Data protection in Serbia

An issue raised by many investors in the Serbian market, whether in the service, research, manufacturing or agricultural industry is the legal basis for lawful collection and processing of personal data of its clients and potential customers. The question posed to the Commissionaire for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection (DPA) may provide some guidance is…

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Types of companies in Serbia

There are four main types of incorporation in Serbia: Limited liability company (‘d.o.o.’) Joint-stock company (‘a.d.’) General partnership (‘o.d.’) Limited partnership (‘k.d.’) There is also the possibility of establishing a ‘branch’ or ‘representative’ office, or for a sole proprietor to register as an entrepreneur or ‘preduzetnik’ and establish an agency on his or her behalf, an…

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Framework of the Serbian Legal System

Source: www.lawinserbia.com Serbia has a civil law system, which means that law is codified, so courts solely interpret legislation rather than being bound by precedent (rule established in a previous legal case). Thus, there is no doctrine of precedent. Legislative Framework The Parliament is the supreme legislator. Certain bodies with executive powers, such as the…

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