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Authors: Nino Bostič Sluga, Blaž Ogorevc On 19 June 2021, the Act amending the Housing Act (Zakon o spremembah in dopolnitvah Stanovanjskega zakona; SZ-1E) entered into force. Although SZ-1E...

Authors: Darja Miklavčič, Karin Dodič On 2 February 2021, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Act on Additional Measures for Mitigation of Consequences of COVID-19...

Author: Sanda Planinc 1. Obligation to Report in the Event of a Personal Data Breach The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) has set a number of new obligations for...

Authors: Ažbe Tušar, Petra Zvržina This article represents the continuation of the first inheritance law article on inheritance and its consequences to administering and management of businesses in case...

Author: Jera Majzelj In the last days of December, the National Assembly adopted a new round of intervention measures (the so-called Seventh COVID-19 Law or PKP7 package). Amongst others,...

Authors: Darja Miklavčič, Karin Dodič On 29 December 2020, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Intervention Measures Act to help mitigate the consequences of the...

Author: Lidija Zupančič On 24 December 2020, the EU and UK found middle ground and, as a result of lengthy negotiations, revealed the draft of the Trade and Cooperation...

Author: Jera Majzelj The last round of intervention measures adopted by the National Assembly in November (package PKP6) introduced support in the form of partial funding of uncovered fixed...

Authors: Darja Miklavčič, Karin Dodič On 19 December 2020, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the proposal of the Intervention Measures Act to help mitigate the consequences...

Author: Karin Dodič The Minimum Wage Act determines the right to minimum wage, its amount (in gross amount) and the method of its determination and publication. If working full-time...

Author: Petra Zvržina As a consequence of the Government’s decision on prolongation of the validity of measures aimed at limiting the spread of the new corona virus, yesterday’s decision...

Author: Sanda Planinc The coronavirus epidemic has profoundly affected work operations and in recent months, and many have shifted their usual working environment at least temporarily to home offices....

Authors: Darja Miklavčič, Karin Dodič On 25 November 2020, the National Assembly adopted the Act on Intervention Measures for Mitigating the Consequences of the Second Wave of the COVID-19...

Author: Jera Majzelj The Slovenian National Assembly adopted a new round of intervention measures, the so called PKP6 package. The new law is still to be confirmed by the...

Author: Žiga Novak The Slovenian Civil Procedure Act (ZPP) and Criminal Procedure Act (ZKP) have provided some possibilities for electronic operations between parties or their representatives and the courts...

Authors: Petra Zvržina, Ažbe Tušar In the past months, we have probably all faced our mortality and have wondered how will things that we started in life continue once...

Author: Jera Majzelj The Slovenian Government has sent a new proposal for intervention measures to the National Assembly, the so called PKP6 package, which is supposed to be subject...

Author: Žiga Novak On 19 November 2020, the Slovenian Government, on the proposal of the President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia, adopted a Decision on...

Author: Lenart Kmetič We have previously reported on the measures, adopted by the president of the Supreme Court due to the declared epidemic of the infectious disease COVID-19 in...

Author: Miha Hočevar Packaging waste as a current and growing problem Packaging waste has long been considered an acute global challenge. In the European Union, from 2007 to 2017,...

Governmental regulation of specific fields of activity in the private sector must be based on legality, proficiency and political neutrality. Slovenian legislation foresees establishment of public agencies where, due...

Author: Nino Bostič Sluga On 19 October 2020 the President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia issued an Order on special measures from Article 83.a of...

Author: Manuela Hervatich Over the last few months, there has been a lot of uncertainty among the employers in relation to the interpretation of the article of the intervention...

Authors: Darja Miklavčič, Karin Dodič On 15 October 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Interim Measures for Mitigation and Elimination of Consequences of COVID-19 Act (ZZUOOP) or the so-called...

Author: Žiga Novak On 26 September 2020, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia (“Supreme Court”) adopted its decision no. X Ips 22/2020, in which it took the...

How much public funds did your company receive or plans to receive on the basis of the COVID-19 intervention acts? If the value of such funds exceeds EUR 800,000...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Miha Štravs In recent months, the Slovenian Parliament adopted several so-called intervention acts that imposed temporary measures in various areas, one of which is the construction...

Authors: Sanda Planinc, Kaja Baškovič On 9 July 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act on Intervention Measures to Prepare for the Second Wave of COVID-19 (hereinafter the Fourth...

Authors: Špela Remec, Maruša Polak Due to constant developments, this post is being regularly updated. Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, Slovenia has introduced certain measures to...

Author: Špela Remec On 17 June 2020 the European Commission adopted the White Paper on foreign subsidies in the Single Market. Subsidies granted by non-EU governments to their companies...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Karin Dodič, Darja Miklavčič, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal At its session on 29 May 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain...

Authors: Maruša Polak, Miha Hočevar, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal On 29 May 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Intervention Act to Remove Obstacles to the Implementation of Significant Investments to...

Authors: Jera Majzelj, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal On 29 May 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the proposed third package of COVID-19 support measures, all bundled into one piece of legislation:...

Author: Miha Hočevar In the upcoming period of economic resumption, attention will largely be focused on the substantial investment projects. The legal framework of the latter is often regulated...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Darja Miklavčič On 20 May 2020 the Slovenian Government adopted a Proposal of the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain and Mitigate the COVID-19 Consequences...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal The Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Ordinance on the revocation of the epidemic of contagious disease SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), which entered...

Author: Mia Kalaš On 2 May 2020 we reported on the adoption of the Law on ensuring additional liquidity to the economy for mitigation of the consequences of the...

Authors: Mia Kalaš and Lidija Zupančič On 21 March 2020 we reported on an emergency law concerning moratorium on banking loans (Zakon o interventnem ukrepu odloga plačila obveznosti kreditojemalcev,...

Authors: Helena Butolen, Lenart Kmetič On 4 May 2020, the President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia adopted a new Order on special measures (the “Order”),...

Ažbe Tušar and Lenart Kmetič have prepared a short practical guide on insolvency, providing guidance on: what “symptoms” of insolvency to look for in a company; what are the...

Authors: Špela Remec, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal On 21 April 2020, the Slovenian Government proposed the amendments to the Act on Intervention Measures for Suppression of COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigation...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Darja Miklavčič On 28 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act Amending the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate...

Author: Mia Kalaš On 28 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Law on ensuring additional liquidity to the economy for mitigation of the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic...

Authors: Helena Butolen, Lenart Kmetič We have previously reported about the adoption of the Act on Provisional Measures with Respect to Judicial, Administrative and Other Public-Law Affairs for the...

Author: Blaž Ogorevc On 28 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted an amendment of certain parts of the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate its...

Author: Mia Kalaš On 21 March 2020 we reported on an emergency law concerning moratorium on banking loans (Zakon o interventnem ukrepu odloga plačila obveznosti kreditojemalcev, “ZIUOPOK”), and on...

Authors: Nino Bostič Sluga, Matjaž Verbič, Blaž Ogorevc In a developed business environment, it goes without saying that agreements must be kept. Slovenian contract law enacts this fundamental principle...

Author: Matjaž Verbič Several Member States have already announced support measures for companies in order to mitigate economic impact. Slovenia has also adopted an emergency fiscal stimulus package worth...

Author: Kaja Baškovič On 16 April 2020 the Slovenian Government published the Ordinance Amending the Ordinance on the Provisional Prohibition on the Offering and Sale of Goods and Services...

On the basis of Article 4 of the Act on Provisional Measures with Respect to Judicial, Administrative and Other Public-Law Affairs for the Control of the Spread of the...

Authors: Helena Butolen, Lenart Kmetič Pursuant to Article 4 of the Act on Provisional Measures with Respect to Judicial, Administrative and Other Public-Law Affairs for the Control of the...

Author: Mia Kalaš On 21 March 2020 we reported on an emergency law concerning moratoria on banking loans (Zakon o interventnem ukrepu odloga plačila obveznosti kreditojemalcev, the “ZIUOPOK”), and...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Darja Miklavčič On 2 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the text of the Intervention measures to stem the COVID-19 epidemic and mitigate its consequences for...

Authors: Špela Remec, Maruša Polak, Mia Kalaš, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal On 2 April 2020 the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act on Intervention Measures for Suppression of COVID-19 Epidemic and...

Authors: Jana Šteblaj, Barbara Hočevar At a time when the spread of COVID-19 is increasing, many companies are facing complex questions how to strike a balance between ensuring a...

Authors: Kaja Baškovič, Darja Miklavčič On 28 March 2020, the Slovenian Government adopted the text of the Act proposal on the intervention measures to stem and mitigate the consequences...

Authors: Špela Remec, Maruša Polak, Mia Kalaš, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal On 28 March 2020 the Slovenian government adopted a proposal of the Act on Intervention Measures for Suppression of COVID-19 Epidemic...

Author: Matjaž Verbič Apart from health concerns and issues related to the functioning of the health care system, helping businesses and individuals who are hit by the crisis is...

Yesterday the Slovenian Government presented the main features of the so-called Mega COVID-19 Law that addresses instant help to the economy and the general population. The wording of the...

To limit the economic consequences of the coronavirus epidemic The Slovenian Parliament has adopted the Intervention Act on Measures in the Field of Salaries and Contributions (‘Intervention Act’) which...

21. 3. 2020COVID-19 ASSISTANCE

We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is presenting many challenges for the companies, and we are here to help in any way we can. Our lawyers are therefore...

On 20 March 2020 the Slovenian Parliament adopted an emergency law (Zakon o interventnem ukrepu odloga plačila obveznosti kreditojemalcev – ZIUOPOK) concerning mandatory moratoriums to be approved by Slovenian...

Following the issuance of the order on special measures, issued by the president of the Supreme Court, temporarily regulating operation of Slovenian courts during the COVID-19 epidemic, on 20...

While the world is getting used to the new normal of staying in our homes, the regulators remind listed issuers that inside information should be disclosed as usual, no...

The Minimum Wage Act (hereinafter “ZMinP”) lays out the right to the minimum wage, its amount and the conditions under which a transitional amount of the minimum wage may...

The development and widespread use of the online social network Facebook (hereinafter “Facebook”) has changed not only the dynamics of social relationships, but also – together with other online...

Slovenian banks underwent an extensive recapitalization in 2013 and 2014, which continues to leave the public dissatisfied and has yet to be resolved by the courts. The key focus...

One year ago, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia (“Supreme Court”) by its decision X DoR 55/2018 allowed a revision to be filed due to the question...

The law of public limited companies is on the verge of some fundamental changes brought to the Slovenian Companies Act by the implementation of the Shareholder Rights Directive II...

On 20 June 2019, the Slovenian Ministry of Justice published a bill amending and supplementing the Slovenian Law of Property Code (the “Code”). Article 3 of the Bill adds...

A branch office is not a legal person but it may perform some or all operations which may otherwise be performed by a foreign company. Article 679 of the...

The Slovenian Competition Protection Agency (“CPA”) reports that it has initiated merger filing proceedings against the Croatian company Agrokor d.d. in respect of the concentration between Agrokor AG (Switzerland),...

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia recently put forward an amendment to the Slovenian Energy Act. The amendment will not only implement reforms made necessary by European legislation,...

The Slovenian parliament has passed an Act governing certain matters in the event of a hard Brexit (the ‘Act’).  The Act’s purpose is to determine for the period following...

Rules governing the maximum permitted level of trans-unsaturated fatty acids (trans fats) in foodstuffs were adopted on March 19, 2018, shortly after their reduction was included as a strategic...

If you do not know that, you should make and keep them (e.g. know-how and business information) as a trade secret pursuant to the upcoming Trade Secrets Act. Trade...