Cyprus – Bounceback island

8-Dec-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Cyprus is still in recession, but it looks as though Russia’s favourite island will revive more quickly than was thought likely.


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: 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: Tide of change

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Balkan firm Karanovic & Nikolic expands to Slovenia with local hire

3-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Balkan firm Karanovic & Nikolic has opened an office in Slovenia, extending its coverage across the states of the former Yugoslavia.

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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.


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.

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White-collar crime in Serbia download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 21-May-2015

The majority of criminal behaviours are quite universal, but what usually differs, among different jurisdictions, are the punishments and procedures of detection and the processing of the crimes. 

Republic of Srpska: tax law overhaul looms download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 16-Apr-2015

Corporate and personal income tax, social security contributions and property tax are among the sectors to be affected.

Romania: Shortcut to power supply and trading activities for EU operators download subscription

Schoenherr 20-Mar-2015

An updated regulation on the licensing regime in Romania’s power sector was recently adopted by ANRE, the national regulatory authority.

Serbia: New financial reporting obligation download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 13-Mar-2015

The Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia has enacted amendments to the Rulebook on technical and technological conditions for issuing a qualified electronic signature.

Global Data Protection Handbook: Macedonia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 11-Mar-2015

In Macedonia, the Law on Personal Data Protection governs personal data protection issues. The amended version came into force as of 11 March 2014. 

Global Data Protection Handbook: Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 11-Mar-2015

The Serbian law governing data protection issues is the Law on Protection of Personal Data.

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Karanovic & Nikolic 11-Mar-2015

The Law on Protection of Personal Data is the governing law regulating data protection issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Global Data Protection Handbook: Croatia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 11-Mar-2015

In Macedonia, the Law on Personal Data Protection governs personal data protection issues.

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