Details concerning a new set of measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

On 24 March 2020, a new military ordinance was passed – Military Ordinance No. 3/24 March 2020 (“Ordinance No. 3”) – which enforced new and more restrictive measures that must be observed throughout the state of emergency, which has come… Read moreDetails concerning a new set of measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

Emergency Situation Certificates: How to obtain them and what are their legal effects

This document contains a summary of the main provisions of Order No. 791/25 March 2020 of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment (the “Order”), which sets forth the procedure and conditions in which Emergency Situation Certificates (“ESC”) are… Read moreEmergency Situation Certificates: How to obtain them and what are their legal effects

Granting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of education institutions

Law No. 19/2020 on granting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of educational institutions (“Law 19/2020”) was published in the Official Gazette, Part I, No. 209, dated 14 March 2020 and entered into… Read moreGranting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of education institutions

Amendments to the Romanian Criminal Code. New offenses and more severe sanctions for disregarding obligations to prevent and combat the spread of contagious diseases

The current context of the rapid spread of COVID-19 virus has led to the adoption of an exceptional and expedient set of measures, including in criminal matters, to limit the infection of the population. These measures were taken, among other… Read moreAmendments to the Romanian Criminal Code. New offenses and more severe sanctions for disregarding obligations to prevent and combat the spread of contagious diseases

Romania activated the derogation from the application of the provisions of the European Convention of Human Rights in the context of the state of emergency generated by the COVID-19 epidemic

Article 15 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides for the possibility of the signatory states to derogate from the provisions guaranteeing the protection of fundamental human rights to the extent strictly required by the public danger situation… Read moreRomania activated the derogation from the application of the provisions of the European Convention of Human Rights in the context of the state of emergency generated by the COVID-19 epidemic

Details concerning the set of new measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

Further to the entry into force of the Military Ordinance No. 2 of 21 March 2020 (“Ordinance No. 2”), a series of new measures have been adopted and must be complied with throughout the entire duration of the state of… Read moreDetails concerning the set of new measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII launches “Law in the time of corona” set of podcasts, in response to the challenges raised by the current crisis

ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII launches a set of podcasts titled “Law in the time of corona“, with the first episode being streamed via YouTube on Friday, 27 March at 10:00 am. “Law in the time of corona” is an array… Read moreȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII launches “Law in the time of corona” set of podcasts, in response to the challenges raised by the current crisis

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 29/2020. Relief in the performance of ongoing agreements

This document contains a summary of the main provisions of Article X of Government Emergency Ordinance No. 29/2020 (“GEO No. 29/2020”) setting forth certain support measures in the performance of certain commercial agreements. GEO No. 29/2020 was published on 21… Read moreGovernment Emergency Ordinance No. 29/2020. Relief in the performance of ongoing agreements

Technical unemployment in the economic and social context of the COVID-19 outbreak

The nationwide state of emergency, instituted by Presidential Decree No. 195/2020 (the “Decree”) due to the COVID-19 epidemic has imposed certain restrictive measures, including as regards the activity of the business operators. In this context, one cannot ignore that, absent… Read moreTechnical unemployment in the economic and social context of the COVID-19 outbreak