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Stricter rules to be applied on separate ownership of buildings and land
Friday, 28 August 2015
Latvia: Changes to Latvian law restrict separate legal ownership of land and buildings.
Long-awaited amendments to the company law
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Belarus: From 26 January 2016, establishment of limited liability companies with one shareholder/member is possible in Belarus
Doctors: opportunities in Germany
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Lithuania: Meet the Experts: Startup in Germany for doctors, dentists or psychotherapists.
Doors wide open for secondary insolvency proceedings
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Lithuania: bnt attorneys-at-law represent German insolvency administrator in a landmark cross-border insolvency case.
Real estate market confirms the trend towards economic revival
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Czech Republic: Developer trio assesses real estate market development: more new apartments, lower prices, and interest rates hovering at the...
Invoice-matching reports
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Czech Republic: As of 1 January 2016, VAT payers must disclose the data contained in their invoices to the finance office via a new invoice-matching...
Satisfaction of qualification criteria within a holding group
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Czech Republic: The satisfaction of qualification criteria in tenders may be proven by invoking the references of an affiliate, without the latter...
Categorization of undertakings in the wake of the Accounting Act amendment
Saturday, 15 August 2015
Czech Republic: As of 1 January 2016, 90% of all companies will no longer have to publish a profit and loss statement and may compile overall...
Additional control from STI
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Lithuania: As of 2016 the taxpayers themselves shall inform the STI about the tax risks.
Right of superficies to machinery
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Czech Republic: The "right of superficies", which, once entered into the cadastral register, establishes a separate title to machines, marks a...
Will people no longer be allowed to submit VAT returns via databox (II)?
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Czech Republic: Finance ministry abandons idea to disallow the submission of VAT returns via databox
New interpretation of joint proxy appointment rules
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Poland: The Polish Supreme Court has challenged the previous custom of proxy appointment for joint representation with a board member
Ban on unfair retailer practices in relations with suppliers in Latvia
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Latvia:Latvian Parliament restricts retail-ers’ ability to transfer risks and duties to suppliers
Payment and repayment of shareholders loans and capital surplus
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Slovakia: Changes in corporate law
New procedural rules for civil and administrative disputes
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Slovakia: For 52 years the current Civil Procedure Order has dominated the Slovak court system.
Brussels I recast
Sunday, 12 July 2015
Czech Republic: New rules on jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters as of 10 January 2015
Relaxing minimum wage law – for now just a little
Friday, 10 July 2015
Germany: Only half a year after implementation of a minimum wage law, documentation requirements for employers are already being relaxed.
European Insolvency Rules - Improved?
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Lithuania: 20 May 2015 the European Parliament adopted amendments to the European Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings No. 1346 (Regulation).
Industry and Regulatory PG met in Vienna
Monday, 22 June 2015
International: bnt experts meet to discuss EFPIA transparency, competition in distribution plus developments in EU public procurement law.
Quick and (un)reasonable – Amendment of Slovak Bankruptcy and Restructuring Act
Thursday, 21 May 2015
Slovakia: On 23 April 2015 the parliament adopted relatively extensive amendments to the act on bankruptcy and restructuring and to the Commercial...
New personal data protection regulations effective as of 2015
Friday, 15 May 2015
Poland: Significant changes for data controllers in terms of registration duties and data transfer abroad
Amendments to Estonian commercial law
Friday, 15 May 2015
Estonia: Leading a limited liability company now more flexible.
Employee bears language risk by signing employment contract
Friday, 15 May 2015
Germany: No duty for employers to translate contract into employee's native language even if employee not proficient in contract language.
Bad debts - training on practical aspects
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Poland: Partner from bnt Warsaw will run a training on legal aspects of bad debts
Winds of change for builders on leased land
Friday, 08 May 2015
Latvia: Construction of non-residential buildings only will be allowed on land in Latvia belonging to another person from 2017
PIT reporting in Lithuania
Monday, 04 May 2015
Lithuania: PIT reporting – the first step towards more effective tax collection.