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Jakub Kabát


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

Jakub Kabát is an associate in the Commercial, Regulatory and Disputes team at CMS Prague. He specialises in data protection and employment law, where he regularly advises international and domestic companies on various matters on an on-going basis, including employees’ privacy, internal investigations of employees, termination of employment, employment litigations, automatic transfer of employees (TUPE) and data protection matters for businesses across various sectors including retail, manufacturing, TMT and life sciences.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Czech Bar Association
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  • 2016 - Master's Degree, Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague.
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Can vac­cin­a­tion be a con­di­tion for work­place ac­cess in the Czech Re­pub­lic?
As sum­mer hol­i­days end and em­ploy­ees re­turn to of­fices and work­places, the Czech Re­pub­lic is again fa­cing an in­crease in COV­ID-19 cases. As a res­ult, em­ploy­ers are at­tempt­ing to pre­vent the spread of...
The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work in the Czech Re­pub­lic
As a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and meas­ures put in place in re­sponse, coun­tries around the world – in­clud­ing the Czech Re­pub­lic – have ad­op­ted new in­nov­a­tions in the area of em­ploy­ment in a...
Home work­ing - Miss­ing reg­u­la­tion en­tails risks for em­ploy­ers
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has re­vealed one of the ma­jor de­fi­cien­cies in Czech em­ploy­ment le­gis­la­tion: the al­most non-ex­ist­ent reg­u­la­tion of home work­ing. Due to this ab­sence in le­gis­la­tion, em­ploy­ees work­ing...
Data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber­se­cur­ity laws in Czech Re­pub­lic
Data pro­tec­tion 1. Loc­al data pro­tec­tion laws and scope Act No. 110/2019 Coll., on pro­cessing of per­son­al data (here­in­after the “Data Pro­cessing Act”)Act No. 480/2004 Coll., on cer­tain In­form­a­tion...
Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) and Pri­vacy
In the last few months, we have seen or­gan­isa­tions across Europe im­pos­ing vari­ous ob­lig­a­tions on their em­ploy­ees, vis­it­ors and cus­tom­ers to fight the spread of the COV­ID-19 vir­us. The un­der­ly­ing meas­ures...
Czech busi­ness in­tern­al in­vest­ig­a­tions
Whis­tleblower series Like some coun­tries in Europe, the Czech Re­pub­lic has no laws that dir­ectly reg­u­late cor­por­ate in­tern­al in­vest­ig­a­tions. In­stead, oth­er laws in­dir­ectly but pro­foundly im­pact how...
Em­ploy­ment "An­ti­vir­us" scheme
Cor­rect as of 10:00 CET, 2 April. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. The situ­ation re­gard­ing COV­ID-19 and the Czech Gov­ern­ment re­sponses to the pan­dem­ic con­tin­ue to de­vel­op. On 1 April, the Gov­ern­ment...
Czech leg­al loop­hole places in­solv­ent dir­ect­ors at risk
In the Czech Re­pub­lic, en­force­ment of claims against dir­ect­ors or oth­er cor­por­ate bod­ies by way of a form­al pro­ced­ure such as ex­e­cu­tion or dis­charge of debts is rarely dis­cussed, but ma­jor dif­fer­ences...
Czech La­bour Code amend­ment pro­posed for pro­cessing bio­met­ric data of em­ploy­ees
The Czech Data Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity has pro­posed an amend­ment to the Czech La­bour Code that would en­hance the abil­ity of em­ploy­ers to pro­cess the bio­met­ric per­son­al data of their staff. This pro­pos­al...
Czech Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court re­af­firms en­force­ab­il­ity of non-com­pete clause
Non-com­pete clauses must be in­ter­preted in line with the highest leg­al prin­ciple of private law – that agree­ments must be kept. The Czech Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court (the “Court”) re­cently de­cided in fa­vour...
The Czech Data Pro­tec­tion Act fi­nally passed by the Par­lia­ment
While the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (“GDPR”) be­came dir­ectly ef­fect­ive al­most a year ago, no Czech Data Pro­tec­tion Act (“DPA”) has been passed so far, mak­ing the Czech Re­pub­lic one of...
Data pro­cessing: up­dat­ing and es­tab­lish­ing your agree­ments
With GDPR tak­ing ef­fect across the European Uni­on in May 2018, pri­vacy com­pli­ance has ris­en up the agenda for all busi­nesses hand­ling per­son­al data. Our free weekly we­binars in this series will take a...