Accepting an employee to work while the individual employment agreement is suspended represents a civil offense, the High Court of Cassation and Justice ruled

In the future, if following inspections the Territorial Labour Inspectorates state that up to 5 employees are performing work although their individual employment agreements are suspended, they could sanction the employer with a fine ranging from RON 10,000 to RON… Read moreAccepting an employee to work while the individual employment agreement is suspended represents a civil offense, the High Court of Cassation and Justice ruled

Bill granting National Authority for Consumer Protection similar sanctioning powers to those of the Competition Council

A bill for amending the National Authority for Consumer Protection’s statute is currently pending before the standing committees of the Senate (hereinafter referred to as the “Bill”). In June 2016, the bill was adopted by the Chamber of Deputies and… Read moreBill granting National Authority for Consumer Protection similar sanctioning powers to those of the Competition Council

New regulations on fire safety and civil protection authorizations applicable starting from 1 September 2016

The Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (“MIA”) no. 129/2016 approving the Methodological Norms on fire safety and civil protection authorization procedures (“Order no. 129/2016”) entered into force upon its publication in the Official Gazette of Romania no. 675,… Read moreNew regulations on fire safety and civil protection authorizations applicable starting from 1 September 2016

Significant changes brought to Law no. 10/1995 on construction quality

Law no. 163/2016 for amending and supplementing Law no. 10/1995 on construction quality (“Law 163/2016” or “Amending Law”) was published in the Official Gazette no. 561 dated 25 July 2016 and will enter into force on 24th of August 2016…. Read moreSignificant changes brought to Law no. 10/1995 on construction quality

Deloitte, REFF & ASSOCIATES Assess Competiveness of Food Processing, Construction Industries

Deloitte Romania together with REFF & ASSOCIATES, the law firm representing the international network of law firms Deloitte Legal in Romania have conducted a report assessing the competiveness of the food processing and construction industries, two sectors that have been… Read moreDeloitte, REFF & ASSOCIATES Assess Competiveness of Food Processing, Construction Industries

The Methodological Norms for application of the new laws on the award of public procurement and sectorial procurement agreements were enacted

The Methodological Norms, which are part of the new legal framework on public procurement and sectorial procurement, were published in the Official Gazette no. 422 and 423 on 6 June 2016, being approved through: – Government Decision no. 394/2016 for… Read moreThe Methodological Norms for application of the new laws on the award of public procurement and sectorial procurement agreements were enacted

Employers will no longer have the possibility to suspend the individual employment contracts during the disciplinary investigation of employees

On 05.05.2016, the Constitutional Court ruled that art. 52 Para (1) letter a) of Law no. 53/2003 on the Labor Code (”Labor Code”), which regulates the employer’s right to suspend the individual employment agreement during the prior disciplinary investigation is… Read moreEmployers will no longer have the possibility to suspend the individual employment contracts during the disciplinary investigation of employees

Deloitte Legal Dbrief. Cross-Border Relocation of Companies within the EU: A Chance for Your Company? – Opportunities, Challenges and Potential Pitfalls

REFF & ASSOCIATES, the law firm representing Deloitte Legal in Romania, is delighted to invite you Wednesday, 11 May, 12:00 – 1:00 PM CEST to participate in the next Dbrief, focused on Cross-Border Relocation of Companies within the EU: A Chance for Your… Read moreDeloitte Legal Dbrief. Cross-Border Relocation of Companies within the EU: A Chance for Your Company? – Opportunities, Challenges and Potential Pitfalls