11 Jan 2022

Bogdan Gecić – Innovation is about continuous learning

We recently won the Oscars of the legal world! Gecić Law was named the top legal firm in the 150-million-strong SEE market at The Lawyer European Awards 2021, placing our firm among the crème de la crème of the European legal market. Gecić Law was the only law firm from the former Yugoslavia and the Western Balkans to be shortlisted for the award and the first firm ever to be awarded the coveted prize in the new category covering the dynamic regional market. The news of the award going to a Belgrade-based firm sparked significant interest. Our Founding Partner Bogdan […]

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29 Dec 2021

Bogdan Gecić – The Lawyer award is the Oscar of the legal world

We recently won the Oscars of the legal world! Gecić Law was named the top legal firm in the 150-million-strong SEE market at The Lawyer European Awards 2021, which places our firm among the crème de la crème of the European legal market. Gecić Law was the only law firm from the former Yugoslavia and the Western Balkans to be shortlisted for the award and the first firm ever to be awarded the coveted prize in the new category covering the dynamic regional market. The news of the award going to a Belgrade-based firm sparked significant interest. Recently, our Founding […]

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24 Dec 2021

Bogdan Gecić – The Lawyer recognized our fundamental values

We recently won the Oscars of the legal world! Gecić Law was named the top legal firm in the 150-million-strong SEE market at The Lawyer European Awards 2021, which places our firm among the crème de la crème of the European legal market. Gecić Law was the only law firm from the former Yugoslavia and the Western Balkans to be shortlisted for the award and the first firm ever to be awarded the coveted prize in the new category covering the dynamic regional market. The news of the award going to a Belgrade-based firm sparked significant interest. During the past […]

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21 Dec 2021

Miodrag Jevtić held online training session on cross-border insolvency

Senior Associate Miodrag Jevtić delivered a training session on cross-border insolvency on Monday, December 20. The event was organized by The Bankruptcy Supervision Agency of the Republic of Serbia, within a project supported by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Serbia and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (“SECO“). Miodrag gave an overview of the legal framework for cross-border insolvency and the best practices in the field, analyzing the UNITRAL Model Law of Cross-Border Insolvency. Dr Marko Radović, a judge of the Commercial Court of Belgrade also spoke at the webinar. The event was held as part […]

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15 Dec 2021

Gecić Law named top legal firm in 150-million-strong SEE market

Gecić Law has been named the leading law firm in a dynamic regional market of 150 million people, winning the title in The Lawyer European Awards 2021 on December 1st. The award places the company among “crème de la crème of the European legal market” in The Lawyer’s words, and positions Gecić Law first in a highly-competitive market encompassing Turkey and the entire Balkans. The prestigious prize – awarded for the first time, covering an expanded region – confirms Gecić Law’s reputation as the most innovative law firm in South Eastern Europe and truly a member of the European legal […]

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14 Dec 2021

EU Opens Cluster Four in Accession Negotiations with Serbia

Cluster 4 on the Green Agenda and Sustainable Connectivity was formally opened at an Intergovernmental conference on Tuesday, in Brussels, covering four negotiating chapters. Earlier this year, and in order to make the accession process more efficient, the Commission proposed and the EU Council agreed to implement the revised Enlargement Methodology, according to which negotiating chapters are organized in thematic clusters.  Clusters were envisaged as a means to ensure stronger progress monitoring and accelerated integration.  The Green Agenda and Sustainable Connectivity cluster encompass Chapter 14 on Transport Policy, Chapter 15 on Energy, Chapter 21 on Trans-European Networks and Chapter 27 […]

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13 Dec 2021

European Commission Approves ’Green’ State Aid to Croatia

On December 9, 2021, the European Commission (’’Commission’’) approved Croatian State aid in the amount of EUR 783 million to support the production of electricity from renewable energy sources as part of the European Union’s endeavors to meet the climate and energy objectives set by the Communication ‘A policy framework for climate and energy in the period from 2020 to 2030’. The Croatian scheme will be open until 2023 and will be paid out to the selected beneficiaries for a period of 12 years.  The Commission assessed this scheme under the 2014 Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and […]

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07 Dec 2021

E-fiscalization: Changes to be expected

This year brought numerous changes to businesses in Serbia, and digitalization was particularly in focus. Instead of the Fiscal Cash Registers Act, Serbia now has the Fiscalization Act, which will start to apply on January 1, 2022 (the “Act“).  Entities who have the obligation to record the turnover of goods and services in retail through the fiscal cash register are obliged to harmonize their business with the provisions of the Act by April 30, 2022. The transition period began on November 1, so that taxpayers can now gradually adjust their businesses to the new fiscalization model. So, what does the […]

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03 Dec 2021

Bogdan Gecić talks competition at Winter Vivaldi Forum

Bogdan Gecić, the founding partner at Gecić Law, spoke today at the winter edition of the prestigious Vivaldi Forum which traditionally takes place in Drvengrad, on the picturesque Mokra Gora mountain. His thought-provoking presentation titled “Sufficient Light: The Market and Competition”, delivered as part of the “Vivaldi Talks: Fertile Grounds for Growth” segment of the conference showed a fresh and unconventional perspective on the importance of fair competition for growth and development on the market, capturing the interest and sparking discussion among the delegates attending the event and numerous other participants who followed the session online. “Competition is a natural […]

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30 Nov 2021

What does the E in ESG stand for?

“The Earth is what we all have in common.” —Wendell Berry   Environmental Social and Governance (“ESG”) are the three main elements that companies increasingly consider when deciding whether to cooperate with or invest in a company.  It is also a term used in capital markets when assessing corporate behavior and a method of linking the performance in these three areas with the – future financial performance of corporations.  The term is sometimes referred to as sustainable investing, responsible investing, impact investing, or socially responsible investing. Nevertheless, once enough data has been obtained, they are integrated into the investment process […]

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