Polenak Law Firm Contributed to the Macedonian Chapter on Merger Control Review

Tatjana Popovski-Buloski, Partner at Polenak Law Firm authored the Macedonian Chapter on Merger Control Review, 9th edition, published in August 2018 by Law Business Research. The chapter is available for download at the following link. Accreditation: The chapter has been reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. where the article was first published in August 2018. 

BOYANOV & Co. is Advising on the Biggest Deal in Bulgaria

BOYANOV & Co. currently works on the biggest deal in Bulgaria – the concession award procedure for Sofia Airport.

Study on the Effects of Sharing Economy Business Models

The rapid evolution of the business environment driven by the growing interest for initiatives such as Airbnb and Uber, which disrupted traditional business models, draws the attention of competition authorities throughout the European Union. The Romanian Competition Council makes no exception. After having earlier this year, when public authorities tried to tackle innovative business models through certain legislative changes, shared its views, indicating how competition could be enhanced, the competition authority now decided to conduct a study on the…

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…

BDK Organises an Info-session on Restrictive Agreements

BDK Advokati in cooperation with AmCham Montenegro hosted today an info session on "Competition law: Restrictive agreements and practices". The member-companies of AmCham Montenegro and BDK clients and partners had the opportunity to learn from, and discuss with, Bisera Andrijasevic, the member of the BDK regional competition law team, how to recognize and assess potentially dangerous horizontal and vertical restrictive agreements, and what the dos and don'ts are when it comes to behaviour on the market and investigations by the competition authority.

SEE Legal Assisted Telekom Austria

The SEE Legal Competition Practice Group assisted with merger notification to Serbian and Macedonian authorities in connection to acquisition by Telekom Austria of two Macedonian companies.

SEE Legal Advised an US Chemical Company on Merger Control Aspects

The SEE Legal Competition Practice Group advised an US chemical company on merger control aspects of an intended acquisition of a Slovenian chemical company with substantial sales in other SEE countries.

SEE Legal Advised an Asian Production Company on Merger Control Issues

The SEE Legal Competition Practice Group advised an Asian production company on merger control aspects of the acquisition of a minority stake in a Slovenian competitor and competition law issues related to the horizontal cooperation of the two competitors.