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News and Updates

Martina Slabejová has become the new Executive Director

The American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia (AmCham Slovakia) has a new Executive Director. Martina Slabejová will replace Ronald Blaško, who has led the chamber since June 2018. The new Executive Director stated in her first speech that Slovakia has a great opportunity to implement the Recovery and Resilience Plan and to leverage the support of the new programming period to the benefit of every citizen in our country. AmCham's ambition will be to become a partner in this process together with all our members. 

Slovakia in Figures 2023 - Order your copies now!

Publication promoting Slovakia as a country with  vast investment and trading opportunities produced again by AmCham Slovakia and ECENTER is out. 

Train the Trainer: We invite high school teachers to our soft skills training program!

This year, we are excited to begin the 13th season of our "Train the Trainer" educational program! The program highlights our long-term efforts to actively deepen cooperation between business & academia and connect the education sector with the needs of the labor market.

Letter to Members by Ronald Blasko

2023 is the year of the Rabbit in the Chinese calendar. The rabbit is the symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese Culture, thus 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope, or optimism if you like. The term optimism derives from the Latin optimum, meaning “best” and American novelist James Branch Cabell says that: “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.”

Komerční banka has announced the appointment of Jakub Ondruška as its new COO

As of January 1, 2023 he is replacing Jiří Mifek.

Martina Slabejová has become the new Executive Director

The American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia (AmCham Slovakia) has a new Executive Director. Martina Slabejová will replace Ronald Blaško, who has led the chamber since June 2018. The new Executive Director stated in her first speech that Slovakia has a great opportunity to implement the Recovery and Resilience Plan and to leverage the support of the new programming period to the benefit of every citizen in our country. AmCham's ambition will be to become a partner in this process together with all our members. 

Slovakia in Figures 2023 - Order your copies now!

Publication promoting Slovakia as a country with  vast investment and trading opportunities produced again by AmCham Slovakia and ECENTER is out. 

Train the Trainer: We invite high school teachers to our soft skills training program!

This year, we are excited to begin the 13th season of our "Train the Trainer" educational program! The program highlights our long-term efforts to actively deepen cooperation between business & academia and connect the education sector with the needs of the labor market.

Letter to Members by Ronald Blasko

2023 is the year of the Rabbit in the Chinese calendar. The rabbit is the symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese Culture, thus 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope, or optimism if you like. The term optimism derives from the Latin optimum, meaning “best” and American novelist James Branch Cabell says that: “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.”

Rule of law: Selection committee recommended two candidates for the Council of the office for public procurement

Yesterday, January 9, there was a public hearing of two candidates for the Council of the Public Procurement Office. The Selection Committee recommended to the Slovak Government two candidates for a member of the Council of the Public Procurement Office, namely Tomáš Giba and Martin Daniš.

Komerční banka has announced the appointment of Jakub Ondruška as its new COO

As of January 1, 2023 he is replacing Jiří Mifek.

CMS team advises buyer Karl Eugen Fischer on due diligence, contract negotiations and transfer of shares in cross-border transac

Karl Eugen Fischer GmbH (KEF), based in Burgkunstadt, Bavaria, is the world's leading manufacturer and developer of cutting systems for the tyre industry. KEF is a subsidiary of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, a listed German investment company based in Frankfurt am Main and one of Europe's leading private equity houses. In early December, a KEF Group company acquired Konštrukta-TireTech (KTT), a Slovakian manufacturer of extrusion and cutting equipment for the tyre industry. The cross-border transaction was accompanied by a team of lawyers from the Slovakian branch of the international law firm CMS.

Siemens Healthineers opened the plant for the production of ultrasound equipment in Košice

In Košice, ultrasound devices will not only be developed, but also manufactured. Siemens Healthineers inaugurated its first plant in Europe there on Friday, December 9. It plans to start production in the first week of January 2023. 

BFF publishes the Fourth Edition of its Healthcare Report

The study, titled “European Public Health: a single system for healthy populations following COVID-19 pandemic experience”, is a comprehensive socio-economic analysis of the healthcare systems of nine EU countries.

CMS named Slovakia Law Firm of the Year at CIJ Awards 2022

International law firm CMS is thrilled to have been awarded — for the third consecutive year — the Slovakia Law Firm of the Year at the 2022 CIJ Awards, which recognised CMS as the market-leading property law firm in Slovakia. The awards ceremony was held in Bratislava on Tuesday, 22 November 2022. 

White & Case legacy team joins Hillbridges

Less than a year after White & Case pull-out from the Slovak market, the ex-White & Case partner Zoran Draškovič and counsel Peter Hodál join Hillbridges as partners and bring to the table a strong team of five lawyers, including managing associates Barbora Malík and Lukáš Královič and associate Alex Medek.

New Members

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ESB, s.r.o.

www.esb.sk
1302

DrMax Holding, s.r.o.

www.drmax.sk
1277

Akčné ženy, o.z.

www.akcnezeny.sk
1273

IKEA Bratislava s.r.o.

www.ikea.sk

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Stakeholder Discussion
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