Romanian PPP law is ‘window dressing’

Author: | Published: 19 Oct 2010

The Romanian government has introduced a new law on public-private partnerships (PPP) but lawyers are puzzled as to its purpose.

“There’s a feeling that it was introduced to give a concrete illustration of what Romania could be doing to promote PPPs,” said Simon Dayes from CMS Cameron McKenna’s Bucharest office. “The law comes first as window dressing, but hopefully it will foreshadow deals.”

Given that Romania has had numerous incarnations of PPP...