Following the adoption of a new Law on State Aid Control, the Serbian Parliament has appointed the president and members of the country’s state aid authority – the Commission for State Aid Control.
The watchdog in charge of state aid enforcement in Bosnia and Herzegovina – the State Aid Council – has cleared state aid to Tuzla International Airport.
Ten years after the introduction of state aid control to the Serbian legal system, Serbia has adopted a new Law on State Aid Control. What are the five things to note about the new legislation?
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.
Serbia’s State aid authority, Commission for Control of State Aid, has looked into state subsidies for electricity generated from renewable sources. Specifically, it examined the subsidies set aside for this purpose in 2019.
The main developments in Serbian State aid during 2018, in eight short questions and answers:
What was new in competition law in Montenegro in the previous year?
The Serbian national competition authority (NCA) – the Commission for Protection of Competition – has launched an investigation against Mastercard. According to a statement published on the NCA’s website, the watchdog is investigating whether Mastercard’s interchange fees applicable in Serbia amount to an illegal restrictive agreement under Serbian competition law.
What are the basic rules governing merger filing in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia (FYROM)? Here they are, in five short questions and answers:
During 2017, the activities of the Montenegrin competition authority continued to be focused on merger control, with antitrust enforcement a bit in the shadow. In the authority’s own words, one of the main obstacles towards a more effective competition law enforcement in Montenegro is the procedure for imposing fines for competition law infringements. Will things change in 2018?