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Meetings on Digitalization in Finances

Meetings on Digitalization in Finances

In January, FIC held three meetings with the Government’s Delivery Unit and competent ministries, authorities and state bodies to discuss the digitalization of financial services. It came after FIC launched a major initiative for digitalization of financial services in Serbia, with a document providing overview of 17 measures to be implemented. First meeting was held…

Meetings on Digitalization of Health

Meetings on Digitalization of Health

FIC actively participates in the work of the Coordination Body for Digitalization of the Health System in Serbia. Two working groups’ meetings were held in April: on April 22 related to the Program and Action Plan for Digitization in the Health System, and on April 16 on the Unified Electronic Medical Record. As a reminder,…

Members Comments on Drafts on Taxes and RE

Members Comments on Drafts on Taxes and RE

At the end of November, FIC sent members’ comments on the three following laws to the Public Policy Secretariat: Draft Amendments on the PIT, Draft VAT Law and Draft Law on Expropriation. Deadlines were too short for agreeing on FIC positions; therefore, members’ comments were sent. FIC always advocates for adequate public debates and enough…

Mike Michel for Diplomacy & Commerce

Mike Michel for Diplomacy & Commerce

Harmonization with the EU is the key priority for facilitating the economic recovery of Serbia, FIC President Mike Michel said for Diplomacy & Commerce Magazine on March 10. “If we look specifically at SEE, the main destination for its export and source of investments in the EU and Serbia’s long-term recovery will surely depend on…

Mike Michel for Telegraf

Mike Michel for Telegraf

In an interview for Telegraf daily, FIC President Mike Michel drew attention to the important improvements needed in the business environment in Serbia. He said that while being aware of the challenges faced by the Government in the past year, FIC doesn’t change main expectations. Investors expect further acceleration of reforms, in other words continuing…

Mike Michel Interview for Economist

Mike Michel Interview for Economist

In an interview for the Economist Serbia published on December 15, FIC President Mike Michel promoted White Book 2020 and the FIC view on the measures taken to overcome the crisis and prospects for the economy in 2021. This media appearance came as part of the participation at the Economist Conference on December 15. FIC…

New Initiative on Conversion

New Initiative on Conversion

On April 27, FIC provided to the Construction Ministry the proposal for the conversion of the right of land use into the right of property. In particular, the goal of the proposal is to reduce the fee to a reasonable amount or even eliminate it in this way. The good solution would decrease unpredictability of…

New Regulatory Officer

New Regulatory Officer

FIC has new Regulatory Officer Tanja Jovanovic who is engaged as of August 1. Tanja took responsibility for the 4 committees from Bojana Tomic-Brkusanin who left FIC to pursue her career in Digital Serbia. Tanja took responsibility for the following committees: Anti-Illicit Trade & Food, HR, Pharma Industry and Tax. Before joining FIC Tanja worked…

New Telco & Digital Economy Committee VP

New Telco & Digital Economy Committee VP

We hereby wish to inform you that the Telecommunications & Digital Economy Committee has a new Vice President Dejan Peric, Director/ IT Advisory at Crowe Serbia. Dejan was elected via electronic voting on April 27-28, after the former Committee Vice President Veljko Smiljanic took the new role in his career and resigned from the position…

Next Steps on Digital Identity

Next Steps on Digital Identity

As a follow-up to FIC initiative on digitalization of financial services, FIC and mobile operators discussed with the authorities the possibility to enable mobile operators to issue the electronic identities to the citizens. Fruitful meeting held on March 3 brought important conclusions and enabled planning further steps in the cooperation with the institutions participating at…