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...
26. 9. 2013The Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse requires criminalisation of all kinds of sexual offences against children.States signatories must adopt specific legislation and take measures to prevent sexual violence, protect children and prosecute offenders.The convention was open to signing at the 28th conference of European justice ministers in Lanzarote, Spain on 25 October 2007 and stepped into force on 1 July 2010. A total of 46 states have signed the convention and Slovenia became the 29th to ratify it, while it was among ... More »