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PP on E-Identification

PP on E-Identification

On February 12, FIC sent to the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications the comments on Draft Law on Electronic Documents, E-Identifications and Trust Service in E-Business. General comments concern rationalization of process and insurance contracts. When it comes to the rationalization of process, FIC view is that the processes of identification and authentication of…

PP on Gender Equality

PP on Gender Equality

On February 22, FIC sent to the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights mebers’ comments on the Starting Points for Gender Equality Draft Law. As general comments, FIC outlined that gradual approach is of key importance, and that the Draft envisages gradual inclusion of the gender that is less represented in the political and public…

Presentation on e-FOREIGNER Service

Presentation on e-FOREIGNER Service

On February 23, more than 60 FIC members had the opportunity to gain fresh and useful information on the planned establishment of the One Stop Shop on residence and work permit. “e-FOREIGNER” service was presented online by the Assistant Director in Public Policy Secretariat Ninoslav Kekic. Key topics explained at the presentation include procedure for…

Proposal for Improving E-Leasing

Proposal for Improving E-Leasing

On March 5, FIC and Association of Leasing Companies in Serbia (ALCS) approached the Serbian Business Register Agency (SBRA) to plead for reducing the cost of the digitalized procedure for registration of leased vehicles which is currently in the test phase. In particular, it was outlined that the price determined for providing the authorization for…

Proposal on E-Identification

Proposal on E-Identification

On April 29, FIC approached the Trade and Telecommunications Ministry to propose easing the procedures for issuing the medium level electronic identification schemes, in particular to exclude the requirement of physical presence of the client. It is in line with the Draft Amendments to the Law on Electronic Document and Identification that envisages issuing of…

Proposals for the RE and Construction

Proposals for the RE and Construction

On December 10, FIC sent to the new Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure the proposals for recovery of the real estate and infrastructure industry in the context of the coronavirus crisis. The proposals were accompanied by the relevant White Book positions. As a reminder, FIC sent a similar set of proposals for this area…

Proposals on Neon Signs on Facades

Proposals on Neon Signs on Facades

FIC approached the Construction Ministry and City of Belgrade with a suggestion to resolve the problems related to the corporate features on the facades. In a letter on April 15, FIC outlined that tenants request unreasonable indemnities from companies for putting the neon signs on the facades. The problem stems from the amendments of the…

Push Against Risk in Banking

Push Against Risk in Banking

On March 1, FIC and AmCham sent to the Prime Minister and President a joint initiative aimed at reducing risk stemming from different interpretations related to the collection of fees for loan calculation and collection of premiums of National Housing Loan Corporation (NKOSK). Inconsistency of the interpretation jeopardizes legal certainty, inducing huge costs to the…

Raiffeisen Banka and NF Innova Receive Prestigious “Finovate” Award for “iKeš” Loan

Raiffeisen Banka and NF Innova Receive Prestigious “Finovate” Award for “iKeš” Loan

The first true online cash loan in Serbia, “iKeš”, is the winner of the “Best Consumer Lending Platform” award in the international selection of “Finovate Awards”. Raiffeisen banka’s loan product, created in cooperation with company NF Innova, is the first banking solution from Serbia to win an award in this competition of the best global…

Raiffeisen Banka Offers a Novelty for Corporates

Raiffeisen Banka Offers a Novelty for Corporates

ONLINE FACTORING FOR LEGAL ENTITIES Raiffeisen banka introduced an innovative service to the local banking market for the corporate segment – an online factoring platform, Raiffeisen Online Factoring, which has recently become available to clients of Raiffeisen banka, as well as to those who will become new clients in the future. The service of factoring…