Catalin Predoiu, Lidia Barac and the SCM members met the presidents of courts of appeal: Friday, the 16th of December 2011, Catalin Predoiu, the ministry of Justice and the State secretary Lidia Barac met at Sinaia the presidents of the Courts of Appeal in the presence of the SCM president, Horatius Dumbrava, of the SCM members, judge Mircea Aron, judge Alina Ghica and judge Alexandru Serban. There were approached problems of implementation of the Codes, the economical and political situation in the euro area space and the European Union. * * * The most active law firm on the capital market in 2011: At the 10th edition of the “Gala of Capital Market”, event organized by the Association of Brokers, Bostina and Associates was assigned “The most active law firm on the capital market”. The gala was held at Bucharest Intercontinental Hotel, in the presence of more than 300 guests in the field of financial-banking, political, economical and media. * * *A new presidential adviser: The president Traian Basescu has signed on Wednesday, 21 of December 2011, the Decree for the appointment of Bogdan Manoiu as a presidential adviser. Bogdan Manoiu has achieved the position of Chef of the Department for European Affairs. * * * Many vacancies of prosecutor: Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism announced on Tuesday, 20 of December 2011, which organizes, on the 16th-17th of January 2012, an interview in order to occupy the 38 existing vacancies of prosecutor in the central and territorial structure. The registration requests will be submitted until 10 of January 2012. * * * The protocol SCM-NAI: On Wednesday, the 21th of December 2011, at the headquarters of the Superior Council of Magistracy, took place the ceremony of signing the Protocol of collaboration agreed between the Superior Council of Magistracy and the National Agency of Integrity. * * * The new image IONESCU SAVA: On Monday, the 19th of December 2011, IONESCU SAVA organized a presentation of the new image of well-known law company. * * * The representative of the HCCJ in the Scientific Council of the NIM: On Tuesday, the 20th of December 2011, the Plenum of the SCM designated Mr. Stefan Pistol, judge for the Criminal Section of the supreme court, as a representative of the High Court of Cassation and Justice in the Scientific Council of the National Institute of Magistracy, for a period of 3 years, starting on February the 2nd, 2012. * * * The new president of the Civil Section of the Court of Ilfov: The department for judges of the SCM decided on Tuesday, the 20th of December 2011, the appointment as a president of the Civil Section of the Court of Ilfov of Mrs. Judge Oprina Evelina Mirela, for a period of 3 years, starting on 20.12.2011. * * * The New Civil Code. Comment on articles: The publishing house C.H.Beck is preparing probably the most anticipated legal book of the moment: the New Civil Code. Comment on articles, authors: Flavius Baias, Rodica Constantinovici, Eugen Chelaru, Ioan Macovei. * * * Harder to get to the NIM: The Scientific Council of the NIM has decided in the last session of this year to modify, essential, the procedure for admission to the NIM. For example, the logical reasoning test will take place ahead of the legal knowledge examination.