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July 01, 2020

AmCham representatives met with met with Vladimír Ledecký, soon-to-be State Secretary of the Ministry of Regional Development

On 22nd June, AmCham’s President Gabriel Galgóci, Executive Director Ronald Blaško, Policy officer Marek Hrubčo, and Member of the Board, Peter Fischer, met with Vladimír Ledecký, soon-to-be State Secretary of the Ministry of Regional Development. 

June 23, 2020

Bird & Bird law firm strengthens its team in Bratislava

As of July 2020, the Slovak Bird & Bird team has been strengthened by an experienced senior lawyer Ivan Kisely who is joining on the position of Counsel.

July 02, 2020

Dentons helps GCs to plan for the next 12 months and beyond with a New Dynamic toolkit

Dentons has launched a New Dynamic toolkit, leveraging the insights of its ex-General Counsel contingent (from Nextlaw In-House Solutions) as well as the insights of legal operational specialists, talent and innovation to create a toolkit to help GCs and In-house legal teams address and reflect on a broader range of topics that will help to inform their strategic planning and help them to navigate the unknown in this New Dynamic.

June 30, 2020

AmCham representatives met with Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance E. Heger

On June 1, AmCham representatives met with Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance Eduard Heger, State Secretary Marcel Klimek, Value for Money Department Director Stefan Kišš and General Director of Tax & Customs Department Daniela Klučková to discuss potential areas for cooperation.

AmCham President G. Galgoci presented four main pillars of AmCham advocacy activities (rule of law, human capital, innovations and regional development) which should lead to our ultimate goal – ensuring Slovakia´s competitiveness. Minister Heger together with AmCham leaders agreed on the need of more transparent and predictable legislative process as well as the need for transformation of the Slovak economy to a knowledge-based economy and support for innovation and R&D. AmCham also supported stronger mandate for value for money principle in public policies. More specific cooperation, especially in the area of tax policy, is expected to follow soon.

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On the photo (from left to right): Ronald Blaško (AmCham Executive Director), Michal Krčméry (AmCham Director for Government Affairs), Michal Pintér (AmCham Board member), Veronika Špaňárová (Vice President of Finance, AmCham), Christiana Serugová (AmCham Board Member & Tax Committee Chair), Gabriel Galgóci (AmCham President), Eduard Heger (Deputy PM & Minister of Finance), Michaela Benedigová (Third Vice President, AmCham), Daniela Klučková (Director General, Tax & Customs Department), Marcel Klimek (State Secretary, Ministry of Finance), Martin Maštalír (Second Vice President, AmCham), Stefan Kiss (Director, Value for Money Department)