201901.10
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Ooops! No-No to Day-Laborers

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The last minute piece of legislation that our government passed last year marked a direct hit on quasi-all industries using day-labor as an important part of their operation model. We refer to the Urgency Ordinance 114/2018 (published and in force since 29 December 2018) which enacts certain legislation sweeping over a wide range of social…

201702.22
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Governing law: Unrelated Member State

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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…

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…