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March, 2019

This article was originally published by the Business Coaching magazine, issue N...

The Development of a Coaching Culture

Lawyers are generally thought of as intelligent, ambitious, talented and argumentative people – when we imagine a successful lawyer, we think of an assertive, independent person often complemented with a healthy ego. They are people with huge responsibilities and, often, under a lot of pressure. Considering the very nature of the practice of law, one […]

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March, 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Abolishing Subsidies for Wind Power Plants in the Republic of Srpska

The National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska adopted the Law on the amendments to the Law on Renewable Energy Sources and Efficient Cogeneration (Law) in an urgent procedure, abolishing subsidies for the production of electricity from wind power plants in the Republic of Srpska. The Law will enter into force eight days after its […]

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March, 2019

Traditional student workshop at the Belgrade Faculty of Law

Managing Emotions in Labour Disputes – More than Law

Karanovic & Partners is pleased to invite you to our traditional student workshop “Managing Emotions in Labour Disputes – More than Law”, organized with the

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March, 2019

Karanovic & Partners ranked by top legal directory

A Leading Law Firm in Chambers Europe 2019

We are pleased to announce that Karanovic & Partners is once again listed on the top of the most recent list of the best law firm in Europe by the prestigious

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February, 2019

This interview was originally published by CEE Legal Matters

The Buzz in Serbia: Interview with Ivan Nonkovic

“Two major things are happening right now which are the focus of our practice: The Tech Industry and Chinese Investors,” says

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February, 2019

This Article was originally published in Issue 5.9 of the CEE Legal Matters Maga...

Designing a Competition Enforcement System

It is not uncommon for post-communist societies to wrestle with the idea of competition enforcement. Executives of a more old-school bent are often confounded by having something which once was common market practice, sometimes even mandated by the state, now scrutinized and considered a serious infringement of law. This is why competition advocacy is a […]

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February, 2019

Karanovic & Partners advises renowned Czech investment group in latest transacti...

It’s Official: PPF Group acquires Telenor Banka

After obtaining the necessary regulatory approval from the National Bank of Serbia, PPF Group acquired Telenor Banka, the first fully mobile and online bank operating in Serbia. Having advised PPF Group on the

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February, 2019

The acquisition of one of the most recognisable brands in Serbia

Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi to Coca-Cola HBC

Coca-Cola HBC announced the agreement to acquire Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, from Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe. Karanovic & Partners, working together with

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February, 2019

Leading law firm listings

Top Ranked in the 2019 Chambers Global Guide

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has once again been top-ranked on the most recent Chambers Global leading law firm listing. The 2019 Chambers Global guide highlights the Corporate & Commercial practice group in the jurisdictions of Montenegro and Serbia as belonging to band 1. Founding partner

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February, 2019

CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award 2019

Karanovic & Partners Shortlisted With 5 Deals for Deal of the Year Award

After winning the Deal of the Year Award in 2018, Karanovic & Partners is this year once again in the finals for this prestigious accolade – this time with 5 deals and in 5 jurisdictions. Organized by the renowned 

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January, 2019

Data Protection News

GDPR Breach: Google Fined EUR 50 Million

The US tech giant, Google is finned EUR 50 million by France’s data protection regulator, CNIL, for failing to comply with its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) obligations. This is the biggest GDPR fine yet to be issued by a European regulator and the first time that one of the tech giants has been found […]

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January, 2019

Karanovic & Partners Supported a Major IT Transaction

Epic Games Acquires 3Lateral

Karanovic & Partners is proud to support Epic Games in their acquisition of 3Lateral, the leading developer of digital humans technology and creative content. Our team was led by Senior Partner 

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January, 2019

New Generation of Senior Associates Announced

Karanovic & Partners Promotes New Senior Associates

Karanović & Partners is pleased to announce that 

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January, 2019

Energy amd Natural Resources News: Macedonia

Stricter Rules For Awarding New Exploitation Concessions in Macedonia

After a long, complex and nation-wide discussion, on 9 January 2019, the 

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January, 2019

Corporate and Commercial News: Serbia

The Central Registry of Ultimate Beneficial Owners Established

As of 31 December 2018, the Central Registry of Ultimate Beneficial Owners was established within the 

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December, 2018

Tax News: Serbia

Serbia Amends Tax Legislation

The Serbian National Assembly passed amendments to the tax laws, introducing incentives for the IT sector, tax exemptions for the transfer of property under concession agreements and tax exemptions related to income from employee share plans. Additionally, the new Law on Fees for the Usage of Public Goods Governing the Payment of Fees and Charges […]

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December, 2018

Tax News: Macedonia

Macedonia: Changes in The Tax Legislation

New Law on Personal Income Tax The new Law on Personal Income Tax (“PIT Law”), applicable from 01 January 2019, abandons the “flat” tax rate and introduces progressive taxation. Besides the tax rate at 10%, the new PIT Law envisages a tax rate at 18% and 15%, applicable to different types of income. On 24 […]

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December, 2018

Competition and Antitrust News

Geo-Blocking: EU Commission Fines Guess EUR 39 Million

On 17 December 2018 the European Commission fined the clothing company Guess in the amount of EUR 39.8 million for restricting retailers from online advertising and selling cross-border to consumers in other Member States – i.e. “geo-blocking”. The Commission’s announcement of its fining decision complements the Regulation 2018/302 on unjustified geo-blocking (the “Regulation”), which came into force […]

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December, 2018

Stanton Chase Talent Management Awards

Karanovic & Partners Wins The 2018 Stanton Chase Most Innovative Talent Programme Award

We are honoured and delighted to announce that Karanovic & Partners won the Stanton Chase Talent Management Award in the Most Innovative Locally Developed Talent Programme category. These prestigious accolades are organized by Stanton Chase, the leading international retained executive search and consulting firm and are now in their fifth year. The idea behind the Awards […]

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December, 2018

Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining in the Acquisition of RTB Bor

Zijin Mining Officially Takes Over RTB Bor

Zijin Mining, one of China’s biggest gold producers and the second biggest producer of copper ore, became a major shareholder of the Serbia’s sole copper complex RTB Bor, officially taking over on 19 December 2018. The Chinese company pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake. Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin […]

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