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Cristina Popescu

Head of CEE Insurance Practice Group

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
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Cristina is a partner in the Bucharest office, specialising on regulatory and commercial matters relevant to the Insurance, Public Procurement, Competition and Infrastructure sectors.

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  • 2004 – B.A., Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, Bucharest
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10 key as­pects of the re­vised EU com­pet­i­tion law in the field of dis­tri­bu­tion...
The new Ver­tic­al Block Ex­emp­tion Reg­u­la­tion (VBER) and the new ac­com­pa­ny­ing Ver­tic­al Guidelines (VGL) were pub­lished on 10 May 2022. The new VBER will enter in­to force on 1 June 2022 and ap­ply for the next twelve years. The new VBER/VGL in­tro­duce sev


Ro­mania launches 5G tender
On 19 Septem­ber 2022, the Ro­mani­an com­mu­nic­a­tions reg­u­lat­or (AN­COM) launched an auc­tion for the grant­ing of li­cences for the use of ra­dio fre­quen­cies in the 700 MHz, 1500 MHz, 2600 MHz and 2400-3800 MHz...
Can­nabis law and le­gis­la­tion in Ro­mania
Med­ic­al use Law no. 339/2005 (the Law) provides that the growth, im­port and sale of can­nabis for med­ic­al use is al­lowed in Ro­mania, but un­der strict Gov­ern­ment su­per­vi­sion. Pa­tients may be pre­scribed...
Phar­ma­ceut­ic­al ad­vert­ising reg­u­la­tion and med­ic­al device ad­vert­ising in...
1. Which laws are ap­plic­able re­gard­ing ad­vert­ising of medi­cines and med­ic­al devices? Law no. 148/2000 on ad­vert­ising;Au­di­ovisu­al Law no. 504/2002;Law no. 95/2006 on the health­care re­form;Min­istry of...
Ro­mania in­tro­duces new con­tri­bu­tions for pro­viders of on-de­mand au­dio-visu­al...
Ro­mania re­cently ad­op­ted Law no. 190/2022 (“Law 190”), which trans­poses the Au­dio Visu­al Me­dia Dir­ect­ive and in­tro­duces changes to Gov­ern­ment Or­din­ance no. 39/2005 reg­u­lat­ing new con­tri­bu­tions to...
Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment in­tro­duces tax in­creases across the gambling sec­tor
On 15 Ju­ly 2022, Ro­mania put in­to place Gov­ern­ment Or­din­ances no. 15/2022 and no. 16/2022, which in­tro­duce dif­fer­ent tax in­creases in the gambling sec­tor af­fect­ing op­er­at­ors, re­lated sup­pli­ers and gambling...
Ro­mania trans­poses Om­ni­bus Dir­ect­ive in­to na­tion­al law
Ro­mania trans­posed the Om­ni­bus Dir­ect­ive (Dir­ect­ive (EU) 2019/2161) in­to Ro­mani­an na­tion­al law through Emer­gency Gov­ern­ment Or­din­ance no. 58/2022, which entered in­to force on 28 May 2022 (EGO 58). EGO...
Ro­mania ad­opts anti-spec­u­lat­ive law to avert fin­an­cial crisis
To ward off a prob­able post-pan­dem­ic fin­an­cial crisis fueled by the con­flict in Ukraine (which could lead to rap­idly in­creas­ing prices and hyper­in­fla­tion), the Ro­mani­an Gov­ern­ment ad­op­ted Emer­gency Gov­ern­ment...
Ad­verse ef­fects of drugs and vac­cines in Ro­mania
1. Drug ad­verse ef­fects: kinds of re­spons­ib­il­ity 1.1 Which are the main kinds of re­spons­ib­il­ity (con­trac­tu­al, in tort, crim­in­al) of the fol­low­ing sub­jects with re­spect to ad­verse drugs re­ac­tions? De­pend­ing...
Ro­mania trans­poses EU Dir­ect­ive on un­fair trad­ing prac­tices in ag­ri­cul­ture...
Ro­mania re­cently ad­op­ted Law no. 81/2021 on un­fair trad­ing prac­tices between un­der­tak­ings in the ag­ri­cul­tur­al and food sup­ply chain, which trans­poses the EU­'s Un­fair Trad­ing Prac­tices Dir­ect­ive. This...
CMS pro­motes Cristina Popes­cu to Part­ner in Ro­mania
CMS Ro­mania is pleased to an­nounce that Cristina Popes­cu has been pro­moted to Part­ner as of 1 May 2022. Cristina leads the CEE In­sur­ance Prac­tice Group and is the firm’s eighth loc­al part­ner in Ro­mania.Cristina...
Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment an­nounces new state aid schemes
The Ro­mani­an Prime Min­is­ter re­cently an­nounced a new state aid scheme for stim­u­lat­ing in­vest­ments of over EUR 1 mil­lion with a sig­ni­fic­ant im­pact on the na­tion­al eco­nomy. The total state aid scheme is...
Ro­mania ad­opts new law to sup­port in­vest­ments in trans­port in­fra­struc­ture
The Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment ad­op­ted new le­gis­la­tion to sup­port and ex­ped­ite in­vest­ment pro­jects in trans­port in­fra­struc­ture. Ef­fect­ive as of 21 March 2022, the New Law was ad­op­ted due to in­creased con­cerns...