The cybersecurity competence centre starts to take shape regulation adopted by the council of the EU

In the recent years, cybersecurity has become one of the crucial areas that the European Union decided to invest in to get fit for the digital era. In order to acquire leadership and autonomy in this field, the EU takes steps to develop competencies, capacities and capabilities.

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The Draft law on the adoption of certain measures concerning informatic and communications infrastructures of national interest and the conditions for deployment of 5G networks initiated by the former Ministry of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communications has undergone a new series of examinations from the relevant public authorities as part of the legislative procedure.

New regulation for the authorization of credit institutions – amendments approval and notification

In follow-up to our summary regarding the preliminary evaluation for the banks’ authorisation, as detailed in Regulation no. 12/2020 on the authorization of credit institutions and amendments pertaining to the same (“Regulation 12/2020”), and our summary regarding the information and documentation to be submitted by a bank in order to obtain authorisation from the National […]

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DLA Piper has announced its smallest intake of new partners in six years, promoting 44 globally. The size of the cohort compares to last year’s bumper round of 67, with 77 making the cut in 2019, 62 in 2018 and 46 in 2017. The firm last promoted 44 lawyers to partner in 2015. The US […]

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