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Legal 500 about Maric & Co

Maric & Co. Law Firm is one of the largest law firms in B&H … Branko Maric has an outstanding reputation, and can ‘always be recommended’; he has vast experience and provides ‘qualitative’ and ‘professional’ advice.

Legal 500 about Maric & Co

Legal 500 about Maric & Co

It is the largest player in the market and its competency is demonstrated by the calibre and profile of the work it wins.

Legal 500 about Maric & Co

Chambers & Partners Europe about Selih & Partners

They have very good knowledge of local law, combined with a pro-client approach and business-focused view.

Chambers & Partners Europe about Selih & Partners

IFLR1000 about Selih & Partners

The firm acted very professionally and delivered in an excellent manner on all our expectations.

IFLR1000 about Selih & Partners

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli

The team members are incredibly responsive and excellent communicators who clearly set forth the law and one’s options about how to proceed in Turkey.

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli

Legal 500 about Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli

I can surely recommend Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli to enterprises that are looking for top-class legal service harmonized with ethical, result oriented and business-minded approach.

Legal 500 about Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli

IFLR1000 about BDK Advokati Montenegro

Very professional. Very good solutions in a short time period.

IFLR1000 about BDK Advokati Montenegro

Chambers & Partners Europe about BDK Advokati Montenegro

A client praises the firm’s global vision regarding business, adding that they ‘are excellent and very responsive.’

Chambers & Partners Europe about BDK Advokati Montenegro

IFLR1000 about BDK Advokati Serbia

Success focused team.

IFLR1000 about BDK Advokati Serbia

Legal 500 about BDK Advokati Serbia

BDK Advokati has an ‘outstanding’ team.

Legal 500 about BDK Advokati Serbia

Legal 500 about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is ‘very proactive and creates innovative solutions’; it has ‘a strong knowledge of regulatory issues and a client-friendly approach’

Legal 500 about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Chambers & Partners about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen – 2

The lawyers understand our needs and our business and provide targeted legal assistance and responses, focusing on what is key for the client, but maintaining attention to detail.

Chambers & Partners about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Chambers & Partners about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

NNDKP is able to cover large volumes of work in a short time frame and handle multiple interdisciplinary tasks at a time.

Chambers & Partners about Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Chambers & Partners about Polenak Law Firm

A prominent player in the Macedonian corporate market, handling M&A, financing and competition law as well as commercial issues relating to employment law and IP.

Chambers & Partners about Polenak Law Firm

IFLR1000 about Polenak Law Firm

One of the leading financial and corporate firms in Macedonia.

IFLR1000 about Polenak Law Firm

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm – 2

Clients appreciate the firm’s “flexibility to client needs in fee discussions.”

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Clients note the quality of the team’s work and appreciate its “understanding of the environment, clear legal advice and business-oriented approach”. Others highlight the “excellent presentation skills of the lawyers.”

Chambers & Partners Europe about Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Legal 500 about Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Law Firm

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic is one of the undisputed market leaders

Legal 500 about Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Law Firm

Chambers & Partners Europe about Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Law Firm

They are wonderful to work with and understand our business.

Chambers & Partners Europe about Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic Law Firm

Chambers & Partners Europe about Boyanov & Co.

Sources suggest that “the key strength of the firm is the lawyers working there. They are all very carefully selected and all are top lawyers in their areas.” 

Chambers & Partners Europe about Boyanov & Co.

IFLR1000 about Boyanov & Co.

Boyanov & Co is a source of prompt, practical and useful legal advice.

IFLR1000 about Boyanov & Co.

IFLR1000 about KALO & ASSOCIATES – 2

We asked several of our international firms and everyone recommended them

IFLR1000 about Kalo & Associates

IFLR1000 about KALO & ASSOCIATES – 1

A practice that is consistent with what you would expect from a top Washington law firm.

IFLR1000 about Kalo & Associates

Chambers Europe about Boyanov & Co.

“A brilliant team that has been dedicated to competition work for many years, with a great track record. Offers hugely developed strategic thinking on truly complicated cases.”

Chambers Europe about Boyanov & Co.

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Latest News and Releases

Montenegrin "Luka Kotor" Port Fined For The Abuse Of Dominance

Bisera Andrijasevic of BDK Advokati discusses a recent fine of Montenegrin “Luka Kotor” port for the abuse of dominance. The Montenegrin antitrust authority, the Agency for Protection of Competition of Montenegro (“Agency“), announced that the Higher Misdemeanour Court of Montenegro imposed on 10 July 2018 a fine in the amount of EUR 27.249,54 on the Montenegrin port operator “Luka Kotor” A.D. (“Luka Kotor“) for abuse of dominant position that had been established by the Agency in 2016. The fine represents 1% of the infringer’s relevant turnover. The court also fined Luka Kotor’s…

Six Hotels on the Slovenian Coast for Sale

In the process of preventive restructuring, Istrabenz Group agreed to sell its assets by the end of 2019. The assets of the Istrabenz Group include Istrabenz Turizem and a 50% share in Adriafin, a co-owner of Vina Koper. More than 80% of claims against Instrabenz Group are held by the Bank Assets Management Company. Istrabenz has recently began selling its subsidiary Istrabenz Turizem, owner of six Lifeclass hotels on the Slovenian Coast. The six hotels, namely Grand, Apollo, Neptun, Mirna, Slovenija and Riviera, situated in Portorož, have a total of 778 rooms and are valued at EUR 70 - 80 million. US…

Serbian Planning and Construction Act Further Revised to Promote Investments into Real Estate Development

The validity of local conditions, one of the initial and most important documents in the permitting process showing what investor can build on certain piece of land, is to be extended from one to two years. The deadline to commence work under construction permit is also to be extended from two to three years from the issuance of the permit, to allow more time for investors to raise funds. Although the proposed amendments are welcome, there is room for further improvement. Milan Dakic, partner at BDK Advokati, discussed the remaining pitfalls of the Planning and Construction Act in the June edition…

KALO & ASSOCIATES Advise Societe Generale S.A. on the Sale of its Majority Stake in SGAL

SEE Legal's Albanian member acted as local counsel to Societe Generale S.A. on the sale of its majority stake in Société Générale Albania (SGAL) to OTP Bank.  With a market share of nearly 6%, SGAL is the 5th largest bank on the Albanian banking market, active in both retail and corporate segment. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in the coming months, subject to receipt of clearances from the relevant banking and antitrust authorities, and relevant third party consents. KALO & ASSOCIATES' team was led by partner Aigest Milo.

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