Company’s division plan

The provisions of the Companies Act (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 36/2011, 99/2011, 83/2014 – other law, 5/2015, 44/2018 and 95/2018) regulated the implementation procedure of status changes of the division and the spin-off.

Status change division and spin-off may involve one or several companies of the same or different legal form. They may not apply to a company in liquidation or bankruptcy unless the status change is conducted to measure reorganization following the bankruptcy act.

Division

A company may divide by simultaneously transferring all of its assets and obligations to:

  • Two or more newly incorporated companies (the division by incorporation) or
  • Two or more existing companies (the division by acquisition) or
  • One or more newly incorporated companies and one or more existing companies (the mixed division).

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Insurance brokerage undertaking

Conditions for the establishment and operation of an insurance brokerage undertaking as well as conditions for carrying on insurance and reinsurance brokerage are regulated by provisions of the Insurance Law (RS Official Gazette, No 139/2014).

Insurance brokerage activities include insurance and reinsurance brokerage activities.

Insurance brokerage activities shall be activities related to introducing the insured and/or policyholder to an insurance/reinsurance undertaking for the purpose of negotiating the conclusion of an insurance/reinsurance contract, preparation for the conclusion of these contracts, as well as providing help in exercising the rights arising from such contracts, in particular in settlement of claims for damages.

Insurance brokerage activities shall be carried on, as an exclusive activity, by an insurance brokerage undertaking with its head office in the Republic of Serbia, registered with the competent authority based on its license to carry on such business issued by the National Bank of Serbia. Exceptionally an insurance brokerage undertaking may also carry on activities that are directly or indirectly related to insurance business, and the National Bank of Serbia shall prescribe such activities more closely as well as the manner and terms in which they are carried on. Continue reading Insurance brokerage undertaking

Relationship between the joint-stock company and stockholders

According to provisions of the Companies Act relationship between the joint-stock company and stockholders shall be defined with rights and obligations as follows:

  • Right to a dividend
  • Limitations on payments to stockholders
  • Pre-emptive subscription right of the stocks
  • Financial Support of the company in acquiring stocks
  • Withdrawal and cancellation of stocks due to failure to pay or enter the contribution.

It is also important to emphasize that all shareholders are treated equally under the same circumstances. Continue reading Relationship between the joint-stock company and stockholders