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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…

Pharma Industry Committee leadership elected

Pharma Industry Committee leadership elected

Pharma Industry Committee re-elected leadership in electronic voting on October 15-16. Market Access Manager at Roche Serbia Radomir Cerovic was re-elected as President, while Public Affairs Country Head and Legal Representative for Serbia and Montenegro in Sanofi-Aventis d.o.o. Beograd Semir Attar was elected as Committee Vice President on a two-year mandate. We therefore use this…

PP on Bankruptcy Regulations

PP on Bankruptcy Regulations

On February 3, FIC sent to the Economy Ministry the Comments on Draft Changes of Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy Trustee Licensing Agency Laws. Comments on the Draft Bankruptcy Law Changes concern primarily the following two areas: cancellation of the ban on enforcement on the property burdened by the security rights or real estate property lien; and…

PP on Company Law

PP on Company Law

On June 30, FIC sent to the Economy Ministry a set of comments on the Draft Amendments of Company Law. Position Paper outlines that the frequent changes of the Company Law are not good for business climate and legal certainty of market participants. It was also stated that wide consultations with the business community are…

PP on Draft Law on Electronic Invoicing

PP on Draft Law on Electronic Invoicing

On February 25, FIC sent to the Finance Ministry the comments on the Draft Law on Electronic Invoicing. Main comments address the following issues: lack of technical solutions and definitions of standards to be applied; need to additionally clarify the relation of the Draft with the VAT Law and Law on Accounting; unneeded additional data…

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 Electronic Communications Law

PP on Electronic Communications Law

On July 1, FIC sent to the Telecommunications Ministry the Position Paper on the Draft Law on Electronic Communications. Overregulation was outlined as one of the key problems, as the efficient application of the Law can be achieved with less regulation. PP says that the relations between the Law and other laws should be defined….

PP on Enforcement in Operative Leasing

PP on Enforcement in Operative Leasing

On September 16, FIC supported the initiative of the Association of Leasing Companies in Serbia (ALCS) with the goal to establish a Registry of Operative Leasing in the Business Register Agency (BRA) and enable the efficient enforcement in the case the leasing contract is cancelled. This comes after the recent decision of the National Bank…

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…