Articles and press releases
EU Guidance on Apps Supporting Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic in Relation to Data Protection
At the end of April, the European Union published non-binding guidance on apps supporting the fight against COVID 19 pandemic in relation to data protection (2020/C 124 I/01). Designed for use by developers, the guidance sets out features and requirements for voluntary apps supporting the fight against COVID 19 pandemic that: • provide accurate information about the COVID-19 pandemic; or ...
Tomáš Nielsen Initiates Legal Hackathon: Together, We Will Help
By teaming up with lawyers and other experts, Tomáš Nielsen, Partner in Nielsen Legal, has initiated a legal hackathon – Together, We Will Help – as expert reaction to the Czech government interventions to tackle the spread of COVID-19. The legal hackathon aims to develop practical solutions to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, offer guidance and information for the ...
Antivirus Programme to Give Rise to Compensatory Lawsuits?
Targeted at businesses ordered to temporarily cease or curtail operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the employment sustainability programme Antivirus offers only a limited wage compensation scheme under which the Czech government would pay 80 per cent of wages for employees of businesses that have ceased or curtailed operations due to quarantine (up to a maximum of CZK 39,000 per employee) and ...
Tomáš Nielsen on the Removal of the Czech Telecommunications Office Board Chairman
The removal of the Czech Telecommunications Office (CTO) Board Chairman by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade was not in accordance with law. As believed by a number of Czech legal professional approached by the Czech server lupa.cz, the malpractice may render questionable the decisions adopted by the CTO Board in future. As explained by the leading TMT lawyer and ...
Prague-based Nielsen Meinl Becomes Nielsen Legal
After nine years in the Czech market, Nielsen Meinl rebrands as Nielsen Legal. According to Tomáš Nielsen, the firm’s founding partner, the aim of the rebrand is to reflect the ownership changes (although with some delay) and to set the stage for future growth in terms of partnership structure. Rebranded in tandem with the office move, the firm now operates ...
Law Firm of the Year 2018: experts recommend Nielsen Meinl among IT Law and Telecommunications and Media Law Firms
EPRAVO.CZ, the organizer of the twelfth year of “Law Firm of the Year” competition, announced the results during gala awards ceremony hosted by the Czech Bar Association at Žofín Palace on 4 November 2019 with awards presented to the winners in the presence of prominent law firm representatives and esteemed law professionals. Nielsen Meinl again retained its position among prominent ...
Tomáš Nielsen Wins Lawyer of the Year in Information Technology Law Category
Years of professional experience, expertise and deep insights into information technology and data privacy law have won Tomáš Nielsen the accolade of “Lawyer of the Year” in the “Information Technology Law” category granted by the Czech Bar Association and the electronic online daily and publishing house EPRAVO.CZ. Tomáš Nielsen received the accolade from Vladimír Plášil, Member of Jury and President ...