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September, 2018

Karanovic & Partners at the 4th SGA Meetup

What are Investors Looking for?

On Monday, 10 September 2018,

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September, 2018

Karanovic & Partners Real Estate Team is the Number One Legal Service provider i...

Karanovic & Partners Wins The 2018 Euromoney Real Estate Awards

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners won the Euromoney Real Estate Survey in the Advisors and Consultants category for the second year in a row! Karanovic & Partners was once again chosen as the Number One Legal Service provider in Serbia in the Real Estate industry. “It is truly a privilege to […]

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August, 2018

Privatisation of RTB Bor

Zijin Mining takes over RTB Bor for USD 1.46 Billion

Zijin Mining, one of China’s biggest gold producers and the second biggest producer of copper ore, won the tender to become a strategic partner in Serbia’s sole copper complex RTB Bor. The Chinese company pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake. Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining in this privatisation […]

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August, 2018

Energy and Natural Resources News: Serbia

Srbijavode opens Tender for the Lease of Riverine

The public enterprise Srbijavode announced the tender for the lease of riverine – a riverbed with accompanying waterside, for the construction of small hydro power plants on 18 different locations in Serbia. These locations are in the municipalities of Arilje, Kraljevo, Novi Pazar, Surdulica, Raška, Babušnica, Ivanjica, Trgovište, Pirot and Bela Palanka. The integral part […]

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August, 2018

Rastko Petaković's Interview for the CEE Legal Matters Magazine

A Change In The Legal Narrative – Past Fears And New Opportunities

This article was written by

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August, 2018

Karanovic & Partners advised NIBE

NIBE Acquires EMIN’s Operations In Serbia And Turkey

Karanovic & Partners advised NIBE – a global organisation that contributes to a smaller carbon footprint and better energy utilisation, on its’ acquisition of EMIN Group. Sweden-based NIBE Industrier AB signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the EMIN Group with operations in Turkey and Serbia, and has a call option to acquire an additional […]

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August, 2018

Who's Who Legal Praised Karanovic & Partners Competition Team

Lawyers From Karanovic & Partners Recognised as Serbian Leading Competition Experts

We are proud to announce that 2018’s edition of Who’s Who Legal: Competition, recognised three members of our

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August, 2018

Karanović & Nikolić advised PPF Group on a Landmark Deal

PPF Group Buys Telenor CEE Operations For 2.8 Billion Euros

PPF Group, the Czech investment firm, bought Telenor’s assets in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and Serbia for EUR 2.8 billion. This is a landmark transaction for the telecommunications sector in Central and Eastern Europe – the biggest since 2011, and it was completed on 31 July 2018. Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with

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July, 2018

Competition and Antitrust News

Antitrust: Google Fined with Staggering EUR 4.34 billion

The European Commission’s 39-month long investigation into Google’s Android operating system ends with a record-breaking antitrust fine of 4.34 billion euros imposed on Google. The US tech giant was fined for imposing illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators, in order to cement its already super dominant position in general internet search […]

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July, 2018

Views - Relja Mirkov

A Losing Battle The Legal Saga Of KitKat’s Trademark Shape

On 25 July, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) has thrown out an appeal by Nestlé, which argued that it owns the shape of its famous treat KitKat. Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has spent more than a decade fighting to trademark the four-fingered wafer shape. However, EJC’s most recent ruling could […]

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July, 2018

Banking and Finance News: Croatia

Novelties to the Croatian Capital Markets Regulation

On 6 July 2018, the Croatian Parliament adopted the new Capital Markets Act in order to align the Croatian legislation with the EU acquis. The act adjusts the Croatian legislation with the cornerstone of EU’s financial markets regulation – the Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments repealing Directive 2004/39/EC and the Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments, […]

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July, 2018

Employment News: Serbia

Changes in Serbian Employment Legislation 2018

The beginning of the summer brought certain amendments to Serbian employment legislation. The most notable changes are presented below: The Law on the Employment of Foreigners The duration of the labour market test – The labour market test within the work-permit acquisition process (through which the National Employment Service examines whether there are any Serbian citizens […]

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July, 2018

Karanović & Nikolić at the Managing expatriates in the Balkans Conference

ECA Conference – Managing Expatriates In The Balkans

Karanović & Nikolić participated at the Managing expatriates in the Balkans conference in Milan. Organised by the

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July, 2018

Karanović & Nikolić at ELSA Summer Law School "Business and Law"

The First ELSA Summer Law School In Belgrade

Karanović & Nikolić participated in first ever

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July, 2018

Real Estate News: Serbia

Serbia Introduces an E-Cadastre

The Law on the Registration Procedure with the Cadastre of Real Estate and Utilities (the “Law“) entered into force on 8 June 2018. The Law aims to introduce significant innovations, primarily concerning the method of filing applications and documents with the cadastre and the relation between the cadastre and other authorities, as well as deadlines […]

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June, 2018

Karanović & Nikolić Advised ZF Friedrichshafen AG

ZF Group Building A Factory In Serbia

The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior Partner

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June, 2018

Banking and Finance News: Serbia

The Law on Financial Collaterals – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

On 8 June 2018, the 

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June, 2018

Corporate and Commercial News: Serbia

Serbia Adopts the Law on Ultimate Beneficial Owners Central Registry

On 25 May, the 

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June, 2018

The Acquisition of Telenor Banka

PPF Acquiring Telenor Banka

PPF Group, a Czech investment firm, signed a contract with Telenor Group, the Norwegian telecoms giant, on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Telenor Banka, the first online bank in Serbia. The Karanović & Nikolić legal team – led by partner Miloš Jakovljević ⃰ and associates Sava Drača ⃰ and Marija Vićić ⃰, having previously advised PPF Group on […]

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June, 2018

Karanović & Nikolić At The Balkan Legal Forum

The Future of Law – Technology and Legal Services in SEE

On 15 and 16 Jun, the 10th edition of the Balkan Legal Forum took place in Vienna, Austria. Karanović & Nikolić is honoured to have been an important part of this year’s agenda – Senior Partner

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