Real Estate Partner and Founder of ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII, recognised as one of the Top 50 Most Influential People on Romania’s Real Estate market

Răzvan Gheorghiu-Testa, Partner at ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII and co-head of the firm’s Real Estate practice group has been listed amongst the top 50 most influential people in the real estate market. Property Forum has recently launched the inaugural edition… Read moreReal Estate Partner and Founder of ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII, recognised as one of the Top 50 Most Influential People on Romania’s Real Estate market

Amendments to the laws on the use of electronic signature in employment relationships, work from home, telework and health and safety at work

In this issue: 1. Emergency Ordinance No. 36 of 5 May 2021 on the use of the advanced electronic signature or the qualified electronic signature, accompanied by the electronic time stamp or the qualified electronic time stamp and the qualified… Read moreAmendments to the laws on the use of electronic signature in employment relationships, work from home, telework and health and safety at work

ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII launches the 2021 edition of “Better Business in Romania”

ȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII has launched the 2021 edition of the “Better Business in Romania”, a user-friendly legislative guide covering 17 areas of law. “Better Business in Romania” compiles important pieces of information regarding the legislative climate applicable to investments… Read moreȚUCA ZBÂRCEA & ASOCIAȚII launches the 2021 edition of “Better Business in Romania”

RLWeek April 24-May 3, 2021: Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Project for the amendment and supplementing of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights. Project on the transposition of the Directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity. Legislative proposal for amending and supplementing Law no. 135/2010 on the Code of Criminal Procedure. Exemptions from the extended anti-dumping duty on certain bicycle components originating in China

Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic In the Official Gazette, Part I no. 457 of April 29, 2021, Law no. 114/2021 on some measures in the field of justice in the… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> April 24-May 3, 2021: Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Project for the amendment and supplementing of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights. Project on the transposition of the Directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity. Legislative proposal for amending and supplementing Law no. 135/2010 on the Code of Criminal Procedure. Exemptions from the extended anti-dumping duty on certain bicycle components originating in China

Romania expected to pass laws regulating remote work

With the COVID-19 pandemic making work-from-home the new “normal” within most companies, the Romanian government is expected to adopt two draft labour-sector ordinance and amend legislation, which will simplify the ability of companies to implement remote work or telework –… Read moreRomania expected to pass laws regulating remote work

RLWeek April 19-25, 2021: Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. Law regarding quality assurance in the health system amended. EGO no. 105/2017 amending art. 23 (1) c regarding Game and hunting environment safety law rejected. Law approving EGO no. 60/2018 amending and supplementing certain laws in the work field. Certain general regulations regarding centralised natural gas markets.

Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. On Friday, the 16th of April 2021, the National Sanitary-Veterinary and Food Safety Agency set for public debate a draft Order amending Annex no. 3 to ANSVSA Order no. 96/2014… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> April 19-25, 2021: Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. Law regarding quality assurance in the health system amended. EGO no. 105/2017 amending art. 23 (1) c regarding Game and hunting environment safety law rejected. Law approving EGO no. 60/2018 amending and supplementing certain laws in the work field. Certain general regulations regarding centralised natural gas markets.

Measures taken by Romania – the state of alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Romania has entered a state of alert as of May 18, 2020, in order to contain the spread of and fight against the effects of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, known as SARS-CoV-2. The state of alert has… Read moreMeasures taken by Romania – the state of alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Romania reinforces short-time work during pandemic

Romania has approved the Kurzarbeit Law (No. 58/2021), which reinforces the terms and conditions of the existing short-time work scheme (known as “Kurzarbeit” in Germany) to help companies cope with the economic challenges of the pandemic and to prevent massive… Read moreRomania reinforces short-time work during pandemic

CMS: European M&A environment flips to ‘buyer-friendly’ in response to COVID-19

Europe has returned to a ‘buyer-friendly’ environment, after the COVID-19 pandemic created more risk-averse attitudes. As a result, CMS’ latest annual M&A study identified significant increase in liability caps, longer limitation periods and fewer locked box deals. The multi-year analysis… Read moreCMS: European M&A environment flips to ‘buyer-friendly’ in response to COVID-19

Discrimination issues in the context of the national vaccination campaign for SARS-CoV-2

Currently Romania undergoes a vaccination campaign for COVID-19. Vaccination is voluntary; Romania did not adopt any legislation to mandate vaccines – either directly, by imposing an obligation to take the vaccine on all persons, or certain categories of persons, or… Read moreDiscrimination issues in the context of the national vaccination campaign for SARS-CoV-2