Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Our attorneys have represented clients in headline M&A transactions, being constantly praised for a pragmatic, creative and elegant problem-solving approach. We advise on all aspects of corporate life, ranging from a company’s formation through the various stages of its development up to and including the exit process. Our expertise includes advising Romanian and international clients on corporate housekeeping but also complex corporate restructuring as well as ongoing contractual relationships with domestic and international customers. We also provide full support to clients in all issues arising during the course of an M&A transaction, having advised in both sell side and buy side mandates. Our attorneys are renowned in advising on intricately structured transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and on accelerated timetables.

We are regularly involved in:
Establishing new business
Registrations and licenses; regulatory compliance
Advising on the optimal corporate structure for any contemplated investments
Capital increases and decreases and issues related to ownership structure
Corporate restructurings
Corporate governance
Structuring and presenting bids
Negotiating and drafting acquisition and financing agreements
Legal due diligence
Negotiating leveraged buyouts
Structuring and implementing recapitalizations
Structuring exit strategies
Assisting with acquisitions, mergers, divestitures and joint ventures

Banking & Finance

We advise major players in the finance arena, including banks, private equity houses, issuers and borrowers in a wide variety of product areas including senior, mezzanine and second lien debt, non-performing loans (NPLs) and restructurings. Our finance practice provides a comprehensive range of legal advice, including:
Acquisition Finance
Asset Finance
Aviation & Equipment Finance
Bank Regulatory
Project Finance
Real Estate Finance
Structured Finance

Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts

Our restructuring and insolvency practice has played a key role in many of the most complex and high profile restructuring matters in recent years. We work together seamlessly to represent creditors and debtors in debt restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings, debt-for-equity exchange transactions and pre-insolvency workouts.
We represent a diverse range of clients in the insolvency and debt recovery area. We act for financial institutions, investment funds and debtors. We have a strong relationship with, certified insolvency practitioners in Romania who are authorized to act as administrators or liquidators in court or out-of-court restructurings and liquidations.

Our restructuring and insolvency practice includes:
Insolvency advice
Restructuring plans and workout arrangements
Security enforcement
Strategic recovery advice

Real Estate

We advise clients in connection with investments in, and the financing of, a broad spectrum of classes of real estate assets, including shopping and other retail properties, residential developments, and mixed-use properties and office buildings.
We have experience in representing developers, owners, private and institutional investors, investment funds and lenders during the development, construction, operation, leasing, financing of real estate projects. We have counselled clients on the sale, acquisition, operation and management of real estate assets.

We are regularly involved in:
Acquisition and sales of land and buildings
Formation of real estate joint ventures
All aspects of domestic and international engineering and construction projects
Concession and construction contracts and related documents;
Negotiating and drafting leases and sale-purchase agreements
Real estate financings, including preparation negotiation of facility agreements and security documentation


We work in the energy sector, from the most ambitious project planning and development, to the toughest negotiations. Our focus on the energy sector enables us to deliver value-added and efficient advice.
We have experience in hydro and other renewable energy sources including wind, solar and waste) and oil & gas. Our in-depth knowledge of the energy business paired with extensive experience on corporate and project financing, regulatory issues, drafting and negotiating complex related documentation, power purchase agreements, lease agreements, syndicated finances, secured lending, and authorization procedures enable us to successfully represent clients participate in the energy market.


We have extensive experience helping clients with a wide variety of agricultural issues – including regulatory compliance, financings and property rights. We strive to provide strong, effective, and timely representation for our clients, constantly tracking agricultural law and policy changes that affect agriculture.

Our office provides a comprehensive set of legal services, including:
Structuring and negotiating agribusiness financings as well as in workouts, restructurings
Assisting with farm equipment leases
Negotiating and drafting acquisitions of agricultural land
Advising on state and EU subsidies
Assisting with land lease agreements
Complying with environmental laws

Entertainment & Intellectual Property

We are dedicated to providing comprehensive client counselling in all areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret, Internet and entertainment law. We assist clients with identifying, protecting, managing and defending a myriad of intellectual property assets. From trademark and copyright assets to trade secret, data privacy and domain name issues, we are versed in all nuances of intellectual property law today.

Our office provides sophisticated counsel to industry clients on the following:
Negotiating and documenting trademark licenses and assignments
Preparing and filing all registration, opposition, litigation and post-registration documents in Romania and Republic of Moldova
Policing trademark registrations
Opposing and petitioning to cancel third-party applications and registrations which may be too similar to our clients’ trademarks
Handling trademark and domain name enforcement
Advising on specific provisions for protecting IP rights under international, regional and bilateral agreements
Obtaining copyright registrations in a variety of fields, including software, multimedia, e-commerce, entertainment, toys and games
Advising on an array of development, licensing and distribution transactions
Advising on acquisitions, investments, dispositions, joint ventures and mergers related to entertainment and media companies
Negotiating and documenting complex digital media and technology agreements
Negotiating and documenting content licensing, production, acquisition and distribution deals
Conducting IP due diligence