Amendment to Lex Ukraine tightens conditions for temporary protection

Already during the adoption of the original wording of Lex Ukraine it became obvious that an amendment would soon be necessary. This amendment has been published three months after the original law's effective date and the changes it contains will…

Recognition of Ukrainian qualifications still difficult

The European Commission has issued recommendations to member states to simplify the administrative procedure and ensure a speedy recognition of the professional qualifications of Ukrainians seeking refuge in the EU.

Czech response to arrival of Ukrainian refugees – three new laws

The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused an unprecedented influx of refugees seeking shelter and safety in the Czech Republic. Czech legislation was not prepared for such a situation: although authorities managed to respond quickly and…

Practical commentary on legislation concerning refugees from Ukraine

In connection with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, three laws were published in the Collection of Laws on 21 March, regulating the residence, employment, benefits, and education of Ukrainian refugees. From a practical point of view, what must they…

Income tax view on 2022 donations to Ukraine

In connection with the armed conflict in Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance has prepared a bill on tax measures, indirectly amending the Income Tax Act and extending tax support for taxpayers' charitable activities.

Temporary protection and free access to labour market for Ukrainian citizens approved by Czech deputies

Responding to the Ukrainian emigration wave, on 9 March 2022 the Czech Government and subsequently also the chamber of deputies approved several bills. In this article, we will mainly focus on the bills that aim to implement EU Directive 2001/55/EC…