14 Oct 2022

The DMA is Here – And Now What?

Europe is now fit for the digital age as the long-awaited Digital Markets Act (DMA) was published in the Official Journal on October 12. Adopted by the European Parliament in September, the DMA will enter into force on November 1 and start to apply in May next year.  The act provides a framework to prevent the most prominent digital companies, the so-called “gatekeepers,” from abusing their market power, ensuring greater competition in digital markets, and sparking more innovation in the industry. The DMA will primarily target the world’s most powerful corporations in the IT industry, commonly referred to as the “Big Five” […]

13 Oct 2022

Protecting the Rights of Platform Workers

We come across platform work daily, but do we know how it works? Platform work is a new way to hire paid work on online platforms. Online users can access platform workers who offer a wide range of paid services. These platforms include Uber, Wolt, Deliveroo, Glovo, to name a few. Both consumers and labor can gain significantly from the platform economy, part of the broader phenomenon known as the gig economy. Digital platforms make it simpler for anyone to become self-employed and earn regardless of socioeconomic standing by having low entry requirements and flexible working hours. In the same way, […]

11 Oct 2022

Gecić Law continues its humanitarian activities: Certificate of appreciation for participating in the “Save Food, Save Humanity” campaign

On Sunday, our representatives, led by senior associate Danica Misojčić attended the National Day of Giving ceremony.  Gecić Law received a certificate of appreciation for participating in this year’s “Save Food, Save Humanity” campaign. We once again felt the pride and immense pleasure of helping those in need, expressing our commitment to our core philanthropic values, which are growing daily.  We hope to encourage others to share these values with us. How did we contribute?  First, individual food donations from our team members to the Center for Social Integration of Children and Youth “Zvezda.” In addition, we bought (and are […]

11 Oct 2022

Successfully organized Yard Sale: Gecić Law and friends collected donations for NURDOR

On Sunday, October 9, 2022, a humanitarian “Yard Sale” was held at the Endžio Hub, an initiative of Gecić Law supported by the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Ferdinand Knedle, the New Media Team agency, and other partners.  Volunteers of the National Association of Parents of Children with Cancer NURDOR collected donations, and visitors had the opportunity to choose from the many items on offer. This humanitarian event is unique because the items were donated by members of the Gecić Law team, their associates and partners. A wide choice of beautiful items from the homes of generous people was available as […]

10 Oct 2022

Taboroši Scholarship 2022 – Applications now open!

Gecić Law is pleased to announce that we have opened the application process for the Taboroši Scholarship for the fifth consecutive year. About the Scholarship The Taboroši Scholarship was established in memory of Professor Svetislav Taboroši, by family members and former students who have been inspired by the professor’s work and dedication to academic research and innovative problem-solving in the practice of business law.  A brilliant teacher and scholar, Professor Taboroši strived to educate his students on the most recent trends in legal academic thinking and the importance of critical thinking in the academic and professional analysis of international law […]

05 Oct 2022

Universal Chargers are Here to Stay!

Newsflash! The time has come for universal chargers to hit it on!   Following the provisional political agreement reached in June 2022 between the EU institutions, on October 4, 2022, the European Parliament passed a new law on universal chargers to ease reducing e-waste and enable more sustainable choices for consumers.   What does this actually refer to? Namely, all small and medium-sized mobile electronic devices will need to be equipped with a USB Type C port.  Thus, consumers will no longer have to use different chargers to charge their devices from different manufacturers.  The agreement will be applied to […]

04 Oct 2022

The World at the Crossroads and Us

We bring you below in its entirety the op-ed authored by Elizabeth Chung, Executive Director at the International Academic Center EducationUSA Serbia, published in the weekly Vreme of September 29, 2022. The World at the Crossroads and Us Many will be amazed when they learn that Serbia is a leader in participating in the great intellectual exchange of youth within the framework of higher education. Today’s potential international student has much easier access to a global educational experience. From September 18th until September 21st the EducationUSA Europe and Eurasian Triennial Conference was held here in Belgrade attracting more than 50 […]

27 Sep 2022

Spanish Agency Confirms – GDPR Applies to All

In August, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, hereinafter: “Agency“) fined an NN person the sum of EUR 1,500 for violating the norms stipulated by the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), through the illegal collection and processing of personal data using a video surveillance system. (In the Decision issued by the Agency, the names of the parties involved were not disclosed, so the following terms will be used in the rest of this text: Injured party – person 1, Tortfeasor- person 2) What happened? The proceedings in front of the Agency were initiated by Person […]

22 Sep 2022

Ognjen Colić Talks ESG at Forum Media Event

Our Partner and Head of Corporate M&A practice Ognjen Colić delivered an inspiring lecture about the latest in sustainable development and ESG, focusing on the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and the practice of greenwashing in corporate non-financial reporting. Ognjen gave the attendants a comprehensive overview of these hot topics using examples and anecdotes from his rich experience in the field. The lecture was followed by a Q&A session and lively discussion on the topics. Ognjen explained the genesis of CBAM, its planned roll-out and its potential ramifications for businesses in Serbia.  He also spoke about the consequences of […]

21 Sep 2022

Bogdan’s Keynote at EducationUSA Forum Featured in Euronews Serbia

Our Founding Partner Bogdan Gecić was honored to deliver the keynote address at the Opening Plenary Session of the EducationUSA Europe and Eurasia Forum, which was held in Belgrade from September 19-21. The opening session of the forum was attended by numerous dignitaries, high-ranking officials, members of the diplomatic community and representatives of US institutions of higher education and EducationUSA from across the two continents.  Bogdan was joined by H.E. Christopher R. Hill, U.S. Ambassador to Serbia, and Branko Ružić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, who also delivered their opening remarks at the event. […]