Romania simplifies registration formalities for ultimate beneficial owners

In order to reduce the bureaucracy involved in the submission of the ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) statement with the Romanian Trade Registry pursuant to Law no 129/2019, transposing the 4th AML Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) of the European Parliament, the… Read moreRomania simplifies registration formalities for ultimate beneficial owners

Lessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

Earlier on 23 June 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (the „Court”) issued a decision in the case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia (Application no. 10795/14), in which the Court reiterated that blocking access to a website may constitute a… Read moreLessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

When 5G regulations affect mobile operators. Legal remedies under the national Law And the European Convention on Human Rights

 1. Background As the recent pandemic showed, the modern world fully relies on the good functioning of the electronic communication sector. Communication plays an important part these days for individuals, businesses, public authorities, and the implementation of 5G technology will… Read moreWhen 5G regulations affect mobile operators. Legal remedies under the national Law And the European Convention on Human Rights

The Romanian crusade against gender identity and LGBT+ rights: Brief analysis on the constitutional role of political parties and the Church

1. The problem On Tuesday, 16th of June 2020, the Romanian Parliament approved a law that forbids any discussions on “gender theory or opinion” in Romanian schools and educational establishments (including universities). The newly enacted law exacerbates an already endangered… Read moreThe Romanian crusade against gender identity and LGBT+ rights: Brief analysis on the constitutional role of political parties and the Church

Simplified requirements for incorporation of Romanian companies

On 2 July 2020, Romania published Law no. 102/2020 (“Law”), which removes certain barriers hindering the incorporation of Romanian companies. Aimed at improving the rating of Romania’s business in international directories, the Law eases incorporation requirements for Romanian limited liability… Read moreSimplified requirements for incorporation of Romanian companies