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About Nicholas Simon Hammond

Nicholas S. Hammond has established Hammond Partnership as a professional Romanian law company. He is a corporate and property lawyer by training. He spent 25 years in London before moving to Bucharest in 1994 to open the Bucharest office of a well-known international law firm. He advises investors both private individuals and international businesses on commercial matters in Romania with an emphasis on M&A and corporate matters. Nicholas has extensive experience in the commercial sector having acted for a number of insurance companies, aviation companies and companies in the oil and gas as well as renewable energy field. He also advises upon employment issues. Nicholas has also acted for foreign investors in the real estate field in respect of acquisitions and disposals and leasehold matters.

Changes brought about in the field of civil justice during the State of Emergency

On 16th March 2020 the President of Romania signed the Decree no. 195/2020 establishing a State of Emergency in the territory of Romania for a period of 30 days. Considering the purpose of the Decree is the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and the management of the consequences during the state of emergency the [...]

By | March 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Corporate issues around Covid-19

Until the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus many companies thought they were sufficiently well organized to deal with slight disruptions to their business either directly or through the disruption of the supply chain. COVID-19 has highlighted that there will be companies who are not as strong as thought and in these cases it is not [...]

By | March 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Seconded of non-EU citizens as employees to Romania

Romania continues to be an attractive place for foreign companies to invest in, whether they be from the EU or outside. Problems often arise in the development of the investment when the question of the management of the business investment must be considered. Whilst in many cases local management can run the company, in the [...]

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Nicholas Hammond: How to manage risk in multi-nationals

Interview with lawyer Nicholas Hammond Key considerations for multinationals operating in highrisk industries and jurisdictions: - Research carefully all aspects of doing business in the selected country (and town) being aware of local variations and influences; - Make enquiries using trusted local and international advisors. If possible, have verbal and written reports and meetings; - When receiving a report ask [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Hiring a lawyer specialized in mergers and acquisitions

In today's global business environment, expansion strategies, partnerships and divisions within companies or firms often generate legal, tax and regulatory issues that can impact the success or failure of a transaction. What is Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)? Mergers and acquisitions (or M&A) are transactions of changing ownership between two companies, wherein a merger is a [...]

By | February 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Adoption of EU Money Laundering Legislation

As a Romanian law firm, we are aware of the issues concerning money laundering not only from a professional point of view (know your client), but also from advising clients of their liabilities. This short article is to highlight issues which may not be immediately apparent and of which clients should be aware and at [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to choose the best tax lawyer for your case

A tax lawyer, also called a tax attorney, has expertise in the complicated and often-changing world of taxes. Tax lawyers act as advisers for clients in order for the last ones to optimize their financial statement while strictly abiding by the law. They may also appear at audit hearings to negotiate on behalf of their [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The II international legal summit “Investment and law in Asia and Russia”

On January 12, 2020, the II international legal summit "Investment and law in Asia and Russia" was held in Dubai (UAE), organized by the Russian Asian Legal Association (RALA). More than 150 guests from 35 countries gathered at the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel, including representatives of the largest law firms in Asia, international banks and [...]

By | January 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Compulsory enforcement – legal provisions, goods that can be executed, how the procedure is carried out

Compulsory enforcement refers to the process by which a creditor enforces his claim against a debtor by the means of the state. Also, it is a procedure by which the court executors recover the fiscal and non-fiscal debts that a citizen has not paid or refuses to pay. Whether you are in the situation of [...]

By | January 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Why you should hire a real estate lawyer

What is real estate law? Real estate law is the area of law that governs buying, using and selling a piece of land or a house. In short, it’s the law that governs how people acquire property and what they can do with the property that they own. The process of buying a house is [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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