On April 12, 2023, The Legal 500 has launched the 2023 edition of its EMEA rankings. The results of the research conducted among law firms active in Europe reconfirm NNDKP’s position as a leading business law firm in Romania.
The Bucharest Court of Appeals has recently decided to refer several questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of the EU law to clarify the lawfulness of the electrical energy production surcharge imposed by Law 259/2021. The request came from a company operating in the renewable energy sector, represented by Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP). Additionally, the Bucharest Court of Appeals referred to the Constitutional Court an objection of unlawfulness relating to the same legal provisions on the surcharge imposed for electrical energy production.
29.12.2022 – In its Meeting of 28 December 2022, the Romanian Government approved the solidarity contribution for the oil and gas industry, as well as a series of amendments to the Tax Procedure Code to implement the Romania’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan (“NRPP”) measures undertaken by ANAF
22.12.2022 – Law No. 370 for the approval of Government Ordinance No. 16/2022 amending and supplementing Law No. 227/2017 on the Tax Code, abrogating certain normative acts and other financial-fiscal measures was published in the Official Gazette no. 1228
13.12.2022 – The European Commission proposes the update of the VAT Directive – “VAT in the Digital Age” legislative package
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) successfully represented ENEL (E-Distributie Banat) in a complex tax dispute relating to the possibility of the taxpayer deducting the value of tax depreciation for tangible assets (electricity grid connectors) acquired from the company’s clients through transfer, for the calculation of corporate income tax. Initially, tax authorities rejected this possibility based on the way in which the company acquired the connectors (free of charge) and considering the existence of accounting depreciation rules different from the tax depreciation rules that were used.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) has assisted, since June 2020, the Beverage Producers Alliance comprised of the Brewers of Romania Association and the Romanian Soft Drinks Association in setting up a deposit return system (DRS) for single-use primary packaging. The assistance also included establishing and obtaining the accreditation of RetuRO SGR as sole administrator of the Romanian system.
19.07.2022 – Ordinance no. 16 amending and supplementing Law 227/2015 on the Fiscal Code, abrogating certain normative acts and other financial-fiscal measures was published in Official Gazette no. 716
21.02.2022 – Government Decision no. 238/2022 for the amendment and completion of Government Decision no. 34/2009 on the organization and functioning of the Ministry of Public Finance, as well as for the amendment and completion of Government Decision no. 520/2013 on the organization and functioning of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration
11.02.2022 – Ordinance no. 11/2022 for amending and completing normative acts, as well as for amending certain terms was published in Official Gazette no. 97