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16
Dec

Cybersecurity and the NIS Directive

On 10th of December, Bucharest has been selected as the site of the new European Cybersecurity Competence Centre, having as main duty the distribution of EU and national funding for cybersecurity research projects across the bloc. In the light of these innovative events, a better understanding of the concept of cyberlaw and its applicability in Romania is desired. On 6th

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2
Dec

Legal steps to establish a company in Romania

The most important thing to consider when launching your own company in Romania is what type of enterprise suits the activity to be carried out. The most popular choice is a Limited Liability Company (SRL), considering that the taxes are quite low, respectively 3% tax on revenue or 1% if you have at least one full time employee. Also, this

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2
Dec

How to obtain a work permit for a foreign citizen

Given the current economic and social context of labor relations, more and more employers are facing the challenges of Romanian labor market. Thus, the Romanian employers have chosen to cover this deficit by hiring foreign citizens from outside the European Union and the European Economic Area, but in order to do so, a bureaucratic procedure before the Inspector General for

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2
Dec

Employing people from countries outside the EU

The great majority of citizens of non-EU countries need a work permit to be entitled to work in Romania. The person concerned has to apply for and receive their permit before travelling to Romania, but in certain circumstances an application can be submitted after the person has entered in our country. The professional activity of foreign citizens on national territory

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15
Oct

How can non-disclosure agreements protect your intellectual property rights?

Companies nowadays have to be as innovative as possible in order to be successful in today’s competitive market. Therefore, at the root of every successful business lays the proprietary information that makes the company unique, giving it competitive edge and a better position than the competition. Some examples of business information are: technological information about the company’s product, prototypes or

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27
Jul

Significant changes in public procurement.

Significant changes in public procurement. Creating procedures for the urgent resolution of public procurement disputes in Romania.    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public authorities have been under pressure to rapidly change the way they work to keep their staff and citizens safe and at the same time provide extraordinary levels of support to their communities during the crisis. For

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18
Jul

Case study – conflict between figurative trademarks by different combinations of the same two colors

The theme of reflection has been influenced by a recent case pending before the Bucharest Court of Law in which the holder of a number of combined figurative trademarks registered at national, community and international level, protected for all 45 classes of goods and services, O.P. S.A., a distributor of petroleum products, filed an application against another company with the

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18
Jul

CONSUMER REQUESTS PROCEDURE ON THE EUROPEAN TERRITORY

The competent authority to issue a settlement procedure for consumers’ request on the European Union territory as regards the relationship with economic authorities from other Member States is the European Consumers Centres Network, which is an entity founded by the European Commission in the year of 2005, that acts through the medium of the European Consumer Centres founded within the

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18
Jul

Activities performed by minors in the cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling fields

Paid activities that can be carried out by minors are governed by the provisions of Decision no. 75/2015 of the Parliament regulating the provision of remunerated activities in the cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling fields by minors. Such activities can be undertaken by those under 14 years, only under an Agreement concluded between the organizer and their parents. Minors

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18
Jul

New provisions regarding the registration with the Trade Register

A Law Project adopted by the Parliament and promulgated by the President of Romania brings significant changes regarding the registration with the Trade Register. The main normative acts amended and supplemented by the aforementioned Law Project are Law no. 26/1990 on the Trade Register, the Company Law no. 31/1990, Law No. 359/2004 on simplifying registration formalities in the trade register

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