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Amendment on VAT Act – Quick fixes

Wednesday, 16. September 2020 - 16:45
As of 1 September 2020 new Amendment of VAT Act came into force. This Amendment implements new provisions of EU Directive 2018/1910 and Implementing Regulation 2018/1912 concerning delivery of goods between EU member states and call-off stocks. The Amendment thus implements so called Quick fixes VAT provisions. The Amendment was published in...

New rules for delivery of documents to employees after the amendment of the Labor Code

Wednesday, 2. September 2020 - 14:57
With the amendment to the Labor Code, the conditions for the delivery of documents to employees have changed. As of 30th of July delivering documents to employees by their employer is much easier. Although the employer is still primarily obliged to deliver any document in person, if the employee is not available at the workplace, the employer can...

Coronavirus in the Balkans: how is Serbia coping with the crisis?

Thursday, 13. August 2020 - 11:18
State measures in Serbia, adopted on the basis of a state of emergency lasting more than 50 days, have been accompanied by a high degree of controversy. The relevant decree was adopted not by the Serbian parliament, as required by Serbian constitutional law, but by the President of the Republic. The justification for such an extraordinary...

The Deductibility of Tax Loss as of 1st of July 2020

Thursday, 13. August 2020 - 10:38
On 1st of July 2020, Act No. 299/2020 Coll., which changes certain tax laws and the Act on the Compensation Bonus in connection with the occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 came into effect. These changes include an amendment of Income Tax Act relating to the extension of deductibility of tax loss from the tax base. The adopted change introduces the...

Coronavirus and the Law – Legal Situation in Greece

Thursday, 6. August 2020 - 15:13
We are bringing you an overview of how is Greece tackling the Coronavirus Crisis from legal perspective. The overview has been prepared for you in cooperation with our Greek Partner Law Firm. The most important emergency measures have been adopted via legislative decisions on March 11 and 20, 2020, along with the mutual decisions of the Ministers...

Coronavirus under stars and stripes or US measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, 10. July 2020 - 10:20
Together with our colleague Teresa N. Taylor from the partner Washington office, we bring you an overview of the legal and tax measures implemented by the USA in the fight against the pandemic and its economic impact. On March 19, 2020, the United States government issued a key CISA Directive. In the Directive, the government recommended measures...

Help for entrepreneurs across the English Channel

Wednesday, 1. July 2020 - 15:49
In cooperation with our British partner office Colman Coyle, we bring you an overview of how the United Kingdom is dealing with the coronavirus crisis. The basic legislation that allows the UK government to take action to combat the coronavirus pandemic and its effects is the Coronavirus Act 2020. This special law entered into force on 25 March...

How Hungary is handling the coronavirus

Friday, 5. June 2020 - 11:03
Together with our partner law firm from Budapest, BUDLEGAL ATTORNEYS AT LAW, we are bringing you an overview on the legal and tax measures used in Hungary in its fight against the pandemic and its economic consequences. Since March 11th 2020, a state of emergency is in force in Hungary. The government has the key role, as it is entitled to issue...

Returning to the workplace

Thursday, 4. June 2020 - 13:54
Restrictions implemented by the governmental measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 have been recently significantly released. The employers are now deciding whether to call their workers back to the workplace and whether and, if so, how to adapt the workplace. In this article we try to outline some related aspects with the return of...

Coronavirus and law – the legal situation in Spain and the reopening of a bankrupt textile enterprise for “the common good”

Tuesday, 26. May 2020 - 10:15
In cooperation with our Spanish partner law firm we are bringing you an overview of how Spain is tackling the coronavirus crisis from the legal perspective. The Spanish government has issued a state of emergency based on a royal decree. Like in other EU countries, Spanish employers may apply for short-time work ("Kurzarbeit”). According to the...

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