The law of incorporation.

S. 22 of the Commercial Code provides that the legal capacity of a person other than a natural person recognised by the law that established it is recognised under Slovak law. Internal matters as well as responsibility of members or partners for the company┬┤s debts is governed by the law that established it.

The criteria used to determine the applicable law is the law of incorporation.

S. 756 of the Commercial Code provides that the provisions of the Commercial Code shall apply unless there is a binding international convention for the Slovak Republic containing different rules.

Yes. A list can be found here: http://wwwold.justice.sk/wfn.aspx?pg=l722&htm=l7/l701.htm

All companies must be registered in the Business Register (S. 27(2) of the Commercial Code). Pursuant to S. 27(3) of the Commercial Code registered information is effective towards third parties as of the date of its publication. The content of the documents that is required by law to be published law is effective towards third parties as of the date of publication of the notification on deposit of documents in the Collection of documents. This does not apply if a registered person proves that the third party has had knowledge about the information or content of the documents. A registered person may not refer to the information or content of the document towards third parties within 15 days after publication if third parties prove they could not have knowledge about the information or content of the document. The Slovak Business Register is public (anyone can consult it and obtain in real time extracts or certificates concerning companies registered).

No. Pursuant to S. 22 of the Commercial Code, foreign persons may do business within the territory of the Slovak Republic under same conditions and within the same scope as Slovak persons unless otherwise provided.

According to S. 13 (1) and (2) of the Commercial Code, a legal person is represented by its statutory body. Provisions of the Commercial Code concerning individual types of companies specify the statutory body which acts on behalf of the company. (Private limited company - one or more Directors; Public limited company - Board of Directors consisting of one or more Director.

Each company is obliged to register any changes in the Slovak Business Register within a 30-day period. Registration of the statutory body in the business register is declaratory.

Pursuant to S. 27(3) of the Commercial Code, registered information is effective in respect to third parties as of the date of its publication.

Yes. In accordance with S. 133(3) of the Commercial Code, a Memorandum of Association or General Meeting only may restrict the rights of the director (private limited company). In accordance with S. 191(2) of the Commercial Code by laws, general meeting and supervisory body decisions only may restrict the rights of the board of directors (public limited company).

In accordance with S. 13(4) of the Commercial Code the restriction of rights of the statutory body is not effective towards third parties even if published.

Through an extract from the business register or the decision of a general meeting or supervisory body.

In general, no. In accordance with S. 13(3), the entrepreneur shall be bound by the actions of representatives even if they went beyond the scope of activities of the company, unless they went beyond the rights granted by the law.

Yes. Unofficial information is given at www.orsr.sk. Officially you may request the extract of the business register through your official mailbox (used by ID card) - it takes a few seconds to receive the extract. Information can be obtained in Slovak only, although www.orsr.sk contains some information in English.

Beneficial owners of the companies doing business with the State are published in the Register of partners of the public sector. Other companies┬┤ beneficial owners will have to be registered by the end of 2019, but this information will not be public.