Europe/Romania

CMS appoints CEE corporate head as Romania managing partner

Horea Popescu to take over from Gabriel Sidere as head of Bucharest office in November

  • 3yrs

Allen & Overy and Romanian ally end longstanding association

Magic circle firm will no longer have branded presence in Bucharest but will continue to work with RTPR under collaboration deal

  • 3yrs

Lawyer launches Romanian boutique firm

Romanian big-4 affiliated firm lawyer leaves D&B David si Baias to set up GNP Guia Naghi and Partners.

  • 4yrs

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 5yrs

Romania's constitutional court upholds anti-corruption law

In what has been hailed a major victory in Romania's anti-corruption fight, the Constitutional Court has upheld a law preventing people with convictions from serving as ministers.

  • 6yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Romania loses major arbitration case

A Romanian company has been vindicated after the country joined the EU and terminated an investment programme benefiting the company.

  • 10yrs

Romanian art trial held up over lawyer dress code

A trial of five Romanians accused of the theft of seven modern masterpices has been held up after one of the defense lawyers wore 'inappropriate' clothing.

  • 10yrs

Romanian forger to give up legal practice

The former head of one of the largest Romanian law firms, Bostina & Asociatii, is to stop practising the law after a tumultuous year in which he was shopped by his wife, disbarred, sent to prison and released.

  • 10yrs

Art thief lawyers seek bargain over returned Picasso

Stolen paintings by Gauguin, Matisse, Monet and Picasso are set to become major players in a Romanian court case - and are being offered by defendant lawyers in an attempt to reduce the sentences of the art thieves who are on trial.

  • 10yrs

Romania sues law firm which helped it win dispute

The Romanian state has gone into battle with one of the country's top law firms.

  • 10yrs

Romania: generally energetic

Wolf Theiss advises on biomass facility

  • 11yrs
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