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

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”

Reff & Associates Expands Its Banking and Securities Team

Bucharest, 26 November 2015 – As activity in the financial and banking sector continues to gather pace, Reff & Associates, the law firm representing Deloitte Legal network in Romania, is expanding its banking and securities practice with two lawyers: Mihaela… Read moreReff & Associates Expands Its Banking and Securities Team

Judgement of the European Union Court of Justice dated 21 October 2015 case file no. C-347/14

Following the judgement pronounced by the European Union Court of Justice (the “Court”) in case no. C-347/14, it has been established that including short duration videos on an Internet website of a newspaper may fall under the regulations regarding audiovisual… Read moreJudgement of the European Union Court of Justice dated 21 October 2015 case file no. C-347/14

New regulations on business interruption sanctions due to non-observance of fire security regulations

The Government Decision no. 915 establishing the criteria for stopping the operation or use of buildings or establishments determined by serious breach of the requirements for fire safety in terms of endangering lives of occupants and intervention forces, failing to… Read moreNew regulations on business interruption sanctions due to non-observance of fire security regulations