Potential criminal liability for employers who illegally claimed technical unemployment support

The Romanian authorities recently announced controls and severe sanctions for employers which may have illegally claimed (and obtained) technical unemployment support offered by the government in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we previously reported, the Romanian Government has… Read morePotential criminal liability for employers who illegally claimed technical unemployment support

Romania creates expedited procedure for approving donations of COVID-19 related medicines

On 13 April 2020, the Romanian Ministry of Health issued Order No 615/2020 amending Order No 1032/2011 regarding the approval of the “Norms regarding the donations of medicines, medical equipment, medical devices, vaccine, serums and corresponding supplies”, which creates an… Read moreRomania creates expedited procedure for approving donations of COVID-19 related medicines

Acquisitions of COVID-19-related medical supplies to be reimbursed from EU funds

On 7 April 2020, Romania enacted Government Emergency Ordinance No. 43 (GEO 43) for the approval of support measures following the spread of COVID-19 during the state of emergency, which the government is expected to extend until 16 May. Among… Read moreAcquisitions of COVID-19-related medical supplies to be reimbursed from EU funds

Romania proposes temporary capping of prices for coronavirus medicines

On 31 March 2020, the Romanian Senate adopted a draft law that caps the prices of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines included in the protocol for the treatment of the infection associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus (coronavirus), which was approved by Order No 487/2020 of… Read moreRomania proposes temporary capping of prices for coronavirus medicines