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  • April 3, 2020 Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Guvernul a adoptat Ordonanta de Urgență nr. 37/2020, publicată în Monitorul Oficial, Partea I nr. 261 din 30 martie 2020, aceasta intrând în ... READ MORE
  • April 1, 2020 In order to stimulate the payment of the outstanding fiscal obligations and taking into account the need to provide medicines, protective equipment, other medical devices or equipment and sanitary materials that can be used to prevent, limit, treat and combat COVID-19, the Romanian Government has adopted the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 33 from 26.03.2020 regarding ... READ MORE
  • March 27, 2020 1. Urgent legal measures requiring enforcement in the construction field Having in view the constraints and economic implications expected to affect the construction field as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the Employers’ Federation of Building Companies – FPSC – has requested the Romanian Government to undertake urgent legal measures for the benefit of ... READ MORE
  • March 26, 2020 CORONAVIRUS: CERTIFICATES REGARDING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY. HOW CAN COMPANIES OBTAIN THEM?   In these unprecedented, difficult times, the Romanian Government and businesses are working together to address the economic challenges of the strict containment restrictions put in place to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.  As part of the Government plan, the Ministry of Economy, Energy and ... READ MORE
  • March 26, 2020 Consumer protection authorities are on high alert: Companies under intense scrutiny on pricing issues  As consumer demand for various products increases, fueled by the Coronavirus outbreak, so could prices.  The National Authority for Consumer Protection stressed that they are closely monitoring the Romanian market and that they created special teams to prevent any actions that could breach ... READ MORE
  • March 24, 2020 Coronavirus: Government aids small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with multiannual program According to the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 29/2020 regarding certain economic and fiscal-budgetary measures, the Ministry of Public Finance will implement a multi-annual program for supporting the SMEs in order to mitigate the effects of the COVID – 19 spread, by guaranteeing loans and subsidizing ... READ MORE
  • March 20, 2020 In the context of the crisis generated by the COVID-19 global widespread, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published a Statement on the processing of personal data in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, which may be accessed here. The main guidelines the Board established refer to the following aspects: data controllers shall continue to ensure ... READ MORE
  • March 19, 2020 Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Activitatea multor operatori economici este afectată în contextul pandemiei SARS-CoV-2. Conform prevederilor unei noi Hotarari de Guvern, acestora li se pot elibera, LA ... READ MORE
  • March 16, 2020 Leading Romanian law firm Mușat & Asociații acted as legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on a Euro 16 million facility granted to TeraPlast Group, one of the leading Romanian producers of materials for installation, construction and design markets.   The senior loans granted by EBRD will finance the implementation of the ... READ MORE
  • March 13, 2020 Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. București, 12 martie 2020  Dată fiind rapiditatea răspândirii virusului COVID-19 inclusiv în România, este important ca profesioniștii locali să aibă în vedere următoarele aspecte ... READ MORE
  • February 11, 2020 Iulian Popescu, Deputy Managing Partner and head of Musat & Asociatii’s Energy & Natural Resources practice, spoke at the Power & Energy Tech Exhibition and Conference Vision 2030 – PETEC 2019 on 2 December 2019. The role of natural gas and renewables in a fast-evolving energy market towards achieving the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals was the main theme of ... READ MORE
  • January 21, 2020 Bucharest, 21 January 2020  Mușat & Asociații announces the promotion of nine lawyers across the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Healthcare & Pharma, Taxation and Litigation & Arbitration practice areas, effective as of January 2020. The promotions come as a recognition of their constant contribution to the success of the projects they advised on and of ... READ MORE
  • February 27, 2019 Anti-Corruption - Chapter Romania Definitive law guide offering comparative analysis from top ranked lawyers - 2019   The ‘Law & Practice’ sections provide easily accessible information on navigating the legal system when conducting business in the jurisdiction. Leading lawyers explain local law and practice at key transactional stages and for crucial aspects of doing business.… READ MORE
  • January 16, 2019 MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII law firm announces the promotion of Partners Paul Buta, Iulian Popescu and Răzvan Stoicescu as Deputy Managing Partners, starting with January 2019. Being highly regarded within the firm, Paul, Iulian and Răzvan have proven a strong entrepreneurial mindset, contributing significantly to the position of MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII on the market, to promoting its ... READ MORE
  • January 8, 2019 Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. has successfully completed the sale of its battery and lighting equipment business to Energizer Holdings Inc., once all the necessary conditions and regulations have been fulfilled. The agreement worth $2 billion in cash was completed in early January 2019. As imposed by such a large transaction, the involved parties received first-class legal ... READ MORE
  • December 6, 2018 MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII shall promote two new Partners within Litigation department, namely Mrs. Elena Cîrlig and Mrs. Paula Neculae, each with an extensive experience in litigation, both as (former) magistrate, and also as attorneys. Mrs. Elena Cîrlig career begun as attorney with Brașov Bar, and afterwards as judge with Făgăraș Court of Law, with Alba-Iulia Court ... READ MORE
  • November 24, 2018 Doing Business in Romania 20th edition 2018 “Doing Business in Romania”® provides a comprehensive view of the Romanian legal framework from the perspective of the business environment, representing a valuable and unique instrument for companies and investors eager to start doing business in Romania.     Available in English, “Doing Business in Romania”® includes a… READ MORE
  • November 13, 2018 Bucharest, 12th November 2018 – MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII hosted the first of a series of round table events centred on privacy topics and invited experts from Facebook to share their experience as regards GDPR & e-Privacy and their implementation approach. The event was meant to raise awareness around recent privacy announcements and listen to stakeholder feedback.The ... READ MORE
  • September 26, 2018 Bucharest, September 26th 2018: MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII significantly expands its IP, Litigation & Arbitration, Data Protection and Cyber Security, Labour Law and Restructuring & Insolvency teams by co-opting 7 lawyers and opening 14 new positions for the following period of 2018. MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII has managed to stand out this year due to its sustained development ... READ MORE
  • September 25, 2018 On 28 June 2018, the Bucharest Tribunal ruled on an application for interlocutory injunction by firstly ruling through Judgment no. 1557/2018 on the standing to bring legal proceedings of an anti-piracy agency mandated by several holders of copyright and neighbouring rights to initiate proceedings in their name and on their behalf. In the case at hand, ... READ MORE
  • August 8, 2018 A novelty to the Romanian labour legislation is brought by the provisions of the recently published Law no. 176/2018 on internship (the “Internship Law”) which shall enter into force as of 18th August 2018. The Internship Law regulates the general framework for the performance of internship programs, imposing also several restrictions concerning, among others, the activities allowed ... READ MORE
  • August 8, 2018 Law no. 202/2002 on the equality of chances and treatment between women and men has been recently amended by Law no. 178/2018, respectively Law no. 232/2018. Law no. 178/2018 introduces two new occupations in the field of equality of chances and treatment between women and men, respectively the “expert in equality of chances” and “technician ... READ MORE
  • June 25, 2018 Bucharest, 21 June 2018: The litigation team of MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII law firm won in court, by a final ruling, a case with special cultural resonance after supporting “Vasile Alecsandri” Cultural and Scientific Society from Bacau and the Ministry of Culture and National Identity in maintaining the classification as historical monument for “Vasile Alecsandri” Memorial ... READ MORE
  • June 19, 2018 Bucharest, 19.06.2018: International companies, as well as top-ranked domestic companies activating in various sectors, such as: pharmaceutical, retail, white goods, automotive and TMT sectors, are assisted and represented by lawyers of MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII, both within complex projects, such as the implementation at the company level of the whole set of measures necessary to comply ... READ MORE
  • June 11, 2018 Bucharest, 11.06.2018: Mușat & Asociații was conferred the “Deal of the year 2017 in Romania” award at the CEE Legal Matters awards banquet, one of the most prominent European debate and networking events for legal practitioners. The “Deal of the year 2017 in Romania” award was conferred for one of the most important client matters of ... READ MORE
  • May 8, 2018 The increased interest and the frequent questions capture the concern of the local business environment Brașov, 8 May 2018: Prominent representatives of the business environment in Brașov attended on Monday, 7 May, the Data Protection Conference, organized by Mușat & Asociații Attorneys-at-Law, in partnership with Brașov Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on the new European Personal ... READ MORE
  • May 8, 2018 Bucharest, 8 May 2018: Mușat & Asociații dedicated May to the meetings with the students of the Faculty of Law within Bucharest University and of the Faculty of Law within Nicolae Titulescu University, Bucharest. The two events, on 3 and 8 May, were organised within “Mușat & Asociații Mentor” program, an initiative launched three years ago, ... READ MORE
  • March 6, 2018 The criminal law team of Muşat & Asociaţii law firm has definitively won the litigation before the High Court of Cassation and Justice, where Ludovic Orban, the chairman of the main opposition party has been accused by the DNA (the National Anticorruption Directorate) of committing the offence of using his influence for obtaining some undue ... READ MORE
  • January 18, 2018 Bucharest, 18 January: Mușat & Asociații is part of the legal team advising Spectrum Brands Unit, a $5 billion consumer products company, in connection with the $2 billion sale of its global battery and portable lightning business to Energizer Holding Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries and portable lighting products. The ... READ MORE
  • January 12, 2018 Bucharest, 11 January 2018: Mușat & Asociații advised Penta Investments, a Central European investment fund, on the acquisition of A&D Pharma by Dr.Max, one of the biggest pharmacy chains in CEE, owned by Penta Investments The value of the transaction has not been disclosed by the parties involved and shall be completed after the approval of ... READ MORE
  • June 28, 2017 Bucharest, 28 June 2017: Mușat & Asociații has successfully represented Judge Georgiana Pulbere, with Constanta Court of Appeal, in a litigation against the National Integrity Agency (NIA). This reference victory comes after four other case files won by the law firm in the last years, successes achieved in the cancelation of the assessment reports prepared ... READ MORE
  • March 23, 2017 Bucharest, 22 March 2017: Mușat & Asociații announces the continuation of the program “Mentor”, by means of which it invites all future lawyers to participate in paid internships within the firm. Developed together with the Faculty of Law within Bucharest University, through Law Students Association, the educational program offers its student the possibility to integrate ... READ MORE
  • March 16, 2017 Bucharest, 15 March 2017: Mușat & Asociații law firm extends its management structure, promoting another four attorneys as Partners, starting from 1 March 2017. With a vast professional and management experience, prior to this appointment, the new promoted Partners were part of the firm’s Managing Associates team. The four new Partners are: Vlad Cordea, Bogdan… READ MORE
  • February 17, 2017 Bucharest, 16 February 2017:   Mușat & Asociații consolidates its collaboration with Emerson by the assistance provided to Emerson Oradea S.R.L., one of the Romanian subsidiaries of Emerson Electric, world leader in the field of production and technology, in respect of the separation of the activities related to the Leroy – Somer and Control Techniques divisions ... READ MORE
  • January 30, 2017 Bucharest, 27 January 2017:  Numerous entrepreneurs, Chief Operating Officers, Financial Managers and tax specialists within large companies in Romania have found out from Mușat & Asociații – Tax Advisory experts which are the most controversial subjects in the tax field at the beginning of the year. During the conference organised in Bucharest, on the subject “2017 ... READ MORE
  • January 12, 2017 Bucureşti, 26 Ianuarie 2017  – Află cum te afectează cele mai recente schimbări privind simplificarea sarcinilor administrative în materie de TVA, precum şi armonizarea fiscală la nivel european. Eşti interesat să înţelegi care sunt noile tendinţe în abordarea inspecţiilor fiscale şi ce ne aşteaptă în anii care vin din punct de vedere al taxelor? READ MORE
  • December 22, 2016 Bucharest, 14 December 2016  – Mușat & Asociații assisted Emerson S.R.L., the Romanian subsidiary of Emerson Electric, one of the global players in the manufacturing and technology sector, in respect of the separation of the activity of Emerson Network Power for the purpose of its transfer to the American investment fund Platinum Equity. The transaction was ... READ MORE
  • December 12, 2016 Bucharest, 6 December 2016 – Bucharest Court of Appeal (CAB) – 8th Administrative and Fiscal Dispute Division admitted the motion of Sig Sauer GmbH & Co KG to annul Competition Council Decision no. 44/2014‎, by which Sig Sauer was sanctioned by civil fine in amount of over RON 7 million. The German company, established in 1853, is one ... READ MORE
  • December 6, 2016 Bucharest, 29 November 2016 – Bucharest Tribunal (TMB) – 6th Civil Division, admitted, in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 para. (3) of Law No. 11/1991 on the repression of unfair competition, a motion for issuing a preliminary injunction by which it provisionally ordered the cessation of the deeds meant to divert competition by using trade ... READ MORE
  • October 24, 2016 Bucharest, 20 October 2016 – Societatea Română de Televiziune, represented by Mușat & Asociații, has finally won the trial initiated by a natural person who requested the court to restore the ownership right on the land on which Televiziunea Română is located. After more than 5 years from the outset of the trial, Bucharest Tribunal dismissed the ... READ MORE

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