201703.31
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We Joined BEROBA

Our firm has a significant tradition of serving clients from the BeNeLux region. It has been therefore just another step in our firm’s networking push to join the prestigious Belgian Romanian Business Association – BEROBA. BEROBA is a business organization which aims to promote the Belgian-Romanian trade and investment by supporting and defending the interests…

201702.22
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Governing law: Unrelated Member State

in Law

Irish client contracting out assets for hire to Romanian customer seeks to put English law as governing law in its contract. Question. Can it? Our gut answer: Hell no! No nexus at all. What’s England got to do with it? Ireland got its independence long ago! Good answer? No. Wrong advice! Here is why: Romanian Civil…

201702.17
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In Melania’s Defense…

There is some media fuss out there on account of Melania Trump’s seeking legal remedies in the form of monetary damages against the British tabloid The Daily Mail online. Melania, or rather the Trump household, seeks $150 M from said tabloid for its publication of a disparaging story about Melania’s past, later deemed unfounded and…

201701.10
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EU Survey: Mergers

in Law

Recently, the EU Commission published a consultation on the EU Merger Regulation or EUMR (Council Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 of 20 January 2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings). Submission of responses to the consultation is due this Friday – January 13, 2017. Our firm will file its round. The purpose of the consultation…

201701.01
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2017 – The Cyber-Sec Year

2016 ended in major US grudges against Russia for the latter’s cyber-attacks which allegedly culminated in turning the US elections tide in favor of Donald Trump and implanting malware in a Vermont electricity company (like it did with Ukraine’s grid back in 2014, as gossip ports it). These grudges morphed, at diplomatic level, in the…

201612.22
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Greetings 2017

Team ELA wishes you and your loved ones joyous, happy, and prosperous holidays. May the 2017 bring to you all that is positive and bright. Merry Christmas everyone!!!

201612.12
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Elections December 2016 Romania

Elections of 11 December 2016: Surprise really? All results were predictable. PSD rocked the stage with a 46+ score but its leadership’s ‘poker face’ really means that it expected to attain majority by itself so they really take it as a defeat, or rather an unaccomplished success. PNL kept its free-fall, to no one’s surprise….