Romanian Competition Council continues scrutiny of bid rigging

Bid rigging remains a concern for the Romanian Competition Council (RCC), which recently launched an investigation into possible anti-competitive agreements among companies that participated as bidders in the procurement procedure for the project Hub Services (Electronic Service Delivery Centre) at the… Read moreRomanian Competition Council continues scrutiny of bid rigging

Romania to restrict third country-bidders and products for public contracts

Romania is in the process of banning certain non-EU and non-EEA countries from participating in public procurement procedures in Romania. After a Memorandum outlining this ban was first approved by the Romanian government, on 20 March 2021 the national regulatory… Read moreRomania to restrict third country-bidders and products for public contracts

Romania toughens rules for public procurement by state hospitals

In an attempt to prevent misuse of public funds, the Romanian government has issued new rules to increase transparency in public procurement by public hospitals. According to the new regulations, the hospital’s management board must endorse the hospital’s yearly procurement… Read moreRomania toughens rules for public procurement by state hospitals

Romania publishes guidelines on changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts

Romania’s national authority for public procurement (ANAP) recently published new Guidelines, which unify EU and national rules and practices on making changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts. The aim of the ANAP Guidelines is to create a predictable framework… Read moreRomania publishes guidelines on changes to public procurement and sectoral contracts

Regulatory challenges for land-based gambling and sports betting operators as they resume business

On 11 June 2020, as part of new measures to ease restrictions put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced that land-based gambling activities in the country such as lottery and sports betting… Read moreRegulatory challenges for land-based gambling and sports betting operators as they resume business