Foreign Investors Council
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Recent Activities

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Clarification of the Law on Archives

Clarification of the Law on Archives

FIC is actively working on clarifying the Law on Archival Material and Archival Activity that came into force on February 2. On January 28, after the FIC request, the Ministry clarified that the Law is applicable to all the legal entities in Serbia. On February 5, FIC provided to the Ministry members’ questions regarding the…

CO-PRESIDENT OF THE FIC ANTI-ILLICIT TRADE AND FOOD COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

CO-PRESIDENT OF THE FIC ANTI-ILLICIT TRADE AND FOOD COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Dragan Penezić, Co-President of the FIC Anti-Illicit Trade & Food Committee (British American Tobacco SEE d.o.o. Belgrade) Prioritising The Systemic Struggle Against The Grey Economy  The companies gathered within the FIC appreciate the Serbian Government’s efforts aimed at combating the grey economy and are ready, as has been the case to date, to provide their full contribution…

CO-PRESIDENT OF THE FIC ANTI-ILLICIT TRADE AND FOOD COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

CO-PRESIDENT OF THE FIC ANTI-ILLICIT TRADE AND FOOD COMMITTEE INTERVIEW FOR FIC GUIDE 2021/2022

Dragana Stikić, Co-President of the FIC Anti-Illicit Trade & Food Committee (Nestlé Adriatic S d.o.o.) EU Integration In The Domain of Food Is Still A Challenge It is necessary to further harmonise with EU legislation and improve procedures in the area of foreign trade in food products Although the start of the epidemic saw plenty of uncertainty…

Comments on Food Labelling

Comments on Food Labelling

On January 11, FIC sent to the Agriculture Ministry members’ comments on the Draft Instruction/Guide on the application rules on stating the origin of the main food ingredient. In a letter to the Ministry, FIC outlined that the document is very well prepared and very useful for the companies dealing with the food production, especially…

Comments on Set of Energy Laws

Comments on Set of Energy Laws

On February 9, FIC provided comments on draft laws on energy, renewable energy and mining and geological research. Main proposal regarding the Draft Amendments to the Energy Law is to clearly define the by-law that would more closely regulate the relations regulated by the Law. Four more specific comments were also provided. When it comes…

Comments on the Don’t Call Registry

Comments on the Don’t Call Registry

On January 24, as part of FIC participation in the Ministry of Trade Working Group on Rulebook “Don’t Call Registry”, FIC sent comments with  main  message that the complete purpose of limitation of contacts in view of direct marketing is achieved through the disposition 1 of article 37, prescribing the ban of contacting the consumers…

Comments on Waste Management Law Amendments

Comments on Waste Management Law Amendments

On November 5 FIC sent to the Environment Protection Ministry comments of the FIC members on the Draft Amendments to the Law on Waste Management.The comments referred to the costs of management of the medical and pharmaceutical waste on one hand, and on the other need to further clarify numerous proposed provisions. The PP can…

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…

Constructive Discussion on Data Protection

Constructive Discussion on Data Protection

FIC online conference on Data Protection Law was held on June 30 to discuss the issues after the two years of application of the Law. FIC representative Ivan Milosevic, Partner at Jankovic, Popovic & Mitic Law Office and author of the White Book text on the Personal Data Protection discussed with Assistant Secretary General in…

Continued Cooperation on Public Policy 

Continued Cooperation on Public Policy 

fIC Regulatory Officer Tanja Jovanovic was delegated in the Working Group for the Implementation of the Programme of Improvement of Management of Public Policy and Regulatory Reform for 2021-2025.  Tanja Jovanovic was invited after having participated in the Working Group for drafting the Programme.