Foreign Investors Council (FIC), established in 2002 as a promoter of the investment conducive business environment and solid business ethics, connecting more than 120 members with investments of over EUR 35 billion and more than 100,000 employees in Serbia, has re-elected Igor Živkovski, Živković Samardžić Corporate and M&A Partner to the position of President of its Legal Committee. Jelena Vukić Šuljagić, Legal Expert at OTP banka Srbija a.d. Beograd, was re-elected as Vice President.
Legal Committee is one of eleven specialized and seven cross-sectoral committees, gathering FIC members’ representatives eager to engage in analyzing regulatory areas of their interest, initiate advocacy for the improvement of business framework and monitor implementation of laws. The main Legal Committee activities are: establishing platform for fruitful and regular communication with the authorities, which enables early access to the draft legislation as well as first-hand information on recently enacted legislation; analysis of regulatory framework and draft legislation and formulation of proposals for their improvement (i.e. Position Papers); drafting the White Book chapters; share positive practice and experience and promotion of FIC views to the stakeholder community.
Živković Samardžić, one of Serbia’s leading full-service independent law firms, is a proud FIC’s member. Igor Živkovski graduated at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 2010 and has been with Živković Samardžić since 2013, after six-month internship at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague and two years with another reputable law firm in Belgrade. He specializes in Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Financial Services. Moreover, Igor is an experienced Tax Lawyer.