Our newsletter for June is out!
Just before Easter, the Montenegrin NCA, Agency for Protection of Competition, has announced its most interesting news since the start of the year – it has performed a dawn raid.
Our competition newsletter for January is out!
During 2018, the Serbian national competition authority (NCA), the Commission for Protection of Competition of the Republic of Serbia, has continued with a high level of enforcement activity. This resulted in a number of new cases and in other interesting developments in Serbian competition law.
The newsletter for December is out!
The newsletter for August is out! Read about the latest competition law developments in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia (FYROM).
Legal 500’s new rankings for Serbia are out and Doklestic & Partners’ competition practice has been ranked for the first time.
A peculiarity of competition law enforcement in Bosnia and Herzegovina is what could be called an ‘ethnic veto’ – there has to be a sort of an ethnic consensus within the Bosnian competition authority in order for any decision to be adopted. And, combined with the rules limiting the maximum duration of proceedings before the Competition Council, this in practice may lead to the blockade in the watchdog’s competition law enforcement.
Personally, I am not 100% convinced of the effectiveness of State subsidies for direct investments. However, they are a reality and represent one of the main reasons why foreign investors come to Serbia – so it’s good to know the rules which govern them. Especially since such subsidies can also invoke the application of EU law.
The first English-language monograph on Serbian competition law is now out! The monograph, authored by Dragan Gajin and Tijana Kojović, is part of the Wolters Kluwer series ‘International Encyclopaedia for Competition Law’.