Country Reports for Belarus, Spain and Estonia

Belarus: New draft laws on insolvency. The Government of the Republic of Belarus has submitted a new draft law on insolvency to the Parliament. The Resolution No.9 of the Ministry of Economy ‘On electronic bidding for the sale of property in economic insolvency (bankruptcy) proceedings” will come into force on 13 November 2019.

Spain: Employees’ right to digital disconnection recognised. On 7 December 2018 the Organic Law 3/2018 on Personal Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights “Ley Orgánica 3/2018, de 5 de diciembre, de Protección de Datos Personales y Garantía de los Derechos Digitales” (hereinafter, “LOPD”) came into force in Spain.

Estonia: All insolvency laws under revision. Since 2016 the Estonian Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with a special task force group and reputed external experts, has been working on the revision of all insolvency laws in Estonia: the Bankruptcy Act (in force since 1992), the Reorganisation Act for entrepreneurs (in force since late 2009) and the Debt Restructuring Act for natural persons (in force since 2011).