News | Belgrade

06
Jun

Novak Vujicic, an associate of Belgrade Office of Specht & Partner (Samardzic in cooperation with Specht & Partner), presented a paper titled, “Trademark Infringement on Social Networks“ at the annual academic conference series "Intellectual Property and Internet", organized by the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, and the Serbian National Internet Domain Registry. In addition to legal practice in which ...

09
Mai

Legal 500 EMEA 2016 Edition has listed Specht & Partner Belgrade office again in the practice area Real Estate and Construction. Dušan Rakitić, the managing partner of the Belgrade Office, and Milica Samardžić, junior partner, have been recognised as advisors on strategically important projects, such as the construction of a EUR 300m sustainable energy generation facility. Both are described as ...

07
Dez

The subject decisions of the Administrative Court of the Republic of Serbia highlight the obligation not only of the Tax Authority, but also of other administrative public authorities to act within prescribed terms. In fact, the Court has taken the stance requiring that whenever there is a deadline set precisely by the Law for an administrative public authority to issue ...

07
Dez

In several rulings issued since September of 2015, Administrative Court of the Republic of Serbia has determined unlawful practice of Serbian Tax Authority in regard to determination and collection of “Solidarity Tax” pursuant to the Law on Deduction of Net Earnings of Persons in Public Sector (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 108/2013) (hereinafter: the Law on “Solidarity ...

21
Jul

Shortly before end of 2014, Serbian National Assembly adopted new Energy Law (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia” no.145/2014, “Energy Law”), the main feature of which was, as we noted in the December edition of Client Alert, the harmonisation of Serbian energy legislation with the Third Energy Package of the EU. The subject matter of this Legal Insight shall, ...

08
Jun

01 Jun 2015: Samardzic in cooperation with Specht & Partner successfully registered the trademark “Pronto Bianchi” (fig.) for Ducla Trading, one of the largest importers of food and consumer products to Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia has granted trademark protection to “Pronto Bianchi” (fig.) for the territory of the Republic of ...

03
Jun

27 May 2015: Samardzic in cooperation with Specht & Partner has successfully advised and represented Danos Ltd – a Serbian rolling-stock trading company with long-standing prominence in the railway sector – as plaintiff, in a dispute for breach of a joint-sale contract against a Serbian rolling stock producer. The Commercial Court in Pozarevac, Serbia, acting in first instance, has ordered ...

22
Apr

22 April 2015: Samardzic in cooperation with Specht & Partner advised System Industrie Electronic Holding AG from Austria on its acquisition of a controlling share in Tagor Electronic, a closely-held manufacturer of electronic devices based in Niš, South-Eastern Serbia. Originally founded in 1994 in Lustenau, Austria, System Industrie Electronic Holding AG manages a ...

16
Apr

The Belgrade-based member of the Specht & Partner law firm has been listed again by Legal 500 in the practice areas Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Privatization, as well as Real Estate and Construction. Dušan Rakitić, the managing partner of the Belgrade Office, has been recommended for the Corporate Law, M&A and Privatization practice area. In the Legal 500 2015 ...

05
Jan

The Parliament of the Republic of Serbia closed its autumn session by adopting, inter alia, the new Energy Law, the Law on Amendments to the Law on Planning and Construction, and the Law on Amendments to the Law on Special Conditions for Inscription of Ownership of Facilities Constructed without Construction Permit. All three laws were published in the Official Gazette ...