In the area of criminal law, we assist mainly in the following two areas: criminal tax law and criminal liability of legal entities.
Criminal Tax Law
In case of any discrepancies in your tax return, you are not only at risk of an additional tax (including the appropriate sanction) from the tax authority, but also of a criminal sanction. The client often deals with both tax and criminal proceedings simultaneously. The added value of our law firm is that we can represent you in both proceedings, while the client benefits from a unified and consistent legal representation.
In this area we provide mainly the following services:
- defense of natural and legal persons;
- legal assistance in criminal proceedings;
- representation of victims in criminal proceedings;
- legal consultation and analysis.
Criminal Liability of Legal Entities
Pursuant to the Act on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities, under certain circumstances, a conduct of employees can be attributed to a legal entity. A monetary penalty for such legal entity can then reach more than one billion Czech crowns. In this connection a prevention become increasingly important – it is necessary to focus on setting such internal mechanisms in a company that they will act as a prevention and at the same time they will be able to reveal a potential unlawful conduct of the company´s employees or bodies.
In the area of compliance, Bříza & Trubač Attorneys at Law provide their clients legal services aimed in particular at:
- General preventive compliance counselling
- Management training
- Legal audit of the company's operation
- Drafting of code of ethics / conduct
- Counselling in the area of criminal tax law
- Representation before individual state bodies
- Criminal liability of legal entities
Latest news in the field
The 6th issue of journal Daňový expert published Ondřej Trubač’s article titled “The Amendment to the Law on Criminal Liability of Legal Persons”.
Ondřej Trubač commented on several issues related to unfair competition and its criminal aspects in an article published in the last issue of Czech wide-read business journal Ekonom.