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Gecić Law at the Law Firm Marketing Summit 2018 in London!

Bogdan Gecić, managing partner at Gecić Law, a top tier law firm from Belgrade, gave a lecture on the importance of social media and communication at the Law Firm Marketing Summit held in London.

The First Major GDPR Case Is Underway!

Not so long ago, on May 25, 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. The GDPR has been a subject of great interest and discussion, even prior to its implementation, due to its application on entities all over the world – inside or outside the European Union (EU). 

Corporate Stamps Are History

One year ago, we have written about the abolishment of the use of corporate stamps when using payment services. Finally, with the new amendments of the Corporate Act, this process has come to an end.

Telecom operators under scrutiny – Imposing penalties is against the law?

Recently the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications („Ministry“) declared a decision („Decision “) which forbids requiring within the agreements of telecommunication services the clauses under which the customers have to pay the Operator ( “Operator”) all compensations until the end of the validity of the agreement. This obligation took place even when the consumer or the Operator terminated the agreement, if the reasons that caused termination can be attributed to the customer.

“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.

Ivan Delibašić

EU Public Affairs Consultant

Ivan Delibašić is an EU public affairs consultant at Gecić Law.

Ivan provides counsel on all matters related to governmental and regulatory affairs in the EU.  He worked in public affairs in Brussels and Belgrade, specializing in EU law, trade and enlargement policies and institutional decision-making processes. Since 2008, he has been advising the leadership of and MEPs from the most influential European political family on the Western Balkans and enlargement policies.  Ivan has also provided external advice to corporate EU affairs departments and various members of the European Parliament on the Common Commercial Policy and external trade, Western Balkans’ politics and policies, and transatlantic relations.  As a foreign policy adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia, Ivan worked on ratification of the Stabilization and Association Agreement with the EU, negotiating transitional agreements, as well as on securing the opening of association negotiations with the EU.  Ivan was responsible for legal analysis of EU documents, drafting legal correspondence, and relations with EU institutions and foreign governments.

Ivan graduated from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law and received his LL.M. in European Law and a Master of Arts in European Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.  He is fluent in English, French, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian and intermediate in Spanish and Bulgarian.

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