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“Can (’t) poach this” – a new turning point between competition & employment law?

If you open the eighth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Law and turn to page 461, poaching is defined as “taking game without permission from private land or from land on which the killing of game is restricted. Wild animals cannot usually be stolen […]”.  Although the current degree of development of human rights and basic human decency forbid referring to employees as “wild animals” (at least publicly), and killing is certainly considered a criminal offence, in the corporate world of today to poach someone means to hire an employee from another, often competing, undertaking.

A Step in the Right Direction – Foreign Exchange Operations Act Amendments

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia has adopted amendments and modifications to the Foreign Exchange Operations Act,[1] (“Act”) which entered into force, for the most part, on 28 April 2018.[2]  These amendments, amongst other things, intend to ease business dealings for domestic IT companies, reduce restrictions pertaining to credit dealings with foreign countries (which is particularly important to multinational companies), expand possibilities for investing in foreign securities and amplify the supervising role of the National Bank of Serbia (“NBS”).

It’s a Deal: a new Directive for Stronger Competition Authorities in the EU

On 30 May 2018, the European Commission (“Commission”) announced that the European Parliament and the Council have reached an agreement concerning a proposed new Directive, in order to further build on the Regulation 1/2003 and enable the competition authorities (“NCAs”) of EU Member States to enforce EU antitrust rules more effectively.

Free Internet – free copyrights?

In the second decade of the 21st century, the Internet network (the “Net”) became easily accessible to almost everyone, as well as the most important source of information. This is because, in addition to the availability of reviews and information collection, the Net has become easily accessible to create and upload different information and content by anyone.

Case Closed: Energy Community Drops Dispute Against EPS and Republic of Serbia Over Kolubara B Project

Gecić Law has successfully advised the Republic of Serbia and EPS, one of the largest energy companies in the region, in a probe led by Energy Community Secretariat regarding alleged State support for the multi-million-euro Kolubara B project.

Anđela Mirković

Associate

Anđela Mirković is an associate at Gecić Law in Belgrade.

Prior to joining the firm, Anđela has completed an internship at an enforcement office and was a part of an online legal clinic offering Pro Bono services.  During her studies Anđela successfully attended and completed several summer schools and courses in the areas of health and education, political neutrality, democracy, as well as study groups on various legal subjects.  In the 2012/2013 academic year she completed the OSCE course on the topic of international criminal law.   She also took part in Welcome to Germany program supported by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2011 and completed the International summer course of German language at the University of Augsburg in 2012 as a BAYHOST scholarship holder.  In 2015 she was a part of the team which won the first place at the All-Munich Rounds, a preparatory tournament to the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and was awarded with an Honorable Mention for the Pieter Sanders Award for Best Memorandum for Claimant.  That same year she took part in Salzburg Summer School of European Private Law and completed German course for legal professionals supported by IRZ.

Anđela earned her LL.B at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Department of International Law studies in 2014 and is currently pursuing an LL.M. in International Business Law at the same faculty.  She is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian, intermediate in German and has basic knowledge of Russian.

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