Tougher conditions for employers imposed by recent changes to the Law on the social dialogue

Law no. 1/2016 amending and supplementing Law no. 62/2011 on the social dialogue (“Law on the social dialogue”) was published in the Official Gazette no. 26 of 14 January 2016 and entered into force on 17 January 2016. The most… Read moreTougher conditions for employers imposed by recent changes to the Law on the social dialogue

Changes regarding the notification of personal data processing

The Decision of the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing (the “Authority”) no. 200/2015 (the “Decision”) was published in the Official Gazette no. 969/28.12.2015. The change in the legal regime regarding the notification of the Authority The main amendment… Read moreChanges regarding the notification of personal data processing

Romania aligns with European standards in terms of VAT treatment of moulds and production equipment

In the automotive industry and manufacturing sector, contracted goods are often produced using equipment, moulds, tools, etc. made available to suppliers by the buyers of goods. The ownership always belongs to the contracting companies and they do not charge any… Read moreRomania aligns with European standards in terms of VAT treatment of moulds and production equipment

Significant legislative amendments regarding transfer pricing

The National Agency for Fiscal Administration (“ANAF”) published today, the 2nd of February 2016, the Order no. 442/2016 regarding the values of transactions, the deadline for the preparation, the content and conditions for the request of the transfer pricing file… Read moreSignificant legislative amendments regarding transfer pricing

Is it legal to access your employees’ communications? European Court says “yes, but only in exceptional cases”

On 12 January 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (the “Court”) issued its judgment in the case of Bărbulescu v Romania, pursuant to application no. 61496/08. In this decision, the Court ruled that, although there is privacy at the workplace and… Read moreIs it legal to access your employees’ communications? European Court says “yes, but only in exceptional cases”

Transitional measures regarding the guarantee letters for covering excise duties payments – deadline March 31st 2016

Under the new provisions, the guarantor must be a bank registered in the European Union and European Economic Area, which is authorized to operate in Romania (i.e. through a branch). What does it mean for you? If you carry out… Read moreTransitional measures regarding the guarantee letters for covering excise duties payments – deadline March 31st 2016

Deloitte. Order for the approval of the domestic supplies and purchases list (394) regarding transactions carried out on the national territory

In the Official Gazette no. 11 dated 7th January 2016, Order no. 3769/ 2015 was published governing the reporting of operations carried out on national territory by persons registered for VAT purposes. It applies starting 1st April 2016 (i.e. for… Read moreDeloitte. Order for the approval of the domestic supplies and purchases list (394) regarding transactions carried out on the national territory