Second Railway Track Divaca-Port of Koper

The Divaca–Koper track is important for the international railway freight transport, as the existing track represents a bottleneck on two core European railway corridors.

Hydroelectric Power Plants as a Start-up Project of the Domestic Economy

The current Slovenian Government coalition is committed to accelerating the deployment of hydropower plants on the middle Sava river and to start building the last hydroelectric power plant (Mokrice) on the lower Sava. These projects, which are also part of the national energy and climate plan, are supposed to help revive the Slovenian economy. Even though the concessionaire for hydroelectric power plants on the middle Sava was selected 15 years ago - the company Holding Slovenske elektrarne (HSE) - the concession agreement has not yet been signed.  The construction of the Mokrice hydroelectric…

The Sale of a Major Slovenian Tourist Agency KOMPAS on Hold

KOMPAS d.d. is for sale as part of Fortenova group's divestment of non-core businesses.

The Sale of Rogla Ski Resort and Zrece Thermal Spa Temporarily Suspended

UNIOR d.d. announced the sale of its subsidiary UNITUR d.o.o. , which is active in tourism and owns the Rogla Ski Resort and Zrece Thermal Spa.

Telekom Selling Planet TV and Seeking Strategic Partner For TSmedia

Earlier this year, the state-owned telecommunications operator Telekom was unsuccessfully seeking to recapitalize its television company Planet TV. If anyone responded to the invitation for recapitalization, they will be able to get a maximum stake of 49% in the company, which Telekom estimated at around EUR 5 million.) Telekom has thereafter amended the conditions of the initiated procedure, namely to change it to the sale of 100% share in the Planet TV. In 2019, Planet TV had approximately EUR 14.5 million in revenue and a net loss of EUR 1.7 million. Their plan, unofficially, predicts a…

What Should an Employer Take into Account When Calculating the (Minimum) Wage for Work Carried out in 2020?

The Act Amending the Minimum Wage Act, adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia on 13 December 2018, introduced some important changes which raise a number of questions for employers. Some changes take effect as of 1 January 2020 and others as of 1 January 2021.

Upgrade of the Karavanke Railway Tunnel

The Slovenian Infrastructure Agency and the Austrian OBB Infrastruktur published a tender for the Construction works for the safety-technical upgrade of the Karavanke railway tunnel.

SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm Advised Supernova in a EUR 220 million Acquisition of Qlandia Shopping Centers in Slovenia

Supernova Group assisted by SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm has completed its EUR 220 million acquisition of seven shopping malls and five smaller shopping centers from Centrice Real Estate GmbH, a company of the American Lone Star fund.

The Sale of Iskratel

Iskratel is an ICT provider for the digital transformation of the telecommunications, transport, public safety and energy industries with over 900 employees and global footprint in more than 50 countries.

What is the Cost of a “Like”? (Case no. C-40/17 - Fashion ID)

The development and widespread use of the online social network Facebook has changed not only the dynamics of social relationships, but also - together with other online platforms and tools - the manner in which enterprises advertise their business. More and more companies are adopting new advertising strategies that focus primarily on product recognition. Given its popularity, Facebook is proving to be an ideal platform for businesses (especially online traders) to pursue such strategies with little investment - at least at first glance. Linking online stores to content on Facebook may have unintended consequences - especially in terms of consumer protection and data protection law - as illustrated in the ECJ’s judgement in case C-40/17 of 29 July 2019.

Two E. LECLERC Shopping Centers for Sale

It has been unofficially reported that the French retail chain E. Leclerc has hired a consultant to check the possibility of selling their shopping centers in Ljubljana and Maribor.

Eight National Spatial Plans for Wind Farms

The Slovenian Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning is currently preparing eight national spatial plans for wind farms