Law in Business 2022

The 14th international conference is jointly organized on November 3 – 4, 2022 by

The conference will take place on the campus of the Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic. Participants are encouraged to come to Prague in person. However, online participation will be allowed only for those participants who would not be reasonably able to join in person due to the Covid-19 restrictions.


The only official language of the conference is English. All contributions are expected to fit the conference topics. Authors should submit only original research manuscripts, and comply with the Guidelines for authors and Publishing ethics.

The conference sections are:

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Competition Law
  • IP and IT Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • European and International Legal Aspects of Doing Business
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance Law
  • COVID-19 and Legal Aspects of Doing Business

Program

12,30 - 12,45 Registration
Prague University of Economics and Business, Room NB 244 and online

Registration for the Conference Day 1 – 3.11. 2022

12,45 - 13,00 Conference Opening

Doc. JUDr. Nicole Grmelová, Ph.D., Head of Department of Business and European Law, Faculty of International Relations, Prague University of Economics and Business

13,00 - 13,40 Keynote Speech

Prof. Dr. Wojciech Stiller,  Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

Tax Law in Times of Crisis – the Example of Fuel Taxation
13,40 - 17,30 Plennary Session
13:40 – 14:05 Exclusivity clause in lease agreements for commercial premises from the perspective of Slovak and European competition law
JUDr. Ing. Martin Winkler, Ph.D.
Coffee Break 14,05 – 14,35

Chair: Doc. JUDr. Nicole Grmelová, Ph.D.

14:35 – 15:00 Evaluating the legal impact of EU sanctions on Russia from an EU business perspective
Kieran Spencer, M.S.Sc
15:00 – 15:25 The proposed Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive and its provisions on civil liability and international private law in particular
JUDr. Tania Pantazi
15:25 – 15:50 Single Euro Payment Area Developments & Regulation vis-à-vis Efforts to Develop an Organic African Payment System
Prof. Brighton M Mupangavanhu, PhD.
Coffee Break 15,50 – 16,10

Chair: JUDr. Ing. Martin Winkler, Ph.D.

16:10 – 16:35 Impending Insolvency Resolution via Preventive Restructuring
JUDr. Ondřej Zezulka, Ph.D., Mgr. Ing. Klára Vítková
16:35 – 17:00 MiFIR Review proposal: Americanization of EU financial markets?
Ing. Petr Tomčiak
17:00 – 17:25 Comparison of the business judgement rule in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and the United States
Mgr. Jan Škrabka, M.A., M.Sc., M.Sc., JUDr. Lenka Vačoková, PhD.
17,25 - 18,00 Closing Remarks

Conference Day 1 Closing


 

 

 

 

9,00 - 9,15 Registration
Prague University of Economics and Business, Room NB 244

Registration for the Conference Day 2 – 4.11. 2022

9,15 - 11,30 Panel Session
Business and Commercial Law

Chair: Ing. Lucie Andreisová, PhD.

Online Panel:

Chair: Ing. Tomáš Votava, M.A., Ph.D.

9:15 – 9:35 Contractual approaches to environmental liability in asset deals
JUDr. Ing. Vít Švestka, Mgr. Lukáš Srbecký
9:15 – 9:35 DAC6 – the end of tax optimization?
Jeremiasz Kalus
9:35 – 9:55 Selected Aspects of Compensation in the Dieselgate case in Germany
Mgr. Tomáš Brandejský
9:35 – 9:55 A Step in the Right Direction: The Issue of Extraterritoriality in the Landscape of Deutschland’s Competition Law and Policy
George Thomas Thevaril a Arnold Stanley
9:55 – 10:15 Drag-along and tag-along clauses in shareholders’ agreements – Czech law perspective
Mgr. Bohuslava Horáková
9:55 – 10:15 Current trends of serious crimes in the economic field: The case of Romania
Dr. Delia Magherescu, PhD.
10:15     10:35 Tax savings for financial institutions in the Slovak Republic after applying the super deduction for research and development
Prof. Ing. Mgr. Renáta Pakšiová, PhD., Ing. Lea Jančičková
Coffee Break 10,15 – 10,35
Business and Commercial Law

Chair: JUDr. Lenka Vačoková, PhD. 

10:35 – 10:55 Combating modern-day Goliath? Competition and data-sharing in the EU digital economy
Dr. Tinashe Kondo
10:55 – 11:15 Regulation of the Legal Institute of Trustworthness in the Financial Intermediation Act and Challenges for Application Practice: Evidence from Slovakia
JUDr. Andrea Slezáková, LL.M., Ph.D., JUDr. Mária Veterníková, PhD.
11:15 – 11:35 The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on law regulating virtual shareholder meetings in Croatia
Tea Hasić, PhD.
11:35 – 11:55 What are the risks of NFTs from an intellectual property law perspective?
JUDr. Nikol Popovská, LL.M.

 

11,55 - 12,00 Closing Remarks

Doc. JUDr. Nicole Grmelová, Ph.D., Head of Department of Business and European Law, Faculty of International Relations, Prague University of Economics and Business

 

12,00 - 13,30 Joint Lunch

Joint lunch in the restaurant „Academic Club“ on the premises of the University of Economics in Prague

13,30 - 16,00 Field Trip

In case of favourable weather, the joint lunch will be followed by field trip by local train off the beaten track from Prague main station to Prague Cibulka.

  • 13.25 Leaving the Academic Club for the local motor train (departure 13.47, arrival at Cibulka at 14.12, a walk in the woods)
  • Returning to Prague main station at 15:05 or 16:05

Conference venue

Prague University of Economics and Business

Address: nám. W. Churchilla 1938/4, Prague 3, 130 67, Czech Republic

Currently, no covid restrictions are in place.

Transport Tips
From Prague Main Railway Station (Praha hl.n.): 
  • Tram 5, 9, 15, and 26 to station „Viktoria Žižkov“ (one stop),
  • or using the north underground tunnel from Main Railway Station (Praha hl.n.) to the University (see Map of the location).
From Prague Airport
  • Airport Express: The direct connection between Prague Airport and Prague Main Railway Station provided by Airport Express buses which stop directly outside the Main Railway Station building.
  • See: Transport from Airport

Organization Committee

Chair

Mgr. Lukáš Bumbálek
Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic
lukas.bumbalek@vse.cz

Members

Ing. Regina Yusupova
Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

JUDr. Lenka Vačoková, Ph.D.
University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia

In the case of any problems or questions concerning the conference, please feel free to contact the organizing committee at lawinbusiness@vse.cz

International Scientific Committee

Chair

Assoc. prof. JUDr. Nicole Grmelová, Ph.D.
Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

Members

prof. JUDr. Martin Boháček, CSc.
Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

prof. Dr. Javier Lete Achirica
University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

prof. Marek Martyniszyn, Ph.D.
Queen´s University Belfast, United Kingdom

assoc. prof. Mgr. Tomáš Gongol, Ph.D.
Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic

Mgr. Ing. Daniel Houska, Ph.D.
Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic

Dr. iur. Dana Rone, LL.M.
Turiba University, Latvia

JUDr. Ing. Martin Winkler, Ph.D.
University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bartosz Ziemblicki, Ph.D.
Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland

Anna Padowska, MA
European Parliament Legal Service, Brussels

Ing. Petr Pospíšil, MBA, Ph.D.
European Commission, Belgium

Prof. Dr. Wojciech Stiller
Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

Pavlína Hubková, Ph.D.
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Conference Proceedings 2022

All papers accepted after the careful double-blind peer review will be published in one of our two Conference Proceedings.

In addition, in order to prevent plagiarism, all submitted papers will be checked for originality using the iThenticate software kindly provided by the Prague University of Economics and Business.
The best papers will be selected for a Conference Proceedings  to be submitted for indexing in the WoS database.
All the other accepted papers will be published in a peer reviewed Conference Proceedings.

Conference Proceedings from Previous Years

You can see or download conference proceedings from previous years:

Conference fee

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

However, we are not able to refund any travel or accommodation costs incurred.

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