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17 June 2016

RES in Serbia: New Secondary Legislation Package Adopted

17 June 2016  |   legal insights  The long-awaited package of secondary legislation regarding renewables ("Secondary Legislation") was finally adopted by the Government of Serbia on 13 June 2016.The Secondary Legislation...
25 May 2016

Serbia: New Inspection Act in effect: be inspection-ready

25 May 2016 | legal insights The new Inspection Act came into force on 29 April 2015, with the majority of its provisions coming into effect as of 29 April 2016. The new Inspection Act (the "IA") introduces several key...
17 May 2016

Personal Data Protection for Serbian Entrepreneurs

17 May 2016 | legal insights Serbia does not currently have any separate regulations in place in respect of protection of "personal data" pertaining to legal entities. It does regulate the...
10 May 2016

Insolvency / Restructuring in Montenegro

10 May 2016 | legal insights Bankruptcy and reorganization are the two primary procedures available for solving a collective action problem in dealing with financially troubled debtors,...
08 February 2016

Serbia: Draft of New Trademark Act Introduces Trademark Opposition System and Various Other Changes

08 February 2016 | legal insights The draft of Serbia's new Trademark Act strives to remove shortcomings in the existing trademark legislation and further harmonize Serbian laws with those...
27 January 2016

Corporate branding: The importance of timely trademark registration

Your brand Standing out in a crowded marketplace is a business requirement for increased sales, profits and success. In short, your brand is the way your customer perceives you. Effective branding ensures that consumers have a...
19 November 2015

New Act on Assignment of Employees to Work Abroad is adopted

The Republic of Serbia's Act on Conditions for Assignment of Employees to Temporary Work Abroad and their Protection ("Act") entered into force on 13 November 2015, and it will be applicable as of 13 January 2016.The provisions...
13 August 2015

New Law on Conversion of Right over Construction Land into Ownership against Compensation

The long-expected Law on conversion of usage right into ownership against compensation ("Conversion Act") entered into force on 28 July 2015.The key features of the Conversion Act include:1. Conversion rightThe Conversion Act...
04 August 2015

Mortgage Act amendments adopted

The long-anticipated amendments to the Serbian Mortgage Act ("Mortgage Act"), published in the Official Gazette of RS no. 60/2015, entered into force on 16 July 2015. We would like to highlight the following changes:1....