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It’s Here! Gecić Law Extends Global Footprint With TerraLex Elite Network

Following almost 12 months of meticulous research, grueling screening processes, and a series of elaborate meetings and interviews, Gecić Law is excited to announce it became the exclusive Serbian partner of TerraLex, the world’s leading international legal network and member of The Elite (Band 1) in the Chambers & Partners leading law firm networks global-wide rankings.  We are extremely grateful that TerraLex recognized our quality, reputation, international experience and dedication to excellence in the practice of law.

Marohnić, Tomek & Gjoić Celebrates a Year of Excellence

Members of our firm had the great honor and pleasure to visit Zagreb on the December 1, 2017 on the occasion of the first anniversary of one of Croatia's most promising law firm, Marohnić, Tomek & Gjoić (MTG).  Similar to Gecić Law, MTG was founded through a merger of a number of prominent law firm spin-offs, joined by other leading lawyers and professionals, all brought together by a shared vision.

3rd Chillin’ Competition Conference in Brussels – A Big League Success

Imagine for a second a conference where a bunch of “suits”, seasoned scholars and world-recognized experts & regulators spend an entire day laughing, exchanging quips & smug comments and trading Ryan Gosling and SpongeBob SquarePants inspired meme mugs.  Well that's exactly what happened when over 350 scholars, practitioners of law and economics came together on October 25, 2017 at the Area 42, the “MOST WOW!” venue in Brussels. 

More Significant Role of Minority Shareholders

The Act on Amendments and Supplements to the Companies Act represents one of the largest, if not the largest legislative development expected in Serbian law in 2017.  As the public debate on the subject changes came to a close recently, it is expected these revisions will be subject to the parliamentary procedure very soon.

The European Union Twists Amazon’s Arm – a Warning for Multinationals in Serbia?

The European Commission has recently concluded that Luxembourg has been granting an undue tax benefit to Amazon in the total amount of EUR250 million. Since Serbian tax authorities have the power to issue binding advance tax opinions—and given that multinationals commonly exploit this option without any consideration of state aid rules—the Commission’s Decision in the Amazon case should raise some eyebrows.

Congratulations Vesna! The Winner of the 2017/2018 Taboroši Scholarship Announced

Zadovoljstvo nam je da objavimo da je, na osnovu ocena Komisije i pravila konkursa, kao najbolji kandidat na konkursu za dodelu Taboroši Stipendije za 2017./2018. godinu izabrana Vesna Živković, student 4. godine poslovno-pravnog smera Pravnog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu.

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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