15. 3. 2021

Calling All Property Owners: Check if you are registered in the land register under your personal identification number (EMŠO)

The Real Estate Cadaster Bill (Bill) is currently at second reading before the National Assembly. The Bill, which is set to have numerous consequences for members of the public, concerns the duty to enter all required data in the land register.
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15. 3. 2021

Online auctions: advantages and how to bid?

In February 2021, online court auctions in enforcement proceedings became possible, eliminating the need for attendance in person. We briefly explain what advantages this new regulation brings and how you can participate in an online auction.
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15. 3. 2021

What does the Real Estate Cadaster Bill bring to the table?

At the beginning of the year, the government introduced into the National Assembly a Real Estate Cadaster Bill, which is supposed to replace current Real Estate Records Act. We have prepared a summary of the key changes below based on the current version of the Bill (which remains subject to change).
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15. 3. 2021

Foreign entrepreneurs to have their documents in order

In previous editions of Legal Buzz we have already looked at the amended ZGD-1K and the changes it made to the Slovenian legal order. In this Article we provide you with a brief overview of several additional conditions that this amendment imposes on foreign nationals wishing to establish a company in Slovenia or acquire a shareholding in a Slovenian company.
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16. 2. 2021

Working from home in another EU Member State from a social security aspect

In recent years, increasing numbers of employees are opting to live in one EU Member State while being employed by an employer established in another country. The same can be said for many who work from home, albeit in this instance it is less important if your employer is situated in another country to you because your office is your home. However, a work arrangement such as this may also affect an employee's inclusion in the social insurance system. In this article we provide you with an example of where an employee is a Slovenian resident but employed by an employer established abroad.
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16. 2. 2021

Anti-Money Laundering: Role of Attorneys-at-Law

In this article, we briefly discuss the anti-money laundering duties of attorneys-at-law and what consequences they have for our clients.
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16. 2. 2021

The validity of a printed electronic signature

Nowadays there is a growing trend of going paperless while doing business between both private individuals and legal entities. Consequently, the use of electronic (digital) signatures has spread as it allows a certain, perhaps even higher level of validity, than a handwritten signature. But what happens to the validity of an electronic signature when an electronically signed document is printed?
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13. 1. 2021

Proposal of amendment ZGD-1K (part two)

As presented in the previous issue, Parliament is set to adopt an amendment to the ZGD-1 (ZGD-1K) in the coming months. As announced, we bring you the main changes to be brought about under the amendment, triggered by the transposition of Directive (EU) 2017/828 into the Slovenian legal order.
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13. 1. 2021

Is the Sunday shopping ban in line with the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia?

In previous issues we have written that the legislator passed the Trade (Amendment) Act (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, 139/2020) determining that a trader may not open on Sundays and non-working days established by law. But is the ban even in line with the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia?
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13. 1. 2021

How to establish a limited liability company in Austria?

Many people are considering moving abroad to earn their living but do not know where to start or what options are open to them when establishing a company in a foreign country. This article provides general information on how to establish a limited liability company (hereinafter GmbH) in Austria which is, due to its proximity to Slovenia, and excellent business opportunities, a very popular destination in this regard.
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