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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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  • Transaction complete: Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi

    The leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe Mid Europa Partners sold Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, to Coca-Cola HBC. The sale was completed on 18 June, and Bambi, one of the most recognisable brands in Serbia, will continue its development under  Coca-Cola HBC .
  • Use of a Feed-In Premium for Photovoltaic Electricity

    The  Government of North Macedonia  announced an open call for awarding a contract for the use of a feed-in premium for electricity produced in photovoltaic power plants (“PVPPs ”) on state land in North Macedonia, with total installed capacity of 35 MW. Two locations are envisaged for construction of the PVPPs – Azambegovo (Sveti Nikole) and Manastirec (Makedonski Brod). Bidders can submit a bid for three PVPPs, at most, for the location of Azambegovo, as well as one PVPP on the location of Manastirec. The installed capacity of the PPVPs on the mentioned locations can be 10 MW, 5 MW, 2 MW and 1 MW depending on the parcel. The term of the contract for the use of a feed-in premium will be 15 years.
  • Welcome to the Slovenian Legal Market

    This article is written by  Marko Ketler  and originally published in Issue 6.4 of the  CEE Legal Matters Magazine .
  • Investing in the Slovenian Automotive Production Industry

    This article was written by Igor Angelovski and was originally published in Issue 6.2 of the  CEE Legal Matters  Magazine. 
  • Niš-Ekspres Fined for Abuse of Dominance

    On 24 May, the  Serbian Competition Commission  fined the bus company Niš-Ekspres from Niš (“Niš-Ekspres ”) for the abuse of dominant position in the amount of RSD 40,726,439 (app. EUR 345,000), which is 1.3% of the total turnover generated by Niš-ekspres in 2016.
  • What to watch out for in case of a hard Brexit and ZUVIZK

    The  European Commission  consistently emphasises the citizens’ rights and status in its hard Brexit preparations and contingency works. It appealed to EU Member Stats to take a generous approach towards the rights of UK citizens in the EU, given that the UK reciprocates such an approach. Therefore, in line with the Commission’s “no-deal” Contingency Action Plan, the Slovenian Government proposed and the Parliament adopted the Act regulating certain issues in the event of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from European Union without an Agreement (ZUVIZK).
  • Karanovic & Partners wins the Law Firm of the Year Award

    We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners is the 2019 winner of the prestigious Law Firm of the Year award, in the Eastern Europe and the Balkans category. 
  • Serbia: The Registration Of Ultimate Beneficial Owners

    As of 31 December 2018, the Central Registry of Ultimate Beneficial Owners was established within the  Serbian Business Registers Agency  (the “Registry”), in line with the Law on Ultimate Beneficial Owners (“Official Gazette of the RoS no. 41/2018).
  • 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.