Klara Kiehl, Clemens Rainer, Sascha Schulz, and Marco Thorbauer have been appointed as Schoenherr Partners in Austria, while Serbia's Jelena Arsic, Jovan Barovic, and Dusan Obradovic, Bulgaria's Tsvetan Krumov, and Hungary's Laszlo Krupl have all been appointed as Local Partners with the firm.
EU Charges Meta with Antitrust Violations Linked to Marketplace
In December, the European Commission (“Commission”) issued a Statement of Objections (“SO”) to Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms Inc. The Commission said that based on its preliminary view, Facebook had violated EU antitrust rules by distorting competition for online display advertising on social media linked to Facebook Marketplace.
Vulic Law Advises Soracom on Serbian IoT Matters
Vulic Law has advised the Soracom Corporation LTD on the Serbian IoT market.
The CEELMDirect Profile Pick: An Interview with Zivkovic Samardzic Partner Igor Zivkovski
CEELMDirect Profile Pick: A series of interviews with partners and firms with Premium profiles on the CEELMDirect legal directory. Today’s interview: Igor Zivkovski, Partner at the Zivkovic Samardzic Law Office in Belgrade.
Serbia's IT Windfall: A Buzz Interview with Nenad Cvjeticanin of Cvjeticanin & Partners
In the past few months, the vibrant IT sector has been rapidly developing in Serbia, with the emergence and growth of highly digitalized companies at the forefront, according to Cvjeticanin & Partners Managing Partner Nenad Cvjeticanin.
BDK Advokati Advises Degordian on Acquistion of Majority Stake in Shopycode
BDK Advokati has advised Croatia's Degordian on its acquisition of a 51% stake in Serbian e-commerce software development company Shopycode.
NKO Partners Advises Dr. Max Group on Acquisition of Cvejic Pharmacy Chain
NKO Partners has advised the Dr. Max Group on its acquisition of the Cvejic pharmacy chain in Serbia. Bajic & Popovic reportedly advised the seller.
Hristina Kosec Makes Partner at Gecic Law
Gecic Law Head of Operations and Co-Head of the ESG practice Hristina Kosec has been promoted to Partner.
Google Analytics – Divergence Among European Personal Data Protection Authorities
Spanish authority for personal data protection recently passed a decision rejecting one of 101 appeals filed by NOYB, privacy activist organisation, against 101 European company for using Google Analytics.
Cvjeticanin & Partners Successful for Tehnomedia before Serbian Intellectual Property Office
Cvjeticanin & Partners has successfully represented Tehnomedia in disputed trademark registration proceedings before Serbia’s Intellectual Property Office.
Harrisons Advises EBRD on EUR 12 Million Loan to Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Harrisons has advised the EBRD on its EUR 12 million unsecured loan to the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, in Serbia, for the financing of the implementation of energy efficiency measures in around 80 public buildings in 20 municipalities.
Petrovic Legal Advises Hefestos Capital on Acquisition of TMK Europe
Petrovic Legal has advised Hefestos Capital on its acquisition of TMK Europe from undisclosed sellers.
Mirko Lalatovic Appointed to Head EMEA Compliance at Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care has appointed Belgrade-based Mirko Lalatovic to the role of Head of Compliance, Central & South East Europe, EMEA.
Corporate Governance in Serbia
Contributed by Gecic Law.
CMS Advises EBRD on Loan to Stax Technologies
CMS has advised the EBRD on a EUR 10.8 million loan to Serbian machine manufacturer Stax Technologies.
Andjelka Radovanovic Makes Partner at NSTLaw
Former Senior Associate Andjelka Radovanovic has been promoted to Partner at NSTLaw Stankovic & Partners on January 1, 2023.
Renewables Sector – Challenges and the Future Expectations
The renewables sector in the Republic of Serbia has been growing for a while with a focus on wind energy, solar energy, biomass, and biogas and as recently on agrivoltaics.
NKO Partners and CMS Advise on Emmezeta Acquisition of Real Estate from Delhaize
NKO Partners has advised Emmezeta on its acquisition of Novi Sad real estate from Delhaize. Petrikic & Partneri in cooperation with CMS advised the seller.