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
– World’s first fully automated facility for conclusion of arbitration agreements enables access to arbitral jurisdiction via robust, transparent, predictable and easy to use tool – The innovation will support businesses during and after the COVID-19 crisis to enter arbitration… Read moreUiPath Automates Facility for Conclusion of Arbitration Agreements to Support Business Continuity Amid Crisis for Companies, Arbitration Courts
The Romanian Government recently enacted the Emergency Government Ordinance No. 74/2020 (“EGO 74/2020”), which entered in force on 18 May 2020. An expected and necessary piece of legislation, EGO 74/2020 amends the Energy law No. 123/2012 (“Romanian Energy Law”) by… Read moreDirectly negotiated PPAs – a new chance for renewables in Romania?
COVID-19 pandemic has generated unprecedented legislative measures and harsh economic consequences amongst which the work from home obligation, closing down of certain public spaces etc. implemented under the Decree no. 195/2020 for the emergency state in Romania and subsequent implementing… Read moreCOVID-19: How to handle contractual distress in lease agreements
Chambers Global covers over 190 countries across the world. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) – 6 (lowest) and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are… Read moreChambers Global 2020
Purpose limitation principle On 28 November 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority imposed two administrative fines of EUR 5,000 each. One fine was imposed on a mayor who had initially received the contact details of 476 individuals who had resorted… Read moreCompatibility of purposes for further processing of personal data: hit the bull’s eye in darts or hit the ball in a rugby gate?
Brief history Between around 2001-2011, certain private electricity suppliers (the “smart guys”, as they were called by the press) entered into long-term (10-15 years) bilateral power purchase agreements (“PPAs”) with state-owned producers (amongst which, notably Hidroelectrica) under quite unfavorable conditions… Read moreThe Romanian saga of directly negotiated PPAs
BONDOC & ASOCIAȚII assisted McGuire Woods in the process of transformation and sale of its Romanian entity known as one of the most reputable consultancy firms locally, with an impressive history in legal, consultancy and leadership solutions. The assistance spread through… Read moreBONDOC & ASOCIAȚII assisted McGuire Woods in the process of transformation and sale of its Romanian entity
The banking and finance team of BONDOC SI ASOCIATII together with White & Case LLP (as lead counsel) assisted PPF with respect to the financing of the acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) (“CME”). CME operates… Read moreBONDOC SI ASOCIATII advised PPF in accessing EUR 1.150 billion credit facilities from banking syndicate
The investment company PPF Group is set to acquire media group Central European Media Enterprises (CME) in a deal valued at approximately US$2.1bn. This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of the CME shareholders, the European… Read moreBONDOC ȘI ASOCIAȚII assisting in connection with a US$2.1bn project