Last Updated: 11 July 2019
offers full services in legal, tax advisory and insolvency matters for clients including large multinational corporations, Romanian private companies, private equity investors, public authorities and State companies. The firm’s competition team has hands-on expertise in the whole range of matters ... spanning antitrust (merger clearance, anti-competitive behaviour, dominance abuse) and State aid. It advises on competition compliance audits, policies and training, merger clearance assessments and procedures, and assessments regarding abuse of dominance, amongst other matters.
has a strong team of over 50 internationally trained Romanian lawyers and tax consultants, covering all practice areas and able to handle the most complex legal and tax matters. The lawyers represent clients in competition matters before the Romanian Competition Council (RCC) and have assisted ... companies in some of the most significant cartel investigations. The team has cutting-edge expertise in the pharmaceutical sector and has expanded the scope of its advice to include industries which pose complex challenges from the perspective of both competition law and regulatory/market functioning, such as telecommunications, e-commerce and medical devices. It is also active in the automotive sector and in retail and FMCG. The team is currently assisting companies in the context of two investigations launched by the RCC into the alleged practice of exchanging sensitive commercial information through professional associations on the operational leasing, financial leasing and consumer credit markets in Romania. In an effort to amend Romanian competition legislation and improve the regulatory framework in a number of sectors, the group has helped to build arguments to persuade the RCC to implement certain legislative changes in a manner consistent with recent case law and approaches throughout the EU. The firm's international footprint allows it to add value to the clients' business by providing valuable insight into the approach of various national competition authorities across a broad geography.