RLWeek January 21-27, 2019: Amendment of the Law on Health Reform. Fines of 2 mil. EUR for anti-competitive conduct

Amendment of the Law on Health Reform. Law no. 35/2019 for amending and completing the Law no. 95/2006 on health reform was published on 21 January 2019 in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 54. [source]

Competition Council. Fines of 2 mil. EUR for anti-competitive conduct. On Monday, 21 January 2019, the Competition Council announced fines of 9,002,621.75 lei (about 2 million euros) for anti-competitive agreements with the purpose of limiting the sale of the maintenance services required for the equipment of ships, according to a press release.[source]

Starting 1 February 2019 ANAF will grant the VAT code on the same day the application is submitted. The National Agency for Tax Administration announced that its president adopted the order that significantly simplifies the registration procedure for VAT purposes and allows taxable persons to obtain the VAT code on the same day as the filing of the application, without going through the hearing procedure, according to a press release dated 23 January 2019. [source]

The European Commission asks Romania to improve the management of electrical and electronic waste. On Thursday, January 24, 2019, the European Commission sent delay notification letters to Romania and Estonia for deficiencies related to the transposition of EU rules on waste of electrical and electronic equipment, according to a press release. [source]

Adina Oprea