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Law on whistleblowing adopted by the Romanian Parliament. What does the final shape look like?
The law implementing the 2019/1937 EU Directive on "whistleblowing" was adopted by the Romanian Parliament. Below we provide a short analysis of the Law.Get it here
Do you want to work remotely from Romania? Now it’s easier to do so.
Short overview of the latest Law No. 22/2022, by which foreign digital nomads are now granted the right to obtain long stay visa in RomaniaGet it here
Crowdfunding services in light of ECSP Regulation
November 10, 2021 marks the effective date for Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 October 2020 on European crowdfunding service providers for business, and...Get it here
How R U CEE? All you need to know about real estate in CEE
The report covers an analysis of the commercial real estate market in four countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary. The publication goes beyond the commercial real estate market itse...Get it here
Romanian Kurzarbeit scheme
Kurzarbeit scheme now saving jobs in Romania. The COVID-19 Pandemic triggered a series of legislative changes, more or less difficult to implement, especially in a tight timeframe. Labour law was e...Get it here
Handbook for Supervisory Board Members
The "Handbook for Supervisory Board Members" has been given a new and red-hot chapter - from compliance risk management to liability issues.Read more
Esports – a booming industry with unique legal needs
The Esports ecosystem has evolved in terms of professionalism, economically as well as legally.Read more
When Robots decide!
Not a new invention of the 21st century, but already since Alan Turing's question “Can machines think?” in the 1950s a term.Read more
Whistleblowing. New legal obligations imposed on companies to ensure a healthy business environment
Whistleblowing and how the business environment can avoid major property sanctions, in an article signed by two of our lawyers specializing in criminal law. In October 2019, the European Council ap...Get it here
Who should worry about the European Public Prosecutor’s Office?
Starting November 2020, any person or company (be it a startup or a multinational), which manages or wants to obtain financing through European funds, can be targeted by the operationalization of t...Get it here
New measures in the field of companies regarding the organization and conduct of meetings of statutory bodies
Most likely, convening statutory meetings without the physical presence of members will become an approach increasingly used in society. How can such general meetings be organized and conducted acc...Get it here
The measure of preventive detention in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Bill B238, through article 56, provides some special measures regarding the execution of pre-trial detention during the COVID-19 period, in Romania. In this context, our article presents some consi...Get it here
Day Zero after the Emergency State End – the kit of measures for the transition to a « new » normal
About the transition to a "new" normal and the changes that the pandemic will bring to the business environment, consumption strategy and everyday life. Our article welcomes day zero with a set of ...Get it here
Is there a risk for companies to be exposed to criminal investigations for non-complying with the measures implemented by the authorities?
Following the accelerated spread of COVID-19, the President of Romania declared the state of emergency for a period of 30 days as of 16 March 2020, which was afterwards extended until 15 may. The r...Get it here
Employment Relations of Medical Personnel During the State of Emergency
A less discussed, but very relevant topic during the state of emergency in Romania, especially for those in the front line of the fight against the pandemic. Article 56 of Annex 1 of Decree no. 240...Get it here
Digitization of the criminal process and the right to a fair trial
Digitalization of criminal proceedings is a subject that should be under the scrutiny of public attention, regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, now, more than ever, we are witnessing a pre...Get it here
The (unregulated) Story of Access Roads
The purpose of this material is to present some of the solutions put into practice so far in the hope that these issues will be gradually made more transparent and regulated through a general appli...Get it here
The new False Statements offence and how not to become a nation of criminals
At the beginning of the Pandemic times, in Romania, a high reluctance of Romanians to follow the authorities recommendations meant for stopping the spread of COVID – 19 virus could be noticed. As s...Get it here
New guide of the US Department of Justice – Requirements for a Compliance Management System
This paper was published in comply 3/2019, p. 54ff. comply is the modern trade magazine for compliance officers in companies and organizations.Read more
Probationary period flops – A look at employment law: about unfounded dismissals, expensive competition clauses and extended “assessment phases”
This paper was published in Markt und Mittelstand 04/2020, p. 14f.. Markt und Mittelstand is a specialist magazine for medium sized companies. Almost every month, managers read up to date informati...Read more
#MeToo? – Relevant answers
This paper was published in personalmagazin 8/2018, p. 40 ff. Personalmagazin is Germany's most widely read specialist magazine in the field of human resources. Every month, HR directors and manag...Read more
Bridge part time: right to return full time
This paper was published in IHK Report 2/2019, p. 6.Read more
Travel time = working time?
This paper was published in personalmagazin 5/2019, p. 90 ff. Personalmagazin is Germany's most widely read specialist magazine in the field of human resources. Every month, HR directors and manag...Read more
Who does not know the own Compliance rules, is unsuitable for the guidance of the company?
This paper was published in Compliance Berater 12/2019, p. 502 Compliance Berater is a monthly newspaper focused on corporate compliance, risk analysis and identification, compliance management an...Read more
Your boss, the roboter – Robotics from a labour law perspective
This paper was published in Börsen-Zeitung, Edition no. 242, 15 December. Börsen-Zeitung is a daily newspaper focused on financial markets.Read more
Practitioners’ Guide for Labour Law in Europe
The purpose of this book is to provide investors and companies with a practical guide for labour law in most of the relevant economies in Europe.Get it here
Practitioners’ Guide for M&A in Europe
A guide written by practitioners for international investors with quick answers and overviews on the most important topics in cross-border transactions for the relevant economies in continental Eur...Get it here
Practitioners’ Guide for M&A in Germany (Chinese)
A practical guide for international investors, managers and lawyers in Chinese about the most important topics in cross-border transactions in Germany.Get it here
Practitioners’ Guide for Labour Law in Germany (Chinese)
The purpose of this book is to provide investors and companies with a practical guide for labour law in Germany.Get it here
Practitioners’ Guide for Real Estate in Europe
The purpose of this book is to provide investors and companies with a practical guide for real estate in most of the relevant economies in Europe.Get it here
The Supervisory Board: Rules of Procedure | Administrative Offences
This paper was published in Handwörterbuch für Aufsichtsräte, Handelsblatt Fachmedien GmbH, p. 837 ff.Read more
What’s up CEE? All you need to know about real estate in CEE
The report covers an analysis of the situation and the changes that had occurred in the past five years in four countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary. It is focused on the commerci...Get it here