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.
Even in the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Serbian national competition authority (NCA) is continuing with its regular merger control operations – it has announced it has started a Phase II probe of a planned takeover in the phytopharmacy sector.
Like most of Europe, Serbia has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. How does this affect merger control in Serbia?
Following an in-depth merger investigation, the Serbian competition law enforcer – the Commission for Protection of Competition – has conditionally cleared a concentration in the retail of consumer electronics. The combination will create the largest retailer of consumer electronics in Serbia.
What were the main competition law developments in Montenegro in 2019 and what to expect in 2020?
In a nutshell, what was worth noting in Serbian competition law in 2019?
The Montenegrin national competition authority (NCA), the Agency for Protection of Competition, has started a probe into alleged state aid to the country’s flag carrier airline – Montenegro Airlines.
Serbia’s national competition authority (NCA) – the Commission for Protection of Competition – has got a new leadership.
Following a Phase II investigation started back in April, the Serbian national competition authority (NCA) has cleared an acquisition in the baking industry – with strings attached.
The Montenegrin national competition authority (NCA) has performed an unannounced inspection (dawn raid) in the market for the sale of motor vehicles. It is investigating two local companies allegedly involved in RPM concerning the sale of motorcycles produced by Peugeot Motorcycles.