Consented or not? – Arbitration under the new conditions of contract mandatory for public works (Government Decision no. 1/2018)

INTRODUCTION The Government Decision no. 1/2018 for the approval of general and particular conditions of contract for certain categories of public procurement contracts related to the investment objectives financed by public funds (“G.D. no. 1/2018”) replaced the former standardised public… Read moreConsented or not? – Arbitration under the new conditions of contract mandatory for public works (Government Decision no. 1/2018)

Short considerations regarding the Controller and Processor and their legal liability pursuant to GDPR rules

In accordance to the provisions of art. 16 (2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) the European Parliament and the Council proceeded towards the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (Regulation/GDPR) in Brussels on 27th of… Read moreShort considerations regarding the Controller and Processor and their legal liability pursuant to GDPR rules

OPEN LETTER OF ROMANIAN MAGISTRATES FOR SUSTAINING THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY

We, the undersigned, judges and prosecutors, In view of the latest public debates, that seriously undermine the independence of the judiciary and the progress of the Romanian State within the European Union, we hereby convey the following message: An independent… Read moreOPEN LETTER OF ROMANIAN MAGISTRATES FOR SUSTAINING THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY

Variations under the new Government Decision 1/2018 – works not designed by the Contractor

For the approval of the public procurement contracts to be used for works financed from public funds CAPITALIZED TERMS used as per GD 1/2018 Starting with 11 January 2018 the Government Decision 1/2018 (“GD 1/2018”) entered into force. GD 1/2018… Read moreVariations under the new Government Decision 1/2018 – works not designed by the Contractor

ROMANIA, DECEMBER 2017: MAGISTRATES CAN PROTEST. MAGISTRATES SHOULD PROTEST / AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF FOR THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ROMANIA

ROMANIA, DECEMBER 2017: MAGISTRATES CAN PROTEST. MAGISTRATES SHOULD PROTEST Romania, December 2017. Exactly a week before Christmas, hundreds of Romanian judges, prosecutors, and trainee magistrates silently protested in front of their institutions, holding their robes or the Constitution, but most… Read moreROMANIA, DECEMBER 2017: MAGISTRATES CAN PROTEST. MAGISTRATES SHOULD PROTEST / AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF FOR THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ROMANIA

Romanian Judges` Forum and Association of Romanian Prosecutors – Remarks concerning the Transposition of Directive (EU) no. 2016/343

The proposed amendments to the Criminal Code and to the Criminal Procedure Code are in breach of several international obligations that Romania has assumed as a member state of the European Union and as a party to the Council of… Read moreRomanian Judges` Forum and Association of Romanian Prosecutors – Remarks concerning the Transposition of Directive (EU) no. 2016/343

The Romanian Judges’ Forum Association hereby requests the approval to submit the following arguments in connection to the constitutional objections on the provisions of the Law regarding the amendment of Law no. 303/2004, the Law regarding the amendment of Law no. 304/2004 and the Law regarding the amendment of Law no.317/2004, raised by the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the Parliamentary group of the National Liberal Party of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies (52 deputies) and the Parliamentary group of the National Liberal Party of the Romanian Senate (29 senators)

Regarding cases no. 2978AI/2017, no. 2978AI/2017, no. 2955AI/2017, no. 2962AI/2017, no.2964AI/2017, no.2972AI/2017 and no.2965AI/2017 Preamble The undersigned Romanian Judges’ Forum Association, an independent, non- profit, non-governmental and apolitical association of Romanian judges, having legal personality established by the Slatina District… Read moreThe Romanian Judges’ Forum Association hereby requests the approval to submit the following arguments in connection to the constitutional objections on the provisions of the Law regarding the amendment of Law no. 303/2004, the Law regarding the amendment of Law no. 304/2004 and the Law regarding the amendment of Law no.317/2004, raised by the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the Parliamentary group of the National Liberal Party of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies (52 deputies) and the Parliamentary group of the National Liberal Party of the Romanian Senate (29 senators)

Replacement of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract by new forms of public procurement contracts mandatory for public works – Claims and Disputes

The Government Decision no. 1/2018 issued on 10 January 2018 introduces new general and particular conditions of contract for building works designed by the Employer, as well as for design-build projects, applicable to all the investment objectives financed by public… Read moreReplacement of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract by new forms of public procurement contracts mandatory for public works – Claims and Disputes