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CERHA HEMPEL Newsletter June 2021

Keep up to date with the latest legal developments in Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic with our CEE newsletter.


Draft legislation on restructuring relief is waiting in the wings

The long-awaited draft Restructuring Ordinance (Restrukturierungsordnung) was recently made public and is due to come into force in mid-July. Thomas Trettnak and Christoph Reiter summarise the key points.

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Revised Companies Law

The Law of the Republic of Belarus "On Business Entities" was amended on 5 January 2021 and came into force on 28 April 2021. Sergei Makarchuk outlines the most significant changes.

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Digital trends in Bulgarian consumer protection law

Boyko Gerginov sums up the recently adopted Act on the Supply of Digital Content and Digital Services and on the Sale of Goods, which will come into force on 1 January 2022.

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Obligations imposed on employers and academic institutions regarding the admission of foreigners

Hračja Grigoryan points out several specific obligations established by the protective measures introduced by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic concerning restrictions on crossing the state border and also give their interpretation of these obligations.

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To process or not to process? How to handle information concerning an employee’s COVID-19 immunity

The Hungarian data protection authority recently issued a new communiqué that addresses the processing of personal data regarding the COVID-19 immunity of employees. Eszter Bohati summarises the key points.

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Transposition of the Whistleblower Protection Directive

In March, the Romanian Ministry of Justice published a draft Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers in the Public Interest. Mirela Nathanzon sums up the most significant provisions.

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Slovakia has new legislation on permanent "Kurzarbeit"

The National Council of the Slovak Republic has approved a bill in support of reduced working hours, so-called "Kurzarbeit". Jozef Bannert outlines the new regulations.

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