Gifts to public officials and healthcare professionals
The provision of gifts and hospitality to public officials has recently been the subject of a number of news stories in the Serbian media, covering not only the official reports on the variety of protocol gifts received by the high ranking officials from the leaders of other countries, but also the alleged corruption affairs involving the potential bribing of various lower-level officials by companies and individuals seeking an unfair advantage in the market.
Considering that this important topic is increasingly relevant for the everyday business activities of companies in Serbia, especially in connection with the recent anti-corruption initiatives and increased Government’s efforts towards prosecuting organized crime, it should be noted that Serbian regulations contain rather strict rules regarding any kind of gifts provided to both officials and state servants. In addition there are special rules regulating the provision of gifts to healthcare professionals and the sponsorship of their scientific and promotional gatherings…
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