Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms, announced the launch of its new brand identity. The repositioned brand focuses on a client-oriented strategy (as opposed to the previous one focused on bringing together top independent international law firms. The new strategy is supported by a new visual identity, a new tagline (“World Ready”), motto (“The law firms that know your markets”) and layout of communication materials, all reflecting the benefits of collaborating with the member firms of Lex Mundi, an association with global coverage and local expertise.
Emergency Ordinance 8/2013 amending and completing the Fiscal Code was published in Official Gazette 54/2013
Order 65/2013 amending Order 1081/2011 for the approval of the template and content of certain forms of informative statements was published in Official Gazette 56/2013
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen announced a series of promotions among Partners and Senior Associates. Thus, Georgeta Dinu (Harapcea) (Managing Associate and Head of the Competition Practice) and Roxana Ionescu (Managing Associate and Head of the Environment and Data Protection Practices) were promoted to the position of remunerated partners. Moreover, two senior associates were promoted to managing associates and four associates to the level of senior associates.
Order 40/2013 regarding the main aspects related to the preparation and submission of the annual financial statements and the annual accounting reports of the economic operators to the territorial units of the Ministry of Public Finances was published in Official Gazette 44/2013
New Amendments to the Public Procurement Legislation
After having admitted as defenses legitimate petitioning activities in two investigations finalized in 2012, the Competition Council announced that it has adopted its first best practice recommendations under Competition Law.
The European Court of Justice („ECJ”) has ruled on the case BGŻ Leasing sp. Z o.o.(C-224/11)
One of the largest American car manufacturers and Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen announced today the finalization of the last stage of the restructuring process under the privatization contract, resulting in the Romanian State currently holding 100% share capital of the company split from the American company.
Order 17/2013 approving the Procedure for the registration of the agreements regarding the declaration and payment of social security contributions, concluded by non-resident employers with resident or non-resident individuals who perform their activity in Romania and derive salary income, as well as for the establishment of certain procedural aspects was published in Official Gazette 36/2013