Recent Amendments on Fighting Unfair Competition and Antitrust Legislation

Government Ordinance No 12/2014 (the “Ordinance”) that amends and supplements Law No 11/1991 on fighting unfair competition and other anti-competitive practices aims at updating and adjusting the relevant legislation to the economic realities. The amendments to said Law 11/1991 (the “Antitrust Law”)… Read moreRecent Amendments on Fighting Unfair Competition and Antitrust Legislation

Emergency Ordinance No 34 / 2014, regarding consumers’ rights under contracts concluded with professionals, and amending and supplementing some legislative acts

Published inMonitorul Oficial al Romaniei No 427 / 11 June 2014, Government Emergency Ordinance No 34 / 2014, regarding consumers’ rights under contracts concluded with professionals, and amending and supplementing some legislative acts (hereinafter “Ordinance 34 / 2014”) focuses on… Read moreEmergency Ordinance No 34 / 2014, regarding consumers’ rights under contracts concluded with professionals, and amending and supplementing some legislative acts

New Regulations on the Sale/Purchase of Farm Land in Unbuilt Plot Areas, Privatisation of Companies Administering Public Domain and State-owned Plots for Agricultural Purposes, and Establishment of ADS

Monitorul Oficial al Romaniei, Part I, No 178 of 12 March 2014 has published Law No 17 regarding regulatory measures for the sale/purchase of farm land in unbuilt plot areas, amendment of Law No 268 of 28 May 2001 on the privatisation… Read moreNew Regulations on the Sale/Purchase of Farm Land in Unbuilt Plot Areas, Privatisation of Companies Administering Public Domain and State-owned Plots for Agricultural Purposes, and Establishment of ADS

Application of the Joint Liability Principle to the Legal Representative of a Company for Outstanding Tax Obligations

Monitorul Oficial al Romaniei, Part I, No 85 of 4 February 2014 has published Order No 127 / 2014 of the President of the National Tax Administration Agency, approving of the Instructions for the application of the joint liability principle… Read moreApplication of the Joint Liability Principle to the Legal Representative of a Company for Outstanding Tax Obligations

Changes to the legal provisions regarding placement and authorisation of means of advertising

Monitorul Oficial al României, Part I, no. 405/5 July 2013 has published the Law no. 185/2013, regarding placement and authorisation of means of advertising. The Law no. 185 establishes the legal framework for the placement of means of advertising in… Read moreChanges to the legal provisions regarding placement and authorisation of means of advertising

Further changes to the system promoting the production of energy from renewable sources

The Romanian Executive has adopted Government Emergency Ordinance no. 57/4 June 2013 (the “Ordinance”) which has been published in Monitorul Oficial al Romaniei, Part I, no. 335/7 June 2013. The Ordinance amends and supplements Law no. 220/2008 establishing the system… Read moreFurther changes to the system promoting the production of energy from renewable sources