November 25 2014

Legal Guide Public Procurement & Public Private Partnerships

We understand the importance of public procurement projects and public private partnerships in the development of both Romanian and foreign companies. In this context, we aim to present those interested in the public procurement procedures in Romania a guide that offers a comprehensive overview of the public procurement legislation. The guide was drafted by the [...]

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NEWS

February 5 2013

The Department for Infrastructure Projects and Foreign Investment will coordinate PPP projects

The Government Decision no. 7/2013 on the organization and functioning of the Department for infrastructure projects and foreign investment was published in the Official Journal no. 33 as of 15th of January 2013. The normative act entered into force on 15th of January 2013 and abolished art. 2 of Government Decision no. 1.239/2010 approving the [...]

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May 8 2012

A new occupation in COR: Expert/specialist in Public-Private Partnership

The Order no. 177/2012 issued by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection amending and supplementing the Classification of Occupations in Romania (COR) – level of occupation (six characters), approved by Order of the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection and of the president of the National Institute of Statistics no. 1832/856/2011 was [...]

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February 16 2012

The Public-Private Partnership Law in line with European Provisions

Government Decision no. 86/2011 amending and supplementing Public-Private Partnership Law no. 178/2010 (hereinafter referred to as the “Law”) was published in the Official Journal no. 729 issued on October 17th, 2011. The Ordinance was passed: further to Notification no. 724 of January 26th, 2011 issued by the Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union [...]

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November 28 2011

Rules for the Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Law Substantially Amended

Government Decision no. 1000/2011 amending and supplementing Government Decision no. 1239/2010 approving the Rules for the Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Law no. 178/2010, and approving several measures concerning the reorganization of the Central Unit for the Coordination of Public-Private Partnership within the Ministry of Public Finance and amending and supplementing Government Decision no. 405/2007 concerning [...]

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May 31 2011

Public-Private Partnership Again under Scrutiny

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 39/2011 amending and supplementing Public-Private Partnership Law no. 178/2010 was published in the Official Gazette no. 284 issued on April 21st, 2011. The Ordinance was passed further to a notification sent to the Romanian authorities by the Internal Market and Services Directorate General of the European Commission according to which the [...]

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PRESS REVIEW

May 9 2016

Press review May 2 – May 8

May 6th, 2016, ADEVARUL.RO Which are the first hospitals to be rebuilt in public-private partnerships. Patients will benefit from better conditions in the new units read more…  

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February 16 2016

Press review Feb 8 – Feb 14

February 9th, 2016, ECONOMICA.NET The Government will seek the support of the EIB for the construction of a hospital, but also for other public-private partnership projects read more…  

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August 31 2015

Press review Aug 24 – Aug 30

August 24th, 2015, HOTNEWS.RO The public-private partnership will be governed by the future concessions law read more…  

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June 15 2015

Press review Jun 8 – Jun 14

June 9th, 2015, HOTNEWS.RO The Senate passed the public-private partnership law, following the decision of unconstitutionality read more…  

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June 9 2015

Press review Jun 1 – Jun 7

June 7th, 2015, RADIOPRAHOVA.RO The Spanish want to invest in Ploiesti city read more…  

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ARTICLES

November 25 2014

Legal Guide Public Procurement & Public Private Partnerships

We understand the importance of public procurement projects and public private partnerships in the development of both Romanian and foreign companies. In this context, we aim to present those interested in the public procurement procedures in Romania a guide that offers a comprehensive overview of the public procurement legislation. The guide was drafted by the [...]

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February 1 2013

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND EUROPEAN FUNDS, THE ACE UP OUR SLEEVE FOR 2013

VASS Lawyers ended the year 2012 with a slight increase, in line with the trend of the past four years. However, cyclical workload was reflected both in the evolution of monthly revenues, and in a greater pressure on fees, deadlines and, hence, on the team of lawyers. Public procurement prevailed within VASS Lawyers portfolio, but [...]

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January 30 2013

Green light for public-private partnerships in Romania

The public-private partnership solution, namely the cooperation in various forms, between public authorities and businesses, in order to ensure the funding, construction, renovation, management, maintenance of an infrastructure or providing a service, is not a novelty. This is a solution embraced by most EU member states for infrastructure development, construction of schools, hospitals and prisons, [...]

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January 15 2013

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2013 (5th Edition) – VASS Lawyers

VASS Lawyers was invited by the prestigious international publication International Comparative Legal Guide to write and publish in the volume “Public Procurement 2013 – A practical cross-border insight into public procurement” the section on public procurement system in Romania. The volume also includes information on legislation and functioning of public procurement system in countries such [...]

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September 15 2012

Public-private partnership: the paradox of a state that harms even when it wishes to do good (an interview with the magazine Avocatnet)

Can you explain in a few words how the PPP mechanism works? Law no. 178/2010, the legislative act establishing the public-private partnership in Romania resulted from the increasingly intense need of such a contractual formula. If the contractual PPP (e.g. concessions agreement) was regulated by G.E.O. no. 34/2006, the institutional PPP, that involves the participation [...]

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OPPORTUNITIES

May 5 2013

PPP Opportunities (Launched projects)

I. GALATI COUNTY COUNCIL Str. Eroilor nr. 7, 800119, Galati, jud. Galati PPP Responsible: Laura-Delia Angheluta CEO of Regional Development Direction Tel: 0236 417 222, 0236 411 099 Fax: 0236 460 703 E-mail: conducere@cjgalati.ro, consiliu@xnet.ro By Decision no. 178 as of 31 October 2012 the opportunity to start a PPP project aimed at constructing, equipping [...]

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January 31 2013

PPP INTENTIONS (ideas, propositions) of the contracting authorities

I. MARAMURES COUNTY COUNCIL Str. Gh. Sincai nr. 46, CP 430311, Baia Mare, jud. Maramures PPP Responsible : Florin Coste Madaras Councillor of the President’s Cabinet Tel.: 0262 212.110 Fax: 0262 213.945 Email:office@maramures.ro 1.Road tunnel undercrossing Gutai Mountains. The estimated value of the project is 92 million Euro and it represents the building of  a 4,330 [...]

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May 8 2012

Present Opportunities

JUSTICE SECTOR A penitentiary HEALTH SECTOR 6 Emergency Regional Hospitals: Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Targu-Mures, Iasi, Craiova, Bucuresti “Ana Aslan” Health Center REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SECTOR Ghencea Eco Neighborhood – building over 10.000 housing places Esplanada Project – Bucharest Navigation Channel Danube-Bucharest Braila-Tulcea Road Bridge over the Danube ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE SECTOR Development of Siret-Baragan Channel ENERGY SECTOR [...]

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