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May issue of ULC Čarnogurský PRO BONO newsletter

 

Articles of this issue

2011/05 Amendment to the Commercial Code
The Amendment to the Commercial Code aims to decrease the amount of administrative work related to mergers, take-overs and splits of domestic and international joint-stock companies. The amendment simplifies the preparation and submission of merger reports, the reporting obligations of joint-stock companies, as well as the rights of shareholders to request copies of specific documents.
» Large enterprises  
2011/05 Consumer protection in the field of tourism
The new Act on Consumer Protection Related to Some Services in the Field of Tourism has been approved. It transposes Directive 2008/122/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of January 14, 2009, on the protection of consumers. The directive reflects the emergence of new tourism products and the need to replace the previous directive, 1994/47/EC.
» Services  
2011/05 Act on Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions on Financial Penalties in the European Union
Recognition and enforcement of decisions on financial penalties within the EU is regulated by Council Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA of February 24, 2005, on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties. The framework decision was incorporated into the Slovak legal system by the Act on Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions on Financial Penalties in the EU, which comes into effect as of August 1, 2011.
» Other  
2011/05 Personal data protection in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
Protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation over criminal matters is regulated by Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA. The ULC Čarnogurský PRO BONO newsletter informs you about the incorporation of the decision in question into several laws, such as the Act on Courts, the Act on Police Forces, the Prosecution Act, etc.
» Other  
2011/05 New Act on the Official Trade Gazette
On June 1, 2011, Parliament approved the Act on the Official Trade Gazette, incorporating Directive 2009/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on coordination of safeguards, and Directive 2009/109/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, both of September 16, 2009, into the Slovak legal system.
» Other  
2011/05 Being prepared in Parliament – Amendment to the Act on Illegal Work and Illegal Employment
A government proposal to amend Act No. 82/2005 Coll. on Illegal Work and Illegal Employment was discussed in Parliament on May 19, 2011. The law aims to transpose Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council into the Slovak legal system.
» Other