Issuance of set-up permits for power generation capacities

Issuance of set-up permits for power generation capacities
At the end of September, the Ministry of Energy launched for public debates a draft emergency ordinance for the amendment and supplement of the Electricity and Natural Gas Law no. 123/2012 (“Energy Law“), with the main purpose of transposing into the domestic legislation the provisions of the Directive (EU) 2019/944 on common rules for the […]
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Complex Commercial Litigation, Romania Chapter, Lexology – Getting the Deal Through, September 2021

Complex Commercial Litigation, Romania Chapter, Lexology – Getting the Deal Through, September 2021
Commercial litigation is the most common method for resolving high-value, complex disputes in Romania. Other means, such as commercial arbitration and mediation, are also used. Unfortunately, the mediation procedure, although regulated, is not a preferred choice of most business owners because either they distrust the mediator or their counterparty’s willingness to settle. Thus, mediation is […]
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The Romanian corporate income tax grouping – Now up and running

The Romanian corporate income tax grouping – Now up and running
In addition to existing tax facilities such as the non-taxation of distributed dividends or of capital gains, as well as the tax grouping for VAT purposes, the newly implemented fiscal unity system contributes to the Romanian tax jurisdiction becoming increasingly appealing for holdings and groups of companies facing various development stages and profitability. The complete […]
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19 August 2021 – Data protection & Privacy 2022

19 August 2021 – Data protection & Privacy 2022
MPR Partners’ specialists contributed to Lexology Getting the Deal Through Data protection & Privacy 2022, by providing all relevant information for the Romanian jurisdiction. This is an important reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights (within 35 jurisdictions) into the legislative framework; relevant authorities; treatment of breaches; legitimate processing; data handling responsibilities of PII […]
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Enacting telemedicine in Romania

Enacting telemedicine in Romania
What started out as a temporary solution to the pandemic became permanent when telemedicine was incorporated into Romanian Health Law through Government Emergency Ordinance no. 196/2020, amending and supplementing Health Law no. 95/2006, which came into force on November 19, 2020. GEO no. 196/2020 only regulates telemedicine in broad terms, and the adoption of implementation […]
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EU Cybersecurity Joint Unit

EU Cybersecurity Joint Unit
The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted digitalization and digital interaction at all levels of European society. Along with increased interconnectivity, however, came greater vulnerabilities and threats from a cybersecurity perspective. In order to deliver seamless public digital services, the European Union (“EU”) focuses on increasing its cybersecurity capabilities, by implementing a series of measures announced in […]
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Green light for developers of green power generation capacities

Green light for developers of green power generation capacities
The second part of the year 2020 was marked by a very intense regulatory activity carried out by the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority, including the licensing of various new activities in the energy field such as activity of the electricity aggregator, the development and operation of electricity storage installations, as well as development and operation […]
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New rules for establishing tax residence

New rules for establishing tax residence
Foreign legal entities seeking to establish tax residence in Romania based on a place of effective management must complete a questionnaire published by the Romanian tax authorities on May 17 in Order no. 577. Further information is available in our experts’ article, originally published on the MNE Tax website, here.
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Legal updates concerning electronic surveillance

Legal updates concerning electronic surveillance
Our professionals’ latest article concerns electronic surveillance within judicial and executional criminal proceedings. Recently published legal updates are regulating, for the first time, the use of electronic monitoring devices in Romania. As a result, the Informatic System for Electronic Surveillance (“ISES”) will be initiated and run a pilot program between March 1, 2022, and December […]
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The scope of Article 5 of the TRIS Directive by reference to Romania’s 5G legislation

The scope of Article 5 of the TRIS Directive by reference to Romania’s 5G legislation
MPR Partners’ founding partners have drafted a legal memo in connection with the notification procedure provided by Directive (EU) 2015/1535 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 September 2015 on the procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical regulations and rules on information society services (“TRIS Directive”). It […]
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