News & Events
August 2018 | Continued developments regarding time limitation of claims arising out of consumer contracts

On February 7, 2018, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic held that Section 5b of Act No. 250/2007 Coll. on Consumer Protection (effective as of May 1, 2014), which reads as follows: “The authority ruling on claims arising out...

July 2018 | Significant changes coming to the Commercial Register

The government of the Slovak Republic has approved a Proposal of Measures to Improve Operation of the Commercial Register. These are a number of measures to be implemented progressively and are intended to improve the current operation and effectiveness of...

June 2018 | Investment aid rules change

On July 1, 2018, a new government regulation in the area of investment aid (No. 195/2018 Coll.) comes into force, laying down the conditions for granting investment aid, the maximum investment aid intensity, and the maximum amount of investment aid in...

May 2018 | General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into effect. The GDPR applies automatically and uniformly to all EU countries as soon as it enters into force, without needing to be transposed into national law. The GDPR...

April 2018 | Amendment to Labor Code effective as of May 1, 2018

A substantial amendment to Act No. 311/2011 Coll., the Labor Code, becomes effective as of May 1, 2018. Besides the changes regarding premium pay for work, which we have already outlined in our February news, the amendment introduces further important changes....