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March, 2021

Online Property & Infrastructure Development Conference

Karanovic & Partners at the 6th Property and Infrastructure Development Conference

Karanovic & Partners took part at the 6th Serbia and Western Balkans Property and Infrastructure Development Conference held today. Senior Associate Ana Luković participated at an experts panel discussion Property & Infrastructure Projects: Challenges and Opportunities. At the online panel discussion, Ana talked about the current situation on the real estate market, the best ways […]

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March, 2021

Top Ranked Legal Practice in the SEE

Karanovic & Partners Remains Ranked as a Leading Law Firm in Chambers Europe 2021

Karanovic & Partners is proud to announce that we have once again been listed among the leading law firms in Europe in the latest edition of Chambers Europe 2021. In the newest edition of the Chambers guide, six practice areas within the Karanovic & Partners legal practice rank Band 1 – including Banking & Finance, […]

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March, 2021

Pontes the CEE lawyers, Karanovic & Partners and enervis publish a market intell...

Renewable Energy Investment Guide Published

PONTES the CEE lawyers, Karanovic & Partners and enervis are pleased to publish the Renewable Energy Investment Guide for Central Eastern & Southeast Europe. The new European Green Deal is supposed to be the key programme of the European Union to stimulate the economy after the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Net Zero […]

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March, 2021

New moves

Karanovic & Partners advises Continental with the lease, land acquisition and construction in Serbia

Karanovic & Partners advised Continental Teves, a German multinational company and one of the largest tire manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive industry worldwide. The Karanovic & Partners team, led by Partner Petar Mitrović assisted with the state incentives while Senior Associates Ana Luković and Milorad Gajić advised in relation to the land acquisition, lease […]

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March, 2021

Getting ready for risk-free rates – IBOR transition in the Western Balkans

Karanovic & Partners attend webinar regarding the IBOR Transition in the Western Balkans

On 10 March 2021, Partner* Maja Jovančević Šetka and Ermina Delić Kamenčić, Partner at Ketler & Partners, member of Karanovic, participated as expert panellists at a webinar hosted by Dentons, focusing on the effects of the IBOR transition and switching to risk free rates in the Western Balkans. Aside from Maja and Ermina, the panel […]

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March, 2021

CEE Legal Matters Experts Review: M&A & Private Equity

COVID-19 Impact on M&A Transactions in Serbia – Crisis as a Stimulus for Change

This Article was originally published in Issue 7.12 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine. COVID-19 has changed so many things in our lives. Nothing has remained untouched, from social relations to business. Naturally, it has also heavily affected M&A activity in Serbia, just as across the entire SEE region. At the very beginning, uncertainty fell […]

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March, 2021

Digitalisation of the Serbian Healthcare System

Will fully digitalised medical records become the reality in Serbia in 2021?

The Government of the Republic of Serbia has formed the Coordination Body for Digitalisation of the Healthcare System in mid-January this year (“Coordination Body”). The Coordination Body includes the representatives of the relevant institutions, chambers, and business associations. The patients’ associations, their alliances and civil society organisations involved in the protection of the patients’ rights, […]

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March, 2021

Another Global Recognition of our lawyers

Who’s Who Legal Recognised Miloš Vučković from Karanovic & Partners as the Energy Leader from Serbia

We are proud to announce that our Senior Partner, Miloš Vučković was recognised in 2021’s edition of Who’s Who Legal: Energy, as the leading Serbian energy lawyer. Our Senior Partner was named among other world leading energy lawyers. Our colleagues continue to maintain their high quality of work as their expertise has already been recognised […]

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March, 2021

Major acquisition in the IT sector

Endava acquires Croatian Digital Agency Five

UK-based software development company Endava has acquired Five, a Croatian Digital Agency providing services in the domain of product strategy, design, and growth marketing. Our colleagues from Ilej & Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners were local legal advisors of Endava, along with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP serving as lead advisors. […]

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March, 2021

Karanovic & Partners advised Fortaco Group

Finland’s Fortaco acquires Serbian marine industry supplier Rapp Zastava

Fortaco Group has acquired Rapp Zastava, a Serbian company providing winches and other solutions to the marine industry, which employs 150 people and has a modern factory, located in Gruža. Karanovic & Partners team led by Partner Ivan Nonković and Senior Associate Marko Ćulafić, have worked in cooperation with Advokatfirmaet Selmer for Fortaco, on the […]

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March, 2021

Karanovic & Partners Update

Karanovic & Partners marks the first 25 years

So far, Karanovic & Partners has become a leading regional legal practice in Southeast Europe with more than 100 attorneys at law cooperating in Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and North Macedonia, all working together as one team. Karanovic & Partners is known for being a reliable partner in complex legal matters, for […]

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February, 2021

Competition Update: Serbia

The Competition Commission Expands Price Investigation in Consumer Electronics to Retailers

Back in September 2020, the Serbian Commission for Protection of Competition (the “Commission”), following an internal review of the market dynamics and dawn raids at key players, initiated a formal investigation against three major undertakings active in both wholesale and retail of consumer electronics – Roaming Electronics d.o.o., Tehnomanija d.o.o. and Comtrade Distribution d.o.o. The […]

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February, 2021

Acquisition in the Energy sector

Karanovic & Partners advises Adriatic Metals in acquisition of Ras Metals

Karanovic & Partners advised precious and base metals explorer Adriatic Metals regarding the acquisition of 90% of the shares in the company Ras Metals, which holds exploration licences over former silver-zinc-lead mines Kiževak and Sastavci. Adriatic Metals had already indirectly held a 10% share in Ras Metals through its subsidiary Tethyan Resource Corp. The Karanovic […]

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February, 2021

Covid-19 Update: Serbia

Serbia Adopts a Brand-New Package of Economic Measures

On 11 February 2021, the Government of Serbia adopted a new Regulation, which established a Program on Direct Aid to Private Sector Entities to Mitigate the Economic Impact of COVID-19 (“Regulation”). Similar to benefits that were available in 2020, the Regulation provides direct payments to private sector companies.   Who can use the benefits? Benefits provided by […]

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February, 2021

Chambers Global Guide 2021

Karanovic & Partners Ranks as Leading Law Firm in Chambers Global Guide 2021

We are happy to announce that we have been top-ranked once again in the latest Chambers Global leading law firm listing. This year’s 2021 Chambers Global Guide highlights yet again the Corporate & Commercial Group within the Karanovic & Partners legal practices and its lawyers, being top-ranked across the region in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia […]

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February, 2021

Karanovic & Partners traditionally hosts Mootis

Karanovic & Partners supports The Belgrade Pre-Moot

Even though the pandemic is making many things tough, Mootis are not the ones that are going to sit around and wait for it to be over. They are working hard online on the preparation for the 28th Vis Moot Court.  Today we had the great pleasure hosting law students from the Belgrade University and […]

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February, 2021

Draft Law on Renewable Energy Sources

Greener days are coming

Public debate regarding the draft Law on Renewable Energy Sources (the Law) ended on 9 February 2021. The next stages include finalisation of the draft, issuance of the official proposal by the Government and adoption of the Law in the National Assembly. The Law offers two incentives schemes: the long-awaited system of premiums; and the […]

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February, 2021

Employment update

COVID-19: Guide for International Employers is now available

COVID-19: The ‘How and where to work’ guide has been published by Ius Laboris. Karanovic & Partners contributed to this Guide for International Employers that cover 37 countries. The Guide refers to topics such as whether you can mandate testing for coronavirus or require vaccination, how to handle a refusal or inability for someone to […]

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February, 2021

Tax news: Serbia

Ratified Double Tax Treaty between Hong Kong and Serbia

The double Tax Treaty between Serbia and Hong Kong, signed in August 2020, will come into force by mid-February after it was ratified by the Serbian Government on 3 February 2021 (“DTT”). DTT aims to attract potential investors and deepen the economic relations between the countries by providing grounds for the elimination of double taxation […]

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February, 2021

COVID-19 Slovenia Update

Eight Anti-Corona Act – Measures Related To Employment Relationships

On 3 February 2021, the Slovenian National Assembly adopted the Eighth Anti-Corona Act[1], which will enter into force the next day after its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia. The Eighth Anti-Corona Act provides for the following measures relevant for employment relationships: Partial reimbursement of salary compensations The measure of partial […]

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