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Maravela|Asociații’s competition practice on the rise

With an increasing work load and Client portfolio on the rise, Maravela|Asociații’s competition department sustained a considerable development throughout the past five years, driven by the passion and specialization of the entire team.

Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii: Getting the Deal Through – Dominance 2014

February 2014 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii.

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The Romanian Competition Council (RCC) practice has defined dominance by referring to cases where an undertaking is able to behave, to an appreciable extent, independently towards its competitors or clients on the relevant market.



February 2013 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Peli Filip.

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1. Background The Romanian Competition Law no. 21/1996 (the "Law") has been adopted and amended on various occasions so that it reflects the evolution of the competition law provisions in the EU. On 6 July 2010 the Law has been substantially amended, introducing among other institutions the commitments procedure for anticompetitive practices. Previously, the commitments were available only in merger cases under the form of remedies. The commitments procedure has been detailed in RCC guidelines issued in December 2010 (the "Guidelines"), which have been amended at the end of year 2012.

Competition news

April 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by bpv GRIGORESCU.

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competition - legislative restrospective

November 2009 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Voicu & Filipescu SCA.

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News in Laws - Monthly Legal Newsletter November 2009

Competition Newsletter

August 2008 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Voicu & Filipescu SCA.

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At the beginning of every season Voicu & Filipescu releases a specialized newsletter on Competition. Besides outlining the legislative developments of the previous trimester, the firm’s newsletter also comprises a cover article on a legal matter of interest to the business environment. Read our 2008 spring issue, including “The Technology Transfer Agreements”, a thorough analysis drawn up by the firm’s lawyers. 

Competition - Legislative News

Under the general principle of the free trading, any trader may freely perform competition acts and deeds aiming to attract the clients of competitors with a view to improve the distribution of the goods sold or to perform in a more efficient and profitable way his commercial activity. Therefore, the competition act is deemed as a fair and legal compliant act under the conditions that are particular to market economies; however, should such ways for attracting clients exceed the area protected by the law then the competition act itself becomes unfair and therefore sanctioned by the law.

Competition - Legislative News

March 2005 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Voicu & Filipescu SCA.

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During year 2004, national legislation in the field of competition has been subject to an extensive amendment process intended to result in the harmonizing of national regulations with the community regulations and, last but not least, in implementing the substantial amendments occurred in respect of the approach of competition in the European Union.

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