Zivkovic Samardzic has advised South Central Ventures on an unspecified investment in LeanPay, a consumer financing Fintech startup that helps people pay for consumer goods on credit and in installments.
In The Corner Office we ask Managing Partners across CEE about their unique roles and responsibilities. The question this time around: How do you do performance reviews, and how important are they to the planning and management of the firm?”
AP Legal has advised EOS Matrix on its acquisition via tender of the non-performing loan portfolios of Agrobanka Beograd, Nova Agrobanka Beograd, Privredna Banka Beograd, Razvojna Banka Vojvodine Novi Sad, and Univerzal Banka Beograd from the Deposit Insurance Agency of Serbia, acting in its capacity as the bankruptcy administrator for the banks. PwC Legal advised the Deposit Insurance Agency of Serbia.
Zivkovic Samardzic has successfully represented KRIK and its editor-in-chief Stevan Dojcinovic before the High Court in Belgrade in a dispute against Nenad Popovic, the Serbian Minister responsible for innovation and technological development.
Doklestic Repic & Gajin is advising Slovenian airline Adria Airways in relation to its challenge to State aid granted to Air Serbia.
Glimstedt, acting on behalf of Sanitex UAB, has successfully persuaded Lithuania's Supreme Court to refuse to recognize and enforce a Serbian arbitration award against the Serbian state privatization agency.
JPM has advised China Shandong International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. LTD regarding a concession project for four underground garages in the City of Belgrade.
Harrisons has advised the EBRD in relation to a EUR 40 million loan to Erste Bank Serbia for the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Karanovic & Partners has advised the German company ZF on matters related to the opening of its factory in Pancevo, Serbia, as part of the first phase of a EUR 160 million investment. The factory will start producing machines, generators for hybrid and electric drives, gearshift switches, and microswitches in the first half of June.
Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners and the other members of the South East Legal Alliance have become official partners of Italy's Grimaldi Alliance.
On 25 April 2019 the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on the amendments to the Law on the Registration Procedure with the Cadaster of Real Estate and Utility Lines (“Official Gazette of RS”, no. 31/2019), which amendments came into force on 30 April 2019.
JPM’s Ivan Petrović recently provided an expert overview on noticeable tendency of excessiveness with regard to legal framework in construction regulations.
JPM, Clifford Chance, and Kocian Solc Balastik have advised Pepsico and Karlovarske Mineralne Vody on the acquisition of Knjaz Milos, a producer of mineral water and soft drinks in the countries of former Yugoslavia, from Mid Europa Partners. Karanovic & Partners advised the sellers.
Adriana Minovic is the Head of Data Protection and DPO of the Ergomed Group, a provider of clinical research, pharmaco-vigilance, and other services in the Life Sciences industry, with headquarters in Guilford, U.K. Prior to joining Ergomed, Adriana was Head of Conent Security and DPO for the United Group, and before that as a lawyer specializing in regulatory/compliance matters at Air Serbia. Earlier still, she was an adviser for the European Integration Office of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and a legal adviser in Serbia’s Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.
At the end of 2018, the Government of the Republic of Serbia extended the validity of the Decree on Incentive Measures for the Production of Electric Energy from Renewable Energy Sources and High-efficiency Cogeneration of Electric Energy and Thermal Energy (the “FIT Decree”) until the end of 2019. The FIT Decree was initially valid until the end of 2018.
Although I am a bit old to claim that my generation has two birthdays – a natural one and an Internet one – I believe, for that same reason, that we have the experience to assess progress in respect of ongoing digitalization trends.
Former Karanovic & Partners lawyer Milinko Mijatovic has joined Gecic Law as Head Dispute Resolution.
National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on amendments to the Law on foreigners and the Law on amendments to the Law on the employment of foreigners.