December. The perfect month for “presents”. A walkthrough the tax aspects of sponsorship

Considering that the deadline for submitting form 177 “Request for redirection of corporate income tax/microenterprise income tax” is approaching, we will outline herein the legislative updates introduced by Law 322/2021 and Order 1679/2022 along with old provisions of the Tax… Read moreDecember. The perfect month for “presents”. A walkthrough the tax aspects of sponsorship

CJEU. C-83/21 | Airbnb Ireland and Airbnb Payments UK. Short-term property rentals: EU law does not preclude the requirement to collect information or to withhold tax under a national tax regime

However, the obligation to appoint a tax representative constitutes a disproportionate restriction on the freedom to provide services Airbnb is a global group which operates the eponymous property intermediation platform on the internet, facilitating the connection, on the one hand,… Read moreCJEU. C-83/21 | Airbnb Ireland and Airbnb Payments UK. Short-term property rentals: EU law does not preclude the requirement to collect information or to withhold tax under a national tax regime

Camelia Bogdan v. Romania (Application No 32916/20). Update: Restoration to the Court’s list under Rule 43 ind. 1 of the Court and Referral to Grand Chamber under Article 43 of the European Convention of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights informed the Applicant that her request for Restoration to the Court’s list under Rule 43 ind.1 of the Court and Referral to the Grand Chamber under Article 43 of the European Convention of Human… Read moreCamelia Bogdan v. Romania (Application No 32916/20). Update: Restoration to the Court’s list under Rule 43 ind. 1 of the Court and Referral to Grand Chamber under Article 43 of the European Convention of Human Rights

The British News Agency News247WorldPress announces the “Legal Awards 2022” for the professional legal categories

The British News Agency News247WorldPress announces the “Legal Awards 2022” for the professional legal categories. Professional categories include courts, judges, law firms, legal institutions, legal professionals as follows below. European courts Court of Justice of the European Union European Court… Read moreThe British News Agency News247WorldPress announces the “Legal Awards 2022” for the professional legal categories

Cryptocurrencies as a payment method in the Vienna Convention on international sales of goods

Introduction Throughout the years, several efforts prior to the latest implementations of cryptocurrency failed to achieve mainstream momentum. These contain concepts from the Netherlands and the United States in the early 1980s. Digicash, which collapsed within the 1990s, may have… Read moreCryptocurrencies as a payment method in the Vienna Convention on international sales of goods

CJEU. C-252/21 | Meta Platforms and Others (General terms of use of a social network). According to Advocate General Rantos, a competition authority may, in exercising its powers, take account of the compatibility of a commercial practice with the General Data Protection Regulation

However, it must take into account any decision or investigation by the competent supervisory authority under that Regulation Meta Platforms is the owner of the online social network ‘Facebook’. Users of this social network must accept Facebook’s terms of service,… Read moreCJEU. C-252/21 | Meta Platforms and Others (General terms of use of a social network). According to Advocate General Rantos, a competition authority may, in exercising its powers, take account of the compatibility of a commercial practice with the General Data Protection Regulation

CJEU. T-604/18, Google and Alphabet v Commission (Google Android). The General Court largely confirms the Commission’s decision that Google imposed unlawful restrictions on manufacturers of Android mobile devices and mobile network operators in order to consolidate the dominant position of its search engine

In order better to reflect the gravity and duration of the infringement, the General Court considers it appropriate however to impose a fine of €4.125 billion on Google, its reasoning differing in certain respects from that of the Commission Google[1], an… Read moreCJEU. T-604/18, Google and Alphabet v Commission (Google Android). The General Court largely confirms the Commission’s decision that Google imposed unlawful restrictions on manufacturers of Android mobile devices and mobile network operators in order to consolidate the dominant position of its search engine

SIMION & BACIU wins for the 2nd time the prestigious Romania Firm of the Year award by Managing IP

SIMION & BACIU is proud to announce that it is the winner of the 2022 Romania Firm of the Year distinction, awarded at the Managing IP EMEA Awards ceremony organized on June 15, in London. This marks the second consecutive… Read moreSIMION & BACIU wins for the 2<sup>nd</sup> time the prestigious Romania Firm of the Year award by Managing IP