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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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1. The adoption of the Law on the termination of intra-EU BITs

On 27 February 2017, the Romanian Parliament adopted Law 18/2017 on the termination of Bilateral Investment Treaties (“BITs”) concluded between Romania and European Union Member States (“Law ”). The Law has been published in the Official Gazette no. 198 of 21 March 2017 and will enter into force on 24 March 2017.

The Dispute Resolution Review Sixth Edition - Romania

Disputes in Romania are settled in court in the vast majority of cases, under procedures regulated mainly by the new Civil Procedure Code (CPC). The CPC entered into force on 15 February 2013, has carried out a systemic and extensive overhaul of the Romanian dispute resolution model. With a specific focus on acceleration of trial proceedings, the new regulation has reformed both the schedule and the content of proceedings taking place in various phases of the lawsuit, while attempting to clarify many of the controversies raised by interpretable provisions in the former regulation.

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Pharmaceutical Advertising 2010. A practical cross-border insight into pharmaceutical advertising. Advertising of medicinal products in Romania is specifically regulated under Title XVII (Pharmaceutical Products), Chapter VIII (Advertising) of Law No. 95/2006 on the health sector reform (Law 95/2006, the Law), implementing Directive 2001/83/EC on the Community Code relating to medicinal products for human use. Other general enactments regarding advertising apply also the medicinal products.

Amendments regarding the Trade Registry

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 116/29.12.2009 (the “Ordinance”) for establishing certain measures with regards to the activities of registration in the Trade Registry was published in the Romanian Official Gazette no. 926/30.12.2009.

Disputes Resolution - Newsletter

At the beginning of every season Voicu & Filipescu releases a specialized newsletter on Disputes Resolution. Besides outlining the legislative developments of the previous trimester, the firm’s newsletter also comprises a cover article on a legal matter of interest to the business environment. Read our 2008 spring issue, including “Forms of liability of the companies’ directors”, a thorough analysis drawn up by the firm’s lawyers.

Restitution issues in Romania twenty years on

The emerging Romanian market economy is more and more consistent and observant of the rules applicable internationally with regard to business relationships, but one peculiar issue is still the marker of this country’s recent history: acquiring ownership in private real estate property requires a specific standard of diligence and sometimes it is not possible to completely rule out all risks related to the ownership title.


One of the fundamental elements of the EU integration process, with a high impact on all the other interest areas of the "acquis communautaire" regarding the "Internal Market" refers to the implementation of an efficient and credible system of public procurement. As time has proved, the previous system, as regulated by GEO no. 60/2001, was deficient as to the effective development of the procedure, as well as to the efficient challenge of the legal acts issued within the framework of this procedure and appreciated as unlawful by certain participants.

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