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LEGAL FRAMEWORK AFTER THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

LEGAL FRAMEWORK AFTER THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

On its session of 6 May 2020, the Parliament of Serbia declared the end of the state of emergency introduced on 15 March 2020. As of 7 May, Serbia was no longer under the specific legal regime. To confirm the acts of Government issued during the state of emergency, on the same session, the Parliament […]

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES FACING NEW OBLIGATIONS: PREVENTIVE MEASURES AT WORK DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES FACING NEW OBLIGATIONS: PREVENTIVE MEASURES AT WORK DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As Serbia is preparing for the relaxation of measures introduced during the state of emergency declared due to COVID-19 outbreak, it became clear that it is going to be a step-by-step work. The burden of preventing the spread of the disease has been shifted towards self-responsibility of natural persons and companies. In that sense, the […]

REMARKABLE 2020 LEGAL 500 EMEA RESULTS!

REMARKABLE 2020 LEGAL 500 EMEA RESULTS!

We are delighted to announce BOPA’s remarkable Legal 500 EMEA results. BOPA is ranked in all 8 practice areas achieving top rankings. Also, numerous individuals have received individual acclaim from the prestigious UK-based legal directory. “We are thrilled with our rankings in the Legal 500. We extend big “thank you” to our clients and peers […]

DEBT SECURITIES MARKET – AN ATTEMPT OF THE GOVERNMENT TO BOOST LIQUIDITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

DEBT SECURITIES MARKET – AN ATTEMPT OF THE GOVERNMENT TO BOOST LIQUIDITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

General overview of debt securities market in Serbia So far, financial activities on debt securities market in Serbia have been relatively scarce, mostly limited to short term debt securities issued by the State, local authorities or other public institutions. In effect, private companies as issuers have been left aside and hardly ever induced by the […]

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Contracts and Contractual Terminations

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Contracts and Contractual Terminations

Adriala prepared a comparative summary of the impact COVID 19 pandemic outbreak has on certain statutory provisions governing contractual relationships and the termination thereof in Adriala jurisdictions: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina (Banja Luka & Sarajevo), Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia. Please download the guide at:  Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Contracts and Contractual […]

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Employment Matters and Workforce

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Employment Matters and Workforce

COVID-19 outbreak has tremendous impact on employment and labor matters across the region. Adriala prepared an overview of employment and workforce related overview Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Employment Matters and Workforce for Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina (Banja Luka & Sarajevo), Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia.

Adriala handbook at: Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Supply Chain and Distribution

Adriala handbook at: Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Supply Chain and Distribution

In light of the current situation, related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus (disease COVID-19), Adriala prepared a comparative summary of the impact COVID 19 pandemic outbreak has on the Supply Chain and Distribution in Adriala jurisdictions: Albania – Bosnia & Herzegovina (Banja Luka & Sarajevo) – Bulgaria – Croatia – Kosovo – Montenegro – North Macedonia – […]

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Insurance, Banking and Finance and Restructurings.

Adriala Covid-19 Comparative Legal Guide Insurance, Banking and Finance and Restructurings.

The severity of SARS-COV-2 virus (COVID-19) epidemic has forced the authorities to pass a number of provisions and measures in order to manage the spread of the disease and its consequences. Please find attached a summary of the competent authorities’ measures prepared by Adriala for Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina (Banja Luka & Sarajevo), Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, […]

DATA PROTECTION LIABILITIES UNDER COVID-19

DATA PROTECTION LIABILITIES UNDER COVID-19

One of the questions frequently asked by the companies these days is has anything changed concerning data protection under the legal and business “framework” established due to COVID-19 outbreak. On April 1, 2020, the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection came out with a statement on acting under COVID-19 circumstances. The Commissioner explained that state of […]

COVID-19 – Financial Support Measures to the Economy

COVID-19 – Financial Support Measures to the Economy

On 31 March 2020 the Ministry of Finance announced financial support measures to the economy. The total value of announced measures is EUR 5.1 billion and package includes 4 segments: measures regarding the tax policy, direct support to the companies regarding the employees, liquidity support and direct financial support to each adult in Serbia. These […]