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January 17, 2017 16:54
The National Union of Judges of Romania (UNJR) has published a letter referring to the extension of competencies of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) in the area of justice, received from the Supreme Council for the Country's Defence (CSAT) in February 2016, following a request formulated by the magistrate association. ...more »
December 14, 2016 15:24
Cătălin Suliman, a professional with more than 10 years of experience in business law, has joined PeliFilip as partner and coordinator of the competition law practice. Cătălin Suliman will work closely with the firm’s departments and practices that intersect with competition law aspects, and will support the development of other areas of activity within PeliFilip, such as the risk and compliance practice....more »
December 12, 2016 13:27
Romanian independent outfit Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii has made up four Partners and seven Senior Associates in its annual round of promotions.The appointments are effective from January 1st, 2017. Romanian independent law firm Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii has announced that 11 lawyers have been promoted to various roles as part of its annual performance review. The firm has added four Partners to its ranks, while promoting seven other lawyers in its Bucharest office in a bid to further strengthen the firm’s Banking and Finance, Litigation and Arbitration, as well as Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate, and Employment Law practice groups....more »
November 03, 2016 13:31
Starting with this year, Maravela & Asociații acts as honorary patron of HOSPICE Casa Speranței’s Adunații Copăceni socio-medical project.  The nongovernmental charity organization HOSPICE Casa Speranței was established in Braşov, in 1992, at the initiative of the British Graham Perolls, with the purpose of introducing and developing palliative care for children and adults suffering from a terminal illness....more »
September 30, 2016 15:02
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), together with Herbert Smith Freehills and Suciu Popa, organizes Making your case effectively: tips for a successful arbitration event on October 6, 2016, starting 17:30, at Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel....more »
September 30, 2016 11:37
The impression the country gives is not uniform, as perceptions of Romania vary from one business sector to another, depending on the degree of regulation and the involvement of the relevant authorities in the sector, among other factors. The business community blame Romania’s perception abroad, saying that things look different in reality than in the perception of some analysts that conduct evaluations and country reports and sometimes superficially undermine a country’s outlook with a tendency to generalize the problems of the region and apply them to single countries....more »
July 12, 2016 10:38
Maravela & Asociatii’s insolvency & restructuring department has been recently acknowledged by the reputed London based international directory The Legal 500, which placed the firm’s practice in the second tier, nationwide, in the Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016 guide. Managing Partner Gelu Maravela has been designated by the renowned international American directory Best Lawyers, as Lawyer of the Year 2016-2017 in Romania, for his insolvency and restructuring activity. ...more »
June 22, 2016 16:20
Only four months after its establishment, Suciu Popa, a full-service law firm founded in February 2016 was included in th rankings of the 2016 edition of international legal directory IFLR 1000, in the third tier Energy & Infrastructure. Also, Miruna Suciu and Luminita Popa were recognized as leading lawyers in the section dedicated to leading lawyers recommended in their areas of specialization....more »
June 02, 2016 15:11
Private equity fund PAI partners, owner of R&R Ice Cream and Nestlé will form a new entity called “Froneri”. The two are some of the world's top ice cream companies and the joint venture will cover markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and the Philippines.  The deal is expected to close around the end of the year, subject to employee consultations and regulatory approval, and will employ 15 000 people.  ...more »
June 02, 2016 15:06
As of June 1, Mirela Metea was named Partner with Maravela & Asociaţii, this being the second partner promotion within the firm amidst its dispute resolution associates. Besides an increased volume of clients and entrusted mandates in this field, which requires a properly sized team in view of a proper management of the cases, the promotion represents a direct consequence of Mirela’s professional performance, who thereby equally becomes head of the firm’s insolvency practice....more »
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