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Split 2018

First Call

We are happy to announce the First Call for the 31th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development - “Legal Challenges of Modern World”. Topics are focused, but not limited to recent challenges in modern national economies and business enterprises.

In cooperation with: Faculty of Law University of Split, University of Split, University Department for Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Law University of Mostar, University North, Faculty of Management University of Warsaw and Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences Sale - Mohammed V University in Rabat

Supported by: Ministry of Justice Republic of Croatia, Ministry of State Property Republic of Croatia, Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences, Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts and Association of Croatian Judges

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Ministarstvo dravne imovine, logo
Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences
Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts
Association of Croatian Judges

  7-8 June 2018


Please consider submitting an abstract for the Conference within next few weeks. We proudly hope to have your distinguish name among authors and participants. After receiving the full texts, The Scientific Committee will decide which papers should be included in the Plenary Session.

Sincerely Yours,
President of Scientific Committee

Prof. Marijan Cingula


Legal Challenges of Modern World

  • European Principles for effective Public Administration
  • Legal aspects for improvement to Taxation Systems and Investment Competition
  • Competition via e-business – business and legal practice
  • Legal and Forensic aspects of Money Laundering as threats to financial and economic system
  • Cross- border business of small and middle - sized entrepreneurs
  • Company Restructuring Procedures – incentive business environment in the EU
  • Free movement of workers, social affairs and inclusion of family members in the European Union
  • Insuring Worker Claims
  • Resolving entrepreneurs insolvency
  • Debt Collection in civil and company matters- European Payment Orders - European Payment Orders for bank account blockage
  • Damages due to breaches in market competition
  • Merchant Supervision and Consumer Administrative Protection
  • Court or Out of court Settlement as the most effective means of Dispute Resolution
  • New European court practice in civil and company matters
  • Legal framework for the development of Tourism Services
  • Sustainable Development of Transport and Port infrastructure
  • Climatic Energy framework and Low-Carbon economy

Globalization and Challenges of the Modern World

  • Contemporary Economy and Globalization
  • The Economic Impact on Social Development and Democracy
  • Regional Development
  • National Economies Between Liberalization and Intervention
  • International and Local Capital Markets
  • Education and Knowledge Management
  • Towards Modern Welfare Economics
  • Modern Tendencies in Economy and Management of Tourism

Enterprise in Turbulent Environment

  • Building a Resilient Organization
  • The Economics of Modern Enterprise
  • Planning or Predicting: Concepts and Models
  • Corporate Governance
  • Manufacturing: Strategy, Technology, and Organization
  • Human Capital Management
  • Marketing Perspective
  • The Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Continuity
  • ICT Support to Business Activities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Accounting and Auditing

Entrepreneurship Caught Between Creativity and Bureaucracy

  • The Role of SMEs in National Economies
  • SMEs in Global Value Chains
  • Education for Creativity

THE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS - Program and participants

  • SETTLEMENT IN PRE-TRIAL AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS (Association of Croatian Judges), 8 June 2018.


  • Fee: 50 EUR (one round table discussion) or 100 EUR (two round table discoussions)
  • Bank Institution: SPLITSKA BANKA
  • Bank Address: Domovinskog rata 61, 21000 Split
  • Accoun Holder Address: Domovinskog rata 8, Split, Croatia
  • IBAN: HR2123300031100030638
  • Purpose: "Participant's Name - The Round Table Discussions"



  • Publishing Full paper/Abstract + presentation: 300 EUR
  • Presentation without publishing: 250 EUR
  • Accompanying co-author: 200 EUR
  • Listener only: 150 EUR


  • Publishing full paper, without attending: 200 EUR


  • Early registration (Publishing Full paper or Abstract + presentation): 250 EUR
  • 2nd paper publishing/presenting: 150 EUR

Attending fee includes admission to all sessions, round table discussions conference kit (including the Scientific Book of Proceedings on CD), admission to the lunch or/and dinner, plus all coffee breaks, according to the conference program.


  • Bank Institution: Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. Zagreb
  • Bank/Branch Institution Address: Magazinska cesta 69, Zagreb, Croatia
  • S.W.I.F.T. (BIC): RZBHHR2X
  • Acc. Holder Name: VADEA d.o.o.
  • Acc Holder Address: Mihanoviceva 4, 42000 Varazdin, Croatia
  • IBAN: HR6124840081135190251
  • Purpose: 'Participant's Name - Split 2018'



  • Submission of abstracts for review: March 15, 2018
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: March 20, 2018
  • Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: April 15, 2018
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: April 22, 2018
  • Early registration: April 27, 2018
  • Final registration: May 12, 2018
  • Conceiving and finalizing the esd-Conference program: May 12, 2018
  • ESD Conference sessions: June 7-8, 2018


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Faculty of Law University of Split, Domovinskog rata 8, 21000 Split, Croatia


  • Marijan Cingula, University of Zagreb, Croatia (President)
  • Ayuba A. Aminu, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Anona Armstrong, Victoria University, Australia
  • Gouri Sankar Bandyopadhyay, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati Bardhaman, India
  • Haimanti Banerji, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  • Alla Bobyleva, The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Leonid K. Bobrov, State University of Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Rado Bohinc, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Elisabeth de Jesus Oliveira Brito - University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Zeki Atil Bulut, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Adnan Celik, Selcuk University - Konya, Turkey
  • Angelo Maia Cister, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Mirela Cristea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Sreten Cuzovic, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Oguz Demir, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
  • T.S. Devaraja, University of Mysore, India
  • Onur Dogan, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Darko Dukic, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • Gordana Dukic, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • Alba Dumi, Vlora University, Vlore, Albania
  • Ksenija Dumicic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Galina Pavlovna Gagarinskaya, Samara State University, Russia
  • Fran Galetic, Zagreb University, Croatia
  • Mirjana Gligoric, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia
  • Mehmet Emre Gorgulu, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
  • Aleksandra Grobelna, Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
  • Liudmila Guzikova, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia
  • Anica Hunjet, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Oxana Ivanova, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia
  • Irena Jankovic, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia
  • Lara Jelenc, University of Rijeka, Croatia
  • Myrl Jones, Radford University, USA
  • Gorazd Justinek, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia
  • Hacer Simay Karaalp, Pamukkale University,Turkey
  • Grzegorz Karasiewicz, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Dafna Kariv, The College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
  • Salih Katircioglu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus, Turkey
  • Hilal Yildirir Keser, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
  • Martina Dragija Kostic
  • Sophia Khalimova, Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Vladimir Kovsca, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Goran Kozina, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Dzenan Kulovic, Univeristy of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Robert Lewis, Les Roches Gruyère University of Applied Sciences, Bulle, Switzerland
  • Ladislav Lukas, Univ. of West Bohemia, Faculty of Economics, Czech Republic
  • Pascal Marty, University of La Rochelle, France
  • Vaidotas Matutis, Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Marjana Merkac Skok, GEA College of Entrepreneurship, Ljubljana, Slovenija
  • Daniel Francois Meyer, North West University, South Africa
  • Marin Milkovic, Rector, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja, West University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Zsuzsanna Novak, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Alojzy Z. Nowak, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Mislav Ante Omazic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Vera Palea, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • Dusko Pavlovic, Libertas International University, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Igor Pihir, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dinko Primorac, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Zeljka Primorac, University of Split, Croatia
  • Miroslaw Przygoda, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Nicholas Recker, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA
  • Kerry Redican, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
  • Humberto Ribeiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Robert Rybnicek, University of Graz, Austria
  • Elzbieta Szymanska, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
  • Katarzyna Szymanska, The State Higher School of Vocational Education in Ciechanow, Poland
  • Jan Turyna, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Ilaria Tutore, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
  • Claudia Miranda Veloso - University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Rebeka Danijela Vlahov, University of Zagreb
  • Ilko Vrankic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Thomas Will, Agnes Scott College, USA
  • Li Yongqiang, Victoria University, Australia
  • Peter Zabielskis, University of Macau, China
  • Tao Zeng, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
  • Snezana Zivkovic, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa (President)
  • Ana Aleksic
  • Sandra Raquel Alves
  • Ayuba Aminu
  • Mihovil Andjelinovic
  • Josip Arneric
  • Lidija Bagaric
  • Tomislav Bakovic
  • Sanja Blazevic
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  • Ruzica Brecic
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  • Oguz Demir
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  • Stjepan Dvorski
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  • Mirjana Gligoric
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  • Natanya Meyer
  • Guenter Mueller
  • Ivana Nacinovic Braje
  • Zlatko Nedelko
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja
  • Zsuzsanna Novak
  • Alka Obadic
  • Claudia Ogrean
  • Igor Pihir
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  • Zeljka Primorac
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  • Matjaz Stor
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  • Lejla Tijanic
  • Daniel Tomic
  • Boris Tusek
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  • Zoran Wittine
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  • Marina Klacmer Calopa
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