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Good news for renewable energy producers following amendments to the Romanian Energy Law

January 2022 – On 31 December 2021, Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143/2021 amending the Romanian Energy Law no. 123/2012 (the “Energy Law”) and other normative acts was published in the Official Gazette (“GEO no. 143/2021”) and entered...

Romanian Employment Updates - October 2021

Romanian Employment Updates – October 2021

Romanian Employment Updates – New obligation for employers; more flexibility for using electronic signatures; paid day off for Covid-19 vaccination

July 2021 – A new obligation is established for employers via the template employment agreement.

Romania sets out new rules on medical devices

June 2021 – On 11 June 2021, the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 46/2021 (“GEO no. 46/2021”), which establishes the institutional framework and measures for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2017/745, entered into force. The aim of GEO no....

Digitalisation and increased flexibility on Romania’s labour market

May 2021 – It is a well-known fact that the Romanian labour legal framework is seen as rather rigid, implying often procedures deemed as formalistic and slightly cumbersome.

Current telemedicine trends in CEE and Turkey

May 2021 – Telemedicine has been one of the fastest growing areas within the healthcare sector during the current coronavirus pandemic. But even in 2018, well before the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission predicted in its Market study on telemedicine...

Romanian 2020 - 2021 Tech M&A Considerations

April 2021 – The acceleration of the digital economy will prompt companies to change their strategies and fuel M&A opportunities in the technology sector. Our team in Romania has assisted clients on a number of tech transactions and has summarised...

News on Kurzarbeit in Romania

April 2021 – New amendments in Romania to the Government Emergency Ordinance No. 132/2020 regulating support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 (“GEO no. 132/2020”) will enter into force on 8 April 2021.

Covid-19 vaccination in Romania – Frequently asked employee-related questions

January 2021 – In December 2020 Romania announced its official vaccination strategy against Covid-19 (the “Strategy”) developed by the National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 — an inter-ministerial...

Updated Overview of the 5G Auctions in Central and Eastern Europe

December 2020 – The introduction of 5G networks will bring significant changes to the telecommunications market. Not only will the technology open up a wide range of new possibilities in a variety of sectors (including manufacturing, health, energy...