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SELIH & PARTNERJI Contributed to the Chambers Environmental Law 2021 Global Practice Guide

December 2021 SELIH & PARTNERJI's partners Blaz Ogorevc, Spela Remec and Miha Stravs have contributed the Slovenian chapter to the Chambers and Partners' Environmental Law 2021 Global Practice Guide. The guide provides the latest legal information on environmental incidents, permits and damage; corporate, personal, lender and civil liability; climate change and emissions trading; asbestos; waste; environmental disclosure and information; environmental due diligence; and taxation from multiple jurisdictions. In the introduction, the guide considers some of the main trends and themes in…

SELIH & PARTNERJI Advised Allegro on its Acquisition of a Slovenian Online Retailer

December 2021 SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm have advised a Polish e-commerce group Allegro on Slovenian aspects of the acquisition of Mall Group and WeDo from the PPF Group, EC Investments, and Rockaway Capital. The acquisition was made for a total consideration of EUR 881 million. In Slovenia, the transaction concerned the Slovenian online retailer Mimovrste owned by the Czech Mall Group. Allegro's lead counsel was Clifford Chance, while White & Case advised the sellers. The SELIH & PARTNERJI team included partners Natasa Pipan Nahtigal and Spela Remec, senior associate Lidija Zupancic,…

SELIH & PARTNERJI Assist ISS with Divestment in Slovenia

In 2018, the Denmark-based ISS (“ISS”), a global leading facility services provider, announced plans to divest its businesses in 13 countries including Slovenia – in order to simplify and focus its business towards key account customers.

The IP Practices of six SEE Legal Member Firms Recommended in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2020, published by WTR 1000

Six of the SEE Legal members continue to be praised for their work in the Intellectual Property practice area for 2019 by the World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR 1000”) who rank them among the leaders in their respective jurisdictions.

The SEE Legal Member Firms Top-ranked Individually and as a Group by Chambers Global 2020

All 10 SEE Legal member firms continue to be highly ranked in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global. As a Group, SEE Legal continues to be top-ranked as a Leading Law Firm Network in Central & Eastern Europe by Chambers Global 2020.

In Testamentary Succession after a Stepmother or a Stepfather, does the Tax Exemption of the Stepchild Last until the Death of its Parent?

One year ago, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia (“Supreme Court”) by its decision X DoR 55/2018 allowed a revision to be filed due to the question whether the death of the stepchild’s parent results in the termination of the stepchild's status with respect to the spouse of his parent (i.e. his stepmother or stepfather). The Supreme Court ruled upon this admissible revision with decision X Ips 29/2018 of 2 July 2019, by which it changed the decisions of lower instances in a manner that the appellant – the stepchild, who was an heir appointed by will after the second wife (her stepmother) of her late father (who died before his second wife) was exempted from paying the inheritance tax.

COVID-19

Amendments to Slovenian Mandatory Moratorium on Bank Loans

On 2 April 2020, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the so-called Mega COVID-19 Law which amends the Slovenian emergency law concerning mandatory moratoriums on bank loans and introduces certain additional measures concerning enforcement and bankruptcy procedures which are important for creditors and debtors.

To-The-Rescue: Mega COVID-19 Law Proposal

On 24 March 2020 the Slovenian Government presented the main features of the so-called Mega COVID-19 Law that addresses instant help to the economy and the general population.