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Strategic partnership as a model of privatisation under Serbia’s Privatisation Law

June 2019 – With approximately 20 companies in Serbia set for privatisation in the second half of 2019, now is a good time to review the current provisions of Serbia’s Privatisation Law (“Privatisation Law”). The current wording of the law, which...

Consideration of the potential implications of amendments to Serbia’s Pledge Law

June 2019 – It has been just over a month since amendments to the main legislation in Serbia governing pledges entered into force (i.e., on 7 May 2019). In addition to changing the legislation’s name—from the “Law on Pledges on Movable Assets...

Cannabis for Medical Use: CEE Regulatory Update

June 2019 – A growing number of countries around the world are gradually legalising the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
It can be said that governments are now generally taking a more liberal approach to this product, which could significantly...

The concept of “Financer” is giving a boost to Serbia’s thriving construction industry

June 2019 – Recent amendments to Serbia’s Planning and Construction Law
The current Serbian Planning and Construction Law (“Planning and Construction Law”) came into force in November 2009. Since that time it has been amended a number of...

Kinstellar advises Masdar on the acquisition of a 72-MW wind farm project in Montenegro

January 2019 – Kinstellar’s Belgrade team successfully acted as local counsel to Masdar, a global leader in renewable energy and sustainable urban development headquartered in Abu Dhabi, in connection with its acquisition of a 49% share in Krnovo...

Kinstellar advises on the sale of global IT company Comparex AG to SoftwareONE, a global technology provider

October 2018 – Kinstellar, together with Linklaters and bpv Hügel, has successfully advised on the sale of Comparex AG, a global IT company, to SoftwareONE, a leading global platform, solutions and services company. The terms of the deal have not been...

Kinstellar advises CTP Group on acquisition of a logistics centre in Serbia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has successfully advised CTP Group on the acquisition of a 10,000 m2 logistics centre near the Serbian capital, Belgrade. The acquisition was made through an M&A transaction and included assistance with acquisition financing...

Kinstellar picks up two CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year awards

June 2018 – Kinstellar has won the Deal of the Year award for Hungary and Serbia at the CEE Legal Matters awards ceremony, which was held in Prague on 6 June 2018. A two-tiered panel of leading lawyers from across the region selected winners for 17...

Transfer of licenses in the context of asset privatisations in the mining sector

June 2018 – The current Serbian privatisation framework was established in August 2014 through the adoption of a new privatisation law (“Privatisation Law”) and subsequent introduction of all relevant secondary legislation. Although the phase of...

Law on Central Register of Beneficial Owners adopted in Serbia

June 2018 – On 25 May 2018, the Serbian Parliament adopted the Law on the Central Register of Beneficial Owners (“the Law”). The main purpose of the Law is compliance with Chapter III of Directive (EU) 2015/849 of 20 May 2015. The Law will enter...