Yearly Archives: 2017

Data protection officer – internal or external?

With the coming into force of the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in less than 6 months from now (18 May 2018), this article addresses the various interpretations of privacy professionals, but also the concerns of the business teams regarding the special status of the Data Protection Officer (DPO). Is the person appointed as a DPO under a conflict of interest, when also employed in this area by the data controller (the company that appointed him)?

Recent and future changes in the field of labor law. How to interpret them and what to expect next

Upon the entry into effect on August 7, 2017 of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 53/2017 which amended and supplemented the Labor Code, numerous discussions and problems arose in practice on trying to identify a realistic way of complying with these new legal requirements. Currently, there is a discussion on a law on the approval with amendments of GEO no. 53/2017 to clarify certain aspects for employers

Newsletter August 2017

Cover article: “Public-private partnerships. Will Romania have a functional law starting this fall? ” by Marta Popa, Senior Partner Voicu & Filipescu