Committee Addresses the Government

Events, Meetings & Activities

Mission

- to act as a lobbying group for legislative issues affecting members;

- to provide a forum for dialogue among sector professionals and decision-makers in government;

- to serve as an educational forum for membership;

- to facilitate the exchange of information regarding important legal issues.


Keeping its ear to the ground, the Legal committee remains an effective, vocal, and respected voice in relation to new legislation and developments covering the legal sphere. The Legal committee regularly reviews and comments on draft pieces of legislation and represents one of the channels of dialogue that AmCham has on behalf of its members with the government.


Want to take part in the Legal Committee? Contact committee Coordinator Victor Baciu at victorbaciu@amcham.md for more information. 

 

About the Committee

Legal Committee is conceived as a place for virtually all AmCham members, inasmuch as every single company has to comply with legal provisions in force.

Committee members participate in Committee events and meetings, take an active role in Committee's activity, work on topical issues that are relevant and significant to businesses, thus contributing to the enhancement of business- and investment-friendly regulatory framework in Moldova, harmonized with the best international practices.
 

Committee Objectives

To foster a favorable business climate in Moldova by promotion of reform and improvement of legal framework based on best international practices.
To access the legislative drafting process at an early stage and leverage the opportunity to incorporate private sector feedback into key drafts. Show a proactive approach in drafting and advising on the implementation of normative acts. Present the private sector support and view on rules and procedures, together with recommendations and examples of best international practices to relevant counterpart organizations.
To raise awareness of membership on different legal issues, as well as bring greater understanding of the Moldovan regulatory framework. 
To represent the voice of the private sector in the dialogue with policy makers on legal issues.
To address the legal issues of a group of members rather than on an individual basis. 
 

Plan of Activities

The Committee will regularly review and comment on pieces of draft legislation.
The Committee will raise awareness of the Government on the proposed or existing legislation with an adverse effect on private business.
The Committee will strive to become a reliable consultant for Moldovan authorities coming up with constructive solutions on how to improve the investment climate.
The committee will establish a constructive dialogue with the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy and other relevant authorities, as well as become a reliable partner for these authorities.
The Committee will collaborate with the AmCham Board of Directors on AmCham ‘s projects aimed to improve the investment climate.
The Committee will collaborate with other AmCham Committees, international organizations, etc.
 

Committee Communication

Legal Committee will meet on the premises of member companies on a rotating basis or at AmCham, for Committee meetings, roundtable discussions on various issues that affect the industry. The Committee may also envisage inviting outside speakers, if appropriate.

Committee coordinator will regularly inform members on Committee activity and will also contribute to AmCham Weekly Bulletins, Business Reviews, Annual reports, Web site, etc.

 

Membership 

The Committee is open to individuals who have occupation relevant to the Committee’s stated mission and whose companies are members of the AmCham. We kindly invite every interested member to join our efforts.
 

Committee as a part of AmCham 

The Committee is a part of AmCham and therefore shares AmCham’s mission and its values.

In that spirit, no Committee member, including Committee Chair, shall express personal views on behalf of the Committee and therefore the AmCham, unless they represent an official and approved position by the Board of Directors.

No Committee member shall in the name of Committee or AmCham discuss issues that are not related to its mission. All activities of the Committee shall be done in direct coordination and communication with AmCham Committee Coordinator.