The technology start-up sector in Serbia has, for a while now, been quite rewarding and attractive for investors from all walks of business. Looking at the past few years, the Balkan country has seen investments ranging from early-stage and entry-level all the way to complete buyouts, to the tune of several hundred million euros. With all this funding flowing into the country, Bojanovic & Partners Managing Partner Vladimir Bojanovic and Zivkovic Samardzic Partner Igor Zivkovski talk about where does it go afterward, and what kind of effects is it producing?
Deal 5: MediGroup Director Mihailo Obucina on Acquisition of Konzilijum
On December 8, CEE Legal Matters reported that BDK Advokati had advised MediGroup on its acquisition of Konzilijum. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Mihailo Obucina, Director of Strategy, M&A, and Business Development at MediGroup, to learn more about the acquisition.
BDK Advokati and Lakatos Koves & Partners Advise on Integrator Acquisition of Manpower in Hungary
BDK Advokati and Lakatos Koves & Partners have advised Integrator on its acquisition of Manpower’s human resources and workforce business in Hungary from the Manpower Group. PwC Legal Hungarian affiliate Reti Varszegi & Partners and Italy's PwC TLS reportedly advised the seller.
BDK Advokati Advises Sandberg Capital on Investment in Quantox
BDK Advokati has advised Sandberg Capital on its EUR 20 million investment in Quantox. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen and Polenak reportedly advised Sandberg as well.
Could Hunger for (Personal) Data Bring Benefits to Society?
As the terms “hunger” and “benefits” in most cases exclude each other and expectations of all interested parties are high on both ends, we spent hours listening carefully
to what lecturers and panelists of our data protection conference were saying, to summarise ideas and solutions to a complex question from the headline.
BDK Advokati Advises Catena Media on Sale of AskGamblers to Gaming Innovation Group
BDK Advokati, working with Gernandt & Danielsson, has advised Catena Media on the sale of its AskGamblers business and associated casino brands to the Gaming Innovation Group for EUR 45 million.
BD2P Advises OCSiAl on Entering Serbian Market
Bojovic Draskovic Popovic & Partners has advised graphene nanotube manufacturer OCSiAl on starting its business operations in Serbia.
Deloitte Legal Advises on Sizeer Expansion in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Deloitte Legal has advised Marketing Investment Group on the acquisition of a chain of 22 stores in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Zivkovic Samardzic Appointed Legal Advisor to Republic of Equatorial Guinea in Serbia
Zivkovic Samardzic has been appointed the Republic of Equatorial Guinea's legal advisor for the negotiation and conclusion of commercial agreements with Serbian companies and for the country's business operations in Serbia.
Kinstellar Advises OTP Bank on Acquisition of Ipoteka Bank in Uzbekistan
Kinstellar has advised OTP Bank on its acquisition of Uzbekistan’s Ipoteka Bank. The White & Case London and Tashkent offices reportedly advised the seller.
Karanovic & Partners and Manic-Gojic Advise on GlobalGlass Acquisition of Srpska Fabrika Stakla
Karanovic & Partners has advised Switzerland's GlobalGlass on its acquisition of Srpska Fabrika Stakla. The Manic Gojic Law Office advised SFS's insolvency administrator on the sale.
Jovana Velickovic Joins Gecic Law as Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution
Jovana Velickovic has joined Gecic Law in Belgrade as a Partner and Head of the firm's Dispute Resolution team.
NKO Partners and MVJ Advise on Emmezeta Acquisition of Real Estate from BIG Shopping Centers
NKO Partners has advised Emmezeta on its acquisition of ES Logisticke Nekretnine from BIG Shopping Centers. Markovic Vukotic Jovkovic advised the seller.
BDK Advokati Advises Agez Group on Acquisition of Grafostil
BDK Advokati has advised Croatia's Agez Group on its acquisition of a 60% stake in Serbian printing and graphics company Grafostil.
Audio and Video Surveillance of Employees and Personal Data Protection – Where Is the Limit?
Spanish authority in charge of personal data protection has recently fined a personal data controller for using the audio recording option of its surveillance system, which data was subsequently used for termination of an employment contract.
EU and Western Balkans Commit to Reducing Roaming Fees
European Union (EU) and Western Balkans telecommunication operators signed a Roaming Declaration at the EU-Western Balkans Summit held on Tuesday in Tirana. According to the Declaration, Western Balkans – EU roaming charges will be reduced voluntarily from 1 October 2023, with subsequent reductions gradually leading to their complete elimination. The commitment was also reinforced as part of the Tirana Declaration, which was agreed upon at the Summit.
Karanovic & Partners Advises Duomed Group on Acquisition of Mar Medica
Karanovic & Partners has advised the Duomed Group on its acquisition of Mar Medica Ltd. Mrakovic Markovic & Partners reportedly advise Marko Rackovic on the sale.
Closing: Francisco Partners Acquisition of Litmos from SAP Now Closed
On December 5, 2022, BDK Advokati announced that Francisco Partners’ acquisition of Litmos from SAP (reported by CEE Legal Matters on August 23, 2022) had closed.