cel­er­ate as well as re­duce the cost of pro­ceed­ings. The leg­al com­munity has been in de­mand for the changes in the Code.
15/08/2017
New defin­i­tion of ‘mis­use of in­form­a­tion in com­merce’ comes in­to ef­fect...
On 13 Au­gust 2017 an amend­ment to the Crim­in­al Code came in­to ef­fect (the “Amend­ment”). A sig­ni­fic­ant change con­cerns the crime of ‘mis­use of in­form­a­tion in com­merce’ that was pre­vi­ously reg­u­lated in a single sec­tion (s.
12/12/2016
New guideline for state pro­sec­utors on crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity of leg­al...
On 8 Septem­ber 2016 we pub­lished an eAl­ert re­gard­ing the amend­ment to the Act on Crim­in­al Li­ab­il­ity of Leg­al En­tit­ies, which con­tains a new de­fence for leg­al en­tit­ies. Un­der the amend­ment a leg­al en­tity will be ex­cluded from crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity provided it can.
20/10/2016
New le­gis­la­tion on elec­tron­ic iden­ti­fic­a­tion and au­then­tic­a­tion
Bet­ter late than nev­er – this is an apt de­scrip­tion of the ad­op­tion of new le­gis­la­tion on elec­tron­ic iden­ti­fic­a­tion and au­then­tic­a­tion in the Czech Re­pub­lic. Al­though the Reg­u­la­tion (EU) no. 910/2014 of the European Par­lia­ment and of the Coun­cil of 23 Ju­ly.
08/09/2016
New amend­ment to the Act on Crim­in­al Li­ab­il­ity of Leg­al En­tit­ies
On 1 June 2016 the Pres­id­ent of the Czech Re­pub­lic signed an amend­ment to the Act on Crim­in­al Li­ab­il­ity of Leg­al En­tit­ies and Pro­ceed­ings Against Them (the “Amend­ment”). The Amend­ment will come in­to force on 1 Decem­ber 2016 as the num­ber of crimes which can.
01/09/2016
Czech gov­ern­ment amends law on Tax Eva­sion
On 1 Ju­ly 2016 a new amend­ment of the Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ur­al Code and Crim­in­al Act (the “Amend­ment”) came in­to force. The Amend­ment in­tro­duces crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity for the avoid­ance of taxes, fees and sim­il­ar man­dat­ory pay­ments (“Tax Eva­sion”), in cases where the.
26/08/2016
Sus­pects of cor­rup­tion in the Czech Re­pub­lic to es­cape crim­in­al pro­sec­u­tion...
On 1 Ju­ly 2016 a new amend­ment to the Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ur­al Code and Crim­in­al Act (the “Amend­ment”) came in­to force. A po­lice au­thor­ity can now de­cide on the tem­por­ary sus­pen­sion of the crim­in­al pro­sec­u­tion of a sus­pect if the sus­pect provided or prom­ised to.