CMS: European M&A bounced back to pre-pandemic levels, with a return to more standard seller and buyer positions

• Multi-year analysis by CMS reveals that ‘normal service’ had resumed in European dealmaking as familiar patterns in deal metrics return • Primary deal driver for transactions is buyers entering a new market (43%), with a notable increase in deals… Read moreCMS: European M&A bounced back to pre-pandemic levels, with a return to more standard seller and buyer positions

Romania revises legal provisions for social protection of energy consumers

In response to the rising cost of international electricity and gas markets and their effects, the Romanian government issued Emergency Ordinance 3/2022  (GEO 3), published in the Official Gazette no. 79 on January 26, and amending and supplementing Government Emergency… Read moreRomania revises legal provisions for social protection of energy consumers

Romanian watchdog fines pharma companies for anti-competitive conduct

In a landmark decision, the Romanian Competition Council (RCC) has sanctioned five pharmaceutical companies, including suppliers of immunoglobulins and other medicinal products derived from human plasma, and an association representing the industry with fines totalling approximately EUR 71 million. In… Read moreRomanian watchdog fines pharma companies for anti-competitive conduct

Overview of the Romanian Energy Law, recently reformed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143 from 28 december 2021

The project of updating the national legal framework in the electricity sector, to transpose the provisions of Directive (EU) 2019/944 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on common rules for the internal market for… Read moreOverview of the Romanian Energy Law, recently reformed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143 from 28 december 2021