9. 9. 2019

Changes in online payment services and other electronic payments

On 14 September 2019, changes in payment services legislation will enter into force, which will affect the business of numerous service providers, among them hoteliers and online retailers. If they fail to put in place adequate (stricter) arrangements for verifying the identity of payers, the payer's bank will be able to reject the payment.
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9. 9. 2019

Activities of the Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia in 2018

The Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia (IRSD) carried out around 13,000 inspection and uncovered more than 24,000 various violations in 2018. Fines totalled EUR 3.8 million, a figure that is up approx. 25% on the figure for 2017. The IRSD has found in its report that employers as a rule repeat the same type of violations and that many employers are not award of their obligations in the event of an inspection.
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9. 9. 2019

Are there changes in store when it comes to keeping track of employees work time?

In May 2019 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered a judgment which may lead to more stringent monitoring of time worked by employees. Employers should expect to have to comply with the obligation of setting up a more reliable system for recording work time.
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26. 6. 2019

What rights do consumers have when shopping online?

Today, online shopping has become a common (daily) task for many people, which often results in various complications/frustrations due to the specific nature of the shopping experience. Therefore, it is good a thing to know your rights as consumers and regularly keep an eye on changes in this area.
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26. 6. 2019

Sweeping reform of the register of non-possessory security interests and seized goods

The register of non-possessory security interests and seized goods is open to public inspection; a sweeping reform of the register is also in the pipeline – one that would further simplify searches and speed up entries in the primary register.
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26. 6. 2019

Amendment to the Real Property Mass Valuation Act (ZMVN-1)

The amendment has postponed the mass valuations to the spring of 2020, which could dvlly alter current real estate valuations.
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26. 6. 2019

Free flow of non-personal data in the EU

A Regulation removing obstacles to the free flow of non-personal data in the EU enters into force.
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26. 6. 2019

Are foreign nationals the solution to increased workload and personnel shortages?

To cope with growing shortages of qualified personnel employers often employ foreign nationals, especially those from countries that made up the former Yugoslavia. Since this area was recently subject to several changes, we hereby summarize key information for employers.
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21. 6. 2019

Trade secrets: Have you the proper safeguards in place?

In our monthly newsletter Legal Buzz we have already reported on the new Trade Secrets Act (TSA) which entered into force on 20 April 2019. With this notice we wish to give you some additional recommendations regarding measures which need to be adopted in order for your trade secrets to enjoy legal protection pursuant to the new Act.
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22. 5. 2019

Changes with regard to copyright and Copyright Directive

New Directive on Copyright brings several new rules at the EU level, which are said to be necessary in order to adapt to technological progress; however, the experts are of the opinion that these rules are to some extent controversial.
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