Recent legislative amendments to insolvency

Recent legislative amendments to insolvency – Law No. 216/2022 has amended the insolvency Law No. 85/2014 to comply with EU Directive No. 2019/1.023 concerning restructuring and insolvency. The main target of the new law is to expand and regulate the procedures for the treatment of a company in difficulty before the insolvency procedure. There are two alternative procedures: the restructuring…

Prejudiciul și sancțiunea penală. Ipoteza plății pentru o soartă mai bună

Prin Legea nr. 202/2010 privind unele măsuri pentru accelerarea soluţionării proceselor, s-a introdus în vechiul Cod penal art. 741 : ”în cazul săvârşirii infracţiunilor de gestiune frauduloasă, înşelăciune, delapidare, abuz în serviciu contra intereselor persoanelor, abuz în serviciu contra intereselor publice, abuz în serviciu în formă calificată şi neglijenţă în serviciu, prevăzute în prezentul cod,…

Our colleague Ioan Baciu’s PhD thesis has just been awarded the prestigious NISPAcee Mzia Mikeladze Award!

Our colleague Ioan Baciu’s PhD thesis (on the place of social procurement in the EU’s internal market economy) has just been awarded the prestigious NISPAcee Mzia Mikeladze Award! The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee) was established in 1994 by the most prestigious academic institutions in the…

Problematica blocării procedurilor de insolvență prin sechestre penale

Sechestrele penale aplicate asupra bunurilor unei societăți în insolvență au generat în vremea din urmă blocaje în derularea procedurilor de recuperare a creanțelor prin procedura insolvenței prevăzută succesiv de Legile nr. 85/2006 respectiv nr. 85/2014. Drepturile creditorilor de bună credință au avut de suferit prin temporizări dincolo de o perioadă rezonabilă de soluționare a procedurilor…

Au fost aprobate primele documente pentru demararea PNRR.
Care este bugetul alocat pentru proiectele de digitalizare?

În ședința de săptămâna trecută a Guvernului, au fost aprobate două memorandumuri prin care Guvernul a mandatat Ministerul Investițiilor și Proiectelor Europene și Ministerul Finanțelor să semneze Acordul privind contribuția financiară nerambursabilă și Acordul de împrumut dintre Comisia Europeană și România. Din bugetul total de 29.182 milioane euro acordat prin Planul Național de Redresare și…

Waste management compliance – a major challenge for Romania

Romania failed to comply with its obligations under the Landfill Directive and the Waste Management Directive. On Friday, the European Commission referred Romania to the Court of Justice for non-compliance with CJEU judgment dated October 18, 2018, in case C-301/17, compelling it to close and rehabilitate all landfills that failed to obtain the necessary permit…

€1.98 billion from the Digital Europe Programme to be invested in the digital transition

On Wednesday, the Commission adopted three of the four work programmes promised under Digital Europe Programme. This Programme,  which is the first funding programme of the EU trying to bring technology closer to citizens and businesses, aims at reinforcing EU critical digital capacities by focusing on several key areas including: artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, advanced…

Regulating E-Commerce Today

European Digital Transformation Especially during the pandemics, we all faced the importance and impact of digitalization. While the internet and digital technologies are transforming our world, one of the European Union’s priorities is to make the internal market fit for the digital age, by eliminating unnecessary barriers, consolidating a proper regulatory meant to fight Big-Tech…

RMDT obtained damages amounting to 400,000€ for its client Caritatea Foundation in the file against the Administration of Hospitals and Medical Services Bucharest

RMDT’s Litigation department successfully assisted Caritatea Foundation before of the Romanian Courts in a contractual dispute with the Administration of Hospitals and Medical Services Bucharest (the `ASSMB`). The trial set off in 2011 and, after two reconsiderations, the Bucharest Court of Appeal handed down, on 29 October 2021, its final and binding decision, awarding Caritatea…

Support for companies in difficult times

Introduction The small and middle-sized companies (“SMEs”) are usually involved in a chain business relationship. Their flourishing from the past years has been a sign that the economy went on a healthy direction. Nowadays, given the economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the financial distress of the SMEs may cause negative chain reaction. It is…

The Criminal Law Department of RMDT managed to remove from the file tapped conversations which had been authorized by The High Court of Cassation and Justice by way of national security warrants

The Criminal Law Department of RMDT managed to remove from the file tapped conversations which had been authorized by The High Court of Cassation and Justice by way of national security warrants. As a conseqence, the Prosecution Body asked the case back and did not maintain the indictment. Departamentul de Drept Penal al RMDT a…

Serviciile de informatii si justitia

S-a discutat îndelung de fostele protocoale “strict secrete” semnate între Parchetul de pe lângă Înalta Curte de Casație și Justiție și Serviciul Român de Informații, privind cooperarea dintre cele două instituții pentru îndeplinirea sarcinilor în domeniul securității naționale. Legile speciale care normau domeniul securității naționale specificau faptul că Înalta Curte de Casație și Justiție putea…

Intelligence services and justice. Brief look at recent developments and effects

From different perspectives and interests, the matter of the former “strictly confidential” classified protocols concluded between the Prosecution Body attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice and the Romanian Intelligence Service, dated 2009 and 2016, regarding the cooperation between the two institutions in view of fulfilling the tasks in the national security domain,…