Romania to restrict third country-bidders and products for public contracts

Romania is in the process of banning certain non-EU and non-EEA countries from participating in public procurement procedures in Romania. After a Memorandum outlining this ban was first approved by the Romanian government, on 20 March 2021 the national regulatory… Read moreRomania to restrict third country-bidders and products for public contracts

Romania publishes guidelines on changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts

Romania’s national authority for public procurement (ANAP) recently published new Guidelines, which unify EU and national rules and practices on making changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts. The aim of the ANAP Guidelines is to create a predictable framework… Read moreRomania publishes guidelines on changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts

Regulatory challenges for land-based gambling and sports betting operators as they resume business

On 11 June 2020, as part of new measures to ease restrictions put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced that land-based gambling activities in the country such as lottery and sports betting… Read moreRegulatory challenges for land-based gambling and sports betting operators as they resume business

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