What does the Slovak insolvency register offer?
The Insolvency Register (Register úpadcov) is an information system of the public administration available on the website of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic, which is administered and operated by the Ministry of Justice. The Insolvency Register information system contains information on insolvency proceedings, restructuring proceedings and debt discharge proceedings pursuant to §10a(2) of Act No 7/2005 on bankruptcy and restructuring and amending some other acts, as amended.
The following data are available in the Insolvency Register:
- Information on proceedings pursuant to Act No 7/2005 with the details as follows:
- name of the court;
- file reference of the proceedings;
- name and surname of the judge in charge of the proceedings;
- names of the applicant and of the debtor; in the case of
4.1 a natural person, the first name, surname, date of birth, address,
4.2 a natural person engaged in business, the business name, first name, surname if different from the business name, identification number or any other identification, place of business,
4.3 a legal person, the business name, identification number or any other identification, and registered office;
- name of the appointed administrator or trustee;
- office address of the appointed administrator or trustee;
- date of opening of insolvency proceedings or of restructuring proceedings or date of granting protection from creditors;
- date of declaration of bankruptcy, approval of restructuring or assignment of a repayment plan;
- date of end of insolvency proceedings or of restructuring proceedings;
- information as to whether or not the bankruptcy at issue is a small bankruptcy;
- information on the claims lodged, under the content requirements for a list of claims;
- information on the claims lodged as post-adjudication claims, under the content requirements for a list of post-adjudication claims;
- information on a draft repayment plan established by the trustee;
- information on the debtor’s assets, under the content requirements for an inventory of insolvency assets;
- information on the creditors’ meeting and the meeting of the creditors’ committee, with details of the venue, time and subject of the creditors’ meeting, the first name and surname of creditors in the case of natural persons, or the business name of creditors in the case of legal persons, information as to whether the creditor is a member of the creditors' committee, information on the extent of the creditor's voting rights, and the minutes of the meeting of the creditors’ committee;
- information on the creditors’ meeting in the case of insolvency proceedings pursuant to Division Four of this Act, with details of the venue, time and subject of the creditors’ meeting;
- distribution of the proceeds;
- date of the decision on discharge of the debtor if bankruptcy was declared or a repayment plan was established pursuant to Division Four of this Act;
- information on imposing a monitoring trusteeship;
- information on deadlines for parties to the proceedings to carry out actions under the proceedings pursuant to this Act;
- information as to whether the insolvency proceedings at issue are main insolvency proceedings, secondary insolvency proceedings or territorial insolvency proceedings in line with special legislation;
- information on the possibility of lodging an appeal in line with special legislation;
- the recovery rate for secured and unsecured creditors in proceedings conducted pursuant to Divisions Two and Three of this Act;
- the recovery rate for creditors in proceedings conducted pursuant to Division Four of this Act;
- a list of bankrupt parties in the case of insolvency proceedings and a list of debtors in the case of restructuring proceedings, with the details as required by point (4)(a);
- a list of bankrupt parties in the case of proceedings conducted pursuant to Division Four of this Act, with the details as required by point (4)(a);
- further information on the proceedings pursuant to this Act published in the Commercial Journal (Obchodný vestník);
- information on the services provided by the administrator.
Is access to the Slovak Insolvency Register free of charge?
Yes, access to and searches in the Insolvency Register are free of charge.
What is the method for searching the Slovak Insolvency Register?
The homepage of the Insolvency Register contains a search bar, where it is possible to enter the search text directly or, if appropriate, to specify if the search should be restricted to the categories such as Proceedings, Administrators, Assets or Services.
History of the Insolvency Register of the Slovak Republic
The system was put into full operation on 7 December 2015.