Article on participation of private investors in development of infrastructure in Serbia

Partner of BDK Advokati Milan Dakic wrote an interesting piece on the statutory possibilities for private investors to actively participate in the development of public infrastructure such as roads, electricity or sewerage networks outside of PPP and public procurement frameworks. Such public-private cooperation can be regulated by an agreement between an investor and a local municipality. Read full article here.

BDK Advokati authors Serbia chapter in 'Copyright 2018' (Chambers & Partners)

BDK Advokati has contributed a Serbia chapter to Copyright 2018, one of the Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides. The copyright guide includes thirteen country-specific chapters and offers a comprehensive overview of the developments in the constantly evolving field of copyright. The guide aims at providing copyright practitioners with some initial tools to deal with the copyright-related issues. Other contributors include Baker McKenzie (London), Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte, LGV Avvocati, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Bogdan Ivanisevic, partner,…

Standard Retirement Age Conditions Changed in Romania

On 5th of June 2018, the Constitutional Court of Romania upheld the exception regarding the provisions of Art. 56 Par. (1) first thesis from Law No. 53/2003 – Labor Code and stated that such are constitutional to the extent the phrase ”standard age conditions” does not exclude the women’s possibility to request to continue the employment relationship under identical conditions as compared to men, namely until the age of 65. Under the Court’s opinion, at the age of 63 it is necessary for  women to have the right to choose to continue the working relationship until the age limit provided…

BDK Advokati at Balkan's M&A and Private equity forum

BDK Advokati took part in 2018 edition of Balkan's M&A and private equity forum organized by Mergermarket in Belgrade. The event hosted leading investment companies, PE funds, banks and law firms from the Balkans. At one of the panels, Vladimir Dasic, senior partner at BDK Advokati, discussed Opportunities for private equity in the exit market together with Andrej Babache, director at Mid Europa Partners, Vuk Vukovic, partner at Blue Sea Capital and Nikola Stefanovic, general director at SEAF South Balkan fund. Panellists gave an overview of local market environment and examined what drives…

Updated chapter “Life Sciences: Product Regulation and Liability in Greece" published

In cooperation with Lexology and as exclusive contributors for Greece, KG Law Firm has recently launched the updated chapter “Life Sciences: Product Regulation and Liability in Greece”. In it, authors Irene Kyriakides and Nefelie Charalabopoulou examine the Greek authorities’ introduction of health technology assessments to the pharmaceutical sector as a way of assessing the interaction between science and technology in healthcare and disease prevention by July 2018. Read “Life Sciences: Product Regulation and Liability in Greece”.

NNDKP Successful in an Emergency Arbitrator Proceeding before the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

In this proceeding, the plaintiff – a company active in the field of production of alternative energy sources – asked the Emergency Arbitrator to grant provisional measures consisting in the suspension of the plaintiff’s payment obligations arising out of a leasing agreement.

BDK Advokati joins International Attorneys Club (IAC)

BDK Advokati is proud to be admitted to International Attorneys Club – Europe based affiliation of 26 law firms. At the last week meeting in Dublin (Ireland), at which IAC marked its 40th anniversary, BDK Advokati has been admitted as 27th member joining major European firms such as: Heuking (Germany), Bersay Associés (France), De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani (Italy), Van Bael & Bellis (Belgium), Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (Romania) and Buren (The Netherlands). BDK Advokati envisions IAC membership as an opportunity to provide clients with additional business exposure…

Ion Nestor among the 100 Romanians Invited to Speak in the Editorial Project “Romania 100 ideas” developed by Ziarul Financiar

Ion Nestor, Senior Partner and one of the founding partners of NNDKP was invited by Ziarul Financiar to take part in the editorial project “ZF Romania 100 ideas” that celebrates 100 years since the Great Union Day. The aim of this project is to discuss with 100 Romanian personalities (entrepreneurs, sport persons, artists, researchers, etc) about Romania and its future.

BOYANOV & Co. Acted as Special Bulgarian Counsel to BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities plc

BOYANOV & Co. acted as special Bulgarian counsel (alongside Allen & Overy as lead international counsel) to BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and J.P. Morgan Securities plc in their capacity as the Joint Bookrunners...

KG Law Firm Announces the Appointment of Panos Alexandris as Head of the Greek Delegation of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe

KG Law Firm is pleased to announce the appointment of our Partner, Panos Alexandris, as Head of the Greek Delegation of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE). Panos is a member of our Litigation and Arbitration practice and has extensive experience in international organisations that deal with European justice.

Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli and Jeantet Organised Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018

The Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018, organised jointly by Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys at Law (KDK) and the leading French law firm Jeantet, took place on 16 April in Istanbul. There were several panels, where French and African lawyers, business people and bureaucrats made very interesting presentations. KDK’s partner Okan Demirkan also made a presentation titled “Legal Approach – Turkish Investments in Africa” and acted as moderator in the “Structuring of Foreign Investments in Africa” panel. The full-day seminar attracted considerable attention from leading Turkish…

KG Law Firm's Energy Infrastructure Team Advised the Consortium of SNAM, FLYXUS and ENAGAS

KG Law Firm is happy to announce that its Energy Infrastructure team advised the Consortium of SNAM, FLYXUS and ENAGAS, which has been announced last week as the winner of the Public Gas Transmission System Operator’s privatization, a tender held by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum S.A. KG Law Firm is proud that it has been selected to work for this important privatization project given that this is the second most important privatization tender in the energy sector launched so far (the earlier one was the privatization of the Greek Electricity…