New US Embassy

With the approval of the United States Government, CSJ has been engaged by Framaco International Inc. on the project of construction of the new US Embassy in Belgrade. The engagement includes providing all types of legal assistance and coordination of construction work, including planning, construction as well as contacts with government agencies and public companies in Serbia. The team of lawyers to work on the project will be led by attorney Goran Cvetković who has also been appointed general manager of the project worth a total of 130 million USD.

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Law on the Protection from Fire

In focus: the new Law on the Protection from Fire („Official gazette of the Republic of Serbia“ no. 111/2009) has entered into force on January 6th 2010, and is being implemented as of October 6th 2010. The Law prescribes general obligations of all legal persons for the prevention and protection from fire, as well as specific obligations depending on the category of endangerment from fire into which the legal person is classified.

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Law on the Prevention of Harassment at the Workplace

In focus: The Law on the Prevention of Harassment at the Workplace (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, no. 36/10) has started to implement on September 4th 2010, on the basis of which the Minister on employment and social policy issued the Rulebook on the rules of conduct of the employers and employees concerning the prevention and protection from harassment at the workplace (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, no. 62/10).

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Law on Preventing Population from Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

In focus: the Law on Preventing Population from Exposure to Tobacco Smoke came into force on May 15th, 2010 (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, no. 30/2010) (hereinafter referred to as: the “Law”) and on October 20th, 2010 the Rulebook on the form and content of the sign ‘no smoking’, the sign ‘smoking allowed’ in a certain area, the way of posting the signs, the form of reports on the violation of the smoking ban, the type and manner of collecting evidences of smoking and the manner for determining the presence of tobacco smoke in a space where smoking is prohibited, as well as the form for collection of the fine on spot (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, no. 73/2010) (hereinafter referred to as: the “Rulebook”) came into force.

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