• Staying and working in Romania: legal changes

    Staying and working in Romania: legal changes

    06.12.2018

    Romanian legislation governing residence and work of foreign citizens in Romania has been amended by Law no. 247/2018, by the introduction of new categories of foreign citizens who can perform activities in Romania. This law also brings important changes to the remuneration of foreign citizens in Romania
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  • State aid in Romania: new legal changes

    State aid in Romania: new legal changes

    06.12.2018

    Further amendments to the State aid scheme have recently been introduced by Government Decision no. 880 dated 9 November 2018, following the publication of the regulation in the Official Journal no. 954 as from 12.11.2018.
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  • GDPR: INVESTIGATION PROCEDURE

    GDPR: INVESTIGATION PROCEDURE

    06.11.2018

    ANSPDCP is authorized to start surveillance and legality monitoring investigations either ex officio or as a result of a prior complaint made by any concerned persons against a data controller.
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  • TAX LAW: NEW CHANGES

    TAX LAW: NEW CHANGES

    06.11.2018

    Given that all taxpayers obliged to file the unique statement concerning the income tax and social security contributions must benefit equally from the bonuses granted for the advance payment of their tax obligations.
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  • STATE AID FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE IT&C TOOLS AND SERVICES

    STATE AID FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE IT&C TOOLS AND SERVICES

    06.11.2018

    The purpose of the scheme is also to facilitate collaboration between specialized IT&C companies and clusters, so as to ensure quick and easy access to the implementation of results from research and development activities, in order to obtain innovative tools.
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  • INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS: LEGAL CHANGES

    INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS: LEGAL CHANGES

    06.11.2018

    The effects of insolvency are felt not only by the company subject to insolvency proceedings, but also at the macroeconomic level. The large number of companies in insolvency proceedings, reorganization or bankruptcy, having an overall debt of over 63 billion Lei towards the State budget, has determined the change in legislation in the field.
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  • PARENTAL LEAVE AND PARENTAL LEAVE ALLOWANCE: NEW CHANGES

    PARENTAL LEAVE AND PARENTAL LEAVE ALLOWANCE: NEW CHANGES

    06.11.2018

    Good news for young mothers who earn income from intellectual property rights. These earnings will be again taken into account when calculating the amount of the parental leave allowance, after they were inexplicably excluded earlier this year. This change is provided by Government Emergency Ordinance (OUG) no. 81/2018, published in Official Journal no. 792 of 17 September 2018, amending Government Ordinance no. 111/2010 on parental leave and parental leave allowance.
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  • CADASTRE AND REAL-ESTATE REGISTRATION: NEW LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

    CADASTRE AND REAL-ESTATE REGISTRATION: NEW LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

    04.10.2018

    (Français) L’absence du cadastre et les problèmes liés à la superposition des terrains et à l’identification des propriétaires peuvent représenter l’un des principaux obstacles à l’expansion de l’investissement immobilier.
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  • INTERNSHIP LAW: A LAW BENEFICIAL BOTH FOR THE YOUNG AND FOR COMPANIES

    INTERNSHIP LAW: A LAW BENEFICIAL BOTH FOR THE YOUNG AND FOR COMPANIES

    04.10.2018

    (Français) La pénurie de main-d'œuvre et le phénomène alarmant de la migration des jeunes vers d’autres pays de l’Europe de l’Ouest sont les principaux facteurs ayant déterminé l'adoption de plusieurs dispositions légales visant principalement la flexibilité et la modernisation de la législation du travail. Parmi ces dispositions, la loi relative aux stages (Loi n° 176 du 17 juillet 2018), qui est entrée en vigueur à la mi-août, mérite l'attention des employeurs.
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  • CADASTER AND REAL-ESTATE REGISTRATION: NEW LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

    CADASTER AND REAL-ESTATE REGISTRATION: NEW LEGISLATIVE CHANGES

    14.09.2018

    The lack of cadaster, along with the overlaying of land plots and the identification of landowners are the main obstacles to the development of real estate investments. This is why, in July, the Law on Cadaster and Real-Estate Registration no. 7/1996 was amended and supplemented.
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  • ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS: IMPORTANT CHANGES

    ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS: IMPORTANT CHANGES

    24.08.2018

    In an effort to reduce the courts’ workload and to ensure compliance with natural and legal persons’ right of access to justice, the Romanian Parliament recently passed Law no. 212 of 25 July 2018, amending Law no. 554/2004 on administrative proceedings. This law was published on 30 July 2018 in Official Journal no. 490 and became effective on 3 August 2018.
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  • TRANSNATIONAL POSTING: NEW RULES… A BETTER PROTECTION FOR EMPLOYEES?

    TRANSNATIONAL POSTING: NEW RULES… A BETTER PROTECTION FOR EMPLOYEES?

    24.08.2018

    Directive no. 96/71/EC on the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services was amended by Directive no. 2018/957 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 June 2018, which entered into force on 29 July 2018. The deadline for the transposition of the Directive by the Member States is 30 July 2020.
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