Bosnia and Herzegovina


Banking and Finance

  • Advised the Privatisation Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Bank Unit on the actual issues of the privatisation of banks in Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina and prepared the legal opinions for the Government that has determined the way of privatisation of the largest banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Advised The World Bank Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina on different aspects of activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Advised EBRD on:
    • two equity investments in banks of Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • five loan agreements to banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • an equity investment in a Bosnian and Herzegovinian company;
    • the legal consequences of merger of local banks to actual Unicredit Zagrebacka banka d.d. regarding the existing loan agreements;
    • Advised EU on:
      • the Loan Agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • Advised OPEC on:
      • concluding Agreement for the Encouragement and Protection of Investment between Bosnia and Herzegovina and The OPEC Fund;
      • Line of Credit Agreement with UPI Bank Sarajevo;
    • Advised Raiffeisen Bank and HVB Bank on the acquisition of three local banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • Represented HVB in the process of merger of its two banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • Advised HBB Bank and Bosnia Bank International on the restructuring of their assets regarding the ownership of real estate;
    • Advised HVB, previously Bank Austria, on immovable property leases, lease terms, site ownership, employment matters and loan documents;
    • Advised HVB Bank on the validity and enforceability of securities and financial documents;
    • Represented most of the local banks in different procedures by the Federal Banking Agency;
    • Advised Balkan Investment Bank on an acquisition of Postbank d.d. Sarajevo;
    • Advised State General Reserve Fund of Oman together with Allen & Overy Bratislava on an acqusition of Viator & Vektor Slovenia and Bosnia;
    • Advised Gide Loyrette Nouel acting for Intermarche on sale of Bosnian retail company CDEB Intermarche Sarajevo;
    • Advised Bauhaus A.G. Austria on starting commercial operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
    • Advised Chello Central Europe Zrt. Hungary on an acquisition of a local television broadcasting company by Chello Central Europe Zrt. Hungary.

      Bankruptcy and Restructuring

      • Advised HBB Bank and Bosnia Bank International on the restructuring of their assets regarding the ownership of real estate.

      Corporate and M&A

      • Advised EBRD on the legal consequences of merger of local banks to actual Unicredit Zagrebacka banka d.d. regarding the existing loan agreements;
      • Advised Raiffeisen bank and HVB bank on the acquisition of three local banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
      • Represented HVB in the process of merger of its two banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
      • Advised Balkan Investment Bank on an acquisition of Postbank d.d. Sarajevo;
      • Advised State General Reserve Fund of Oman together with Allen & Overy Bratislava on an acqusition of Viator & Vektor Slovenia and Bosnia;
      • Advised Gide Loyrette Nouel acting for Intermarche on sale of Bosnian retail company CDEB Intermarche Sarajevo;
      • Advised Chello Central Europe Zrt. Hungary on an acquisition of a local television broadcasting company by Chello Central Europe Zrt. Hungary.

      Corporate Governance and Compliance

      • Advised Bauhaus A.G. Austria on starting commercial operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

      Employment and immigration

      • Advised HVB, previously Bank Austria, on immovable property leases, lease terms, site ownership, employment matters and loan documents.

        Energy and Renewables, Utilities and Natural Resources

        • Official consultant on all practical issues associated with transformation of the entire energy sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

        Privatisation

        • Advised the Privatisation Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Bank Unit on the actual issues of the privatisation of banks in Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina and prepared the legal opinions for the Government that has determined the way of privatisation of the largest banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

        Real Estate

        • Advised HVB, previously Bank Austria, on immovable property leases, lease terms, site ownership, employment matters and loan documents.

        Telecommunications and Media

        • Assisted in obtaining a license for mobile telecommunications;
        • Assisted in the representation of an e-mail provider regarding the distribution of domains.
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