Balkans

Bulgaria

Special report: Bulgaria – The stability dividend

3-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Investment promises to pick up when Bulgaria sails into calmer political waters, but that’s not the only attraction for its firms and an international newcomer

Cyprus

Cyprus: Our friends in the East

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?

Serbia

Serbia: Tide of change

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Serbia has had a dramatic year, with landmark elections followed by devastating floods

Roundtable

Roundtable on south-east Europe: Edge funds

10-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe 

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Greece: Survival of the leanest

17-Feb-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

 The Greek crisis is continuing, and while privatisation work is providing some business for lawyers, it comes at rock-bottom rates

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BLP and King & Spalding scoop lead roles as Greece opens up oil sector

20-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and King & Spalding have taken the main legal advisory roles on the awarding of Greece’s first oil and gas exploration leases for two decades.

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The cheers, champagne and celebration at the European Awards

21-Feb-2014 | Updated: 21-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

What do you get when you put 250 lawyers from some 20 countries in a room together? The Lawyer European Awards, is the answer.

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New privatisation law — end of a years-long process download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 26-Aug-2014

The new law came into force on 13 August 2014, and the deadline for privatisation of socially owned capital to be completed is 31 December 2015.

Balkans Briefings

Real Estate Gazette — international real-estate finance markets; developments in individual countries; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 13-Nov-2014

In this edition of the Real Estate Gazette, DLA Piper brings together a range of articles dealing with the financing of real estate around the world.

New leadership elected for the Serbian Competition Commission download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 11-Nov-2014

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia has elected a new president of the Competition Commission, as well as new members of the commission’s council.

Serbia: Draft Law on Payment Services download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 11-Nov-2014

If enacted, this law will bring significant changes to the payment services sector as far as domestic transactions are concerned.

Telecommunications in Serbia download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 6-Nov-2014

There are three operators licensed for both mobile networks and mobile services: Telenor, Telekom Srbija, and Vip mobile.

The new Law on Consumer Protection download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 10-Oct-2014

The new Law on Consumer Protection will be applied as of 22 September 2014. Most of the provisions have remained unchanged, but there are certain novelties.

Serbia: public notaries and real-estate transactions download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 9-Oct-2014

Public notaries have been active in Serbia for already a month. This brings, inter alia, a number of novelties in real-estate transactions.

Insolvency Act amendments adopted download subscription

Schoenherr 8-Oct-2014

As of 13 August 2014, the amendments and supplements to the Insolvency Act are in force, published in the Official Gazette of RS no. 83/2014.

Serbia: increase of minimum work price download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 3-Oct-2014

The government of the Republic of Serbia reached the decision to increase the minimum work price to RSD121 net per working hour.

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