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Minimum wage suspended for transit shipments
Friday, 30 January 2015
  Germany: German ministry for social affairs – for the time being - suspend the application of the minimum wage for mere transit shipments...
Dialogue with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Slovakia: bnt attorneys-at-law in cooperation with TPA Horwath and under the patronage of Austrian Economic Chamber Advantage Austria organizes an...
Easier enforcement of European court judgments in Poland
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Poland: Provisions easing enforcement of European court judgments in Poland have just come into force.
Transport seminar at bnt Vilnius
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Lithuania: bnt Vilnius together with German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce (AHK) are pleased to invite you to the seminar Minimum wage for foreign...
Compliance: a tool for transparency!
Monday, 12 January 2015
Slovakia: Transparency in business is important for a successful company and essential for its long-term success. A compliance program helps...
Liability of management board members substantially extended from 2015
Tuesday, 06 January 2015
Latvia: Personal liability of management board members for company tax liabilities and `lost` accounting documents
Minimum wage for truck drivers
Monday, 05 January 2015
Germany: German minimum wage applies to all employees who work in Germany – including truck drivers who cross Germany Starting from 1 January 2015...
Euro introduction
Monday, 15 December 2014
Lithuania: Company statues to be changed within two years.
Business breakfast meeting on audits
Friday, 05 December 2014
Poland: bnt attorneys-at-law Warsaw in cooperation with Advicero Tax will be host to a business breakfast meeting on authority audits / controls.
1-euro company; new obligations for managing directors
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Slovakia: From 1 January 2015, businesses in Slovakia can be started with 1 Euro.
New regulations on statutory warranty and contractual guarantee as of December 2014
Friday, 14 November 2014
Poland: Significant changes for professional manufacturers, sellers, contractors and building companies!
Alternative remedies at the international level for Hungarian banks in foreign currency loan related cases
Tuesday, 11 November 2014
  Hungary: Before the economic crisis in 2008 foreign currency loans became widespread in Hungary. Banks typically provided long-term loans in...
Labour Code amendment on temporary assignments
Monday, 10 November 2014
Slovakia: If adopted, the proposed amendment will bring several changes in the field of temporary assignments from 1 January 2015.
Social security for managing partners
Thursday, 06 November 2014
Germany: Managing partners of a GmbH with a blocking minority can also be employees and so covered by the social security system.
Contribution to UIA Congress 2014
Thursday, 06 November 2014
Lithuania: bnt contributed to UIA Congress in Florence with a presentation on the investment climate in the Baltic States.
Business breakfast series started at bnt Vilnius
Thursday, 06 November 2014
Lithuania: bnt Vilnius has started a discussion forum for clients and other interested companies on topical legal and tax issues.
Increase of subsistence allowance
Tuesday, 04 November 2014
Slovakia: Action No. 296/2014 Coll., effective as of 1 November 2014, increases subsistence allowance for employees during business trips.
CIT return changes
Monday, 27 October 2014
Lithuania: Changes to corporate income tax return increase control by tax authorities.
Latvia can take a leading role in commercial arbitration in the Baltics
Monday, 22 September 2014
Latvia: The success of commercial arbitration -  the resolution of disputes outside the courts - is changing the way companies view litigation...
Defining a ‘pyramid scheme’
Monday, 15 September 2014
Lithuania: Rulings from Lithuanian and European Courts.
No lifetime use without the consent of all co-owners.
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Slovakia: Easements for lifetime use are relatively common.
Additional tax burden for shareholder-managing director
Friday, 05 September 2014
Germany: For managers who do not pay themselves, a full salary, the tax office assumes a fictitious inflow and imposes tax.
Construction Contracts workshop
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Poland: bnt Warsaw partner will run a workshop on remuneration in construction contracts
Arguing? Money first!
Friday, 08 August 2014
Lithuania: While the tax authority does not collect taxes, various proposals have been made to improve the situation. However, not all proposals are...
LLC without initial capital?
Friday, 18 July 2014
Poland: Council of Ministers accepts project guidelines for amendment to Commercial Companies Code.
The Euro is coming! Are you ready?
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Lithuania: From 1 January 2015 the euro will be the official currency in Lithuania. Have you already taken all the necessary precautions?
Occupational health service, once again...
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
Slovakia: Amendment to public health act introduces new duties; employers to survey employee health.
Fewer obligations for employers
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Lithuania: Labour law reforms reduce administrative workload.
New incentive for free movement within EU
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Lithuania: New Directive on supplementary pension rights is probably the first incentive to overcome free movement-related problems.
Deposit-refund system to be introduced
Tuesday, 03 June 2014
Lithuania: Change to law on management of packaging and packaging waste.
Revolution in liability towards companies under the statutory warranty
Friday, 30 May 2014
Poland: New rules of statutory warranty bring longer deadlines and significantly alter the buyer’s rights
Child allowance abroad
Friday, 16 May 2014
Germany: It was the common understanding that the right to German child allowance depends either on place of residence or unlimited tax liability in...
Legislative changes in the field of pharmaceuticals for humans
Friday, 16 May 2014
Bulgaria: Revised legal provisions raise new license- and information duties for producers and merchants of pharmaceuticals for humans.
Uniform minimum wage from 2015
Friday, 16 May 2014
Germany: As of January 2015 a nationwide minimum wage will come into existence. What changes to expect?
Creditors, do not delay with execution!
Thursday, 15 May 2014
Slovakia: On 1 June 2014 an amendment to the compulsory execution rules comes into force.
Chambers Europe 2014
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Slovakia: bnt | attorneys-at-law in band 3 of the Chambers Europe 2014 in the field of Employment – Slovakia.
Credit insurance
Monday, 12 May 2014
Slovakia: How does credit insurance work? What benefits and risks does it bring?
Preparation for introduction of the Euro
Monday, 12 May 2014
Lithuania: Parliament passes law on Euro introduction
EU funding vs. VAT deduction
Friday, 25 April 2014
Lithuania: Even though a new EU funding period began, some undisclosed tax-related problems still remain, e. g. deduction of input VAT.
Guidelines on business partners
Friday, 25 April 2014
Lithuania: Tax authority issued guidelines on the reliability of new business partners due to VAT violations.
New Warsaw address as of 27.04.2014
Thursday, 24 April 2014
Poland: bnt Warsaw office is moving to a new location as of 27.04.2014.
Obligations of statutory bodies regarding financial statements
Monday, 14 April 2014
Slovakia: The basic duties of entrepreneurs include bookkeeping and annual preparation, approval and filing of financial statements.
Change of law on foreigners
Monday, 14 April 2014
Poland: Simplified procedure for obtaining temporary residence and work permit plus longer validity periods as of 1 May 2014
Law firm of 2014
Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Slovakia: bnt | attorneys at law successful in "Law Firm of 2014" Competition.
Quick Amendment to the Data Protection Act
Thursday, 03 April 2014
Slovakia: On 3 April 2014 the Slovak National Council amended the Data Protection Act.
Realistic Possibility to Bring Class-action Suits
Monday, 31 March 2014
Lithuania: A new way to defend group rights.
Do you like these premises? Buy them.
Monday, 17 March 2014
Slovakia: Tenants are often interested in establishing a pre-emptive right to real estate if the landlord wishes to sell it in the future.
Ownership of property after privatization
Monday, 17 March 2014
Bulgaria: How ownership of a property after privatization can be proved by a privatized company
Minimum wage for meat industry
Thursday, 13 March 2014
Germany: End of wage dumping in sight for domestic and foreign employees in German slaughterhouses
New rules for VAT deduction
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Poland: From 1 April 2014 new rules enter into force for deduction of VAT on purchase of a motor vehicle.