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Serbia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić’s ‘professional’ team is experienced in handling loan facilities, derivatives transactions, and regulatory issues, as well as NPL-related matters, renewable energy financings, and PPP projects. It was appointed as part of a consortium of advisers to the City of Belgrade and the International Finance Corporation, regarding a PPP waste management transaction. Darko Jovanović and Maja Jovančević Šetka are highly rated; and Ivona Vučković and Katarina Gudurić are key senior associates.

Leading individuals

Darko Jovanović - Karanović & Nikolić

Next generation lawyers

Katarina Gudurić - Karanović & Nikolić

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

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolićhas vast experience’. The practice has industry expertise in IT, life sciences, aviation, fast-moving consumer goods, and food and agriculture, as well as energy, infrastructure, transport and hospitality. Alongside a US law firm, the practice advised GoDaddy on its acquisition of Devana Technologies’ ManageWP business. Dragan Karanović and Miloš Jakovljević are ‘true professionals’. Other highly regarded practitioners include Dejan Nikolić, Rastko Petaković, Miloš Vučković and Marjan Poljak, as well as senior associate Ivan Nonković.

Leading individuals

Dragan Karanović - Karanović & Nikolić

Next generation lawyers

Ivan Nonković - Karanović & Nikolić

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić acts in antitrust investigations and assists with merger matters, including compliance issues. The key names are Rastko Petaković and Bojan Vučković, along with senior associates Bojana Miljanović and Veljko Smiljanić.

Leading individuals

Rastko Petaković - Karanović & Nikolić

Next generation lawyers

Bojana Miljanović - Karanović & Nikolić

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić is experienced in arbitrations and handles commercial disputes involving construction, privatisation, employment, and bankruptcy and restructuring. The ‘excellent’ Milan Lazić acted for the Republic of Serbia in investment disputes; and Milica Savić and Aleksandar Novaković are key senior associates.

Leading individuals

Milan Lazić - Karanović & Nikolić

Next generation lawyers

Milica Savić - Karanović & Nikolić

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić’s highlights included advising Henkel Srbija on individual dismissals and mobbing regulation queries. Senior associate Milena Jakšić Papac and Marjan Poljak are the key advisers.

Next generation lawyers

Milena Jakšić Papac - Karanović & Nikolić

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić assists with obtaining IP rights, as well as their maintenance, development, protection, and exploitation. Colgate-Palmolive is a client. Dragomir Kojić and senior associate Relja Mirkov are the main advisers.

Leading individuals

Dragomir Kojić - Karanović & Nikolić

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić’s ‘fantastic practice’ advises on electricity, renewables and oil and gas projects; it advised Ivicom on a wind power plant. Miloš Vučković is ‘very experienced’.

Leading individuals

Miloš Vučković - Karanović & Nikolić

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

Karanović & Nikolić

Karanović & Nikolić is experienced in industrial development projects, portfolio asset management, and infrastructure and energy-related real estate projects. The team advised Airport City Belgrade on the construction of a residential and commercial complex. Dragan Karanović and senior associate Ana Luković are highly rated.

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  • 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.
  • Even More Sector Inquiries: Sportswear And Oil Retail Under Scrutiny By The Serbian Commission

    The Serbian Competition Commission (the " Commission ") continues its diligent examination of the Serbian competitive landscape in specific industries, this time with inquiries in two more industries – sportswear (including footwear and sporting equipment) and oil (petroleum products). Once again, the aim behind the market test was to identify potential issues on the relevant markets and provide broader insight into the functioning of the relevant markets.
  • New Amendments to Serbian Tax Laws

    At the end of 2017, the Serbian Parliament passed amendments to Serbian tax laws, including the Law on Personal Income Tax (PIT Law), the Law on Contributions on Mandatory Social Insurance (CMSI Law), the Law on Corporate Income Tax (CIT Law), and the Law on Value Added Tax (VAT Law).
  • Permit-free Regime for Construction in Montenegro

    The new Construction Law entered into force in Montenegro and it is meant to unify construction, zoning regulations and deal with illegal objects. However, some provisions of the old Construction Law still remain in force, until the adoption of the General Regulation Plan.
  • Amendments To The Slovenian Construction Law

    With the aim of breathing a bit of fresh air into the construction legislation, three new laws have been adopted recently and will be applied with effect from 1 July 2018. The current Construction Act will be replaced with both the new Building Act and the Architectural and Civil Engineering Activities Act, while the current Spatial Management Act will also be subject to certain amendments.