The CMS Antitrust, Competition and Trade (ACT) group in Serbia is part of the fully integrated CMS global team, one of the largest specialist competition and trade teams in the world. More than 225 CMS experts advise clients in more than 40 countries worldwide on all ACT matters. Our Serbian team is one of the biggest on the national market with its headquarters in Belgrade.
Due to our size and wide footprint, we are able to deal with all ACT matters irrespective of their geographical dimension. Where necessary we cooperate with long established contacts from our wider network of law firms everywhere in the world.
We are specialists across the full range of Antitrust, Competition and Trade matters. In the last three years alone, we have advised clients in more than 750 competition and trade related proceedings. We have expert sub-groups specialising in specific areas within the wider competition and trade field, e.g. for State aid and FDI/Foreign investment screening. We are also well-known as experts in various sectors of the economy. Our renowned sector specialisation encompasses automotive, consumer products/FMCG, construction, digital economy, energy/oil & gas, life sciences, telecommunications/media and transport to name but a few.
Our clients range from many large multinationals who frequently use our team as their ACT law firm of choice for the entire region (e.g., SEE or CEE), to governments at all levels and a high number of medium-sized companies. We also advise Serbian brand owners and leading market players, as well as local governmental entities. We represent them before Serbian authorities, including the Commission for the Protection of Competition (Komisija za zaštitu konkurencije), as well as Serbian courts.
We use the most up-to-date technical and AI tools to support our business in Serbia and abroad.
We hold a renowned annual EU competition law conference which has become a feature in the Brussels calendar. We put out regular case law updates on Serbian, European and international competition and trade developments on our Law Now service. Our monthly EU law webinars are attended by in house counsel from around the world and by renowned Serbian companies. And our group is steered, not just by a management committee of partners but also by an active associates’ group that keeps us innovating to serve clients.
We cover every area of Antitrust, Competition and Trade law – internationally and in the Serbian market: