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ROMANIAN LEGISLATIVE CHALLENGES IN THE LIGHT OF THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

 - Short notes on the constitutional rights implications - As an European country facing the pandemic caused by the SARs-CoV-2 virus, Romania has had to adapt the legislative framework to the current social needs at a fast pace. Among the…

Unconstitutional legislative amendments in the consumer protection field

Recently, the new additions and amendments brought to Government Ordinance No. 13/2011 on legal remunerative and default interest for monetary indebtedness, as well as for the regulation of some financial and fiscal measures in the banking field,…

Changes brought to day workers law

Law no. 52/2011 on the performance of occasional activities by day workers (“Law 52/2011”) was further amended by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 26/2019 (“GEO 26/2019”) on amending and supplementing certain legislative acts, based…

New restrictions regarding the use of day workers in 2019

In a recent amendment to Law no. 52/2011 on the performance of occasional activities by day workers (“Law 52/2011”), the Romanian Government severely restricted the use of day workers and imposed additional obligations on both the day workers…

Increase in the National Minimum Gross Wage for 2019.

Government Decision no. 937/2018 on establishing the national minimum gross basic wage guaranteed for payment (“GD 937/2018”), published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I no. 1045, on 10.12.2018, provides for an increase in the…

Quarterly distribution of dividends

According to Law no. 163/2018 on amending and supplementing Accounting Law no. 82/1991, Companies Law no. 31/1990, as well as on amending Law no. 1/2005 on the organization and functioning of cooperative companies (“Law 163/2018”), published…

Information obtained from the Romanian Trade Registry

The professionals registered with the Trade Registry and any other interested individuals may obtain information on all the records entered in the trade registry with regard to a company, having the following available options: A. Options…

New rules on Personal Data Protection

As a Member State of the European Union, Romania will have to implement, starting from May 25th, 2018, European Regulation no. 679/2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement…

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TRADUCTOLOGY – TRANSLATION -TRANSLATOR

We know that few people are aware of what this complex cultural phenomenon of translation entails. Below, we will address some major aspects, from the translation perceived as a rewrite, to the possibilities and chances of a successful literary…

LANGUAGES IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

It is no secret that the world as we know it may never be the same again after the end of the current situation humanity is facing. Never before have globalization and our adjustment skills been put to such stress-test. Never before has the…

CALQUE”: INSIDIOUS OR INNOVATIVE?

In linguistics, a calque is actually a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word translation. The term calque is borrowed from French and it derives from the verb “calquer” which means “to copy”, “to trace”.…

TRANSLATION & LOCALIZATION IN HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

Often, when people think about translation and translators, in broad terms, they still have the image of a bookworm, thick glasses on their noses, frantically typing words… maybe even surrounded by dusty old books, in a library-type setting.…

FOREIGN LANGUAGES SPOKEN BY ROMANIANS

Over 70% of Romanians believe that every European should know at least one foreign language and 60% believe that English is the best option for the future. According to a Eurobarometer survey on attitudes towards foreign languages and multilingualism,…

ON THE CARE AND FEEDING OF TRANSLATORS

Translations, the final frontier. This is a land where grammar rules and typos are the plague that affects the best of text editing software, a land that knows no spatial or temporal boundaries and whose dwellers tend to go “where no one has…

WHAT DOES HUMANITY LOSE WHEN A LANGUAGE DIES?

I believe it would be safe to say that at least once in our lives, most of us were faced with the idea that language is a living organism, which is to say that, of course, it emerges, evolves and – in the end – it dies. And beyond being…

JUST FOR LAUGHS: ROMANIAN FUNNY IDIOMS AND THEIR ENGLISH CORRESPONDENT

Romanians have their own funny ways of expressing feelings or talk about different things, but most of the time these expressions are hard to understand if you are not a local; some of them, however, might be similar, or close to expressions…

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