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Partner Vuk Drašković spoke at the ceremony of launching the “Legal Environment Report of the “Belt and Road” Countries”

The ceremony of launching the “Legal Environment Report of the “Belt and Road” Countries” was held in Beijing in China, on 24 June, and organized by All China Lawyers Association. The ceremony hosted representatives from countries that contributed to this report, as well as officials from the Government of People’s Republic of China.

Partner Vuk Drašković gave a speech about strategic partnership between China and Serbia, and about the „Belt and Road“ project in Serbia. He was honored to present our country and main projects in Serbia financed by China’s investors. Vuk was the only foreign lawyer who had this opportunity.The ...
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Serbian Construction Industry is Back on Track

Lately, investors have had fairly high expectations for the Serbian real estate market. New and improved real estate and construction regulations, updates to the urban plans, and the announcement of significant projects all indicate that a very interesting period is in front of us.

Serbia moved up 116 spots in the World Bank’s global Doing Business 2017 ranking, according to the recent data regarding dealing with construction permits, coming in 36th out of 190 ranked countries.Recent changes to Serbia’s Planning and Construction Act made dealing with building permits faster. ...
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Serbia: A new Law on Real Estate Value Appraisers entered into force

Earlier this year, for the first time in Serbian legislature, the Law on Real Estate Value Appraisers (the "Law") was enacted, which precisely regulates who, and under what circumstances, can become a licensed appraiser, as well as cases of mandatory evaluation of real estate by a licensed appraiser. The Law entered into force on 6 June 2017.

The main reasons for the adoption of this law are the harmonization of Serbian legislation with the requirement of the EU Directive on mortgage loans, and maintaining financial stability and avoiding systemic risk.Namely, the imprecise evaluation of collateral values may result in the moral hazard ...
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The South East Legal Alliance – SELA Joins Nextlaw Global Referral Network

SELA Members Expand their Global Reach

13 June, 2017 – The South East Legal Alliance – SELA has expanded its global reach with the membership of each of its member firms in the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Nextlaw is the world’s largest legal referral network formed by the international law firm Dentons. Membership in Nextlaw Global ...
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