General Government Regulations 20. March 2020

Romania: COVID-19 – The activity of the National Trade Registry Office and of local trade registry offices

20. March 2020
Ștefan Botezatu
act legal Romania

The state of emergency was instituted in Romania for a period of 30 days as of 16 March 2020 (i.e. the date when Decree No. 195/2020 establishing the state of emergency in Romania was published in the Official Gazette).

During the state of emergency, the activity of the National Trade Registry Office and of the local trade registry offices continues as regards the registration of amendments regarding legal and natural persons registered with the trade registry. Such activity will be carried out by electronic means, based on the request for registration of the amendments and documents attached to it in electronic form, having incorporated, attached or logically associated the extended electronic signature.

act legal continues to provide assistance regarding the registration of amendments with the trade registry, by using extended electronic signature.

Ștefan Botezatu
act legal - Botezatu Estrade Partners
About the authors

Ștefan Botezatu

Managing partner

Managing Partner and co-founder of act Botezatu Estrade Partners. He has strong expertise in energy regulatory matters covering electricity and gas trading, gas and electricity supply and distribution and production, as well as ancillary services including e-mobility and development of infrastructure for electric vehicles. Throughout his legal career of over 21 years, he has advised an impressive number of high-profile clients active in various business sectors in CEE/SEE and Asia. He is an excellent closer and forward thinker. Stefan is a 'sharp, knowledgeable, pragmatic and efficient lawyer', recognised for his work in competition cases concerning the energy sector. He has extensive experience in Energy, Dispute Resolution, Corporate M&A, Competition and Infrastructure Transactions.

Laura Estrade


Expert in energy regulatory and M&A with special focus on and impressive track record in energy sector business transfers, joint ventures, sophisticated M&A transactions, mergers and spin-offs and unbundling matters. Assistance in energy related litigation files against minority shareholders, the National Energy Regulatory Authority and management in companies active in the energy sector.

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