The state of emergency in North Macedonia, imposed mid March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, has expired, bringing the merger control deadlines for newly notified concentrations back to normal.
On May 31, North Macedonia has again extended the state of emergency imposed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, the current emergency will be in force until June 13.
The state of emergency in Serbia, which the government introduced due to the COVID-19 outbreak on March 15, has now been lifted.
We have already reported that, during the COVID-19 outbreak, merger control deadlines in Serbia are modified. North Macedonia has also modified its merger control deadlines during the coronavirus emergency.
We have already written about the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on merger control in Serbia. Now, the issue of deadlines in the merger control procedure during the state of emergency in Serbia has been clarified by a Government decree.
Like most of Europe, Serbia has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. How does this affect merger control in Serbia?