14. 5. 2024

New amendment to the Prevention of Restriction of Competition Act (ZPOmK-2)

The recent amendment to the Prevention of Restrictions of Competition Act has brought about changes to concentration notification procedures. Here, we outline these changes.
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2. 11. 2023

Obligation to notify a receipt of foreign subsidies in certain mergers and acquisitions and public procurement procedures

The foreign subsidies regulation introduces a new notification requirement for intended concentrations and in public procurement procedures. To combat market competition distortions within the EU, financial contributions to companies in the EU received from third countries will be scrutinised.
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19. 10. 2023

Employer obligations and »whistleblower« rights: what's in store under the new Reporting Persons Protection Act?

The new Reporting Persons Protection Act has introduced greater protections for so-called "whistleblowers", along with new employer obligations. Employers have until December to establish internal reporting channels.
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28. 9. 2023

Installation of Devices for Electricity Production from Renewable Energy Sources

As of the beginning of August, the Act on the siting of installations for the generation of electricity from renewable energy sources (ZUNPEOVE) came into effect, intending to achieve climate neutrality by increasing the share of energy produced from renewable sources in the gross final consumption in the Republic of Slovenia. Below, we present some key measures envisioned by the legislator in the new law.
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12. 9. 2023

Notification of foreign direct investments under the new rules

As of 30 June 2023, the mandatory notification of foreign direct investments (»FDI«), as previously regulated in one of the "anti-COVID19" laws, has ceased to apply. Therefore, in June, the National Assembly adopted an amendment to the Investment Promotion Act (»ZSInv«), which entered into force on 1 July 2023 and regulates the FDI notification procedure. Below, we outline the main differences compared to the previous regulation.
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30. 5. 2023

Will repair soon be compulsory?

Nowadays, we are striving to conserve nature and reduce the waste we produce, but it seems that certain products are being replaced instead of repaired. As a result, the European Union has started to focus its legislation on promoting the reduction of unnecessary waste from "defective" goods. See below for what this could mean for you as a consumer or supplier.
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30. 5. 2023

Ban on dual quality of goods

Are you mindful of where you buy your favourite spread? Does your favourite chocolate taste different depending on where you buy it? Have you ever noticed that the same packaging hides a product of varying quality? Now you can enjoy the product under the same label and of the same quality, no matter where you buy it.
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30. 5. 2023

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

To make business more sustainable and implement the European Green Deal, the European Commission has drafted a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union formally adopted the Directive at the end of November 2022, which entered into force on 5 January this year. The Directive introduces new obligations, and undertakings required to report under the Directive should start preparing to comply as soon as possible. Below we highlight some key upcoming changes and present selected new developments for undertakings.
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7. 2. 2023

Have you been correctly charged for development land usage?

The beginning of each year sees the Financial Administration adjust development land usage fees. FURS issues these fee decisions based on information provided by the municipalities. Have you ever checked whether this information was correct?
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7. 2. 2023

New Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-2) adopted

Just before the end of last year, the long-awaited Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-2) was adopted. Slovenia was the last EU Member State to adopt legislation transposing the General Data Protection Regulation.
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