Application of Law No. 805 in Agreements Involving a Foreign Party

In a dispute arising from an agreement executed in a language other than Turkish, particularly in cases where one of the parties is non-Turkish, there is a risk of Turkish courts assessing such agreement’s validity under Law No. 805 on the Mandatory Use of Turkish in Commercial Enterprises.

How to Choose the Right FIDIC Contract

The standard contracts constituted by FIDIC based on the organisation’s years of experience are frequently used in international projects, as they bring uniformity to technical, operational and legal matters.

Is Tax Brawl between the Serbian Government and Freelancers about to End?

The Serbian Government announced that it has reached a final deal with a group representing interests of freelance internet workers on the partial amnesty for the unpaid past income tax and social security contributions and on the new rules of taxation of their income.

BDK Advokati Contributed the Serbian Chapter to the 2021 Chambers Global Practice Guide on Life Sciences

The Serbian chapter gives an overview of the regulatory regime for the life sciences sector in Serbia.

Life after Brexit: A Brief Estimation of Particular Issues Raised in Greece in the Pharmaceuticals Sector following the December 2020 Trade Agreement

Transfers of medicinal products from the UK to EU countries, which until now were considered as intra-EU transactions, are now imports from a third country and they should be treated in all their aspects as such.

The National Bank of Serbia Risks Own Goal with the New Position on Cross-border Secured Transactions

The National Bank of Serbia released interpretative guidance regarding the application of the foreign exchange regulations on certain cross-border transactions.

New Rules on Regional State Aid in Serbia

The Government of Serbia adopted on 11 March 2021 two new bylaws under the State Aid Control Act.

An Alternative Financing Tool: Convertible Bonds

Given the current macroeconomic outlook and the solid impacts of COVID-19 on the Turkish market, it has become much harder for Turkish companies to satisfy their financing needs by accessing conventional financing sources with lower interest rates. Convertible bonds may be considered as an attractive financing instrument for these companies and become an alternative path to raise capital.

KG Law Firm and ArtSecure: Art Law and Tax Review

Following the established collaboration between KG Law Firm and ArtSecure, both firms present Greece’s first art law review.

The EU’s Digital Services Act Package: Modelling Europe’s Digital Future

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm has issued its latest Competition newsletter, discussing the EU’s Digital Services Act Package - Modelling Europe’s Digital Future.

Inspection of Employees’ Corporate E-Mail Correspondence

The employer’s right to inspect employees’ communication made through their corporate e-mail account is a much-debated issue. The Cassation Court of Turkey has not defined this inspection’s boundaries yet. The Constitutional Court of Turkey, which had already examined this issue in two of its decisions, reinforced its ever-evolving precedent, with its latest decision.

Will the Romanian Offshore Be the Expected Investment Driver for New Energy Projects?

Authors: Ruxandra Bologa and Emanuel Flechea, NNDKP With the main goal of the EU being to cut CO2 emissions in order to become carbon neutral by 2050, offshore represents valuable “available space” for the development of clean energy projects. While in some cases offshore is already a crowded place, other offshore locations are still free of significant energy infrastructure. Therefore, planning ahead is more important than ever. The EU has already acknowledged the potential of offshore energy projects to help Member States reaching their climate goals through the EU Strategy on offshore…