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This section contains information on events organized or sponsored by Reff & Associates, as well as industry-specific events.

Summer Banking Academy

Deloitte and Reff & Associates, together with Romanian Banking Institute organize during 4-7 July the event Summer Banking Academy, a financial education project offered to banking services industry.

Agenda:

  • Risk management: present and perspective under the impact of regulations
  • Lending: strategies and innovations
  • Anti-fraud strategies for banking services industry
  • Corporate governance and ethics in banks – good practices

Lectors:

Andrei Burz-Pinzaru – Partner – Reff & Associates

Dimitrios Goranitis – Partner - Banking Risk & Regulatory Advisory, Deloitte Central Europe

Catalin Tiganila – Director - Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services

For more details and registration, please click here

Redefining your NPL strategy, from underwriting to NPL transactions

Deloitte Romania is delighted to invite you to Banking Risk and Regulatory Roundtable, organised on June 21, starting 09:30, at Deloitte premises, 4-8 Nicolae Titulescu Road, East Entrance, 2nd Floor, District 1, Bucharest.

Agenda:

  • ECB/EBA NPL guidelines: The effect of the guidelines on NPL strategy, underwriting practices, forbearance, restructuring and work-out procedures.
  • 2018 Romanian Asset Quality Reviews : The effect of an AQR to NPL rates
  • NPL Transactions: Current NPL market dynamics, Lessons learned from Romanian NPL secondary market. What are investors looking for? How to better prepare for an NPL transaction to maximize benefit and probability to close

Lectors:

Dimitrios Goranitis – Partner - Banking Risk & Regulatory Advisory, Deloitte Central Europe

Balasz Biro – Partner – Central European leader of Portfolio Lead Advisory Services

Radu Dumitrescu – Partner – Romania leader of Portfolio Lead Advisory Services

Andrei Burz-Pinzaru – Partner – Reff & Associates

Environment Fund – packaging wastes and EEEs one year after the modification of legislation

12 June, Intercontinental Hotel

 

One year after the new regulations’ enforcement, Deloitte and Reff & Associates’ specialists invite you to discover the impact of these changes over the reporting obligations and 2017 Environment Fund taxes.  

 

Speakers:

Mihai Petre - Senior Manager, Tax, Deloitte Romania

Daniela Neagoe - Senior Consultant, Tax, Deloitte Romania

Ovidiu Bălăceanu – Associate, Reff & Associates - Member of the Deloitte Legal network

Debt & Restructuring C/SEE Forum

Deloitte and Reff & Associates together with WJ Global Group have the pleasure to invite you to the Debt & Restructuring C/SEE Forum.

The event will take place in Bucharest, at Intercontinental Hotel, on May 24th.

One-day networking forum to address the 2017 outlook for CEE/SEE markets, in which speakers will address crucial issues covering a variety of asset classes and markets in the region: 

  • Active markets and upcoming hotspots;
  • Investor outlook into the region and buy-side approach;
  • Unsecured debt purchasing and collections processes;
  • Evolution of NPL transaction landscape;
  • Current economic climate and predictions;
  • Transparency considerations & political uncertainties;
  • Opportunities in CRE & residential mortgage debt;
  • Private Equity - Turnarounds, Special Situations, M&A & SMEs;
  • Legal Restructuring & Distressed Acquisitions.

Among the speakers and presentations, we mention:

  • Andrei Burz-Pinzaru, Partner, Reff & Associates SCA, member of Deloitte Legal network in Romania

Presentation: Lessons from the past – Case study of a NPL acquisition

  • Radu Dumitrescu, Partner, Transactions Services M&A, Deloitte

Presentation: CEE NPL market facts, figures and trends

VAT in practice

16 – 17 May, Intercontinental Hotel

 

During this seminar, we will clarify the working system of VAT, emphasizing the practical side of it. It will also include customs and fiscal procedures, considering their implications regaring VAT practice.

Speakers:

Pieter Wessel – Partner, Indirect Tax - Deloitte Romania

Alexandru Aparaschivei – Senior Manager, VAT - Deloitte Romania

Mihai Petre – Senior Manager, Customs - Deloitte Romania

Loredana Ilea – Senior Consultant, VAT – Deloitte Romania

Ana Săbiescu Senior Consultant, VAT - Deloitte Romania

Ionuț Iablonschi – Senior Associate, Litigation – Reff & Associates - Member of the Deloitte Legal network

International mobility of employees

Myths, risks, solutions

15 March 2017, Intercontinental Hotel, Bucharest

The interactive workshop is about the correct framing of mobility based on the perspective of applicable legislation, while respecting  the  European regulations, the remuneration processes and the workforce management, fiscal implications and the associated social security insurances.

Speakers:
Adrian Stoian – Senior Manager, Deloitte Romania
Andreea Ilinca – Manager, Deloitte Romania
Elena Gavrilescu – Senior Consultant, Deloitte Romania
Gabriela Ilie – Associate, Reff & Associates
Raluca Balint - Associate, Reff & Associates

Fiscal audit

What is there to know? What is there to do?

23 November 2016, Ramada Hotel, Sibiu

In the last years, the number of fiscal audits has risen, and based on the numerous changes in the legislation, the taxpayers found it difficult to deal with the auditors’ approach. The scope of this seminar is to discuss, as practical as possible, the most important situations of a fiscal audit takes into consideration.

Speakers:

Camelia Malahov – Director, Deloitte Romania
Andreea Geacu – Direct Taxes Manager, Deloitte Romania
Ileana Popescu – Indirect taxes Manager, Deloitte Romania
Bogdan Constantinescu – Transfer Prices Manager, Deloitte Romania
Ionuț-Romeo Iablonschi – Senior Associate, Reff & Associates

Employee international mobility

Myths, risks, solutions

16 November 2016, Intercontinental Hotel, Bucharest

Deloitte and Reff & Associates invite you on November 16, 2016, to an interactive workshop in which we shall tackle the correct framing of mobility from the perspective of applicable legislation, respecting European regulations, the remuneration processes and workforce management, fiscal implications and the corresponding social securities.

Speakers:

Adrian Stoian – Senior Manager Tax Services, Deloitte Romania
Elena Gavrilescu – Senior Consultant Tax Services, Deloitte Romania
Gabriela Ilie – Associate, Reff & Associates
Raluca Balint - Associate, Reff & Associates

Environmental Fund. Packaging waste and Electrical And Electronical Equipment – Challenges of 2017

27 September 2016, Intercontinental Hotel, Bucharest

At almost 2 months after the enforcement of the new changes, specialists of Deloitte Romania and Reff & Associates invite you to discover the impact of the new regulations on the reporting obligations and taxes that have to be paid for the Environmental Fund.

Speakers:

Mihai Petre - Senior Manager Tax Services, Deloitte Romania
Silvia Axinescu – Managing Associate, Reff & Associates
Daniela Neagoe - Senior Consultant Tax Services, Deloitte Romania

rEvolution in food industry

The modification of Law 321/2009

3 August 2016, Deloitte Romania headquarter, Bucharest

Deloitte and Reff & Associates have the pleasure to invite you to a business breakfast in which we will discuss the impact of the law 321/2009 on food industry.

Speakers:
Dan Bădin – Tax & Legal Partner, Deloitte Romania
Camelia Malahov – Senior Manager Direct Tax, Deloitte Romania
Adrian Teampău – Senior Manager VTA, Deloitte Romania
Mihaela Roșu – Director BPS, Deloitte Romania
Oana Buhaescu – Senior Manager Audit, Deloitte Romania
Andrea Grigoraș – Managing Associate, Reff & Associates

2016 Human Capital Trends

The new organization: A different model

22 June 2016, Athenee Palace Hilton, Bucharest

In the last years, there was an increase in the involvement level of the employees and their retention, as well as a shaping of a strong organizational culture. This shaped the directions in which the companies focused. The new trends show the need of rethinking the organizational structures, trends confirmed also by the 92% of participants in the largest Deloitte study regarding human capital in organizations. This challenge is closely followed by the need of focusing on leadership, learning and improvement of HR team’s abilities.

Speakers:
Doina Patrubani, Deloitte
Monica Tariuc, Deloitte
Florentina Munteanu, Reff&Associates
Alexandra Minescu, Deloitte
Oana Petrescu, Deloitte
Beatrice Bucur, Deloitte
Andreea Gherghina, Deloitte
Hanaan Yaseen, Deloitte
Anemari Bentu, Deloitte
Radu Dolghi, Deloitte
Tiberiu Negulescu, Deloitte

Evolution of Human Capital

13 May 2016, Ramada Hotel, Brasov

It is our pleasure to invite you to an open discussion about 2016’s main evolutions within the human capital sector. We will investigate together how global trends are perceived in Romania, alongside with considerable changes in legislation and in practice.  

We want to initiate a dialogue in order to underline the existing options that can answer to the most burning activities of Romanian employers, as well as the actions that can minimize the risks of near future.

Speakers:

Florentina Munteanu, Partner, Reff & Associates
Irina Popovici, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consultanta SRL 
Monica Tariuc, Manager, Deloitte Tax SRL

The convergence of retail and real estate sectors

Fiscal and Legal implications

7 April 2016, Deloitte Romania headquarter, Bucharest

Deloitte Romania and Reff & Associates have the pleasure to invite you to a business breakfast in which we will discuss the fiscal and legal challenges raised as a result of the convergence between the retail and real estate sectors.

Speakers:

Robert Ionita – Partner, Reff & Associates
Camelia Malahov – Senior Manager Direct Tax, Deloitte Romania
Oana Buhăescu – Senior Manager Audit, Deloitte Romania
Adrian Teampau – Senior Manager VTA, Deloitte Romania

Changes regarding human capital

10 March 2016, Impact Hub, Bucharest

We believe that the beginning of the year is a suitable time to start an open discussion regarding the main legal and fiscal changes as that concerns  human capital for 2016. We invite you to investigate together how global trends are already aprehended in Romania, alongside the considerable changes that are predicted both in legislation and in practice.  

The question we want to debate with you is: how do we align the main needs of the market to the Romanian labor law and fiscal regulations?

We want to initiate a dialogue in order to underline the existing options that can answer to the most burning concerns that Romanian employers have, as well as the actions that can minimize the risks in the near future.

Speakers:

Florentina Munteanu, Partner, Reff & Associates 
Monica Țariuc, Manager, Deloitte Tax SRL

NRCC Tax Outlook 2016

By Deloitte 

1 March 2016, Bucharest

Tax is a hot topic nowadays. At the national level, both the Tax Code and the Fiscal Procedural Code were significantly amended starting January 2016. Also, internationally, extensive discussions are underway over the necessary measures needed for countering tax avoidance and profit shifting. Both the OECD and the EU Commission are presenting initiatives to ensure that structures are not artificially created through the Netherlands or Luxembourg, for instance, and that profits are taxed where they belong.

The Netherlands Romanian Chamber of Commerce together with Deloitte Romania and Reff & Associates invites you to the conference “New tax developments in practice”.

Speakers:

Pieter Wessel –  Partner, Tax, Deloitte Romania; Partner in Charge Tax & Legal Deloitte Bulgaria;
Ciprian Gavriliu – Director, Transfer Pricing, Deloitte Romania;
Andreea Artenie – Associate Partner, Litigation, Reff & Associates SCA;
Raluca Bâldea – Senior Manager, Indirect Taxes, Deloitte Romania;
Ana Petrescu – Manager, Corporate Taxes, Deloitte Romania.

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