News & Events
June 2019 | Increase in Reimbursement for Use of Own Vehicles by Employees on Business Trips

On June 1, 2019, Decree of the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic No. 143/2019 Coll. came into effect, by which, after more than 10 years, the Ministry has made a small adjustment to the...

April 2019 | Amendment to the Slovak Labor Code effective as of January 1, 2019

On December 7, 2018, the National Council of the Slovak Republic (the Slovak parliament) approved an amendment to the Labor Code to include a new provision, Section 13(5), effective as of January 1, 2019. Under the new provision, employers must...

March 2019 | New Legislation on Whistleblowing

The new legislation in the area of ​​reporting wrongdoing (whistleblowing), Act No. 4/2019 Coll. on Protection of Whistleblowers (the “Act”), entered into force on March 1, 2019. Among other things, the Act regulates (a) the conditions for providing protection to...

February 2019 | Amendment to the Copyright Act effective as of January 1, 2019

The most recent amendment to the Copyright Act regulates several application issues from practice concerning relations between collective rights management organizations and users and clarifies several provisions from a legislative and technical point of view. The amendment primarily supplements the...

January 2019 │ Overview of some legislative changes as of January 1, 2019

We provide an overview of some of the changes to Slovak legislation that took effect on January 1, 2019. Value added tax From January 1, 2019, the reduced VAT rate of 10% will also apply to accommodation services. There are...