Foreign Investors Council
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PRESIDENT OF THE FIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Ivan Gazdić, President of the FIC Infrastructure and Real Estate Committee (Petrikić & Partneri a.o.d., in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz) Real Estate Market Stable, Renewables Gain Momentum The impression from the real estate market is that investments are continuing in the sector this year, despite numerous COVID-19–related unknowns and uncertainties. New office buildings are…

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC LEGAL COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC LEGAL COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Igor Živkovski, President of the FIC Legal Committee (Živković Samardžić a.o.d.)  Legal Certainty Entices Investors The assistance measures adopted by the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the development of which included the participation of the FIC Legal Committee, served to prevent strong negative consequences for the local economy. We will continue working to strengthen the rule…

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Radomir Cerović, President of the FIC Pharmaceutical Industry Committee (Roche d.o.o.) Digitalisation Leads to Better Quality Healthcare Protection  The digitalisation of healthcare, which has been announced by the Government of Serbia, represents an important step towards the all-encompassing recovery of the state healthcare system and the introduction of personalised medicine. The FIC Pharmaceutical Industry Committee will provide…

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC TAXATION COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC TAXATION COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Dragan Drača, President of the FIC Taxation Committee (PricewaterhouseCoopers d.o.o.) More Transparency and Dialogue One of our priorities during the period ahead will be to return to issues related to improving tax regulations and practises, alongside greater transparency and the timely public presenting of all draft regulations. This is an area that deteriorated even further…

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS & DIGITAL ECONOMY COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

PRESIDENT OF THE FIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS & DIGITAL ECONOMY COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Daniel Šušnjar, President of the FIC Telecommunications & Digital Economy Committee (Telenor d.o.o.) Removing Administrative Obstacles is Important For The 5G Network  The key priorities of our committee in the following period are to work on the adoption of the new Law on Electronic Communications, amendments to regulations governing the field of environmental protection and…

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…