The government is reaching out to Pente for the property, the insurance company Trust

Slovakia blocked more than EUR 15.6 million from HICEE BV, a company belonging to Pente, for a dispute over the ban on health insurance companies’ profits.

The intention was to be approved by a Dutch court at the end of last year. TASR about it informed from the press department of the Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic. The sole shareholder of the private Health Insurance Trust unsuccessfully asked for money as compensation for that the state has in the past banned the owners of the insurance company from paying you profit.

“The Slovak Republic has applied to the competent Dutch court for blocking of funds in accounts held in the Netherlands in favor of the plaintiff, “said the press department. Dutch court on December 20 2019 decided that Slovakia is entitled to request the blocking of the amount in EUR 15.6 million in accounts held with Dutch banks, approached.

The Government Office recalls that it has implemented a similar security institute the Dutch company Achmeam, which owns a private healthcare company Union insurance company. “For this reason, it is necessary to consider the procedure of the Slovak Republic as justified and legitimate, “says the press department.

In July 2019, the Bratislava I District Court dismissed the action in the dispute Penta financial group with the state to ban the profits of health insurance companies. Thus, the State did not have to pay compensation in excess of € 82 million plus interest from a delay of more than EUR 140 million for the damage he suffered cause a profit ban. The dispute between the state and the Penta financial group persisted since 2010. Penta originally wanted 750 million euros from the state. The law regulating the business of health insurance companies has changed in the meantime.

Penta does not want to pay the costs

The Penta Financial Group sees no reason to pay the litigation costs in the dispute on the prohibition of profit of health insurance companies with the state. A spokesman told TASR Gabriel Tóth in response to Slovakia blocking more for the dispute than EUR 15.6 million to HICEE BV, a member of Pente.

Tóth pointed out that the decision of the Bratislava District Court It is also invalid in the dispute, since Penta appealed. “It pays off therefore there is no legal claim and our Dutch lawyers are preparing steps to unblock accounts, “ Tóth said.

Slovakia blocked more than EUR 15.6 million from HICEE BV, a company belonging to Pente, for a dispute over the ban on health insurance companies’ profits.

The intention was to be approved by a Dutch court at the end of last year. TASR about it informed from the press department of the Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic. The sole shareholder of the private Health Insurance Trust unsuccessfully asked for money as compensation for that the state has in the past banned the owners of the insurance company from paying you profit.

“The Slovak Republic has applied to the competent Dutch court for blocking of funds in accounts held in the Netherlands in favor of the plaintiff, “said the press department. Dutch court on December 20 2019 decided that Slovakia is entitled to request the blocking of the amount in EUR 15.6 million in accounts held with Dutch banks, approached.

The Government Office recalls that it has implemented a similar security institute the Dutch company Achmeam, which owns a private healthcare company Union insurance company. “For this reason, it is necessary to consider the procedure of the Slovak Republic as justified and legitimate, “says the press department.

In July 2019, the Bratislava I District Court dismissed the action in the dispute Penta financial group with the state to ban the profits of health insurance companies. Thus, the State did not have to pay compensation in excess of € 82 million plus interest from a delay of more than EUR 140 million for the damage he suffered cause a profit ban. The dispute between the state and the Penta financial group persisted since 2010. Penta originally wanted 750 million euros from the state. The law regulating the business of health insurance companies has changed in the meantime.

Penta does not want to pay the costs

The Penta Financial Group sees no reason to pay the litigation costs in the dispute on the prohibition of profit of health insurance companies with the state. A spokesman told TASR Gabriel Tóth in response to Slovakia blocking more for the dispute than EUR 15.6 million to HICEE BV, a member of Pente.

Tóth pointed out that the decision of the Bratislava District Court It is also invalid in the dispute, since Penta appealed. “It pays off therefore there is no legal claim and our Dutch lawyers are preparing steps to unblock accounts, “ Tóth said.