We pride ourselves in helping clients close deals, identify risks and avoid legal problems and disputes.  Our commercial practice provides practical, understandable and timely advice, covering all areas of business activities and needs.

Our lawyers advise a broad range of international and domestic clients on a variety of corporate and commercial matters.  Whether we are advising on strategic transactions or day-to-day activities, our substantial commercial experience allows us to assist our clients with the most challenging of issues and situations.  We provide advice on a wide assortment of complex supplier and customer agreements, joint ventures, distribution and franchise arrangements, consumer and data protection issues, sales, labeling and marketing matters.

In addition to our commercial practice, our lawyers advise on corporate governance matters, compliance and company formation issues as well as amendments and modifications to corporate documentation.

We are also one of Romania’s leading technology, media and telecoms’ (“TMT”) law firms.  We are well versed in dealing with changing technologies, fast-developing markets and fluctuating regulations.  We understand both the industry landscape and the way it develops.  Our practice deals in all aspects of technology contracts, outsourcing, data protection and privacy, e-business, IP matters and registration, telecommunication issues and media.  We also have a leading IP & IT litigation practice.

Our commercial work includes a full range of competition (antitrust) advisory services necessary to help our clients in their acquisition and restructuring transactions. During the last few years, we have advised major local and international companies on the applicability of pre- and post-merger notification requirements and assisted our clients in the preparation and processing of all necessary filings.  We also have excellent litigation experience in preparing and sustaining successful defenses during the course of Competition Council investigations and hearings and before the relevant Romanian authorities and courts.

We advise on:

  • Commercial and Supply Agreements: We draft, negotiate, review and advise on business and commercial agreements in relation to supply, manufacturing, services, production and sales.
  • Consumer Protection: We advise on consumer protection rules and regulations, data protection, labelling and other consumer related matters.
  • Joint Ventures: We provide assistance on joint venture formation, production and co-development arrangements, association agreements and strategic alliances.
  • Distribution, Agency & Franchising Agreements: We advise on franchise, distribution and agency arrangements and matters, including related competition issues and filings (if necessary).
  • Business Outsourcing: We advise on a variety of outsourcing issues and matters, such as facilities management, warehousing, storage, accounting and data protection.
  • Advertising, Marketing and Games/Sweepstakes: We provide legal advice on all legal aspects of a company’s marketing matters and promotions.

From the initial request for proposal to preparing and submitting bid documentation to entering into a final and binding agreement, we can assist and address all of our client’s legal needs and issues.  In addition, we have an active and skilled litigation and dispute resolution team with experience in handling bid, construction and contract disputes and arbitrations.

Our team of lawyers has excellent experience in preparing the necessary documentation for public tenders, including requests for proposals and bid submissions.  We have dealt with a variety of public bids and contracts including:

      • infrastructure and large building projects;
      • concession agreements;
      • association (joint-venture) agreements; and
      • privatizations.