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Karanovic & Partners

RESAVSKA 23, 11000 BELGRADE, SERBIA
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Work +381 11 30 94 200
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Fax +381 11 30 94 223
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Web:
www.karanovicpartners.com/

Serbia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners's 'team is¬†experienced, professional and can handle the most complex legal deals'. Darko Jovanovińᬆled advice to Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale Srbija on the acquisition of a portfolio of banking products of Jubanka ad Beograd;¬†Maja Jovanńćevińá ҆etka¬†'does a great job',¬†Katarina Gudurińᬆwas made partner and¬†Mina Sreńákovińᬆis a key associate.

Leading individuals

Darko Jovanovińá - Karanovic & Partners

Maja Jovanńćevińá ҆etka - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Katarina Gudurińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners¬†is regularly engaged in large transactions in Serbia and the region. Alongside¬†lead international counsel¬†White & Case LLP,¬†the team advised PPF Group, a Czech investment firm, on the ‚ā¨2.8bn acquisition of Telenor‚Äôs assets in Central and Eastern Europe. It also acted for American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer on the corporate restructuring of its business in Serbia and assisted¬†DDM Group, a multinational investor and manager of distressed assets, with the acquisition of the Serbian subsidiary of Heta Group and its NPL portfolio.¬†Dragan Karanovic, MiloŇ° Vuńćkovińᬆand¬†Marjan Poljak¬†are the highly rated senior partners.¬†MiloŇ° Jakovljevińá,¬†Ivan Nonkovińᬆand Goran Radosevic¬†are also key members.

Leading individuals

Dragan Karanovińá - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Goran RadoŇ°evińá - Karanovic & Partners

Ivan Nonkovińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners¬†is highly rated in the market for its expertise in¬†merger notifications, compliance matters and¬†antitrust investigations. Rastko Petakovińᬆis a senior partner who advises on complex antitrust matters and¬†Bojan Vuńćkovińᬆis another key contact;¬†Bojana Miljanovińᬆand Veljko Smiljanińᬆare experienced senior associates.

Leading individuals

Rastko Petakovińá - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Bojana Miljanovińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners's 'highly professional team is responsive and understands business'. The practice includes construction and M&A disputes, arbitration, maritime and road transport cases, as well as bankruptcy. Milan Lazińᬆrepresents the Republic of Serbia in several investment disputes involving the mining, sugar industry and waste management sectors,¬†Ivana DiŇ°ovińᬆwas made partner, and the key senior associates are Aleksandar Novakovińá, who¬†'thoroughly grasps the issues', and¬†Milica Savińá.

Leading individuals

Milan Lazińá - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Aleksandar Novakovińá - Karanovic & Partners

Milica Savińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners¬†handles a wide range of employment law matters, from day-to-day employment issues to contentious and complex matters.¬†Senior associate¬†Milena JakŇ°ińá Papac¬†heads the employment practice group; she advises¬†L'Or√©al,¬†one of the world‚Äôs largest cosmetics and beauty companies, on employment law issues.

Next Generation Partners

Milena JakŇ°ińá Papac - Karanovic & Partners

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners's¬†Dragomir Kojińᬆheads the firm's regional IP practice; he advises on complex IP matters as well as on related pharmaceutical, data protection, labelling and advertising issues. The team acts for Microsoft on the protection of its copyrights.¬†Relja Mirkov¬†is an experienced senior associate.

Leading individuals

Dragomir Kojińá - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Relja Mirkov - Karanovic & Partners

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners¬†advises on projects in the electricity, renewables and oil and gas sectors, including the construction of power plants, power purchase agreements, energy trading, mining issues, and public procurement. It advised¬†Elicio, a¬†Belgian renewable energy group, on the financing of a wind park.¬†MiloŇ° Vuńćkovińᬆis department head; Petar Mitrovińᬆwas promoted to partner and co-ordinates the regional energy practice.

Leading individuals

MiloŇ° Vuńćkovińá - Karanovic & Partners

Next Generation Partners

Petar Mitrovińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners's¬†real estate team is led by Dragan Karanovic. Its experience includes property company investments, inner city regeneration, infrastructure, mining and energy-related real estate projects. The practice advises¬†Africa Israel Investments, an international real estate development and investment company, on real estate development and projects in Belgrade. Senior associate Ana Lukovińᬆhas extensive real estate law experience.

Next Generation Partners

Ana Lukovińá - Karanovic & Partners

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Serbia

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Legal Developments by:
Karanovic & Partners

  • 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 .
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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 (‚ÄúPVPPs ‚ÄĚ) on state land in North Macedonia, with total installed capacity of 35 MW. Two locations are envisaged for construction of the PVPPs ‚Äď 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. 
  • NiŇ°-Ekspres Fined for Abuse of Dominance

    On 24 May, the¬† Serbian Competition Commission ¬†fined the bus company NiŇ°-Ekspres from NiŇ° (‚ÄúNiŇ°-Ekspres ‚ÄĚ) 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 NiŇ°-ekspres in 2016.
  • What to watch out for in case of a hard Brexit and ZUVIZK

    The¬† European Commission ¬†consistently emphasises the citizens‚Äô 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‚Äôs ‚Äúno-deal‚ÄĚ 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 ‚ÄúRegistry‚ÄĚ), in line with the Law on Ultimate Beneficial Owners (‚ÄúOfficial 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 ‚Äď 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.