Implementation of the sale of goods directive in EU member states

Implementation of the sale of goods directive in EU member states
1. Background In follow-up to our recent article1 on the novelties brought by the Directive (EU) 2019/771 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods, amending Regulation (EU) 2017/2394 and Directive 2009/22/EC, and repealing Directive 1999/44/EC (the “Directive”) and its transposition […]
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Romanian Customs Authority

Romanian Customs Authority
Our tax team have freshly released an article with regards to the Romanian Customs Authority, recently affected by new regulations, applicable starting with December 10, 2021. The reorganization of the National Tax Administration Agency (“ANAF”) for the establishment of the Romanian Customs Authority may lead to a more efficient management of internal resources, and likely […]
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Platform workers, on their way to regulation?

Platform workers, on their way to regulation?
Overview Digitalization has seen an incredible lunge forward within the past years. This evolution brought along several opportunities that would not have been otherwise possible. One of the markets that have seen such a step forward is gig economy. Generally speaking, the concept of “gig-economy” defines short-term working arrangements between companies and workers and that […]
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Will the end of Covid support ‘fuel insolvencies’?

Will the end of Covid support ‘fuel insolvencies’?
This article was originally published in Reports Legal, 29 October 2021, and can be found here. Following the withdrawal of government support measures to mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic, Dana Rădulescu, Partner, MPR Partners, examines the outlook for insolvency. At the beginning of October, the main UK government support measures given to British […]
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European Banking Authority’s new Anti-Money Laundering provisions, article published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, September 2021

European Banking Authority’s new Anti-Money Laundering provisions, article published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, September 2021
Founding Partner Gelu Maravela recently authored an article which was originally published in Thomson Reuters’ Regulatory Intelligence, with regards to the European Banking Authority’s new Anti-Money Laundering provisions. Developments in technology, together with globalisation, have been accompanied by the proliferation of certain types of misconduct, with instances of fraud sometimes appearing to increase on a […]
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EU Cybersecurity Joint Unit

EU Cybersecurity Joint Unit
The EU Commission presents next steps in the setting up of the Joint Cyber Unit 1. Background of the proposed changes The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted digitalization and digital interaction at all levels of European society. Along with increased interconnectivity, however, came greater vulnerabilities and threats from a cybersecurity perspective. In order to deliver seamless […]
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Automatic linking – CJEU judgement (2021)

Automatic linking – CJEU judgement (2021)
THE CJEU DELIVERS ITS JUDGEMENT IN CASE-392/19 ADDING TO THE JURISPRUDENCE ON WEB LINKING 1. Introduction On September 10, 2020, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar delivered his Opinion in Case C‑392/19 VG Bild-Kunst v Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, where a request for a preliminary ruling was lodged with the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU” […]
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The cybersecurity competence centre starts to take shape

The cybersecurity competence centre starts to take shape
1. Introduction In the recent years, cybersecurity has become one of the crucial areas that the European Union (“EU”) decided to invest in to get fit for the digital era. In order to acquire leadership and autonomy in this field, the EU takes steps to develop competencies, capacities and capabilities. One step in this regard […]
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European Union’s new cybersecurity strategy

European Union’s new cybersecurity strategy
1. Background Cybersecurity is at the forefront of the European Union (“EU”)’s efforts to build a resilient, green and digital Europe. In this respect, on December 16, 2020, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy presented the European Union’s new Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade1 […]
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Loading NIS Directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Loading NIS Directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection
1. Introduction In the last years, cybersecurity has become one of the European Commission’s critical priorities. Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the Commission has proposed a revised version (the “Proposal”) of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and […]
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