On September 15, the documentary feature film Good Old Czechs, directed by Tomáš Bojar, will premiere in cinemas. The trailer for the film was released today.

The official trailer for the film has been launched to coincide with the 77th anniversary of the return of Czechoslovak RAF members to Prague on August 15, 1945. The film tells the story of two Czech RAF airmen, František Fajtl and Filip Jánský (real name Richard Husmann), and their Odyssean journey across war-torn Europe. The … Continued

JŠK assisted in closing of major acquisition in energy and environmental consulting

JŠK provided legal advice to KB SmartSolutions, s.r.o. from the Komerční banka, a.s. group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in ENVIROS, s.r.o., including a stake in the UK’s ENVIROS GLOBAL LIMITED. With the acquisition of ENVIROS, s. r. o., Komerční banka has expanded its activities in the field of energy and environmental consulting, … Continued

Shrinking GDP, non-committal Fed sink the US dollar

The US economy now meets the barest technical definition of a recession, and Federal Reserve hikes are now fully dependent on inflation and labour data meeting to meeting. This realisation brought down yields in the US sharply and they in turn knocked down the dollar against nearly every major currency worldwide, save the euro, which … Continued

Botanique Hotel Prague: Summer 20% Discount on Conference Spaces

BCC member Botanique Hotel Prague now offers a summer 20% discount on the rental of conference spaces. The hotel is located right next to the metro transfer station in the center of Prague. The hotel offers an ideal solution for small and medium-sized meetings for up to 160 participants and other corporate events. Besides our … Continued

Signs of US slowdown slam dollar, euro mixed on ECB hawkish surprise

Disappointing economic data out of the US brought yields down worldwide and removed any chance of a 100 basis point interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve this week. The surprise 50bp hike from the ECB had surprisingly little immediate impact on the common currency, which nevertheless joined in the general bounce back against the … Continued

US inflation surprise sends dollar soaring

The peak in US inflation has been getting pushed into the future for some time, and June was no exception. The unpleasant surprise sent the dollar soaring generally, but the euro put up a spirited defence of the psychologically important parity level and, after breaching it briefly, managed to end the week above it. Markets … Continued

Ebury: Weekly FX Market Updat

Currencies in holding pattern ahead of fresh inflation data  G10 currencies ended the week not far from where they had started it, as the news calendar turned relatively light and investors digested central bank communications. The week’s winners were the Norwegian krone and the Swiss franc, the latter boosted by the aftereffects of the Swiss … Continued