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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Serbia's first private arbitration institution – Belgrade Arbitration Center

February 2014. Press Releases by BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law (view listing).

Belgrade Arbitration Center (BAC) commenced its work on January 1, 2014. BAC offers dispute resolution services for commercial disputes. It administers both domestic and international arbitrations. BAC has been established by the Serbian Arbitration Association.

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BDK advises French insurance brokerage company Gras Savoye on acquisition of Serbia's REIB

January 2014. Press Releases by BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law (view listing).

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law advised the French insurance brokerage company Gras Savoye on the acquisition of 51% of shares in the Serbian insurance brokerage company REIB doo. The advice was co-headed by BDK's partners Vladimir Dašić and Mirjana Mladenović.

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BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law opens office in Banja Luka

May 2013. Press Releases by BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law (view listing).

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law is delighted to announce the launch of a new office in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina (Republika Srpska). The office has been operational since 1 April 2013.

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BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law joins Islamic finance law network (iSfin)

May 2013. Press Releases by BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law (view listing).

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law has become a member of iSfin (Islamic Finance Lawyers), the world's leading network of independent law firms specializing in the Islamic finance, investments from and to the Muslim world and the Halal industry. The alliance covers more than 40 jurisdictions around the world and is composed by the most innovative and highly regarded independent law firms.

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Legal Developments in Serbia

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  • Karanovic & Partners joins Ius Laboris

    We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has joined Ius Laboris, the world's premier global network of human resources law firms. The Employment practice of Karanovic & Partners in Serbia joined this prestigious organisation to reinforce its international HR advisory services for domestic and international companies.
  • Karanovic & Partners: The 13th Traditional Conference on Competition Law and Data Protection

    On 28 November 2018, Karanovic & Partners, together with the  Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom , held the Competition and Data Protection conference at the Hilton Belgrade hotel. This traditional yearly conference – now in its' 13th year, gathered more than 120 experts from the business and legal community, as well as key regulators and stakeholders, to discuss the most important current issues in the fields of competition law and data protection.
  • Serbia Enacts a New Data Protection Law

    In light of the new EU data protection scheme, shaped by the GDPR, Serbia has enacted a new Data Protection Law on 9 November 2018, with its' applicability postponed for 21 August 2019. The new law was long-awaited: it has been 10 years since the existing law was passed, which was even at that moment already outdated (e.g. it recognized only consent in the written form and almost completely restricted data transfers to non-European countries).
  • Privatisation Disputes

    This article was written by  Milan Lazić, Senior  Partner , and  Milica Savić, Senior Associate , and originally published in the "Reshaping the boundaries of arbitrability: Are we heading forward?" publication by the  Permanent Arbitration at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia .
  • Geographical Indications Of Origin In Serbia: Where The Past Fuels The Future

    This article was written by Dragomir Kojić, Partner ⃰, and Tamara Bubalo, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine. To see the original article, please follow this link.
  • Striving Towards the Black Gold

    This article was written by Petar Mitrović, Partner ⃰, and Nikolina Kažić, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine To see the original article, please follow this
  • Montenegro To Publish A Tender For A 200 MW Solar Power Plant

    The Montenegrin Government plans to publish a tender for the lease of state land for the purpose of constructing a solar power plant in the municipality of Ulcinj. According to the announcement, the tender envisages a total of 6,621,121 square meters of land for the planning, construction, exploitation, and maintenance of a solar power plant at Briska gora, in the very south of Montenegro.
  • Laying the Foundations: ZF Group Building a Factory in Serbia

    The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior Partner Marjan Poljak and Senior Associates ⃰ Ana Stanković and Ana Luković, advised ZF Friedrichshafen on the project of opening an electric vehicle parts factory in Pančevo, Serbia. The German company, a global leader specialising in the design, research and development, and manufacturing activities in the automotive industry, laid the foundations and began construction on 21 June 2018.
  • Interview with Patricia Gannon: The Importance of Female Leadership in Law Today

    Patricia Gannon, founding partner at Karanović & Nikolić, was recently appointed Chair of the European Forum at the International Bar Association . In this interview, she discusses her role at the helm of the largest global gathering of legal professionals and tackles the important topic of diversity in law, as well as female leadership from her unique perspective as female co-founder of a leading law firm from Southeast Europe.
  • Raspberries and IT: New Sector Inquiries by the Serbian Competition Commission

    The Serbian Competition Commission (the " Commission ") recently finished sector inquiries concerning quite distinct industries – raspberries and the public procurement for software and hardware. The aim behind the inquiries was to perform extensive market research and analysis in order to acquire a clearer picture of the possible antitrust issues and risks in two sectors widely perceived as strategic for the development of the Serbian economy.