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.
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,
Among other things, the...
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.
December 2018 │ Employing foreigners will be easier
On December 7, 2018, the National Council of the Slovak Republic (parliament) approved an amendment to the Act on Employment Services, which is intended to simplify the rules governing employment of foreigners in the territory of the Slovak Republic.