The turnover of the gambling sector decreased by 42% in the first half of the year, compared to the same period of 2019
Sep14

The turnover of the gambling sector decreased by 42% in the first half of the year, compared to the same period of 2019

According to the information provided by the National Institute of Statistics, a decrease is also observed in the turnover registered in June 2020, compared to the same month last year: -55,9% The National Institute of Statistics (INS) issues, periodically, press releases about the activity of various economic branches, more specifically regarding the increase or decrease of the turnover of different fields. The gambling activity is...

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New support measures for employees and employers in the context  of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
Sep11

New support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

by Nicoleta BĂRĂGAN, Associate Lawyer, L.P. LUCA Mihai Cătălin   On August 10th, 2020, it was published in the Official Gazette no. 720 the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 132/2020 regarding support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused av. by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well for stimulation of increase of employment (hereinafter “GEO no. 132/2020”). The...

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Restrictions of activities imposed to land-based gambling operators at a county level. Legal considerations.
Sep01

Restrictions of activities imposed to land-based gambling operators at a county level. Legal considerations.

by Ana-Maria Baciu, Partner and Andrei Cosma, Senior Associate at SCA Simion & Baciu After June 15th, 2020, central authorities allowed the reopening of land-based gambling operations which have been suspended for more than three months, reopening which imposed the obligation of the operators to implement a set of measures meant to combat the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Even though the vast majority of the operators have implemented...

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(Română) Declarație Dan Schwartz referitoare la posibilitatea reală ca noi măsuri de restricție să lovească industria jocurilor de noroc din țara noastră!
Jul29
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(Română) Atenție! Există posibilitatea reală ca noi măsuri de restricție să lovească industria jocurilor de noroc din țara noastră!
Jul28
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Industry did not request or receive preferential financial support from the Government!
Jul24

Industry did not request or receive preferential financial support from the Government!

Gambling organizers did not request fiscal facilities or dedicated subsidies, but the suspension of specific taxes for the period in which the activity was interrupted, a measure that does not exceed the strategy considered for other economic branches We have recently witnessed an avalanche of opinions claiming that it was totally inappropriate to allow the resumption of gambling activity before other areas of activity or that the...

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