Reff & Associates provided legal assistance to Orbico Group in the acquisition of Interbrands Marketing & Distribution

Bucharest, February 21, 2019. Reff & Associates, member of the Deloitte Legal global network, in cooperation with Deloitte Legal Poland, provided legal assistance to Orbico Group, one of the largest distributors of consumer goods in Central and Eastern Europe, in… Read moreReff & Associates provided legal assistance to Orbico Group in the acquisition of Interbrands Marketing & Distribution

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

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

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”