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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.

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...

Company Law simplified in Romania

3 July 2020 – The Romanian parliament has amended Law no. 31/1990 on companies through the newly enacted Law no. 102/2020 (the “Law”), which amends and supplements previous legislation with the aim to simplify the incorporation of new companies...

Romania: “Post Covid-19” governmental support for the labour market

12 June 2020 – New measures to strengthen the labour market adopted by the Romanian government via Emergency Ordinance no. 92/2020 establishing active support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused...

Romania: Draft law sanctioning the abuse of superior bargaining position published for public consultation

June 2020 – On 3 June 2020, the Romanian Competition Council (“RCC”) published for public consultation on its website a draft Government emergency ordinance amending and supplementing Law no. 11/1991 on unfair competition (the “Draft Law”)...