As part of Romania’s continued movement towards a fully integrated European Union country there has been a steady movement towards increasing consumer protection. Suppliers of goods and services have become aware of the duties they owe their customers whether they be private individuals or a commercial buyer. The legislation covering the liability of [...]
The registration of a trademark in Romania involves several steps and procedures which must be closely observed. The Trade Mark registration can be carried out by a lawyer or similar person or by the owner of the trade mark themselves. We are often asked as a Romanian law Firm for advice on Trade [...]
Being an employer in any jurisdiction seems to become more complicated as time goes on. I was recently reminded of this when we were advising an international client of the Firm on employment issues in Romania. The Client wished to be fully compliant with Romanian law and practice. As it plants and offices [...]
Although Romania is going through a period of economic expansion there are still occasions where for a variety of reasons including economic reasons it is necessary for an employer to make employees redundant. This situation of redundancy is covered in the Romanian Labour Code. According to the Code, an employee maybe dismissed in the case [...]
With the increase of foreigners wishing to come to Romania and Europe to work we are ask regularly as to what is the position for non-EU citizens concerning work permits and residency. The position of the employment of Non-EU employees is governed in Romania by the provisions of EU Directive 2011/98/EU and Romanian government emergency [...]
Now to some people in Romania penalties only relate to rugby or football. But to a lawyer they have a more significant role in contract law. We have noted in the past the confusion regarding penalties not only in the minds of investors from the United Kingdom and the United States of America but also [...]
During the last period we have received enquiries concerning property transactions and property led transactions all of which arose out of property purchases prior to 2009. Many investors both foreign and local made purchases during those times which they now regret. The reasons for this regret are many but they now have to deal with [...]
As part of the natural order of commercial life there may come a time when it is necessary to close and liquidate a company in Romania.
The employee always remains the employee of the agency and does not become an employee of the client company. This means that the agency is responsible for all taxes and social security payments and deductions whilst at the same time receiving a fee from the company to whom the temporary employee was seconded.