After lengthy debates in the Parliament, the new Social Dialogue Law, i.e. Law no. 367/2022 was published in the Official Gazette no. 1238/2022 on December 22, 2022, the lawmakers opting to expressly repeal the “famous” Law no. 62/2011 with the entry into force of the new legislative framework, which is not at all surprising considering the many changes brought on by the new law. Law no. 367/2022 entered into force on 25 December 2022, imposing new obligations on many Romanian employers, as outlined below. We will refer first to what is arguably the most frequent form of representation, namely the “employees’ representatives”...
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) is a promoter of business law in Romania.
NNDKP is independently acknowledged as a pioneer provider of integrated legal & tax services on the local market.
For over 30 years, corporations, financial institutions, private equity funds and entrepreneurs from diverse industries, including innovative and niche sectors, have provided us the opportunity to work together on both landmark transactions and projects that have contributed to the evolution of the local business environment. We have also provided strategic legal and tax advice on regular operations, helping clients move forward with their business initiatives.
NNDKP team brings together knowledgeable, talented and dedicated lawyers and tax advisors active in Romania, with proven results that reflect a mix of industry insights, courtroom experience and practical business sense. Over 120 lawyers & tax & IP counsellors working in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara form one of the largest and most respected teams of independent professional services providers in Romania.
To continuously add value to the services that would benefit our clients, NNDKP has established strong connections with leading international law firms and high-profile professional networks such as Lex Mundi, World Services Group, International Attorneys Club and SEE Legal. We are also actively involved in professional organisations dedicated to specific practice areas (such as competition, energy and labour law). On the domestic front, NNDKP has formed alliances with non-legal advisers with deep knowledge of the Romanian market such as Transfer Pricing SRL (TPS), Cornerstone Communications and Concilium Consulting, to help clients pursue their business interests including outside the legal spectrum.
Committed to constant advancement and enhanced performance, NNDKP formalized in 2019 its Center of Excellence in Fiscal Disputes (or NNDKP CELF), an initiative built with the aim to provide clients access to highly specialized advice and best practices in fiscal disputes. Through NNDKP CELF, local and international companies as well as entrepreneurs benefit from integrated legal and tax services throughout all stages of a fiscal dispute.
NNDKP has maintained outstanding rankings in worldï¿½s leading publications like Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR 1000, since the beginning of their research in Romania. NNDKP is also a 5-time winner of the ï¿½Law firm of the year in Romaniaï¿½ award by Chambers Europe.
Today, NNDKP is an entrepreneurial success story whose narrative thread follows natural evolution, adapted to the dynamics of the Romanian business environment.
For more details about our offering and thinking, please access www.nndkp.ro.
Year this Office was Established: 1990
Lawyers Worldwide: 130
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A guide for Ukrainian citizens in Romania
Background Ukrainian citizens fleeing their homeland due to the ongoing crisis are welcome to Romania, where they will receive protection and necessary support. During their stay in Romania, accommodation, food and medical services are accessible for Ukrainians seeking safety from the ongoing military invasion, as a result of a combined effort of the authorities and unrivalled mobilization of private entities and the civil society. For those who envisage a longer stay in the country, Romania has opened its legal framework to provide a customized response to matters of primary interest such as documentation, asylum, healthcare, working and residence...
NNDKP obtains the annulment of the fine imposed by the Competition Council on a major food supplier
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) successfully represented a major local food supplier in connection with the annulment of the contravention fine imposed by the Competition Council following an investigation initiated in 2009 for alleged anti-competitive agreements between several suppliers and retailers operating in the domestic food sales market. The court validated the arguments raised by NNDKP concerning the unlawfulness of the Competition Council’s decision. The case involved resolving multiple sensitive competition law and civil procedure law matters, as well as binding rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Constitutional Court...
NNDKP assists NIPPON EXPRESS in the acquisition of Cargo-Partner Group
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) was part of the international team of advisors that assisted NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, Inc., one of the world’s leading logistics companies, in acquiring the shares of the multiple subsidiaries of Cargo-Partner Group Holding AG ("Cargo-Partner"), which provides global logistics services through its main business sites in Central and Eastern Europe. NNDKP advised on all Romanian law aspects relating to Cargo-Partner’s subsidiary in Romania and its operations. NNDKP was part of an international team of lawyers assisting the buyer in the transaction, led by Freshfields, one of the world’s leading law firms...
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Blog focused on data protection and security matters and dedicated to those who seek clear and current guidelines on data protection matters, regardless of their level of familiarity with this field.