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

Overview of the tax measures imposed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 48/2020

1. Introduction The evolution of the national and international epidemiological situation determined by the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the establishment of the state of emergency within the territory of Romania on March 16, 2020 and the subsequent extension for another… Read moreOverview of the tax measures imposed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 48/2020

Authorization of activities carried out in the field of medical devices

1. General and legal context In the context of the new Covid-19 pandemic spread worldwide, the need to ensure medical equipment services is among the priorities in Romania. In this respect, on April 8, 2020, was published the Order of… Read moreAuthorization of activities carried out in the field of medical devices

Infrastructure Law or when the telecom and energy sectors cross paths

1. Background Recently, a decision following a dispute resolution between an electronic communication provider and an electricity distribution provider was issued in Romania. This is a premiere and its origins sit with the provisions of the Directive 2014/61/EU of the… Read moreInfrastructure Law or when the telecom and energy sectors cross paths

MPR | Partners proposes amendments to draft bill on corporate law amendments related to COVID-19

I. Context Considering that the Draft Emergency Ordinance on certain measures related to corporate law (the ”Draft Emergency Ordinance”) has been launched for public debate and proposes various measures aiming to help Romanian companies in the Covid-19 outbreak context (for… Read moreMPR | Partners proposes amendments to draft bill on corporate law amendments related to COVID-19