ROMANIA was to inaugurate its first specialised commercial court on October 1, part of a process to match the country's legal system with norms in the European Union (EU). The business court will be staffed with eight judges, seven clerks and four support staff (including an IT specialist). The European Commission said: "Setting up specialised courts is an important part of the judicial reform in Romania".

Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.