Draft Law on Interchange Fees and Special Operating Rules05.09.2017.
The National Bank of Serbia (hereinafter: the „NBS“) has prepared the Draft Law on Interchange Fees and Special Operating Rules for Card-Based Payment Transactions.Read more
EPS Distribution fined EUR 2.67 million for abuse of dominance12.01.2017.
On 23 December 2016 the Council of the Commission for Protection of Competition adopted a decision finding that the national electricity distribution system operator EPS Distribution LLC Belgrade abused its dominant position as the sole operator on the market for electricity distribution in Serbia.Read more
In accordance with the opinion of the ministry responsible for the labour affairs employer may reintroduce the redistribution of working hours during one calendar year20.01.2017.
In accordance with the Article 57 of the Labour Law (“Law”) the employer may reschedule the working hours of the employees if so required by the (1) nature of the activity, (2) organization of work, (2) better utilization of means of work, (3) more rationalized use of working hours, and (4) execution of a specific job within the set time limits.Read more
No right to cumulatively seek compensation of lost salaries and lump-sum damages instead of reintegration19.01.2017.
The Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Serbia (“SCC”) in its decision no. Rev2 1846/2015 (“Decision”) took the opinion that in case of unlawful termination of employment plaintiff cannot cumulate claim for lump-sum damages instead of reintegration and compensation of lost salaries.Read more
New anonymous whistleblower tool for individuals23.03.2017.
A new tool to make it easier for individuals to alert the Commission about secret cartels and other antitrust violations while maintaining their anonymity has been launched by the European Commission today.Read more
The new Law on Activities of Pharmacies which will regulate entire field of the pharmaceutical activity is in preparation20.03.2017.
On 2th February 2017 the public hearing related to the draft of the Law on Activities of Pharmacies (hereinafter: the “Law”) held by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia has been finished.Read more
Concentration between SBB and I.kom23.03.2017.
Commission for Protection of Competition conditionally approved implementation of concentration created by acquisition of control on the part of Serbia Broadband – Srpske kablovske mreže LLC over Interaktivne kablovske objedinjene mreže – I.KOM LLC.Read more
Google fined €2.42 BL for breaching EU antitrust rules28.06.2017.
The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.Read more
Gajin Law to Merge with Doklestic & Partners30.06.2017.
We are pleased to announce that Gajin Law, a Serbian competition boutique, is about to merge with Doklestic & Partners, a full-service law firm from Belgrade. As part of the arrangement, Dr. Dragan Gajin will become a partner at Doklestic & Partners.Read more
The Decision of Serbian Constitutional Court on unconstitutionality of the Article 179, paragraph 3, item 5 of the Labour Law05.12.2016.
Serbian Constitutional Court ruled that provision of the Labour Law (the Article 179, paragraph 3, item 5 – one of the reasons for termination of employment) is unconstitutional.Read more