18. 6. 2020

Conduct of Contracting Authorities in Case of Non-Compliance with Subcontracting Conditions

In public procurement procedures, tenderers often have questions related to references provided to them by subcontractors. In light of the decision issued by the National Review Commission for Reviewing Public Procurement Award Procedures, which garnered widespread media attention, contracting authorities will now have to call on tenderers to change subcontractors if the latter do not meet the tender criteria or there are grounds for exclusion.
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18. 6. 2020

What are the Consequences of the Sanctions Imposed by the Labour Inspectorate on Employers?

Due to relatively low fines employers often assess that a violation is "worthwhile", ignoring the fact that a sanction in minor offence proceedings can have far-reaching consequences for their business (e.g. with regard to the employment of foreigners, public tenders, etc.).
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18. 6. 2020

Safeguarding Slovenian Strategic Assets Against Unwanted Foreign Investors

On 30 May 2020, the National Assembly adopted the third package of COVID-19 measures. Chapter 11 of the Act (ZIUOOPE), which provides for the screening of foreign direct investments, has come under intense scrutiny.
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21. 5. 2020

Pandemic ended – but what about the validity of intervention legislation?

On 14 May 2020 the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted a decree declaring the end of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) epidemic and which is to enter into force on 31 May 2020. This move also affects the validity of intervention legislation, however, it does not mean that all intervention legislation measures cease to apply.
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21. 5. 2020

ZIUZEOP-A and changes to the insolvency landscape

Due to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, ZIUZEOP introduced certain changes regarding the obligations of managers in the event of company insolvency, extension of deadlines for the performance of legally obligatory acts, etc.
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21. 5. 2020

Changes to the functioning of courts in the time of intervention measures

From 5 May 2020, courts are hearing and serving court documents even in non-urgent cases, provided that they can ensure the protection of human health and life and prevent the spread of viral infection.
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21. 5. 2020

Changes to consumer rights for trip cancellations

The latest change in intervention legislation adopted in light of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected certain consumer rights when canceling trips.
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21. 5. 2020

What to consider when launching an online store

In light of the Covid-19 virus-related measures that have imposed restrictions on the direct sale of goods to consumers, companies are increasingly making the move to selling via online stores. In this article, we provide an overview of the key legal obligations to be complied with when selling online.
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20. 4. 2020

Amendment to the Property Code - a new property relationship

On 1 July 2020 amendments to the Property Code will enter into force and introduce the new institute of related property into the Slovenian legal order. The new institute is similar to the real property relationship of condominium.
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20. 4. 2020

Amendments to the Industrial Property Act ZIL-1E

On 29 March 2020 the Industrial Property (Amendment) Act entered into force. The amendments introduce several changes in the field of industrial-property rights (trade-marks, patents, designs, etc.).
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