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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.

GDPR in Serbia (and Other Non-EU Countries) – A Foreign Investors’ Perspective

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is currently a global hot topic – and for a good reason. It practically revamps the legal framework concerning Data Protection rules, introduces a whole set of new obligations while imposing massive fines for non-compliance.  While the GDPR came into the force recently, it is no surprise that many are worried how it will affect their organizations as the legislation, under certain conditions, is to be applied worldwide —both inside and outside of the EU.

No Antitrust Liability for National Bar Association (AKS) as Commission Closes Case

Gecić Law successfully represented the Bar Association of Serbia in a positive resolution of a landmark antitrust probe in Serbia . On May 24, 2018, the Serbian Commission for Protection of Competition, the national competition authority dropped a four-year antitrust investigation into the Bar Association of Serbia – Advokatska komora Srbije, without taking any further action. The Commission’s decision puts to rest one of the longest standing investigations in recent history against AKS, a more than 9000-lawyer strong organization and one of the largest bar associations in the Balkans.

Bar Association of Vojvodina Discusses Current Serbian Competition Law Issues

On May 23, 2018, the Bar Association of Vojvodina (“AKV”) held a panel in Novi Sad on the topic “Overview of Proceedings before the Serbian National Competition Authority in Light of the Existing Practice and Implications of the New Administrative Procedure Act”.  The speakers on this ever-evolving, complex yet news-worthy topic were Milica Subotić, attorney specializing in competition law matters, Isidora Nikolić Savin,  attorney and specialist for civil and EU business law, and Bogdan Gecić, partner at Gecić Law, specialized in competition/State aid and European law.

Excitement at the TerraLex Global Meeting 2018

What exciting few days at the Terralex’s Global meeting in Barcelona, Spain!  We are happy to report that Gecić Law was part of this premier and unforgettable event of leading legal professionals from around the globe organized by TerraLex, the world’s leading international legal network.  Adding to the excitement was the fact that TerraLex was recently awarded Global Network of the Year at The Lawyer’s annual European Awards in recognition of its member’s commitment to innovation and collaboration (Gecić Law was also shortlisted).

Market Disruptor – Youngest Law Firm Continues Tier 1 Ranking

We are proud to announce that Legal 500, the prestigious UK-based guide to the world's best law firms, has ranked Gecić Law for the second consecutive year as a Top Tier firm in Serbia in its EMEA guide for 2018. The firm’s practice in the field of Competition Law has been ranked as Tier 1, while the Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice maintained an enviable Tier 2 amongst fierce competition of traditional market incumbents.  Furthermore, for the first time this year, our dynamic Banking & Finance practice was recognized as Tier 3.  In addition, three of our team members Bogdan Gecić, Nikola Aksić and Marija Papić were acknowledged as leaders within their specialist areas.

Tatjana Sofijanić

Associate

Tatjana Sofijanić is an associate at Gecić Law.

Prior to joining the firm, Tatjana completed an internship at the enforcement office under the mentorship of private enforcer Marina Antonić.  During the course of her studies, she took part in numerous study groups at the Faculty of Law, as well as various law seminars and conferences, most notably in the area of Commercial Law, Arbitration, Human Rights and Theory and Philosophy of Law.  In October 2014, she participated as one of the commentators in the Student Conference ”Human Rights in Theory and Practice“ at the Faculty of Law in Belgrade.  Tatjana was awarded a scholarship from the Dositej fund for the best students in Serbia by the Ministry of Education Republic of Serbia in 2013/14 and 2014/2015, and the University of Belgrade Endowment Scholarship in 2012, 2013 and 2014.  During her master studies, Tatjana was a member of the team which won 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. In the final rounds held in Vienna, she appeared as one of the speakers to represent the team.

Tatjana earned her LL.B at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, as one of the best students of her generation.  She is currently pursuing an LL.M. in International Business Law at the same faculty and simultaneously, an LL.M in Globalization and Law at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University, under a full scholarship.  She is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian.

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