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Nine years after the adoption of the current Law on the Control of State Aid, Serbia is set to get a new legislation in this field. The proclaimed purpose of the new law is to regulate State aid issues in a more precise and complete manner than the current one.
We wrote earlier about a planned JV between two leading retailers of consumer electronics and home appliances in Serbia, which went to Phase II. In the meantime, the parties seemed to have changed the structure of the transaction and, instead of a JV, the planned combination would consist in one of the involved retailers acquiring the other.
Dr. Dragan Gajin is a competition law expert and an attorney admitted in Serbia and New York. He is a Partner and Head of Competition at Doklestic Repic & Gajin, a full-service law firm based in Belgrade, Serbia. Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA recognize him as a leading competition/antitrust practitioner.