The implications of the measures related to the state of emergency in the insolvency procedure

1. The general and legal context In view of the evolution of the international epidemiological situation caused by the spread of Coronavirus, which determined the pandemic declared by the World Health Organization, on March 11, 2020, the Decree no. 195/2020… Read moreThe implications of the measures related to the state of emergency in the insolvency procedure

Litigation: The importance of the Court of Justice of the European Union Practice in Ensuring Passenger Rights in Accordance with Regulation 261/2004

1. Background In a world where air travel is becoming more frequent and affordable, Regulation (EC) no. 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in… Read moreLitigation: The importance of the Court of Justice of the European Union Practice in Ensuring Passenger Rights in Accordance with Regulation 261/2004

Romania: corporate statements regarding ultimate beneficial owner(s)

1. Background Law no. 129/2019 for the prevention and combating of money laundering and terrorism financing, and for the amendment and supplementation of certain legislative acts (“Law 129/2019”) requires Romanian companies subject to registration with the Romanian Trade Registry (with… Read moreRomania: corporate statements regarding ultimate beneficial owner(s)

Digitalization, a high priority for Europe’s future – the European Commission showcases its new digital and AI strategy

1. Background The way technology is used has changed significantly in the past decade and continues to change at a rapid pace, disrupting the way people interact both within the private and the public sector. Advances in technology make possible… Read moreDigitalization, a high priority for Europe’s future – the European Commission showcases its new digital and AI strategy

Romanian Digitalization Agenda – the Government takes one step forward by setting up the Authority for the Digitalization of Romania

1. Background In November 2019, the newly-appointed Romanian government decided to operate certain operational changes. As a result of the reorganisation, the Ministry of Transport was merged with the Ministry of Communications and Information Society, becoming the Ministry of Transport,… Read moreRomanian Digitalization Agenda – the Government takes one step forward by setting up the Authority for the Digitalization of Romania

Chambers Global 2020

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

MPR PARTNERS | MARAVELA, POPESCU & ROMAN is the recipient of two of Lexology’s Client Choice awards

MPR PARTNERS | MARAVELA, POPESCU & ROMAN’s both founding partners have been awarded in the 2020 edition of the prestigious Lexology Client Choice Awards. Established in 2005, Client Choice Awards recognize those law firms and partners around the world that… Read moreMPR PARTNERS | MARAVELA, POPESCU & ROMAN is the recipient of two of Lexology’s Client Choice awards

Romanian Competition Council’s new guidelines on the assessment of fines

1. Introduction Competition authorities at both European and national level develop and update policies regarding the enforcement of competition legislation. Such a policy for the prevention of infringements of competition law rules was recently updated by the Romanian Competition Council… Read moreRomanian Competition Council’s new guidelines on the assessment of fines

News regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Competition Council

On December 4, 2019, the Order of the President of the Romanian Competition Council no. 985/2019 (“Order no. 985/2019”) on the implementation of the regulation regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Competition Council (“RCC”) was published in the… Read moreNews regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Competition Council

Solving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation

1. Introduction The Government Ordinance no. 19/2019 amending and supplementing the Law no. 207/2015 on the Fiscal Procedure Code (the “Government Ordinance 19/2019”) brings a new mechanism for resolving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation. This new mechanism… Read moreSolving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation