The 10th edition of the Balkan Legal Forum in Vienna – A Tremendous Success

The 10th edition of the Forum (14th – 15th June, Park Hyatt), titled The Future of Law: Technology and Legal Services in South East Europe: 2018-2028, was held with great interest among over 150 delegates and speakers from 30 countries from five continents including, beside the European countries, Jamaica, USA, Singapore and Australia.

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.

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…

KDK and Jeantet Organised Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018

The Turkey - Africa Investment Summit 2018, organised jointly by SEE Legal's Turkish member 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…

BDK Advokati at Belgrade Arbitration Conference and Belgrade Pre Moot Competition

BDK Advokati has continued this year its support to the Belgrade Arbitration Conference and the Belgrade Pre Moot Competition. Our managing partner Tijana Kojović chaired the second panel at X Belgrade Arbitration Conference, devoted to the recent procedural developments. The panel members were James Menz, deputy secretary general and head of case management at the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), discussing new DIS Arbitration rules; Patrizia Netal, co-founder and partner at KNOETZL, discussing new VIAC arbitration rules; Ivana Blagojević, deputy counsel with the ICC International…

SEE LEGAL – 15 YEARS OF SUCCESS

SEE Legal is pleased to announce that the Group will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary “SEE LEGAL – 15 YEARS OF SUCCESS” at a cocktail reception on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 at the New Venue in the Sky of Rome, La Lanterna on the occasion of International Bar Association’s Annual Conference on 7-12 October in Rome.

How will Technology Redefine Legal Services in the Balkans?

This is the main question that will be discussed during the 10th edition of the Balkan Legal Forum - The Future of Law: Technology and Legal Services in South East Europe 2018-2028 at Park Hyatt in Vienna on 14th and 15th June 2018. Business leaders and legal experts will debate on the following hot topics: · Technology and clients’ expectations · Artificial intelligence and ‘the law of the future’ · GDPR and other elements of personal data protection · The legal needs of different industry sectors · Leading change: the critical management skill of 2020s · Law firms: evolution…

Bogdan Ivanisevic from BDK Advokati Speaks at a Major Conference on GDPR

Bogdan Ivanišević, partner at BDK Advokati, spoke on 14 March at the seminar on GDPR – digital rights and obligations, organised by PC Press, Belgrade-based publisher specialised in ICT themes. Implementation of EU's General Data Protection Regulation will begin on 25 May this year and Serbian companies whose business includes processing of personal data of EU residents will also have to comply. The seminar attracted nearly 250 participants. The speakers included, among others, representatives of Serbian Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection and officials…

Borislav Boyanov, President of the Indian-Bulgarian Business Chamber and H.E. Ms. Pooja Kapur, Ambassador of India to Bulgaria organised a Business Fo...

The Business Forum, held on 24 January 2018 at the International Center of UniCredit Bulbank in Sofia, was opened with a welcoming speech by Mr. Borislav Boyanov, President of the Indian-Bulgarian Business Chamber and H.E. Ms. Pooja Kapur, Ambassador of India to Bulgaria. Associate Professor Krassen Stanchev, Founder of the Institute of Market Economics, presented a case study on the Socioeconomic Advantage of India, while Mr. Stamen Yanev, Executive Director of the Invest Bulgaria Agency, discussed the Cooperation between Indian and Bulgarian Companies in front of more than 60 representatives…

BDK Advokati at IFLR European In-House Counsel Summit 2018

BDK Advokati was one of the sponsors of IFLR European In-House Council Summit 2018, which took place on 24 January in London. Partner Ana Jankov held three repeated sessions focused on the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). She spoke about the main novelties the GDPR brings to the corporate world, in particular on compliance self-assessment, the challenges of data protection breach notification, and management of data transfers to third parties. After her presentation, Ana initiated discussion with the audience, which provided insight into practical concerns of the corporate world. IFLR…