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We signed the Bratislava Declaration – Crucial health data reform proposal in Slovakia

17 healthcare associations signed the Bratislava declaration which proclaims the short and midterm goals and actions in health data reform. 

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Who is Who: Interviews with Top leaders of AmCham

Enjoy almost 50 inspirational interviews

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News and Updates

Annual Charity Fundraising Drive 2022 – Thank you!

We took the opportunity to organize the Annual Thanksgiving Charity Drive to share with those who need it the most in our community. Thanks to your contributions, we are happy to announce that AmCham Slovakia and its members donate 13,000 € that will be divided between these two organizations:

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.

Rule of law: We request MPs' proposals to be withdrawn

Members of Parliament (MPs) have already advanced to the second reading a number of parliamentary proposals.

KPMG Slovakia appointed new partners

The KPMG Slovakia Partner Board has been expanded to four new Associate Partners as of October 1, 2022, to strengthen the firm's strategic development and client relationships.

Rule of law: Slovakia has fallen 2 places in the Global Rule of Law Index 2022

According to the international World Justice Project, Slovakia's performance in the Rule of Law Index 2022, presented on October 26, has deteriorated compared to the previous year. It ranked 35th globally and 25th out of 31 countries in its region. By comparison, we lag behind the Czech Republic in the Index by 15 places. 

Education: Wrapping up our career development program in Košice for women from Ukraine

We successfully wrapped up our "Open labor market for Ukrainian women" series of workshops in Košice on 9 November. The participants received a professional training session on interview communication, practiced their interview skills, designed their own set of questions to be discussed with potential employers and put together their professional CV.

Annual Charity Fundraising Drive 2022 – Thank you!

We took the opportunity to organize the Annual Thanksgiving Charity Drive to share with those who need it the most in our community. Thanks to your contributions, we are happy to announce that AmCham Slovakia and its members donate 13,000 € that will be divided between these two organizations:

Rule of law: We request MPs' proposals to be withdrawn

Members of Parliament (MPs) have already advanced to the second reading a number of parliamentary proposals.

Rule of law: Slovakia has fallen 2 places in the Global Rule of Law Index 2022

According to the international World Justice Project, Slovakia's performance in the Rule of Law Index 2022, presented on October 26, has deteriorated compared to the previous year. It ranked 35th globally and 25th out of 31 countries in its region. By comparison, we lag behind the Czech Republic in the Index by 15 places. 

Education: Wrapping up our career development program in Košice for women from Ukraine

We successfully wrapped up our "Open labor market for Ukrainian women" series of workshops in Košice on 9 November. The participants received a professional training session on interview communication, practiced their interview skills, designed their own set of questions to be discussed with potential employers and put together their professional CV.

AmCham Entrepreneurial Mindset development program in Banská Bystrica wrapped up on 4 November

Entrepreneurial Mindset program is a soft skills and development program for 13 selected directors of high schools in Banská Bystrica region. Its main goal was to develop their “skillset of the 21st century” and provide a continuous support on their transformative journey in accommodating a student-centric and employer-centric concept of public education services.

Rule of Law: We are on the selection committee for the election of the new head of the Antimonopoly Office

We have some good news! The Rule of Law Initiative is on the selection committee for the election of the chairman of the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic. Peter Šťastný from Allen & Overy Bratislava will represent the initiative.

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.

KPMG Slovakia appointed new partners

The KPMG Slovakia Partner Board has been expanded to four new Associate Partners as of October 1, 2022, to strengthen the firm's strategic development and client relationships.

CMS Expert Guide to employment termination law and legislation

The CMS Expert Guide to Dismissals has been created to assist an employer in anticipating all the possible courses of events when the decision has been made to terminate an employee (i.e. end an employment contract) or dismiss a managing director.

Companies that are loss-making should expect a tax audit in the near future. The tax administration is mainly examining transfer

For the past few weeks, the Financial Administration has started intensive audits across Slovakia of all manufacturing companies that report long-term losses. This move is related to the upcoming change in transfer pricing rules, but also reflects the governments desire to raise additional tax resources. Silvia Hallová, partner at Grant Thornton, advises on what companies should prepare for and what steps to take to defend their financial statements. 

Dentons announces an historic combination with Link Legal in India

Dentons, the world's largest global law firm, has announced a combination with leading Indian law firm, Link Legal. Dentons would become the first global law firm to combine with a law firm in India giving the combined firm first-mover advantage and a competitive edge in international panel competitions. This is not a joint venture, not a best-friends relationship or a liaison license, nor a merger or an acquisition, but a combination like Dentons has done around the world, building one, integrated global firm.

Major investment in Eastern Slovakia by Carmeuse, a lime producer with Belgian origins

Carmeuse Slovakia, s.r.o., opens three new lime kilns at its lime plant in Košice. These new kilns (Parallel Flow Regenerative kilns) are the most important investment Carmeuse has ever made in Europe.

New Members

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AGEL SK a.s.

www.agel.sk
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Cequence s.r.o.

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Solar Turbines Slovakia, s.r.o.

www.solarturbines.sk
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rychlotest-covid. s.r.o. /NOVUMA

www.rychlotest-covid.sk/en

Past Events

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Great Gatsby theme
on "The Role of HR in Times of High Inflation"
14
Nov
2022
Panel discussion in Košice
on "The role of HR in times of high inflation"
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Great Gatsby theme
on "The Role of HR in Times of High Inflation"
14
Nov
2022
Panel discussion in Košice
on "The role of HR in times of high inflation"
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Great Gatsby theme
on "The Role of HR in Times of High Inflation"
14
Nov
2022
Panel discussion in Košice
on "The role of HR in times of high inflation"
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  • Connection
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