News & Analysis
Slovenia’s underdog sports-betting bill has been batted back down to the lower house, Goa’s casinos are hit with a massive tax hike and the United States government has seized $10.1m from a tribal bank account.
Research & Reports
On October 4, 2017 the Ministry of Justice prepared and published a consultation on the draft bill of the new Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), with a view to transposing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in accordance with Article 38 of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (the right to the protection of personal data).
The draft PDPA regulates the purposes for processing data, the legal basis for processing personal data, the internal controls of data controllers in the private and public sectors and codes of conduct for personal data.
On October 20, 2016, the Slovenian parliament passed Law 2925/2016 “on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” (o razglasitvi Zakona o preprečevanju pranja denarja in financiranja terorizma - ZPPDFT-1), and it has now been published in the country's official gazette.
Law 2925/2016 transposes the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) in Slovenia.