Legal updates: Electronic surveillance for the purpose of enforcing freedom restricting sanctions

1. The context Recently, Law no. 146/2021 regarding electronic surveillance within judicial and executional criminal proceedings (“Law no. 146/2021”) was published in the Official Gazette of Romania, for the first time regulating the use of electronic monitoring devices in Romania…. Read moreLegal updates: Electronic surveillance for the purpose of enforcing freedom restricting sanctions

The use of electronic signature in the fields of construction, architecture and urbanism

1. Background The last few months have been marked by the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic which made obviously the need for digitalization and led the competent authorities to adopt several measures in this regard. In this context, the… Read moreThe use of electronic signature in the fields of construction, architecture and urbanism

Digging for modernisation – Mining Law

1. General context Since the Mining Law no. 85/2003 (“Mining Law”) entered into force on March 27, 2003, the economic and social environment in Romania has undergone a major evolution, marked by the increase of investments, especially with the accession… Read moreDigging for modernisation – Mining Law

When 5G regulations affect mobile operators. Legal remedies under the national Law And the European Convention on Human Rights

 1. Background As the recent pandemic showed, the modern world fully relies on the good functioning of the electronic communication sector. Communication plays an important part these days for individuals, businesses, public authorities, and the implementation of 5G technology will… Read moreWhen 5G regulations affect mobile operators. Legal remedies under the national Law And the European Convention on Human Rights

Sequel of supporting measures adopted for the business environment

1. General context Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian authorities enacted several tax measures in order to prevent the business environment from collapsing. By way of example, some of the already implemented measures are the following: (i)… Read moreSequel of supporting measures adopted for the business environment

The new era of bilaterally negotiated power purchase agreements

1. General overview As a direct consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak and the consequent measures implemented by the Romanian State, the economic growth process has experienced a short to medium term slowdown, impacting the labor market and subsequently household income…. Read moreThe new era of bilaterally negotiated power purchase agreements

Authorization of activities carried out in the field of medical devices

1. General and legal context In the context of the new Covid-19 pandemic spread worldwide, the need to ensure medical equipment services is among the priorities in Romania. In this respect, on April 8, 2020, was published the Order of… Read moreAuthorization of activities carried out in the field of medical devices

Solving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation

1. Introduction The Government Ordinance no. 19/2019 amending and supplementing the Law no. 207/2015 on the Fiscal Procedure Code (the “Government Ordinance 19/2019”) brings a new mechanism for resolving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation. This new mechanism… Read moreSolving tax disputes for the avoidance of double taxation