Window shopping show store mall



Achieving business success in highly regulated markets requires effective management of commercial risks and of your supplier and customer relationships. Whether you are an international or domestic business active in the CEE region, you can rely on our advice on complex and multi-jurisdictional contractual arrangements and our knowledge of the commercial issues facing the sectors in which you operate.

We have advised many international companies on entering CEE markets over the years and continue to assist them as they grow their businesses in the region.

Whatever regulatory issues you face in Romania, we can help you navigate Romanian and EU legislation to ensure you are fully compliant and in the best shape to strengthen your business in Romania and beyond. The Bucharest team regularly assist multinational clients on compliance and the management of responses to government investigations (in particular fraud and anti-corruption related), including managing sensitive situations and coming up with legal strategy that helps businesses best minimise long-term reputational damage.

With over 350 commercial and regulatory lawyers across 34 countries, our multi-disciplinary teams are trained to understand the cultural and business factors impacting your commercial arrangements. We organise our teams around sectors and industries relevant to you, including financial services, manufacturing, automotive, consumer products, energy, hotels and leisure, infrastructure and projects, life sciences and healthcare, supply and logistics, real estate and construction, technology, telecoms, media and sports.

We can guide you towards the best business outcome, whether you require advice on commercial contracts, supply services, e-commerce, IT or telecoms agreements, data protection, design and manufacturing, advertising, sponsorship and marketing, consumer sales, software licensing, outsourcing, or sales, agency, distribution and franchise agreements.

Read more Read less


Show only
Iain Batty
E-pub­lic pro­cure­ment CEE 2018
Ro­mani­an Sen­ate ta­citly ad­opts draft law im­pos­ing ex­cise du­ties on...
A le­gis­lat­ive pro­pos­al reg­u­lat­ing the in­clu­sion of soft drinks with high sug­ar con­tent in the cat­egory of ex­cis­able products has re­cently been ta­citly ad­op­ted by the Ro­mani­an Sen­ate. The draft was ta­citly ad­op­ted, without sen­ate de­bate, due to the lapse of.
25 June 2018
CEE Green­field Guide
Third edi­tion
An­nu­al visa re­quired for the valid­ity of the En­vir­on­ment­al Per­mits...
Fol­low­ing amend­ments to the Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 195/2005 on en­vir­on­ment­al pro­tec­tion, hold­ers of En­vir­on­ment­al Per­mits ("EP") / In­teg­rated En­vir­on­ment­al Au­thor­isa­tions ("IEA") will be re­quired to ob­tain an an­nu­al visa as a valid­ity con­di­tion.
June 2018
On­line Stress Test
Test your know-how pro­tec­tion
New re­port | Con­nec­ted Fu­ture: in­vest­ment op­por­tun­it­ies in the rad­ic­ally...
Tech­no­logy-driv­en trans­form­a­tions are not only dis­rupt­ing our every­day lives, but are also rad­ic­ally trans­form­ing the in­fra­struc­ture sec­tor. On the one hand, in­nov­a­tion is driv­ing an up­grade of ex­ist­ing in­fra­struc­ture, such as di­git­al; on the oth­er hand, it.
Green­field In­vest­ments in CEE 2018
RDPA is­sues wide reach­ing de­cision on in­vest­ig­a­tion pro­ced­ures
The Ro­mani­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for the Su­per­vi­sion of Per­son­al Data Pro­cessing (the “RDPA”) re­cently is­sued De­cision no. 161/2018 reg­u­lat­ing per­son­al data in­vest­ig­a­tion pro­ced­ures (the “In­vest­ig­a­tions Reg­u­la­tion”).
CMS CEE Guide to Data Pro­tec­tion
Ro­mani­an Gov­ern­ment cre­ates in­tern­ship con­tract, amid meas­ures to...
Ac­cord­ing to a 2018 Rand­stad HR Trends re­port, Ro­mania is fa­cing a work­force crisis, with 47% of Ro­mani­an em­ploy­ers seek­ing to hire tem­por­ary em­ploy­ees, 71% of em­ploy­ers seek­ing to hire per­man­ent em­ploy­ees, and 94% of em­ploy­ers seek­ing to re­train their new.
GDPR im­ple­ment­a­tion in Ro­mania
On 25 May 2018 the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR) came in­to force in the EU. As a res­ult, the Ro­mani­an Par­lia­ment and the Ro­mani­an Data Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity (RDPA), had to cre­ate le­gis­la­tion to im­ple­ment the GDPR in Ro­mania.
Ro­mania ad­opts Off­shore Law on Black Sea
After hot de­bate and an el­ev­enth-hour con­sensus struck between Ro­mani­a's most power­ful parties, the Ro­mani­an par­lia­ment passed the “Off­shore Law" on Oc­to­ber. The law reg­u­lates off­shore oil & gas pro­jects in the Ro­mani­an wa­ters of the Black Sea, and makes sig­ni­fic­ant.