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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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www.karanovicpartners.com/
Banja Luka, Belgrade, Ljubljana, Podgorica, Sarajevo, Skopje and 1 more

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 Jovanović led advice to Société Générale Srbija on the acquisition of a portfolio of banking products of Jubanka ad Beograd; Maja Jovančević Šetka 'does a great job', Katarina Gudurić was made partner and Mina Srećković is a key associate.

Leading individuals

Darko Jovanović - Karanovic & Partners

Maja Jovančević Šetka - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Katarina Gudurić - 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 €2.8bn acquisition of Telenor’s 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, Miloš Vučković and Marjan Poljak are the highly rated senior partners. Miloš Jakovljević, Ivan Nonković and Goran Radosevic are also key members.

Leading individuals

Dragan Karanović - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Goran Radošević - Karanovic & Partners

Ivan Nonković - 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 Petaković is a senior partner who advises on complex antitrust matters and Bojan Vučković is another key contact; Bojana Miljanović and Veljko Smiljanić are experienced senior associates.

Leading individuals

Rastko Petaković - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Bojana Miljanović - 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 Lazić represents the Republic of Serbia in several investment disputes involving the mining, sugar industry and waste management sectors, Ivana Dišović was made partner, and the key senior associates are Aleksandar Novaković, who 'thoroughly grasps the issues', and Milica Savić.

Leading individuals

Milan Lazić - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Aleksandar Novaković - Karanovic & Partners

Milica Savić - 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 Jakšić Papac heads the employment practice group; she advises L'Oréal, one of the world’s largest cosmetics and beauty companies, on employment law issues.

Next generation lawyers

Milena Jakšić Papac - Karanovic & Partners

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners's Dragomir Kojić heads 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 Kojić - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

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. Miloš Vučković is department head; Petar Mitrović was promoted to partner and co-ordinates the regional energy practice.

Leading individuals

Miloš Vučković - Karanovic & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Petar Mitrović - 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 Luković has extensive real estate law experience.

Next generation lawyers

Ana Luković - Karanovic & Partners

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Offices in Skopje

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Offices in Podgorica

Slovenia

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Serbia

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Legal Developments in Serbia

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  • 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.
  • 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.