19. 9. 2014Slovenia's 12th government was sworn in as the National Assembly endorsed the cabinet line-up of Miro Cerar by 54 votes to 25 with 6 abstentions on Thursday after a ten-hour session. The new Justice Minister is Goran Klemenčič.Goran Klemenčič is a lawyer, LLM, Harvard Law School, committed to fighting corruption. He is a member of the European Groups of Experts on Corruption and an elected member of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT of the Council of Europe). Between 2010 and 2014, he headed the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption; befor... More »
30. 10. 2013Ljubljana – “The amendments to the insolvency act which were approved today provide the legal framework for resolving one of the key problems in Slovenia, i.e. the over-indebtedness of companies, whose main creditors are banks,” said Senko Pličanič, the Minister of Justice, at the press conference following today’s government session. He added that this was a major tool for saving companies and consequently jobs and employees. The amendments also recently received a favourable review from the IMF.The amendments provide a legal measure for out-of-court restructuring which is consisten... More »Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA Source: UKOM
7. 10. 2013
Ljubljana, 7 October 2013 – Minister of Justice Senko Pličanič attended the meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg, which was focused primarily on the proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation and on the proposal for a Directive on the protection of the euro and other currencies against counterfeiting by criminal law. Ministers also held a public debate on two proposals after its presentation by the Commission - on the setting up of the European Public Prosecutor's Office and on the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust). In th...