July, 2016

EU Competition Commission Ruling

Serbia holds Management Rights over Air Serbia

Latest news reports from the airline industry show that the European Commission has ended their investigation into the ownership structure of “Air Serbia”, reaching a conclusion that Serbia holds management rights over Air Serbia, its national air carrier. Furthermore, having in mind their minority stake in Air Serbia, Etihad Airways has thus been enabled to […] Read more
April, 2016

Serbian Competition Commission approves transaction

Imlek’s acquisition of Niška Mlekara Greenlighted

The Republic of Serbia’s Commission for Protection of Competition, upon completion of an in-depth procedure, has approved Imlek’s acquisition of Niška Mlekara, making them 100% owners of this dairy company. The full decision document regarding this case has been published on the Commission’s official website. Imlek has initially signed the contract to buy Niška Mlekara – one of […] Read more
March, 2016

The General Court of the European Union dismisses Coca Cola's request

EU Court: Coca Cola’s Bottle Shape is not a Community Trademark

Last week, the General Court of the European Union dismissed Coca Cola’s request to register its bottle shape without fluting as a Community trademark, further denying the soft drink giant’s intention, five years since the application in question was initially submitted. Back in December, 2011, Coca-Cola filed an application to the Office for Harmonisation in […] Read more