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Financial Services Committee – Activities

Adopted Programmes of 2 Committees

Adopted Programmes of 2 Committees

At the June session, BoD approved programmes of the AITC and Leasing Committee that can be accessed here below. Programmes were devised at the electoral meetings of those two committees on May 17 and June 1st respectively. Main goals of the Anti-Illicit Trade Committee Programme for 2018-2019 are: Consistent implementation of the National Program for Fighting…

Concrete Steps on Bill of Exchange

Concrete Steps on Bill of Exchange

On December 9, FIC, AmCham and Naled approached NBS and the Finance Ministry with the proposal for digitalization of Bill of Exchange. A meeting of the three associations with the NBS was held on December 15 and was dedicated to the planned changes in this respect. NBS said that the work is already ongoing on…

FIC Financial Services Committee President at FIC Guide 2020/21

FIC Financial Services Committee President at FIC Guide 2020/21

Dušan Lalić, President of the FIC Financial Services Committee (Generali Osiguranje Srbija a.d.o.) We Won’t Return To Old Ways In the focus of our committee will be helping the regulator, through proposals for amending regulations, to introduce the full digitalisation of our business operations. The Foreign Investors Council recently gained it own Financial Services Committee….

FIC for Digitalization of Financial Services

FIC for Digitalization of Financial Services

On December 7, FIC launched a major initiative for digitalization of financial services in Serbia. A letter and a proposal of important regulatory changes in several areas were sent to the Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, Finance Minister Sinisa Mali and Governor of the National Bank of Serbia Jorgovanka Tabakovic. Document “Overview of regulatory measures to…

Initiative for Digitalization of Cadaster

Initiative for Digitalization of Cadaster

On December 15, FIC launched the initiative for digitalization of procedures and exchange with the Cadaster, in relation to the approval and realization of financial products. The letter sent to the NBS, Construction Minister, Office for IT and e-Government and Geodetic Authority outlines that the COVID-19 pandemic put focus on the use of digital technologies…

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…

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…

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…

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…