Litigation
Zamfirescu Racoţi & Partners and Tănăsescu Gavrilă & Asociaţii win for Romania the ICSID arbitration with Alpiq
Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners (ZRP) and Tănăsescu Gavrilă & Asociații (TGA) bring another victory to Romania in an ICSID investment arbitration initiated by Alpiq AG Switzerland (Alpiq). By the arbitration request filed in November 2014, the mother-company of two Romanian subsidiaries acting as energy traders claimed for damages following termination of two long-term energy supply contracts concluded with state-owned Hidroelectrica, Romania’s biggest power producer more »
Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii succeeded in suspending the execution of an ANAF Order with an impact on the oil and natural gas industry
By the judgment delivered on 30 October 2018, the Bucharest Court of Appeal ordered in the first instance to suspend the execution of the ANAF Order no. 1960 / 08.06.2018. By this Order, as of 10 November, a new obligation is the obligation for economic operators of energy products (gasoline, diesel oil, gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas and biofuel), namely to have storage facilities. more »
November 06, 2018 14:39
The Baylor Marea Neagră Foundation, represented by NNDKP, may continue to donate the medicines necessary for treating severe conditions after having won a court dispute against the Romanian fiscal authorities.  The Romanian fiscal bodies refused to authorize the VAT-exempt import of the medicines necessary for treating several serious conditions, including HIV/AIDS infection, anemia caused by chronic renal diseases and certain types of cancer....more »
September 17, 2018 17:02
A team from Wolf Theiss Bucharest Litigation and Arbitration Department, coordinated by Ligia Cecilia Popescu, Partner, obtained a first-instance decision in a litigation worth EUR 180 million against the majority shareholder of Electroputere Craiova, Al Arrab Company Saudi Arabia, member of the Al Rajhi group....more »
July 05, 2018 13:43
The litigation practice of Clifford Chance Badea has secured a very important favorable decision for global client Pfizer in relation with the claim of a pharmaceutical company concerning the Romanian Ministry of Health's public acquisition procedure of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. ...more »
June 28, 2018 14:52
The Emergency Arbitrator Procedure was unknown in the Romanian arbitration practice until the beginning of 2018, when it was introduced in the New Procedural Rules of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIR). In the first case brought ...more »
April 16, 2018 17:04
NNDKP successfully represented the company Azomureș in a commercial dispute that involved damages in the amount of EUR 15 million, representing lost profits pursuant to a framework transportation agreement.  ...more »
February 14, 2018 12:30
Hategan Attorneys through the Tax Department won in the first instance at the Timis Court, an important lawsuit against ANAF, DGFP Timis, representing one of the largest developers of renewable energy projects in the West. Thus, the Timis Tribunal decided that several components of the photovoltaic park can not be considered as constructions, thus avoiding the increase of the building tax due. This court judgment could have a major impact on the renewable energy industry....more »
February 05, 2018 12:59
Oil company Chevron will pay the National Agency for Mineral Resources (ANRM) $ 73,450,000 following the termination of three concession oil concessions without complying with the financial obligations of the Oil Law. Following the decision of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC Paris), the most important international commercial arbitration institution, Chevron is obliged to pay ANRM the amount of USD 73,450,000, plus the legal interest rate set at the NBR + 8%, calculated from 23 October 2014 until the date of full payment, as well and the arbitration costs incurred by ANRM. ...more »
April 24, 2017 15:37
NNDKP successfully represented the joint venture created by FCC CONSTRUCCION SA - ASTALDI SPA - CONTRATAS Y VENTAS, S.A. "CONVENSA” in the litigation centered on the award by Compania Națională de Căi Ferate "CFR" SA ("CFR") of the public procurement contract "Rehabilitation of the Frontieră – Curtici – Simeria Railway, part of the IVth Pan - European Corridor, for the circulation of trains with a maximum speed of 160 km/h, Section 3: Gurasada-Simeria"....more »
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