January 9, 2019
Case law, including the rulings handed down by the Supreme Court, interpret the prohibition on presenting documents containing settlement offers broadly, which provides extra incentive to settle disputes amicably.
October 29, 2018
The Court of Justice of the European Union has decided it is prohibited to publish photographs on the internet, which had already been published on another website with the consent of the copyright holder, without (further) consent of the copyright holder.
October 26, 2018
Following social partners’ differing interpretations of Article 129 of Employment Relationships Act (ERA-1) in relation to the workers’ length of service concerning the seniority bonuses, the Ministry issued a non-binding statement, which contradicts recent case-law. This is why all eyes are now on the Supreme Court which needs to address this issue in the judicial review, which has already been granted leave.
October 24, 2018
The provision of Article 93 of the Slovene Building Act (Gradbeni zakon, GZ) states that notaries are bound by law to verify that a building built on an immovable property has a building permit. But do they?
October 19, 2018
It follows from the 2017 annual report of the Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia that the level of compliance with the labour law in Slovenia remains worrying, especially concerning the payment of wages, holiday allowances and other work-related allowances.
October 16, 2018
A Part 36 Offer is simply a specific type of offer, open to either party, which carries with it significant costs consequences. Such offers are governed by Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (‘CPR’), a revised version of which has been in force since 6 April 2015. The principal aim of Part 36 Offers is to encourage parties to settle the dispute and they should not therefore be seen as a sign of weakness but rather, as a tactical move that puts pressure on the opponent.
October 8, 2018
October 5, 2018
Turkey specific information concerning the key legal and commercial considerations in relation to confidentiality. This Q&A provides jurisdiction-specific commentary on Practice note, Confidentiality: Cross-border overview, and forms part of Cross-border commercial transactions.
October 1, 2018
Even though the new Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-2), defining significantly higher fines, has not yet been adopted, it does not mean the companies cannot be sanctioned for violating the legislation on personal data protection.