WHO WE ARE
With our recognized leadership in applying legal service and technology innovation, we deliver commercial advantage to clients.
Our lawyers offer clients a range of integrated global capabilities, including some of the world’s most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices.
We provide our assistance in multiple areas of expertise: Corporate Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, IT and Telecom, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Project Financing, Competition Law, Contract Law, Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate and Urban Planning, Regulatory and Compliance Services, Tax and Fiscal Law.
Our focus on assisting international companies in consolidating their presence in Romania has involved multiple mergers and acquisitions and transfer of assets, both tangible and intangible, due diligence exercises and general Corporate Structure maintenance work.
Our work has included assistance for a number of International Investors in establishing new operations in Romania through various entity forms including limited companies, joint ventures, representative offices, branch offices, regional offices, regional operating headquarters and associations.
In order to help our Clients focus on the performance of their activity we assist the Clients in drafting, preparing and negotiating various types of Commercial Contracts, including but not necessarily limited to joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, lease agreements, management services agreements, employment agreements, design and construction contracts, franchise agreements, distributor/agent agreements, licensing agreements, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements and business/assets sale and purchase agreements, in full compliance with both Romanian and E.U. Legislation.
We offer legal advice in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law as well as Intellectual Property Law, the department being coordinated by Doru Traila, Associate Professor of Contracts Law and Intellectual Property Law of the Bucharest University Law School for more than 15 years.
We provide Legal analysis and advice pertaining to the protection of Intellectual Property rights held over software products as per regulated by the Romanian law (Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trade Secret Law).
Our activity includes Drafting and Negotiation of Software and Trademarks Licensing Contracts and Transfer Agreements of Intellectual Property Rights related to software in general. We have also provided such services for the sole representative of Dell Software for Romania, Bulgaria and Adriatic Region.
We advise Clients on Data Protection Compliance: registration as personal data controllers with the Romanian Data Protection Authority, drafting outsourcing agreements involving international data transfers;
Our Team has previously advised companies active in the IT sector on e-commerce regulatory issues and copyright infringement in the Online Environment.
We also handle the needs of clients operating with Trade Marks registered in the E.U. and we conduct opposition proceedings in front of The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) and the Romanian State Office for Trademarks and Patents in order to prevent future infringements of trademarks.
Moreover The Team offers legal Due Diligence services to clients who wish to invest in existing companies or businesses (e.g. acquisition of shares, businesses or assets), properties as well as conducting a company search/company health check. In this regard, we assigns our staff to conduct an onsite searches with registration authorities (Trade Register, Insolvency Register, Tax Authorities, Litigation and other Dispute Resolution authorities, The Official Register for Immovable Property, The Archive for Securities and Movable Guarantees ) in order to provide a formal written report to clients for their investment decision making.