Belgrade International Company Law Conference
International Conference “Contemporary Issues In Company Law”, which brought together eminent experts in the field of company law from ten countries, was held at the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, on 29 and 30 September 2011.
Experts from Britain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Montenegro, Macedonia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia talked about the modern tendencies in the development of company law (participant from Portugal presented the report via video link), which inspired participants to initiate a discussion about each topic.
There were two sessions and the following professors presented their papers: Prof. Dr. Mirko Vasiljević, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – Civil Law and Business Judgment Rule, Prof. Dr. Janet Dine, Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom) – Transition Economies: Some Company Law Case Studies, Dr. Christa Jessel‐Holst, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Germany) – The entrepreneurial company with limited liability (Unternehmergesellschaft) as a new alternative “Mini‐ GmbH” in Germany, Prof. Dr. Zoran Arsić, University of Novi Sad (Serbia) – Record Date in the Company Law of the Republic of Serbia, Prof. Dr. Miodrag Mićović, University of Kragujevac (Serbia) – Interest of Commercial Company and Administration’s Liability, Prof. Dr. Siniša Petrović ‐ mr Petar Ceronja, University of Zagreb (Croatia) – Corporate effects of the ’Danosa Case’ – is the termination of membership in the board of directors allowed in the case of a pregnant member of the board?, Prof. Dr. Goran Koevski, University of Skopje (Macedonia) – Alternative Concepts to Minimum Legal Capital Requirements in Limited Liability Companies in Europe, Prof. Dr. Christoph Van der Elst, University of Tilburg (Netherlands) – Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Activism – а European Cross Country Approach of AGM’s, Prof. Dr. Véronique Magnier, University of Paris XI (France) – New trends in Corporate governance: shareholders vs stakeholders, Prof. Dr. Dragan Radonjić, University of Montenegro (Montenegro) – Independent Directors and new Corporate Governance Paradigm, Doc. Dr. Vuk Radović, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – The Future of Restricted Stock Remuneration, Doc. Dr. Tatjana Jevremović Petrović, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – Directors’ Responsibility to Creditors in Company Law, Priv.‐doz. Dr. Rainer Kulms, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Germany) – Private Creditors and Sovereign Default: from Argentina to Greece, Prof. Dr. Veljko Trivun ‐ Doc. Dr. Vedad Silajdžić ‐ Mia Mrgud, University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Protection of Minority Shareholders against Financial Tunneling: The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prof. Dr. Nebojša Jovanović, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – Why going private in Serbia is (was) prohibited?, Prof. Dr. Veljko Trivun ‐ Doc. Dr. Fatima Mahmutćehajić ‐ Doc. Dr. Vedad Silajdžić, University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Law and Cyber‐Trust, Prof. Dr. Alexandre L.D. Pereira, University of Coimbra (Portugal) – Corporate eGovernance in Portugal ‐ via video conference, mr Mirjana Radović, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – Supranational regulation of exercise of shareholders’ rights in indirect holding systems, Jelena Lepetić, University of Belgrade (Serbia) – Public Disclosure of Inside Information.