Romania proposes temporary capping of prices for coronavirus medicines

On 31 March 2020, the Romanian Senate adopted a draft law that caps the prices of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines included in the protocol for the treatment of the infection associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus (coronavirus), which was approved by Order No 487/2020 of… Read moreRomania proposes temporary capping of prices for coronavirus medicines

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

Romania implements additional tax measures in response to COVID-19

In a bid to support Romania’s business environment and social protection during coronavirus crisis, on 31 March the Romanian government issued two emergency decrees that create new and favourable tax measures. The decrees passed include Government Emergency Ordinance no.32/2020 for… Read moreRomania implements additional tax measures in response to 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

Romania adopts new restrictions for limiting the spread of coronavirus at healthcare units

On 23 March 2020, the Romanian Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) issued Order No. 74527/2020, which implements measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus at healthcare units. This Order was passed after more and more hospitals in Romania reported… Read moreRomania adopts new restrictions for limiting the spread of coronavirus at healthcare units

Romanian health authorities to prioritise approval of COVID-19 clinical trials

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (ANMDM) announced that it will prioritise approval of clinical trials of those medicines earmarked for treatment of coronavirus infections. Depending on the number of applications… Read moreRomanian health authorities to prioritise approval of COVID-19 clinical trials

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

Chambers Global 2020

Chambers Global covers over 190 countries across the world. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) – 6 (lowest) and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are… Read moreChambers Global 2020