Returning to work during the state of alert – what employers need to know

The past week has been marked by a flurry of regulations on when and how employees may return to work after the lapse of the state of emergency on 14 March 2020. In such fast-changing legal environment, it becomes increasingly… Read moreReturning to work during the state of alert – what employers need to know

Romanian Government issues financial and fiscal measures favourable to the gambling industry

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought important challenges for the Romanian gambling industry, with significant impact on the land-based operations in general, and on the sports betting segment in particular. On 16 March 2020, the Romanian President formally declared a… Read moreRomanian Government issues financial and fiscal measures favourable to the gambling industry

Romania Guidance for Public Procurement procedures in times of COVID-19

On 16 March 2020, the Romanian President declared a state of emergency for the next 30 days to limit the spread of COVID-19 and manage its effects (the “State Emergency Decree”). Neither the State Emergency Decree, nor the subsequent military… Read moreRomania Guidance for Public Procurement procedures in times of COVID-19

Romanian competition watchdog issues new guidance on cooperation during the crisis

In a further attempt to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, Romanian Competition Council (RCC) issued a press release providing further guidance on business practices for companies during the COVID-19 pandemic (see here for our reporting on the first guidance)…. Read moreRomanian competition watchdog issues new guidance on cooperation during the crisis

Romanian authorities tighten controls over companies in the wake of COVID-19 crisis

Following the state of emergency declared in Romania on 16 March 2020 and the escalation of security measures which were recently enforced through additional military ordinances, Romanian authorities tighten control over companies still active on the market as they continue… Read moreRomanian authorities tighten controls over companies in the wake of COVID-19 crisis