Former Romanian senator Dan Sova, who also served as a transport minister in the Victor Ponta cabinet, was sentenced to three years in jail,...
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Romania’s Chamber of Deputies adopts changes to criminal procedure code in late evening vote

The Chamber of Deputies voted on Monday evening, June 18, the controversial changes to the criminal procedure code proposed by the ruling coalition. The new...

International media spotlight Romania’s “shadow state”, anti-corruption woes

An article published in the online edition of The New York Times looks at the recent protest organized by Romania’s ruling coalition against the...

Romania’s anti-fraud department finds EUR 45.8 mln EU funds frauds in 2017

Romania’s anti-fraud department DLAF found 150 cases of EU funds fraud in 2017 and notified the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) in 147 of these...

Survey: Almost 40% of Romanians would attend a referendum on justice

A possible referendum called by the Romanian president on the subject of justice would pass the 30% threshold needed for validation, according to a...

Runaway Romanian businessman and former MP acquitted in corruption case

Romanian businessman and former MP Sebastian Ghita, who fled the country in December 2016 amid several corruption investigations targeting him, was acquitted by the...

Romanian Superior Magistracy Council rejects disciplinary action against anticorruption head

The Superior Magistracy Council’s prosecutor section rejected on Wednesday, June 13, one of the Judicial Inspection’s disciplinary actions against the chief prosecutor of the...

Former Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority’s VP acquitted of bribery charges

The Bucharest Court acquitted Daniel Tudor, a former vice president of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) in charge with the insurance sector, of bribery...

Venice Commission delegation comes to Bucharest for talks on justice laws

A delegation of the Venice Commission comes to Bucharest on Monday, June 11, for two days of talks on the recent changes to the...

Romanian prosecutors, no longer allowed to give details about investigations

The special parliamentary committee in charge with changing the justice laws and criminal codes, led by social democrat MP and former justice minister Florin...

Romania’s Constitutional Court motivates decision on DNA chief dismissal

Romania’s Constitutional Court published on Thursday, June 7, the motivation of its decision forcing the president to sign the order to revoke the chief...

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