9th Annual Slovak Compliance Days 2024 conference

On May 14 and 15, 2024, the 9th annual Slovak Compliance Days 2024 conference was held at the AC Hotel Marriott Bratislava. The main theme of the conference was COMPLIANCE CHALLENGES IN THE V4 REGION. WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM EACH OTHER?

This year we enjoyed a record attendance of almost 140 participants and 52 domestic and foreign speakers, who together created an amazing atmosphere. We thank you!

The topics of the conference covered almost everything current from the compliance agenda. An introductory panel discussion with members of the SCC board of directors opened the event and was followed by a discussion on the future of climate neutrality in the V4 region – how the area of ​​compliance can support companies in achieving goals and improving resilience to climate change, moderated by Michal Maxim from KPMG. We were introduced to the world of AI regulation by Martina Gavalec from CMS, where we went through EU digital and AI regulation with her guests. In the following parallel blocks, we covered the topics of the development of crime in economic activity, the development of criminal liability of legal entities and the application of compliance standards in individual V4 countries with guests Jitka Logesová from Wolf Theiss. Panel discussion guests of Lygia Fulbrook from KPMG discussed the transformation of the work environment in the digital age, practical aspects of internal investigation were brought by Soňa Hanková and Oliver Werner from CMS, and the ethical management of people was very interestingly presented by Lucia Rosiarová from Swiss Re with her guests.

In the afternoon blocks, we addressed ESG in the financial sector with Rudolf Pfeffer from Wolf Theiss, the successful implementation of the compliance program was presented by Silvia Kodýdek Marušinová, Oliver Waczulík and Marek Frecer, all three from PwC. The fight for talent and the import of labor from abroad was discussed by the guests of Peter Bianchi from Volkswagen, and Martin Jacko from Lansky, Ganzger, Jacko & Partner presented new categories of cyber attacks and options for a safer digital future with his guests.

After a full day of the program, more than 50 conference participants met for a musical evening with great music and refreshments.

The second day of the conference started with lectures in parallel blocks, in which we learned from Jakub Berthoty from Dagital Legal about the new generation of EU regulations for data protection and people’s privacy. Marek Kordík from the Law Faculty of the Comenius University in Bratislava spoke about the current trends and ways of obtaining funds in a fraudulent way in the context of the V4 countries. We continued with panel discussions on the topics of top trends in the fight against financial crime with guests of Dominika Trestenská from Swiss Re, and Martin Jacko from Lansky, Ganzger, Jacko & Partner with his guests brought up money laundering in practice in the context of the new AML legislation of the European Union.

The final program of the conference began with a panel discussion on the topic of doing business in the V4 countries: what the geopolitical and regulatory changes of recent years have given and taken away from companies, and what they still need to prepare for, prepared by Mirka Remenárová from BritCham. The penultimate, very dynamic discussion with Michal Vašečka, Lászlo Trautmann and Martin Jacko brought a sometimes very cheerful view of geopolitical pressure, and the conference closed for the fourth time with a moderated discussion with Zuzana Kovačič Hanzelová and social anthropologist Juraj Buzalka.

We thank all the participants and speakers for the excellent atmosphere and we are already looking forward to seeing you at the next year’s conference.

The 10th annual conference SLOVAK COMPLIANE DAYS 2025 awaits us next year!

Program of the Slovak Compliance Days 2024 you can find here.

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Past events:​

14-15 May 2024

9th Annual Slovak Compliance Days 2024 conference

30 May 2024 10:00-11:30

Compliance in advertising - new rules and knowledge from practice

18 April 2024 10:00-11:30

Current trends and methods of fraudulent fundraising

21 March 2024 10:00 - 11:30

Violation of work discipline vs unsatisfactory performance of work tasks: How to proceed?

14 March 2024, 10:00 - 11:30

Cyber security in Slovakia under the conditions of the new EU legislation

29 February 2024 10:00-11:30

How to master Industry 5.0, when we have not yet mastered Industry 4.0

22 February 2024 10:00 - 11:30

Violation of work discipline vs unsatisfactory performance of work tasks - where is the boundary and how to identify it?

18 Januay 2024 10:00-11:30

The EU Tsunami of Digital Regulations: Opportunities for Business Development in the New Digital Framework

15 November 2023

10th Anniversary of the Slovak Compliance Circle

14 December 2023 14:00 - 15:30

Consumer protection with a focus on the implementation of the Omnibus Directive

30 November 2023 10:00-11:30

Monitoring of employees

9 November 2023 10:00-11:30

ChatGPT and its legal use

19 October 2023 10:00 - 11:30

Protected reporting

28 September 2023 10:00-11:30

Transfer of personal data from the EU to the USA in a "new way"

18-19 September 2023

Autumn workshop - International sanctions - how to effectively implement measures in several business sectors?

15 June 2023 10:00-11:30

International sanctions related to the war in Ukraine

25 May 2023 10:00-11:30

Artificial intelligence and its legal regulation

16-17 May 2023

Slovak Compliance Days 2023 - Compliance in the era of global challenges

11 May 2023 10:00-11:30

Importance of building a culture of compliance in an organisation

27 April 2023 10:00-11:30

Cryptoassets - Web 3.0

30 March 2023

Crypto assets 2 - Regulation and security

16 March 2023 10:00-11:30

What did the revolution bring us in the form of an amendment to the Public Procurement Act

16 February 2023 10:00-11:30

Implementation of whistleblowing measures – Best practices and international trends

2 February 2023 10:00-11:30

Compliance in advertising

26 January 2023 10:00-11:30

Crypto assets and fraud

8 December 2022 10:00-11:30

Cyber security

30 November 2022 9:00-10:30

Rule of Law - Development of enforceability and predictability of law in the Slovak Republic /only for SCC members

10 November 2022 10:00-11:30

MiCA - draft of the EU regulation on cryptoasset markets

3 November 2022 10:00-11:30

Amendment to the Labor Code

13 October 2022 10:00-11:30

Six months of EU-Russia Sanctions: A look back and practical implications for compliance management systems

10-11 October 2022

Autumn workshop - Whistleblowing (for SCC members only)

29. septembra 2022 10:00-11:30

Current trends in the field of ESG

22 Septemer 2022 10:00-11:30

Mature and immature behavior of a leader

7. júla 2022 10:00-11:30

Privacy: “Direct marketing and cookies under the new Electronic Communications Act and GDPR”, part 2

23 June 2022 10:00-11:30

Criminal Liability of Legal Entities, part 2

16 June 2022 10:00-11:30

Privacy: "Direct marketing and cookies under the new Electronic Communications Act and GDPR"

26 May 2022

Digital Ethics

10 May 2022

Slovak Compliance Days - Sustainability and integrity management of a modern organization

28 April 2022

Cryptoactive regulation

7 April 2022

Cyber ​​Security Act and experience from the first year of audits

24 March 2022, 10:00 - 11:30

Upcoming amendment to the Labor Code

10 March 2022 10:00 - 11:30

"DORA" - new cyber security legislation for the financial sector

24 February 2022 10:00 - 11:30

Criminal Liability of Legal Entities, part 1

21 October 2021 10:00 - 11:30

EU AML package 2021

30 September 2021 10:00 - 11:30

Approved amendment to the Cyber ​​Security Act

16 September 2021 10:00 - 11:30

Third Party Due Diligence II.

21 - 22 July 2021

Summer workshop

21 June 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Inclusive manager

31 May 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Unconscious prejudices

24 May 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Electronic signing of contracts and corporate documents at a distance

17 May 2021 13:00 - 14:30

ePrivacy, cookies and social networks

26 April 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Law and the information security - cyber security

19 April 2021 12:30 - 14:00

Impacts of a pandemic on commercial commitments

13 April 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Third Party Due Diligence I.

29 March 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Law and the information security - introduction

25 March 2021 10:00 - 11:00

Meeting of SCC members with the Rule of Law - Public Procurement

15 March 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Personal data protection - current topics from the world of GDPR and the decision-making activity of the Court of Justice of the European Union

8 March 2021 13:00 - 15:00

The amendment to the Labor Code

October - December 2020

Serie of webinars - Labour law

June - December 2020

Serie of the workshops - Ethics program

29 - 30 July 2020

Summer workshop 2020

11- 12 November 2019

Slovak Compliance Days 2019

4 -5 June 2019

Summer workshop 2019

12 - 13 November 2018

Slovak Compliance Days 2018

24 - 25 May 2018

Summer workshop 2018

6 - 7 November 2017

Slovak Compliance Days 2017

7 - 8 September 2017

GDPR workshop

7 - 8 November 2016

Slovak Compliance Days 2016

2 - 3 November 2015

Slovak Compliance Days 2015