Mega COVID-19 Law Adopted by Slovenian Parliament

On 2 April 2020 the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Act on Intervention Measures for Suppression of COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigation of its Consequences for Citizens and the Economy .

Extension of Deadlines for the Development of RES Projects are Under Review by the Government Due to Covid-19

With a view to safeguarding RES investments in Greece, the MEE will purportedly seek to postpone the RES investors' obligations most likely for a few months in order to assist the viability of the projects.

Extension of Deadlines for the Development of RES Projects are under Review by the Government due to Covid-19

In view of the ongoing health emergency situation, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (the MEE) is rumored to be keeping an open eye and is allegedly currently drafting a Ministerial Decision, tending to the numerous voices of RES producers whose projects’ development is endangered by the implications of this unprecedented crisis. With a view to safeguarding RES investments in Greece, the MEE will purportedly seek to postpone the RES investors' obligations most likely for a few months in order to assist the viability of the projects.

Public Procurement under State of Emergency

Authors: Adriana Gaspar, Adina Chilim-Dumitriu, NNDKP Following the COVID-19 outbreak in Romania, the President of Romania issued Decree No. 195/2020 (the “Decree”) for proclaiming a 30-day state of emergency effective from 16 March 2020. Among other rules impacting the day-to-day life and businesses, Article 10 of the Decree has brought up an important derogation from the public procurement rules, allowing “central public authorities and legal entities where the state is a majority shareholder” to “directly purchase materials and equipment necessary for fighting the epidemic”. Other…