Maria is the Head of our M&A and Corporate practice. She specializes in private and public M&A and corporate governance matters. In the last few years, Maria has acted for a series of large international investors across a broad range of industries, including telecommunications, metallurgy, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other highly regulated industries and sectors. Her work includes advising on acquisitions as well as commercial activities.
Maria is a leading authority in agricultural issues, including advising on large acquisitions, E.U. funding and support programs and leasing and land management. She acts as general counsel for some of the largest Argo-businesses in Romania.
A Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), Maria has worked on numerous compliance matters, including fraud and employee malfeasance cases, investigations of possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and matters before the Romanian anti-corruption authority (the DNA).
Maria is an expert on data protection matters. Recently, she has been assisting clients from all industries and sectors with the implementation and compliance of their data protection programs with the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) that came into force in May 2018.