Serbian Competition Authority on a Spree: E-commerce and Gun-Jumping

Starting from the end of September up to the first week of November alone, the Serbian Commission for Protection of Competition (“CPC”) initiated five investigations for suspected competition infringements. Not only is this level of enforcement activity rather high compared to previous years, but it also shows the CPC’s clear interest in two areas – the e-commerce sector and unnotified acquisitions (gun-jumping).

New Instruction for Detecting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement Procedures

During the first half of 2022 The Commission for Protection of Competition of the Republic of Serbia ("Commission") has been very proactive with respect to prevention of competition infringements. As a result of these efforts, in May the Commission also adopted a new Instruction for detecting bid rigging in public procurement procedures ("Instruction") thereby updating the older version of the Instruction from 2011.

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners’ Legal 500 2022 Rankings

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners is pleased to announce it has been listed among the leading law firms in Serbia by Legal 500 in their newest EMEA 2022 ranking.

AIK Banka, Gorenjska Banka, and Agri Europe Cyprus Limited sign a share purchase agreement to acquire six subsidiary banks in CEE from Sberbank Europe AG

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners, as lead counsel, advises AIK Banka a.d., Gorenjska Banka d.d. and Agri Europe Cyprus Limited on the acquisition of Sberbank Europe AG’s subsidiary banks in Serbia...

What Could the European Union’s Unfair Trading Practices Directive Mean for Companies in Serbia?

In April 2019, the European Parliament adopted the Directive 2019/633 on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the agricultural and food supply chain (“Directive”). The Directive aims to iron out the asymmetry...

Revisiting the New Serbian Competition Act

The whirlwind of 2020 has put many ongoing legislative processes on the back burner with legislators and governments prioritizing the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the abundance of regulations and measures that went with it.