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Jurisdiction in Public Procurement Disputes: Understanding the Impact of Law no. 208/2022 Amendments

This article examines a landmark ruling by the High Court of Cassation and Justice, which addresses a critical judicial dilemma over the authority to resolve disputes in public procurement contracts. This concern has gained prominence following the recent amendments to Law no. 101/2016 by Law no. 208/2022, effective as of September 10, 2022. The Court’s decision primarily centers on assigning […]

New Regulations to Enhance Road Safety in Romania: A Close Look at Government Ordinance No. 37/2023

New Regulations to Enhance Road Safety in Romania: A Close Look at Government Ordinance No. 37/2023

Government Ordinance No. 43/1997 (‘Codul Rutier’), which governs road conditions in Romania, has recently undergone some amendments. The new changes, encapsulated in Ordinance No. 37/2023, aim to increase the safety of road users and raise awareness regarding restricted or closed roads. The new changes will enter into force as of 01 October 2023. Identification of Hazardous Trees The new ordinance […]

Law no. 255/2023: Safeguarding Customers from Accidental Roaming in Border Zones

Law no. 255/2023: Safeguarding Customers from Accidental Roaming in Border Zones

The publication of Law no. 255/2023 for the amendment of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 111/2011 on electronic communications in the Official Gazette, Part I no. 678 of July 24, 2023, marks a significant step towards enhancing the electronic communications landscape in Romania. Set to come into force on July 27, 2023, this law aims to amend and supplement existing regulations […]


Navigating the Changes: Law no. 222/2023 and Its Impact on Romanian Businesses

This law brings amendments to the Companies Law no. 31/1990 and Law no. 265/2022 concerning the trade register in Romania. It also introduces changes to various other normative acts that influence registration in the trade register. Let’s delve deeper into the most significant amendments and their practical implications for businesses opperating in Romania. An Overview of Law no. 222/2023 Law […]

Romania Introduces Alternative Jurisdiction for Traffic Violation Complaints Effective July 27, 2023

Romania Introduces Alternative Jurisdiction for Traffic Violation Complaints: Effective July 27, 2023

The Romanian Parliament has recently passed a new law that brings significant changes to the process of filing complaints against traffic violations. With the enactment of Law no. 254/2023, which amends Article 118, paragraph (1) of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 195/2002 concerning traffic on public roads, Romania Introduces alternative jurisdiction for traffic violation complaints aimed to create a more efficient […]

Modernization of Public Administration in Romania: Cutting Through the Bureaucratic Maze

Simplifying the Complex: From Red Tape to Streamlined Operations in Romania’s Public Administration

Whether we talk about obtaining permits, registering documents, or simply requesting information, the process is often riddled with “red tape” in Romania. However, a wave of change is upon us. On July 4, 2023, Law no. 9/2023* came into effect in Romania, aiming to bring simplification in the central and local public administration. A Shift Towards Simplicity The new law […]

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Electric Safety Enhanced: Understanding the Impact of Romania’s Order 959/2023 on Electrical Installations

In a world where dependence on electricity grows exponentially, the safety of electrical installations becomes paramount. A major concern in this regard is the risk of fires caused by arcing faults which can go undetected by “classic” thermal-magnetic or RCD protection. This is where Order 959/2023 steps in, bringing significant changes to the Romanian i7 Standard (‘Normativul i7’), with a […]

Key Amendments to Law no. 51/1995 for the Legal Profession

An Overview of the Law no. 89/2023: Key Amendments to Law no. 51/1995 for the Legal Profession

The Romanian Parliament recently passed Law no. 89/2023, introducing amendments and additions to Law no. 51/1995, concerning the organization and practice of the legal profession in Romania. Published on April 11, 2023, and applicable as of April 15, 2023, this law has been designed to enhance and streamline legal procedures, ensuring better access to justice. Strengthening Lawyer’s Access to Necessary […]

Germany and Austria: Forerunners of 5G security measures?

The subject of cyber security of 5G networks is currently on the discussions table in all European countries. Preliminary steps for the implementation of 5G network security measures should have been completed by 30 April, according to the timetable initially proposed by the European Commission[1]. Subsequently, a joint report was to be released by each state on the implementation of […]