For a long time UGB is part of the author's collectives all around the world that contribute to the prestigious ICLG yearbook.
One of the frequently appearing forms of advertisement which is prohibited, as part of a marketing strategy, is hidden advertising. Nevertheless, a risk of the inadmissibility of an advertisement, which could be evaluated as hidden, may be avoided when complying with the following simple tips.
The Slovak parliament has passed, after twenty years, a new act on the protection of competition. The competition team of UGB - Juraj Steinecker, Ivan Gašperec and Jozef Boledovič – has prepared for you the biggest changes brought in by the new act.
Trust of our clients, hard-work and dedications again put us on the list of the best! The number of our awards in competition "Law Firm of the Year 2021" grows and we want to share them with you!
On January 27, 2021, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its judgement in the Goldman Sachs case …
Advertising uses a number of ways to attract our attention and make us prefer marketed product over the competition. However, some ways can have a negative (and therefore often illegal) effect on consumers and competitors.
The UGB law firm has again contributed to ICLG's prestigious international publication: Cartels & Leniency Laws and Regulations 2021, covering 21 jurisdictions.
In its recent decision the Regional Court in Bratislava granted a suspensive effect to an administrative action on judicial review of the lawfulness of the decision of the Office of Public Procurement (UVO) by which the Court stayed the proceedings on the review of the actions of the controlled person.
The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic (AMO) stirred up otherwise quiet waters of Slovak competition law and ordered (according to our knowledge) almost after 18 years, and for first time since joining the EU, an interim measure.
Once again, UGB has been awarded in Law Firm of the Year 2020 in the categories of Energy and Energy Projects (highly recommended), Competition Law (recommended), Tax Law (recommended) and Criminal Law (highly recommended). Many thanks to the entire UGB team as well as to our satisfied clients.
UGB has also become a proud contributor to the prestigious international publication ICLG: Environment & Climate Change Law 2020, covering 26 jurisdictions.
An extensive amendment of Austrian income tax act (AITA) came into effect last January. It will have an impact on thousands of Slovak employees and employers.
UGB has also become a proud contributor to the prestigious international publication ICLG: Merger Control 2020, covering 55 jurisdictions.
Once again, we have contributed to the prestigious international publication ICLG: Cartels & Leniency 2020, covering 29 jurisdictions.
As of today, falsifying medical records is a criminal offense. What does it mean? Who is affected by this change?
After last year's success, UGB has been awarded again in the prestigious, nationwide Law Firm of the Year 2019, organized by TREND weekly and by EPRAVO Group.
GDPR legislation influences all aspects of everyday life. Particular consideration is needed with regards to processing of personal data relating to health records by medical facilities and hospitals. GDPR defines this data as „personal data concerning health should include all data pertaining to the health status of a data subject which reveal information relating to the past, current or future physical or mental health status of the data subject“.
On 11 February 2019, the finding of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic was published in the Collection of Laws (file reference PL. ÚS 20/2014 dated 14 November 2018) on inconsistency of certain provision of Legal Act no. 140/2017 C.o.L. on transfer of ownership of agricultural land as amended with the Constitution of the Slovak Republic.
Partner Ivan Gašperec took part at the third medicolegal conference, MedLaw 2018, where they gave presentation on informed consent as a precondition for health care provision lege artis.
Our law firm has been awarded as a recommended law firm in the Competition Law category in the prestigious, nationwide Law Firm of the Year 2018
On 14 May 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on the compulsory introduction of an electronic system allowing the registration of working time of employees. This decision marks a fundamental change in the system and form of keeping working time records in the European area.
At its session on 26.3.2019, MEPs approved Directive 2016/0280 (COD) on copyright in the Digital Single Market. This voting has thus sealed a three-year legislative torture of a unified European copyright regulation.