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Environmental Law

In today’s global economy multinational companies manufacture and sell products across the globe. The environmental risks are complex and vary cross-borders. A clean environment and the reduction of toxic emissions and pollutants that adversely affect the environment are important to multinational companies. Although environmental infrastructure remains underdeveloped across South East Europe, the importance of the sector, coupled with the urgent necessity for investment has triggered significant IFI financing and has presented a high number of opportunities for investments in environmental infrastructure.

SELA places a large significance on environmental law and our experts apply their expertise in this area when advising on infrastructure, energy, mining, waste management, manufacturing, construction, transport and various mergers and acquisitions. We are able to provide both stand-alone and transactional advice on all major areas of environmental law at both a national and regional level. Paying close attention to regulatory compliance issues affecting production, business processes and transactions, we provide specialty expertise that is commercially focused on environmental policy. We are fully equipped to work with policy makers on new and changing legislation in this area and regularly advise on a wide range of regulatory issues affecting the business of our clients. From infrastructure projects to major acquisitions, sales or cross-border due diligence investigations, SELA’s network of legal experts ensures that your business gets high quality, commercially sound environmental and regulatory advice in each of our jurisdictions. Our sector specific insight helps clients deal with the legal and commercial implications of their business on environmental law and our long-standing expertise ensures that you stay abreast of new and changing legislation in this area. We assist clients with day to day issues that need to be addressed to maintain compliance, legal claims, litigation, permitting, licensing, regulatory and legislative advocacy, as well as on dealing with issues inherited in commercial transactions and on the development of Greenfield projects. Whatever the issue is, our experts provide innovative and commercial solutions.

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Q2-2019 Market Snippets - Available Now

The Q2-2019 edition of Market Snippets is now available online.

DPC WINS BULGARIAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR AT THE 2019 WHO’S WHO LEGAL AWARDS

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (DPC) has been awarded Law Firm of the Year 2019 for Bulgaria at a ceremony hosted by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) in London on 16th May.

CEE Legal Matters and Andrej Kirm tackles the topic of Foreign Law Firms in Slovenia

Resentment by domestic law firms in CEE markets against the international and regional firms that have moved in on their once exclusive domain is a common refrain.

DPC Again is Among the Best Ranked Bulgarian Law Firms by Legal 500

On 10th April, the prestigious Legal 500  2019 ranking of leading law firms from all parts of the world went live.

The Legal 500 2019 report reaffirms BD2P as a leading firm in Serbia

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners proudly announces its ranking within the new Legal 500 EMEA 2019 report.

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners hosted a cocktail together with the Belgrade Dance Festival

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company, gathered a number of art lovers on Saturday, 30 March at Madlenianum, within the Belgrade Dance Festival.

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners proudly announces partnership with the 16th Belgrade Dance Festival

The 16th Belgrade Dance Festival will be held from 22 March to 12 April, with 16 troops from 11 countries, with a total of 19 choreographic pieces, as well as 25 solo dances and duets.

Nina Vještica – The Newest Partner at Dimitrijević & Partners

Dimitrijević & Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Nina Vještica as the newest Partner in the legal team of Dimitrijević & Partners.

The Foreign Investors Council held the regular annual session of the Assembly

Belgrade, 21 December 2018 – The Foreign Investors Council held the regular annual session of the Assembly, summarizing the key achievements and making solid basis for the future growth. Members also adopted Annual and Financial Report for...

Q4- 2018 Market Snippets is Available!

The Q4-2018 edition of Market Snippets is now available online.

Milica Pešterić spoke at the Balkan Energy Finance Forum

Senior associate Milica Pešterić attended the 11th Balkan Energy Finance Forum, held in Belgrade 19 November 2018.

Regional Legal News - Q4 2018

The SELA regional newsletter features an overview of the most important regional legislative developments recently announced in the jurisdictions of SELA coverage. Many of the changes recently implemented impact the regions ability to attract...

Celebrating 15 years of continuity with a new name

Maturity takes time, courage and perseverance guided by sincere dedication, clear goals, and hard work. After 15 years of practice, we at Bojović & Partners proudly announce our new, reinforced structure and brand refreshment now expressed...

Latest Novelties in the Employment Legal Framework of the Republic of Serbia

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on 28 June 2018 adopted the set of amendments to the laws regulating employment of foreigners, secondment of employees abroad and peaceful settlement of labor disputes. On the same day the new...

Bojović & Partners - Growing in Quality and Quantity

Bojović & Partners is proud to announce the promotion of Mario Kijanović and Stefan Golubović to Senior Associate positions.

World Bank has launched in Zagreb ''Doing Business in EU 2018: Croatia, Czech Republic, Portugal and Slovakia''

In cooperation with the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness and the European Commission and Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, the World Bank has launched its "Doing Business in EU 2018."

Bojović & Partners Sponsors REBEC 2018

Partners Marija Bojović and Ivan Gazdić attended the XI SEE Real Estate Belgrade Exhibition & Conference – REBEC, held on 18-20 June in Belgrade at Hilton.

Ivan Gazdić held the training to the Society of Appraisers of Serbia

Partner Ivan Gazdić held the training “Legal Due Diligence” and “Project Finance – legal and financial aspects” as part of continuing professional education organized by the Society of Appraisers of Serbia, on 18 June at the Hilton hotel in...

Serbia: Amendments to the Company Law

The main reasons for the adoption of amendments to the Company Law (Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia nos. 36/11, 99/11, 83/14 – other law, 5/15 and 44/18) (the “Law”), which started to apply from 9 June 2018 (except amendments relating...

Regional Legal News Q2-2018

The SELA regional newsletter features an overview of the most important regional legislative developments recently announced in the jurisdictions of SELA coverage. Many of the changes recently implemented impact the regions ability to attract...

CEE Legal Matters Interview with Matej Perpar of Kirm & Perpar

“We are experiencing quite high economic growth in Slovenia,” reports Matej Perpar, Partner at Kirm & Perpar in Slovenia, "which for the time being has boosted foreign investments and resulted in a couple of sizable transactions.”

Vuk Drašković at the 4th IBA Global Entrepreneurship Conference

Partner Vuk Drašković attended the 4th IBA Entrepreneurship Conference: Disruption Meets Tradition, held in Munich 14-15 May 2018.

The Legal 500 Recognizes Apostolska & Partners Among Top Macedonian Law Firms

The Legal 500 awarded top rankings and recommendation to Apostolska & Partners.

Serbia: New Law on Foreigners

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia recently adopted the new Law on Foreigners which regulates thoroughly and in detail the conditions for entry, movement, residence and return of foreigners, as well as the competences of the...

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Earns Recertification in Meritas, A Global Alliance of Independent Law Firms

For yet another year Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm excels and earns recertification in Meritas – a global alliance of independent law firms.

Bojović & Partners maintains its rank as a leading firm in the Legal 500 2018 report

he recently released report for 2018 by one of the most reputable legal guides worldwide – the Legal 500 – reaffirms our ranking among the top law firms on the market.

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. – A Leader in One of the Most Prestigious Legal Guides Worldwide

One of the most reputable legal guides worldwide – The Legal 500 – launched its 2018 rankings.

SELA is Pleased to Welcome its Newest Member – Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha

SELA has enhanced its value proposition to clients with coverage of Albania. SELA officially welcomed the leading Albanian law firm, Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha (HM&H). into its ranks on 1 April 2018.

Regional Legal News Q1-2018

The SELA regional newsletter features an overview of the most important regional legislative developments recently announced in the jurisdictions of SELA coverage. Many of the changes recently implemented impact the regions ability to attract...

Apostolska & Partners promotes Svetlana Trendova and Ivana Kostovska to partners

Apostolska & Partners is proud to announce the promotion of two of our outstanding senior associates to partners, effective 09th of February 2018. Svetlana Trendova and Ivana Kostovska are the new partners in the firm. They have demonstrated...

Financial Support to Investments in Macedonia

The Government of the Republic of Macedonia, through the Ministry of Economy, is drafting a Law on Financial Support to Investments. The final draft of this law is expected to enter parliamentary procedure in the middle of April 2018.

Step Ahead in Adopting New Transparency Tax Rules at EU Level

The European Commission welcomes a political agreement of EU Member States on new transparency rules for tax intermediaries – accountants, lawyers, bank and consultants.

Vuk Drašković of Bojović & Partners at the Kopaonik Business Forum 2018

Partner Vuk Drašković attended the 25th jubilee Kopaonik business forum.

New Class Actions Act In Slovenia Brings Some Novelties

At the end of April 2018, a new Class Actions Act will enter into force, systematically regulating class actions, that are already known in Slovenian legal system, however never fully brought to life. 

Zoya Todorova Joined the European Regional Forum of the International Bar Association as a Council Member for Bulgaria

Zoya Todorova, partner and head of the Corporate Law, M&A and Competition Law Practice Groups at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, recently achieved yet another recognition through an invitation to join the European Regional Forum (ERF) of the...

Žurić i Partneri Ranked Tier 1 by IFLR1000 for Practice Areas Financial & Corporate and Project Development

We are proud to announce that Žurić i Partneri has maintained its Tier 1 ranking in the 2018 IFLR1000 edition for the practice areas Financial & Corporate and Project Development.

SELA is Pleased to Welcome New Member – Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.

Sofia, Bulgaria, 12 September, 2017 – SELA has enhanced its value proposition to clients with coverage of Bulgaria. SELA officially welcomed the leading Bulgarian law firm, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. into its ranks on 12 September 2017.

Bojović & Partners to speak at CED-LOGIC Serbia 2017

Real estate practice co-head Ivan Gazdic will be one of the speakers at the CED-LOGIC Serbia 2017 Forum, which will be held at Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade, on 21st September 2017.

Ratko Žurić, the founding partner of Žurić i Partneri, was awarded a special lifetime achievement “Market Maker” award

Ratko Žurić, the founding partner of Žurić i Partneri, was awarded a special lifetime achievement “Market Maker” award. Ratko was identified by his peers as a market leading attorney who had significant personal influence on the development...

The South East Legal Alliance – SELA Joins Nextlaw Global Referral Network

SELA Members Expand their Global Reach

The Buzz in Croatia - Interview with Dusko Zuric of Zuric i Partneri

CEE Legal Matters interviews Duško Žurić of Žurić i Partneri - a member of SELA - South East Legal Alliance

Kirm Perpar Joins Nextlaw Global Referral Network

30 MAY 2017 – KIRM PERPAR today announced it has joined Nextlaw Global Referral Network, enabling it to connect its clients to high quality lawyers around the world. Nextlaw Global Referral Network is the largest legal referral network in...

Vedran Kopilović and Andrej Skljarov join the Žurić i Partneri team of attorneys

It is a pleasure to announce that our colleagues Vedran Kopilović and Andrej Skljarov have joined Žurić and Partneri team of attorneys after being admitted to the Croatian Bar Association.

Žurić i Partneri – the only Croatian law firm to be ranked Tier 1 in six practice areas by Legal 500

Legal 500, the most influential and relevant international legal directory providing worldwide coverage of recommended law firms and attorneys, published the results of its comprehensive research on 12 April 2017.

SELA - the South East Legal Alliance Expands to Slovenia

Kirm Perpar has officially joined SELA covering legal services in Slovenia

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