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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss' expertise lies in the oil & gas, automotive, energy, telecoms, steel and shipping industries. The team also has real estate sector expertise and acted for Revetas Capital in the acquisition of a high-value hotel complex spanning 86,000sqm. The practice, led by Claudia Chiper, had a busy year on the NPL front and recently advised B2Kapital on the purchase of a €271m NPL portfolio. Additional key areas of work include project finance, private placements, regulatory matters and FinTech. Senior associate Ramona Hromei departed to set up her own firm.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss ‘handles matters very smoothly and produces high-quality deliverables’. Practice head Ileana Glodeanu, an expert in the energy, TMT and pharmaceutical industries, is supported by Bryan Jardine. He is praised for his ‘experience-based assessments’ and, jointly with Glodeanu, advised Bain Capital Private Equity on acquiring Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division, a matter spanning six jurisdictions. General Electric instructed the team in the proposed $2.6bn sale of its industrial solutions business to ABB.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss has ‘an excellent, experienced team’ led by the ‘competent, proactive and solutions-orientedLigia Popescu. It successfully defended Northern Ireland-based Northstone in a first instance claim alleging the failure to perform management services and moral damages under a joint venture procurement agreement. In another highlight, it defended nonprofit Fundaţia Conservation Carpathia in a claim brought against it for alleged reputational damages. Senior associate Andreea Zvâc provides an ‘excellent service’.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss' practice head Adrian Şter represents SC Diferit in a Competition Council investigation into alleged bid rigging in the road maintenance sector. Ster is assisted by recently promoted partner Claudia Chiper; the pair also provides day-to-day competition advice to Henkel Romania. Industries of expertise include retail, pharmaceuticals, transport and FMCG.

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Employment - ranked: tier 2

Wolf Theiss

The ‘professional’ team at Wolf Theiss is ‘friendly’, ‘helpful’ and ‘ready to find practical solutions’. It is assisting Luigi Lavazza with an employment termination case and regularly handles the employment aspects of corporate restructurings and transactions. Ileana Glodeanu and Adelina Iftime-Blagean lead the practice.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss is ‘highly experienced in the energy sector’ and provides ‘thorough, clear and very helpful’ analysis. Highlights included advising General Electric Power Services Romania on the registration, sale and leaseback of a generator and turbine manufacturing facility in Bucharest. Bryan Jardine leads the practice jointly with Ciprian Glodeanu, who ‘delivers high-quality services’.  The team has expertise across the oil and gas, nuclear power and renewables sectors.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Wolf Theiss

Key areas of work for Wolf Theiss include transactions, construction and development, leasing, asset management, finance and dispute resolution. Practice head Ciprian Glodeanu advised Revetas Capital on its acquisition of a 86,000sqm Bucharest hotel. The group also assisted Peek & Cloppenburg with three lease agreement negotiations for retail space at the Iulius shopping mall in Timișoara.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Wolf Theiss

The practice at Wolf Theiss is jointly lead by Ileana Glodeanu, Bryan Jardine and Ligia Popescu. It handles the full range of insolvency-related issues, namely corporate matters, the enforcement of securities, judicial administrator challenges and related litigation. Jardine and Glodeanu are acting for MFC Commodities, one of the largest unsecured creditors in the insolvency proceedings concerning state-owned chemical producer Oltchim.

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TMT - ranked: tier 3

Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss advised the Romanian Payments Association on the development of an IT app for managing tax payments. Additional highlights included a number of GDPR-related instructions, handled by practice head Maria Maxim. Fields of expertise include IT outsourcing, cloud computing, e-commerce, data protection and telecoms.

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    The finance ministers of the European Union met again last week to discuss the plan of introducing a single EU financial transaction tax. According to the plan, a 0.1 percent tax would be levied on bond and capital transactions, while a 0.01 percent tax would be charged on derivatives transactions.
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