Cartels in Romania, 08 November 2018

Cartels in Romania, 08 November 2018

Our team was the exclusive contributor for the Romania chapter of the Cartels Navigator in 2018. The guide consisted of comprehensive information including trends and climate, legal framework, relevant institutions, investigations, publicity and confidentiality and much more. The chapter in full is available here.

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State-aid scheme in Romania, 10 September 2018

State-aid scheme in Romania, 10 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, which is accessible in full here.

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State aid, Getting the Deal Through, 15 july 2018

State aid, Getting the Deal Through, 15 july 2018

Following an invitation from reputed contributing editor Ulrich Soltesz (Gleiss Lutz), our specialists contributed to the Romania chapter of Getting the Deal Through’s State aid guide in 2018. The guide (Romania chapter) is available in full here.

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Cartels in Romania, Lexology Navigator, 17 October 2017

Cartels in Romania, Lexology Navigator, 17 October 2017

Our team was the exclusive contributor for the Romania chapter of the Cartels Navigator in 2017. The guide consisted of comprehensive information including trends and climate, legal framework, relevant institutions, investigations, publicity and confidentiality and much more. The chapter in full is available here.

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State aid – renewable energy, 20 April 2017

State aid – renewable energy, 20 April 2017

As of April 14, 2017, companies can apply for State aid for investments in highly efficient cogeneration and investments in the promotion of energy production derived from less exploited renewable energy sources (biomass, biogas and geothermal energy). Our competition team prepared an article on the matter, which is accessible in full here.

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Romania – better host for R&D investments, 7 February 2017

Romania – better host for R&D investments, 7 February 2017

Although ranked as a “modest innovator” by the European Commission and having one of the lowest research and development (“R&D”) intensities among the EU member states, Romania has targeted substantial growth and improvements in this sector for the year 2020. Our competition team prepared an article on the matter, which is accessible in full here.

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State aid 101, 4 July 2016

State aid 101, 4 July 2016

Where an economic advantage derived from state sources distorts or may distort competition by favouring certain undertakings or production sectors, such advantage is deemed as a State aid and it is subject to the European regulations concerning same. In this field, the European Union has almost exclusive regulatory powers, national legal provisions being limited to provisions concerning the national procedures on State aid and the manner of cooperation between competition authorities, on the one hand, and the suppliers and beneficiaries of State aid on the other hand. The full article is available in full here.

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