Romania’s Constitutional Court admitted the conflict between the Parliament and General Prosecutor’s Office on the issue of the protocols signed by the latter with...

Romanian parliament passes controversial bill on tax evasion

The Romanian parliament adopted on December 19 a controversial bill that gives those accused of tax evasion the chance to escape prison if they...

Former Romanian minister Elena Udrea’s sentence suspended by court

The Romanian Supreme Court ICCJ has suspended the six-year sentence received by former tourism minister Elena Udrea in June this year. Udrea stood trial for...

Former Romanian ministers released from prison after High Court decision

Two former ministers and several other high-profile detainees have been released from prison following a decision of the High Court of Cassation and Justice. Among...

Study: Most Romanians don’t want amnesty or pardon for acts of corruption

Amid the controversies raised by the ruling coalition’s plan to draft and pass an emergency ordinance on amnesty and pardoning, a study revealed that...

Romanian government to pass emergency bill on amnesty by Jan. 15

The senior ruling party, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) has reportedly completed drafting the emergency bill for amnesty and pardoning and will endorse it...

Bucharest court rejects Turkey’s extradition request for journalist

A Bucharest Court of Appeal judge rejected on Friday, December 14, the Turkish authorities’ request to extradite Turkish journalist Kamil Demirkaye, employee of the...

Romanian President, Government argue over emergency ordinance on Criminal Code

“This simply can not be done”, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday, December 13, commenting on the senior ruling party - PSD’s plans to...

Romanian MPs ready to sweeten penalties for tax evasion deeds

The legal commission of Romania’s Chamber of Deputies on December 11 amended Law 241/2005 on preventing and combating tax evasion. If one of the defendants...

Romania’s Government to pass Criminal Codes by emergency ordinance

Romania's Government will issue an emergency ordinance for the enactment of the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, prime minister Viorica Dancila announced on...
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EC refers Romania to ECJ for illegal state aid to local investors

The European Commission on December 7 decided to refer Romania to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to fully recover illegal state...

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