New legal updates: Annual visa for environmental authorisation and integrated environmental authorisation

1. New provisions regarding environmental studies On June 11, 2020, Order of the Minister of Environment, Water and Forest no. 1.150 from May 27, 2020 was published in the Official Gazette no. 495. (the “Order no. 1.150/2020”). Order no. 1.150/2020… Read moreNew legal updates: Annual visa for environmental authorisation and integrated environmental authorisation

Romania – Long-awaited simplifications for the corporate and business environment

1. Background After a long and drawn out legislative process commenced in 2017, Law no. 102/2020 amending and supplementing the Companies Law no. 31/1990 (“Law 102/2020”) has finally entered into force on July 5, 2020, setting in place major changes… Read moreRomania – Long-awaited simplifications for the corporate and business environment

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