EU level updates regarding energy regulation

EU level updates regarding energy regulation
There is a new legislative project to be adopted at European Union level, namely the Proposal for a Council Regulation on an emergency intervention to address high energy prices. The Proposal comes in the context of the energy crisis caused by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and aims to tackle the rising energy prices […]
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State aid for investment – manufacturing industry

State aid for investment – manufacturing industry
Romania has recently launched a State aid scheme for the purpose of encouraging investments in the manufacturing industry, with view, on the one hand, to overcome current extensive labour shortages and the diminished trade flows to and from Ukraine caused by the armed conflict therein, and, on the other hand, to facilitate access to new […]
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MPR Partners attends a real estate round table

MPR Partners attends a real estate round table
Senior associate Alina Badea alongside other five leading real estate lawyers in Romania sat down for a virtual round table moderated by CEE Legal Matters Managing Editor Radu Cotarcea. The conversation focused on the current state of affairs in the real estate sector, looking at who the main players are, the hottest assets, deal-making trends […]
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Energy sector updates

Energy sector updates
The Electricity and Natural Gas Law no. 123/2012 (“Energy Law”) was amended recently via the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143/2021, with the main purpose of transposing the provisions of the Directive (EU) 2019/944 on common rules for the internal market for electricity and amending Directive 2012/27/EU (“Directive 2019/944”) and of ensuring compliance with Regulation (EU) […]
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Platform workers, on their way to regulation?

Platform workers, on their way to regulation?
As the trend towards online work does not seem to decrease, offering a predictable and fair framework in order to carry out these activities seems more stringent than ever. Our employment team released an interesting article, with regards to the regulation of “gig-economy”, which defines short-term working arrangements between companies and workers that are paid […]
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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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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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New tax measures in the COVID-19 outbreak context, May 2020

New tax measures in the COVID-19 outbreak context, May 2020
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Legal Prompts November December 2018

Legal Prompts November December 2018
This newsletter addresses the main legal and case law changes for the months of November and December 2018. EMPLOYMENT MATTERS – Labour inspector NATURAL RESOURCES – Offshore Oil Operations
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State aid scheme in Romania, Legal Marketing, September 2018

State aid scheme in Romania, Legal Marketing, September 2018
The Romanian Ministry of Finance issued an order launching the procedure whereby investors may obtain non-reimbursable funding for investments made in Romania. Our competition team prepared an article on the matter.
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