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  • Detecting the defaulters early ...

    Detecting the defaulters early ...

    Published: 01 Feb 2018

    The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to resuscitate the pending proposal (loan default disclosure by companies) that imposes mandatory obligation on all listed companies to disclose loan defaults to the stock exchanges the moment such companies have the knowledge of loan defaults. The proposal was destined to be instigated on October 1, 2017 – it was put on hold due to the p...

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  • Truck cartel – Damages claims against Scania now also a possibility

    Truck cartel – Damages claims against Scania now also a possibility

    Published: 01 Feb 2018

    Last summer, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on five truck manufacturers for violations of antirust law. The Swedish truck manufacturer Scania is now being asked to pay up as well. The so-called “truck cartel” made headlines last summer. The European Commission had imposed fines totaling just under 2.9 million euros against the manufacturers MAN, Daimler, DAF, Iveco and Volvo/Renault...

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  • Transcending into a digital world

    Transcending into a digital world

    Published: 31 Jan 2018

    Nothing is permanent, except change. Isn’t it? We are living in this era of globalization and digitalization and increasing prospects of companies all over the globe to renovate office administration and management from outdated book-keeping office administration process to technology integrated (digitalized) company management with the objective of zero paper usage policy. Every company is em...

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  • SEBI to regulate crowdfunding

    SEBI to regulate crowdfunding

    Published: 31 Jan 2018

    These days, it become quite fashionable for small companies to generate funds via crowd funding on social media platforms for the expansion of the business. Crowdfunding is capital raised from a large number of individuals to finance a business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy accessibility of vast networks of people through social media and crowdfunding websites to bring investors...

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  • 2018 Leading Litigator of the Year - Romania

    2018 Leading Litigator of the Year - Romania

    Published: 31 Jan 2018

    On behalf of Acquisition International magazine, our awards team have chosen yourself and Moțec Ștefan - Law Office as 2018’s ‘Leading Litigator of the Year, Romania’. Given that over time Moţec Ştefan – Law Office provided legal services primarily in commercial matters and mostly for foreign businesses, the implicit conclusion is that the law firm’s experience is consolidated in the field...

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  • CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ICOS: AN INTRODUCTORY Q&A

    CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ICOS: AN INTRODUCTORY Q&A

    Published: 31 Jan 2018

    What is an ICO? When a company wants to raise money it may issue shares or debt, both being bought by investors with the relevant currency, for example GBP, Euro or USD.  Issues of shares and debt in the UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”). Similarly, a fund manager may issue shares to raise money to invest in a fund which trades a particular investment strateg...

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  • Wallpaper cartel – Heavy fines for illegal price fixing

    Wallpaper cartel – Heavy fines for illegal price fixing

    Published: 30 Jan 2018

    In its ruling of October 12, 2017, the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Düsseldorf [Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf] imposed fines totalling more than 19 million euros against members of the so-called Tapeten-Kartell, or “wallpaper cartel” (Az.: V-2 Kart 1-3/17). The 2nd Cartel Division of the OLG Düsseldorf came to the conclusions after 20 days of the trail that the cartel members had...

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  • Essential Provisions Of A Hangar Agreement In Nigeria's Aviation Sector

    Essential Provisions Of A Hangar Agreement In Nigeria's Aviation Sector

    Published: 30 Jan 2018

    Aircraft Hangar is traced to Wright Brothers who stored and repaired their aircraft in a wooden Hangar constructed at Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina in 1902. In modern times, aircraft Hangar is a large building with an extensive floor area for housing or maintenance of aircrafts. Hangar Agreement is a binding document between an aviation authority who has title and beneficial right over land u...

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