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November 2009
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Along with the begining of the winter, Ascent Group brings you the news from the legal and business environment, but also some forecasts for 2010, respectively events that we invite you to take part.

We hope you'll find these information useful and we wish you a fruitful end of the year!


Editorial top  

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Another turbulent year is closing. After a devastating 2009 for the economies of all countries in the region what interests us most now, as investors, is what will happen in 2010 and what evolution will have the economy of these countries in the year we're just about to enter. read more»

 


Legal & Fiscal top  

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2010 is preparing us a series of new amendments to the Tax Code. In addition to those which are still in the planning phase or in the center of public debate, there are some changes that have already become certainties, since they were already published in a legal document, the Ordinance 109 of October 7, 2009 published in Official Gazette no. 689 of 13.10.2009. read more»

 

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The portal e-Romania will be launched on December 25th with the first ten services. So whether you must pay a tax on a good or a fine, starting with this date you can do it directly on internet, saving any unnecessary travels or lossing time staying at the endless queues.

Later on, the portal will cover other areas such as education, health and culture.

A better news is coming, but for legal entities: within maximum 89 days, all companies will be able to present the balance sheets and pay all the fees online. read more»

 

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Bulgaria is trying to become more and more attractive for investors. One of the most recent changes in the Bulgarian legislation, voted on 02.10.2009 decreased the minimum start-up capital for the limited liability companies from BGN 5000 to BGN 2, a symbolic amount, representing the equivalent of 1 euro. read more»

 


Corporate News top  

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Starting with October 2009, Mirela Dinu became the new coordinator of finance and accounting department of Ascent Group office in Bucharest. read more»

 

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On October 6th Ascent Group Bulgaria held in the Radisson Hotel Sofia a seminar under the theme "The Crisis Age of Enterprise", which was delivered by Mr. Larry Farrell - globally recognized authority on entrepreneurship. read more»

 

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How to captivate our audience ...

Sweaty palms, the perspiration of the forehead, the accelerate heartbeat or the erasure of all the ideas from your mind are some of the inconveniences that might occur in a public presentation. The fear of speaking in public is among the biggest fear of the human being.

The ability to make presentations in public and to efficiently sustain ideas has an important impact on our success in career and the whole society. read more»

 

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How to convince more than we are convinced...

During our lives, on each moment, each of us has a desire, an interest or a point of view often different from the others. Each of us can convince someone or can be convinced by someone. read more»

 


Business Environment top  

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The year 2009 was certainly not the best for Moldova, in all respects. It started with a campaign that slowly degenerated into a real political crisis, which, unfortunately, at the end of the year continues. A political crisis that we hope it will be resolved soon and which in tandem with global financial and economic crisis has created an unprecedented situation for Moldova. read more»

 

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Many entrepreneurs who wanted to apply until now on projects funded by EU have been discouraged by the lack of pre-financing. So far entrepreneurs received a pre-financing of 10-20% which was calculated from the co-financed amount, which extended to approximately 50% of the project.

Now, the entrepreneurs can receive from start 30% from the value of projects financed by European Union money.
The only problem entrepreneurs will still be facing is the difficulty of receiving loans from the banks for running the projects. read more»

 


Partners top  

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In January 2009 Ascent Group has signed a strategic partnership with the very known American expert in researching and promoting the principles of entrepreneurship and innovative business solutions - Larry Farrell. Due to this partnership, Ascent Group is going to represent Mr. Farell in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Moldova for training and consultancy services on entrepreneurship topics. read more»

 


Analysis & Opinion top  

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What is more important? The position you have in a company or the salary?
The fact that on our business card is written manager or director, or the hundreds of euros with which we can get the car or the house of your dreams?

Normally a good salary comes with an important position. But this assumption is not generally valid. It may happened to have a satisfactory salary and a less pleasant position. So, how many of us put into balance the importance of the money and of the position? And, if so, what is the result? read more»

 

 

In this edition you can read:
2010. The economies in the region whereto?
What news brings us the Fiscal Code in 2010?
December 25 – the date when Romanians will be able to pay the taxes online
Bulgaria – now even easier to start-up a business!
Ascent Group Bucharest has a new coordinator of finance and accounting department
"The Corporate Entrepreneurship" program successfully launched in Bulgaria
Public speaking, open training, Bucureşti
Efficient negociation, open training, Arad
The influence of new political realities on the investment climate of the Republic of Moldova
Entrepreneurs will receive from now 30% pre-financing for EU projects
Entrepreneurs will receive from now 30% pre-financing for EU projects
The companies from our region interested in becoming more entrepreneurial
Position versus salary


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Bucharest Office
Bucharest, Romania
str. Vespasian 34, S1
Postal code: 010924
tel: +40-21-5693670
fax: +40-21-3121261
Arad Office
Arad, Romania
George Cosbuc 12a
tel: +40-257-251.881
tel: +40-357-405.487
fax: +40-357-405.486
Chisinau Office
Chisinau, Moldova
Postal code: MD-2004
Anatol Corobceanu, 15A
tel: +373-22.23.84.95
fax: +373-22.23.29.50
Sofia Office
Sofia, Bulgaria
Tsanko Tserkovski 63
tel.: +359.2.971.1275
fax: +359.2.971.1275
Limassol Office
Limassol, Cyprus
Arch. Makarios Av, 212
SETA Court,
Flat 9, 3030
tel.: +357-25-347.265

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