Fields of our Practice
Business Contracting, Foreign
Investment, Advertising and Marketing
Law and International Trade stand
at the core of our practice.
Legal services rendered within these complex fields cover the full
range of commercial transactions for both private and public companies,
including mergers, de-mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring,
share transfers, variations of capital and joint ventures, company
formations, opening of branches and other business units, getting
the necessary authorisations, foundations and associations (including
associations of manufacturers), attendance and advice during shareholders'
meetings, as well as drafting of minutes, resolutions, addenda and
other legal documentation required.
Members of our team gained valuable significant experience in drafting
virtually any kind of business contracts and understandings for
both foreign and domestic clients, including a wide variety of services
agreements, complex sales agreements (wholesale, retail, key accounts),
distributions and franchising, supply, transportation agreements,
manufacturing, processing, marketing, media and advertising agreements,
merchandising, sponsorships, research and development, asset transfers,
technology transfer, financing, loan agreements, recognition of
debts, concessions, leasing, construction, rental and free lease
agreements, know - how, IT, training and consulting agreements etc.
In particular, legal assistance on marketing comprise advice and
support for promotional campaigns launched by the clients, review
and drafting of regulations for promotions, ensuring authentication
and notary deposits for such regulations, as well as their registration
with the Ministry of Finance and, where necessary, drafting and
submission with the Ombudsman of the required notifications concerning
protection of personal data.
Our expertise in Privatisation relies mainly
on legal opinions, due diligence reports, assets and shares transfer
agreements drafted, and qualified advice rendered, for specific transactions,
both to foreign investors consortia and privatisation governmental
institutions, agencies and other such instrumentality. It is worth
mentioning that one of the members of our team was acting in the past
as internal legal counsel for the former National Agency for Privatisation,
Romanian Development Agency and, further on, for one of the Private
Competition Law is also a main focus of
Some of the members of our team, apart from holding degrees in EU
Competition Law, are currently handling a wide range of Romanian
Competition Law matters e.g. drafting appropriate legal opinions
and memoranda on Competition Law impact for completion of various
transactions and performing certain business activities, notifications
seeking exemptions for exclusive distributions, exclusive purchasing
agreements, franchising, as well as notifications for authorising
economic concentrations. Legal assistance in this field supposes
also submission of notifications and representation in front of
the Competition Council.
Intellectual Property and Communications
Law represents active fields of our practice. We advise on
various copyright and neighbouring rights and trademarks legal issues,
including filings with the State Office for Patents and Trademarks
(O.S.I.M.) for documentary search and official requests for registration
of trademarks for our clients. The firm's transactional intellectual
property practice encompasses preparation and negotiation of commercial
contracts and documentation addressing intellectual property issues
within the normal course of business, as well as within mergers and
take-overs. There is further on legal expertise in cable TV - systems
acquisitions and also in radio and telecommunications areas.
In the field of Labour Law, we advice on
any kind of employment legal issues, including review of employment
contracts and, as the case may be, representation before the Courts
for labour litigation.
We deal also with issues pertaining to Administrative
Law, including representation in front of various authorities
on behalf of our clients.
Real Estate legal matters represent also
one of our concerns. We advice on purchase of various properties,
including ownership title checks, we draft sale-purchase and rental
agreements, and act for developers with regard to construction agreements,
land concessions and real estate transactions.