The Serbian competition authority continues to keep close watch of market participants’ online pricing practices

In the last four months of 2022, the Serbian Commission for Protection of Competition ("CPC") initiated five investigations for suspected competition infringements. The beginning of 2023 shows that the CPC's intensive work on detecting competition infringements is not of a passing nature, but is here to stay – the CPC started the year off with yet another investigation for suspected resale price maintenance (RPM) against a heating products company Vaillant.

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.

ADVANT Beiten and Radovanović Stojanović & Partners advise on sale of Hedwell Group to SAP Fioneer GmbH

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners, together with ADVANT Beiten, has advised the shareholders of Hedwell Group Germany on the sale of Hedwell Group to SAP Fioneer GmbH. RSP has advised on Serbian aspects of the transaction.

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...

New Archiving Rules in Serbia – What Should Companies Know?

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on Archive Materials and Archiving Activities (the “Law”) in January 2020; with its implementation kicking off in February 2021...