Romanian Competition Council investigates potential collusion in sunflower oil, butter and sugar market

The Romanian Competition Council has launched three investigations regarding potential price-fixing arrangements in the markets of the production of sunflower oil, butter and sugar. As part of its investigation, the Competition Council conducted dawn raids at the headquarters and other… Read moreRomanian Competition Council investigates potential collusion in sunflower oil, butter and sugar market

Romania’s regulation on the procedure for resolving complaints over unfair trading practices in the agri-food supply chain enters into force

On 14 March 2023, the Regulation on the procedure for the registration, investigation and resolution of complaints concerning unfair trading practices between undertakings in the agricultural and food supply chain finally entered into force in Romania. The Regulation implements the… Read moreRomania’s regulation on the procedure for resolving complaints over unfair trading practices in the agri-food supply chain enters into force

Surprising move for the developers – the Bucharest Tribunal restores Bucharest District 2 and 4 zoning plans

After the Centre for Sustainable Policies Ecopolis petitioned the court in April 2022 for the annulment of the District 2 and District 4 zoning plans (zonal urban plans or PUZs), on 28 February 2023 the Bucharest Tribunal rejected Ecopolis’s action… Read moreSurprising move for the developers – the Bucharest Tribunal restores Bucharest District 2 and 4 zoning plans

Romanian court rules pre-existing conditions of patients do not excuse provider liability for nosocomial infections

The High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania ruled that healthcare establishments may not avoid liability for nosocomial infections that a patient acquires during hospitalisation, irrespective of the individual’s pre-existing health condition. The only chance for a healthcare provider… Read moreRomanian court rules pre-existing conditions of patients do not excuse provider liability for nosocomial infections

Cautionary optimism for 2022 Emerging Europe M&A activity as volumes increase but deal values fall

Findings from the latest CMS Emerging Europe M&A, published today in cooperation with EMIS, show that M&A activity across Emerging Europe rose by 5.6% in volume to 1,229 deals compared to 2021. In contrast, the total deal value fell by 20% to EUR 32.93bn. Horea Popescu,… Read moreCautionary optimism for 2022 Emerging Europe M&A activity as volumes increase but deal values fall

Romania clarifies scope of exclusion of bidders for anti-competitive conduct in public procurement

The Romanian Competition Council (RCC) and the National Authority on Public Procurement (ANAP) issued a joint “opinion” on the scope and limitations of public procurement laws requiring exclusion of bidders from public procurement award procedures based on previous infringements of… Read moreRomania clarifies scope of exclusion of bidders for anti-competitive conduct in public procurement