May
2008
 
Vol. 4 No.4  
 
LEGAL SPECIAL

Global interest, local scepticism

Domestic legal firms dominate market, but many are in discussions with international networks            »

Credit crunch time

Top lawyers analyse the impact of western economic slowdown       »

Guide to the biggest names and deals in local law


EUROPEAN UNION SCRUTINY

No way out for reform

EU sanctions on Romanian justice set to damage all 27 member states       »

Comment

European Commission must choose between two nightmares       »

JUDGING ROMANIA

Taking grip on the top

Superior Council of Magistrates boss Monica Lidia Barbulescu wants her judicial body to make senior justice appointments    »

FOCUS: LEASING

Growth drive

Hire-purchase market defies expectations with growth of 50 per cent in 2007, while two thirds of the leasing companies vanish      »

MAIN FEATURES
»   Old-fashioned nuclear tech nuclear under attack
»   Upscale ambitions: Real estate and hi-tech targets for Israel
»   Office developer GTC’s Shimon Galon moves into residential
»   No economic crisis on the horizon yet, says Raiffeisen’s James Stewart
POLITICS
»   Heavy weight candidates size up City Hall position
»   Foreign Affairs Minister caves in after hunger-strike death
»   Social Democrats team up with Conservatives again
»   NATO missile shield for south Romania pledged
ECONOMICS
»   Unirii’s Esplanada project to be private-public partnership
»   Romania: best CEE investment destination in 2008
»   Irish energy group set to exploit oil fields
»   French insurer continues buying spree
»   Round-up of latest foreign investments
REAL ESTATE
»   Sonae Sierra: up to three new projects by end of year
»   Property of the month: Attractive attic brightens interwar villa
»   Austrians plan north capital mixed complex
»   Italians buy up centre-city shopping estate
»   Chinese build homes in east Bucharest
LEISURE
»   Eastern adventure: Getting behind the wheel of the new Mazda 6
»   Personal touch: Austrian-Romanian exhibition celebrates figurative art
»   Picture this: Round up of the last month in events
»   Diary of major Bucharest events in May
ON THE TOWN

Keeping step with style

Luxury store Mengotti opens on Calea Victoriei with real Italian staff and bags, accessories and shoes from the Serie A of Latin designers

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ADDRESS CHANGE

Starting with May, 5th the new adress of The Diplomat Bucharest magazine is 187-189 Traian Street, Sc. 2, 6 Floor, Ap. 38 , 2 District, Bucharest, Romania
 
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