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DRAFT LAW ON ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING

Foreign Investors Council in Serbia (FIC), the organization which brings together the largest foreign companies that have invested in Serbia, sent to relevant authorities a proposal on changes and amendments of the Draft Law on anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism which shall be adopted in 2017. The Legal Committee is one of the most important committees within FIC which actively participates in the process of further development of the legal system in Serbia.Law office Baklaja Igric Tintor, as a founding member of FIC, participated in work of the Legal Committee and proposed Amendment 4 and Amendment 10 to the the Draft Law, which has been accepted by the 14 members of the Legal Committee and the Committee for Leasing and Insurance. Amendments 4 and 10 relate to the proposed provisions of the Draft Law which directly affect the position of attorney’s at-law and law offices and therefore have...
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LEGAL CHALLENGES AT THE FIDIC PRE-CONFERENCE MODULE 3: UNDERSTANDING DISPUTE ADJUDICATION BOARDS MARCH 07-08, 2017

Prior to FIDIC regional infrastructure conference ’’THE ROAD TO SMART INFRASTRUCTURE’’, pre-conference International FIDIC Training “Understanding DABs: Enabling Parties, their Representatives, Engineers and Dispute Board Members to understand and Manage the DAB Process – Module 3” was held on March -7-8, 2017. Moderators/trainers were Mr. Edward Corbett, (Principal of Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltdand and a member of the Working Group of FIDIC which drafted the Short Form of Contract and the Dredging Contract) Mr. Leo Grutter, (Civil Engineer and a Dispute Resolution Expert, Member of FIDIC’s President’s List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators) and . Mr. Dedezade Taner (an acknowledged expert in FIDIC contracts). With their great experience, various case studies were provided to participants, as well as an extensive interaction with the trainers and the other participants. It was designed for all who are actively involved in international projects and to provide practical guidance to those who...
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THE MAJOR EVENT IN SERBIA DEDICATED TO THE INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR CONFERENCE-’’THE ROAD TO SMART INFRASTRUCTURE’’

The annual regional infrastructure Conference organized by FIDIC, ACES and EFCA was held for the first time in Serbia on March 9-10th in Belgrade and gathered a large number of consulting engineering companies, contractors, FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers), ACES (Association of Consulting Engineers of Serbia) and EFCA (European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations) members, in-house lawyers from Construction Companies, architects, governmental entities involved in Procurement, as well as financial institutions working for the development of infrastructure, all around the world. FIDIC, the Federation of International Consulting Engineers, was founded in 1913 and represents the engineering and consulting industry globally. The Federation’s main aims are to implement the consulting engineering industry’s strategic goals on behalf of its 103 national Member Associations. FIDIC represents 45 000 firms and more than 1,500,000 professionals who invoice 350 billion dollars in professional service annually. ACES, Serbian Association of Consulting Engineers, is member of...
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Lecture at Faculty of law, University of Belgrade“ When in doubt, that no one guilty should be found innocent”

As continuance of long term sucesful cooperation with Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, our office is on invitation from Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade is organizing lecture on March 27th 2017 at 3,20 p.m. Amphitheater VI. The Lecture will be held by Mr. Jugoslav Tintor, partner in Baklaja Igric Tintor law office with topic “When in doubt, that no one guilty should be found innocent”. Cases from lecturer’s court practice will be presented to the students. Lecture is prepared in a form of a workshop, with active participation from students in the discussion, in order to tackle basic issues and problems in criminal procedures, from prospective of defence attorney.

Overhauling the construction permitting regime in Serbia

Our colegue Djordje Vukotic, acting as Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure for Construction Permits Reform and Cadastre Reform is actively engaged in the regulatory reform of the real estate sector in Serbia. Under a joint program of World Bank and Internation Finance Corporation on December 14th, 2016. he held a presentation Overhauling the construction permitting regime in Serbia – hear from the practitioners – Based on oficial WB data, reform reflected in the Doing Business Dealing with Construction Permits indicator, were Serbia leapfrogged to the 36th place globally in 2017, improving from 152nd a year earlier. Oficial presentation by mr Dj.Vukotic is attached. The Issuing Building Permits Procedure REFORM Feb 2016 ENG

End of the year coctail

Baklaja Igrić Tintor law office organized end of the year cocktail on December 22nd, 2016. at recently opened Envoy Conference Center, situated at the office building where our premises are . It was a great pleasure to host our clients and business associates, to celebrate end of successful professional year and to welcome New 2017.