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Sorin Predescu


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


  • 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. 


  • 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. 


  • 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.


  • 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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  • 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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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...
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...
5G vis­ion video series
A video series on the de­ploy­ment of 5G across the world
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ro­mania to launch 5G auc­tion in Q2 of 2021
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...
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...
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...