Archive Legal Alert

5/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Program – “COVID – Rent” – The current state of the program – Support, its subject and conditions – Application for support and its evaluation – Provision of the support

4/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – End of state of emergency and occupational health checks – Entry and periodic check-ups as of 14 May 2020 – Prolongation of validity of medical certificates and affidavits after the end of the state of emergency

4/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – TEMPORARY PROTECTION OF ENTRE-PRENEURS AND OTHER SUPPORT- TEMPORARY PROTECTION – DEFERRAL OF CREDIT PAYMENT

4/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Legal regulation of real estate leases in connection with the coronavirus pandemic – Commercial real estate leases – Residential real estate lease

4/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Activities of competition authorities in the European Union during the coronavirus crisis – European Union – Czech Republic – Slovak Republic

4/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION PROJECT DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SUPPORT OF THE EMPLOYERS WHO STOPPED BUSINESS OPERATIONS (MEASURE 1) – SUPPORT OF EMPLOYERS AND SELF-EM-PLOYED PERSONS WHOSE TURNOVER HAS DECREASED (MEASURE 2)

4/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Legislative bills for changes in legal regulations for repayment of loans and property rents – Repayment of loans – General loans arrangements – Consumer Credit Act – Rental of commercial real estate – Rental of residential real estate

4/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – State of emergency and public procurement – Ongoing procurement procedures – Deadlines in the procurement procedure – Procurement procedure – Performance of existing contracts – Change in contractual obligation

3/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – AMENDMENT OF THE LABOUR CODE AND OTHER LAWS IN RELATION TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN SLOVAKIA – AMENDMENT OF THE LABER CODE AND RELATED LAWS – AMENDMENT OF LAWS WITHIN THE COMPETENCE OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC

4/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Lex covid – proposals for changes in insolvency law and corporate law – Changes in insolvency law – Changes in the Enforcement Code – Waiver of missed time limits in court proceedings – Crisis measures concerning the functioning of commercial corporations

4/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – Conditions for drawing from the Antivirus program – Regime A (includes former A and B) – Regime B – Procedure for obtaining the contribution from the Antivirus programme – Conditions for drawing the contribution

3/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – Force majeure regulated in the contract – Circumstances excluding liability (“Force Majeure“ regulated by the Civil Code) – Subsequent impossibility of performance – Fixed obligations – Recommendations – News

3/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – Other measures adopted at the government meeting of 23 March 2020 – Retail Restrictions – Further impact of government resolutions – Cross-border workers commuting to Germany and Austria – Medical staff and holiday Remission of advance payments for self-employed persons – Tax concessions

3/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – Assistance for persons affected by crisis measures in connection with coronavirus SARS CoV-2 – Antivirus program: Wage compensation support – Regime A – compulsory employee quarantine – Regime B – businesses ordered to close – Regime C – paralysis of business operations due to a lack of employess – Regime D – restrictions on the availablity of employees – Regime E – reduced demand for services and product sales

3/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Coronavirus and its impact on contractual relations – Business should identify at risk contracts – Force majeure regulated in the contract – Release from the duty to provide compensation (force majeure regulated by the Civil Code) – Substantial change in circumstances – Subsequent impossibility of performance – Fixed obligations – Recommendations

3/2020 – EN- Legal Alert – Assistance for persons affected by crisis measures in connection with coronavirus SARS CoV-2 – Support for employers in the payment of wage compensation – Cross-border workers and foreigners – Nursing benefit for employees – Financial contribution for self – employed persons – Interest-free loans

3/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – Current measures related to the spread of COVID-19 in Slovakia – DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC – MEASURES OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC – Measure on domestic isolation of persons returning from abroad – Closure of retail establishments, service establishments and ordered isolation of groups of persons

3/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – Emergency measures and their impact on labour relations – Closure of Establishments – Health checks and work permits and residence permits of employees of selected employers – Prohibition of taking holidays for medical professions – Mandatory quarantine

3/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert -Slovak Government Special measures and employer options Lower wages/salary reimbursement in the event of another obstacle on the part of the employer – Collective holiday – Compensatory leave taking – Use of working time account – Work from home – Obstacles for reasons of general interest

3/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – State of emergency and its consequences – Limitation of rights and imposition of obligations – Right and obligations of legal and natural persons

3/2020 – EN – Legal Alert – Coronavirus and employment relations – Employer’s precautionary measures – Obligations of an employee who has returned from an area affected by coronavirus or who has been possibly in contact with an infected person – Employee with coronavirus symptoms – Employee without coronavirus symptoms – Employer’s instruments

3/2020 – EN – SK Legal Alert – Changes in the Commercial Code and related legislation in 2020

1/2020 – EN – HR Legal Alert – New SK labour legislation 2020 – Extended vacation for an employee who cares for a child – Voluntary employer’s contribution to the employee´s child sporting activity – Minimum wage for 2020 – New rules for posting of workers

5/2018 – New EU rules – On 25 April 2018 a proposal for a directive was published by the European Commission with the aim of amending the Directive (EU) 2017/1132 by proposing a change in the company law rules for cross-border conversion, division and merger.

3/2018 – Anti Money Laundry EN – On 1 March 2018 Act No. 52/2018 Coll. was promulgated in the Collection of Laws of the Slovak Republic (further as the „Amendment“) amending Act No. 297/2008 Coll. on Protection from Legalization of Income from Criminal Activities and on Protection from Financing of Terrorism (further as the „Act“) and on amendment of some acts, as amended.
1/2018 – Beneficial Ownership Register EN – On 1 January 2018, part of an amendment of Act No. 253/2008 Coll. on selected measures against the legitimisation of proceeds of crime and financing of terrorism, as amended, and as implemented by Act No. 368/2016 Sb. (the “amendment”), entered into effect.

11/2017 – HR Legal Alert – Aktuální změny v oblasti pracovnělékařských služeb s účinností od 1. 11. 2017 – Novela nařízení č. 64/2009 Sb., o stanovení druhů prací, které agentura práce nemůže formou dočasného přidělení k výkonu práce u uživatele zprostředkovávat – Judikatura – K monitoringu zaměstnanců

9/2017 – HR Legal Alert – Aktuální změny v oblasti legalizace pobytu zahraničních pracovníků – Judikatura – K organizační změně spočívající ve zrušení pracovního místa s kratší pracovní dobou – K řetězení pracovních poměrů na dobu určitou

8/2017 – HR Legal Alert – Novela zákona o zaměstnanosti – dopady na zaměstnavatele – Judikatura – Poškození zdraví při plnění pracovních úkolů na pracovní cestě

6/2017 – Legal Alert SK – Komunikácie s orgánmi verejnej moci povinne aktivované elektronické schránky

6/2017 – Legal Alert EN – Exercise of Public Bodies Competence in Electronic Form, electronic mailboxes

6/2016 – Legal Alert EN – The amendment of Act on Criminal Liability of Legal Persons

2/2016 – Legal Alert DE – Novelle des Gesetzes über die bedeutende Marktmacht beim Verkauf von landwirtschaftlichen und Lebensmittel-produkten und ihren Missbrauch

2/2016 – Legal Alert EN – Amendment of the Act on Significant Market Power in the Sale of Agricultural and Food Products and Abuse Thereof

1/2016 – HR Legal Alert DE – Dürfen Arbeitgeber private E-Mailnachrichten ihrer Arbeitnehmer wirklich uneingeschränkt lesen?

1/2016 – HR Legal Alert EN – Are employers really entitled to read their employees’ personal messages at will?

10/2015 – Legal Alert DE – Der Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union sagt NEIN zu Safe Harbor bei der Weitergabe persönlicher Daten an die USA

10/2015 – Legal Alert EN – European Court of Justice says NO to the Safe Harbor regime for the transfer of personal data to the USA

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