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Sorin Predescu

Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
One Tower
165 Calea Floreasca
12th–14th floors
District 1
014459 Bucharest
Romania
Languages Romanian, English, German

Sorin Predescu is an Associate in the Bucharest office, specialising on regulatory and commercial matters relevant to the Gambling, Insurance, Pharma and Tech sectors.

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Relevant experience

Gambling:

  • Advising one of the world's most popular online gambling operators & platform providers on its day-to-day compliance and regulatory matters, including assistance on the annual re-authorisations and representation in front of the Romanian regulator.
  • Assisting an international full-service provider in the gambling industry on anti-money laundering compliance issues, including updating the AML policies as per the 4th AML Directive requirements.
  • Advising several B2B operators in the gambling industry for setting up their local businesses and on a broad range of regulatory and licensing issues. 

Insurance:

  • Advising one of the world's leading insurers on Romanian life and non-life insurance regulatory matters. 
  • Advising a large general insurance company on commission schemes and inducements.
  • Reviewing a W&I policy for a specialist W&I insurance company for compliance with local requirements. 

Pharma:

  • Advising an American-Israeli pharmaceutical company regarding the national legal and regulatory framework on Bolar and Experimental Use Exemptions.
  • Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical company on their allocation in the COVID-19 vaccination phases and priority groups.
  • Advising a provider of D2C testing services in relation to the regulatory classification of their COVID-19 test kits as in-vitro diagnostic medical devices.

Tech:

  • Assisting the local branch of an American multinational technology company regarding a transfer of business.
  • Representing a German producer of luxury motor vehicles against product.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Bucharest Bar Association
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Education

  • 2020 - iGaming, RG and AML Course, University of Gibraltar, online
  • 2019 – Core Curriculum Session, CMS Academy, Paris
  • 2019 – National Institute for Training of Lawyers, INPPA, Bucharest
  • 2018 – LL.M., University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bucharest
  • 2017 – LL.B., University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bucharest 
     
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07/06/2022
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...
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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...
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5G vis­ion video series
A video series on the de­ploy­ment of 5G across the world
29/03/2021
Gambling laws in Ro­mania
1. Reg­u­lat­ory frame­work 1.1 Is there a Gambling Act (or equi­val­ent) in place?     Yes.Gambling in Ro­mania is reg­u­lated primar­ily through Emer­gency Gov­ern­ment Or­din­ance No. 77/2009 and the Meth­od­o­lo­gic­al...
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05/03/2021
ECJ rul­ings at­tempt to strike bal­ance in EU gambling sec­tor
In the ab­sence of har­mon­ised EU gambling le­gis­la­tion, mem­ber states have the dis­cre­tion to de­cide the level of pro­tec­tion gran­ted to gambling con­sumers in their re­spect­ive jur­is­dic­tion, ac­cord­ing to the...
16/02/2021
5G reg­u­la­tion and law in Ro­mania
1. What is the state of 5G de­ploy­ment in your coun­try? Large op­er­at­ors already of­fer com­mer­cial 5G net­works us­ing the fre­quen­cies con­trac­ted in 2012 and 2015. In au­tumn 2021, the Ro­mani­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity...
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11/02/2021
Ro­mania post­pones 5G auc­tion for Q3 of 2021
On 4 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Ro­mani­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Ad­min­is­tra­tion and Reg­u­la­tion in Com­mu­nic­a­tions (AN­COM) ad­op­ted a 2021 ac­tion plan, which fea­tures the launch of the 5G Spec­trum auc­tion as early...
10/12/2020
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On 4 Decem­ber 2020, the Ro­mani­an Na­tion­al Au­thor­ity for Ad­min­is­tra­tion and Reg­u­la­tion in Com­mu­nic­a­tions (AN­COM) launched its 2021 ac­tion plan for pub­lic de­bate, which will fea­ture the launch of the 5G...
19/06/2020
Ro­mania is­sues health reg­u­la­tions as land-based gambling and sports bet­ting...
On 16 June 2020, the Min­istry of Health is­sued Or­der no. 1088/2020, which man­dates spe­cif­ic meas­ures for land-based gambling and sports bet­ting op­er­at­ors to pre­vent the spread of COV­ID-19 in their fa­cil­it­ies...
16/06/2020
Reg­u­lat­ory chal­lenges for land-based gambling and sports bet­ting op­er­at­ors...
On 11 June 2020, as part of new meas­ures to ease re­stric­tions put in place in re­sponse to the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, Ro­mani­an Prime Min­is­ter Ludovic Orb­an an­nounced that land-based gambling activ­it­ies in...