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

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. Members...

November 2018 | An interesting decision of the Supreme Court on consumer complaint procedure

On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic issued a ruling in the matter (File No. 3Cdo/220/2017) dealing with the consequences of failure to resolve a consumer complaint (claim) within the statutory 30-day deadline. Under Section 18(4)...

October 2018 | Latest developments in digital platforms taxation in Slovakia

On January 1, 2018, the amendment to Act No. 595/2003 Coll. on Income Tax became effective. The amendment added to the definition of the term “permanent establishment” provisions governing the conduct of business activities in the Slovak Republic through a...