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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.

Miluša Okiljević

Senior Associate

Miluša Okiljević is an senior associate at Gecić Law in Belgrade.

Prior to joining the firm, Miluša completed an internship at the Commercial Court. During the work in litigation department in the Commercial Court she has gained experience in the field of corporate law and dispute resolution, while in non- litigation department she was engaged in the enforcement procedure. Thereafter, Miluša was an Associate in competition department of law firm Moravčević Vojnović and partners in cooperation with Schoenherr. During the work in competition department, she was involved in different cases related to the proceedings before the Commission for the protection of competition relating to the merger control filing, requests for individual exemption of agreements and abuse of dominance.

Miluša finished Master studies at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law with emphasis on Commercial Law and she earned her LLM in Competition Law (2015). Miluša earned her LL.B at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, as one of the best students of her generation (2013).  During the course of her studies, she took part in numerous study groups and seminars.  Miluša was awarded a scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia.  She is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian.

 

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