In July 2011, on the basis of the Article 59 of the Law on Electronic Communications, the Republic Agency for Electronic Communications issued its decision on the identification of markets which are subject to ex ante regulation. The agency's decision lists the markets which have structural, regulatory and other long-term barriers preventing the entry of new competitors, in which it is impossible to develop effective competition without ex ante regulation. The decision also indicates which markets' deficiencies cannot be eliminated merely through the application of competition laws and regulations.

For further information on this topic please contact Srdjana Petronijević at Moravčević Vojnović Zdravković oad in cooperation with Schönherr by telephone (+381 11 320 26 00), fax (+381 11 320 26 10) or email ([email protected]).