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Kinstellar

8-10 NICOLAE IORGA, 010434 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
Tel:
Work +40 21 307 1500
Web:
https://www.kinstellar.com

Romania

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar is assisting the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in relation to a secured loan facility for the construction of an 84MW wind farm in Romania. Key client BNP Paribas Fortis received advice on the release of existing security for finance granted to Joris Ide Group. Bogdan Bibicu heads the group, which is well regarded for its work on insolvency and regulatory matters, financial restructuring and NPL portfolios.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Practice head¬†Bogdan Bibicu¬†is the key name at Kinstellar. He recently advised ING Bank on Romanian law implications and selling restrictions in relation to a ‚ā¨40bn global bonds issuance programme. Continental Capital Markets received advice on MiFID II requirements for providing services in Romania.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar specialises in acting on complex sale structures and has particular agriculture industry knowledge. It advised Romania-based Promat Comimpex and Agroind Cauaceu on the sale of 40% of their shares to Ameropa. Nestlé received advice on post-closing local implementation matters following its joint venture with R&R Ice Cream. The team, headed by Razvan Popa, also has expertise in the retail, industrial, automotive and banking sectors.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar's team is jointly led by Bogdan Bibicu and Remus Codreanu; it handles commercial, civil, employment, administrative, public procurement, construction and sports-related disputes. In a recent highlight, it successfully defended a pharmaceutical laboratory and a pharmaceuticals company in the High Court of Cassation and Justice in a claim relating to alleged unlawful termination of a distribution agreement. The team also advised a global automotive supplier on two potential disputes with suppliers based in Romania and Hungary over a breach of contractual clauses and defective products.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

The ‚Äėknowledgeable, helpful, quick and customer-oriented‚Äô team at Kinstellar¬†is noted for its ‚Äėcommercial mindset and understanding of business needs‚Äô. It handles day-to-day advisory work, contentious issues and non-contentious matters and recently acted for US-based AECOM Technology Corporation on a range of issues including dismissal and internal policies. Diana Condurache¬†and Diana Rogozea¬†head the team.

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

Kinstellar

At Kinstellar, practice head Iustinian Captariu is advising DufEnergy on regulatory requirements for gas transportation and obtaining a gas supply license. He also assisted MET Group with its acquisition of RWE Energie in Romania. The recent caseload includes a number of oil and gas projects in the Black Sea.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar's team¬†adopts ‚Äėan all-round, comprehensive approach in dealing with law matters‚Äô. Victor Constantinescu¬†leads the practice, which excels in handling asset management and lease matters, transactions, as well as work in the agriculture and logistics sectors. Notable instructions included advising¬†an Irish international property development company on the sale of a retail centre in¬†Bra»ôov and acting for Atrium in the ‚ā¨95m sale of its Militari shopping centre to South Africa-based MAS. Razvan Popa¬†is an integral member of the team and possesses¬†‚Äėvast experience in real estate matters‚Äô.

Leading individuals

Victor Constantinescu - Kinstellar

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Bogdan Bibicu‚Äôs team at Kinstellar¬†covers the gamut of restructuring and insolvency matters. It advised EFG Bank Luxembourg¬†on state-owned Hidroelectrica's insolvency proceedings, particularly in relation to protecting the client‚Äôs receivables arising under a multi-currency facility agreement. The team is also advising Citibank and BRD ‚Äď Groupe Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale on amendments to and restructuring of existing finance taken by RCS & RDS.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar provides a full service in the TMT sector, including telecoms acquisition financing and data protection issues. Practice head Bogdan Bibicu as well as Razvan Popa are the names to note. The latter recently advisedThe Walt Disney Company on the structuring of cross-border data protection matters and BT Group on the Romanian legal framework governing data retention and disclosure by electronic communication providers.

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†hosts ‚Äėa top-notch practice‚Äô, providing¬†a ‚Äėlevel of support of international standard‚Äô. Bogdan Bibicu¬†is noted for his ‚Äėgreat attitude, wisdom and practical insights‚Äô and heads the practice together with Remus Codreanu,¬†who is similarly singled out by clients. Work undertaken includes investigations and enforcement proceedings, compliance and strategic risk management as well as white-collar crime defence.

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Legal Developments by:
Kinstellar

  • NEW COMPANY LAW IN SERBIA

    In May 2011, the Serbian parliament adopted a new company law, which is scheduled to take effect on 1 February 2012 (hereinafter: the ‚ÄúNew Company Law‚ÄĚ). The new legislation will replace the current company law that has been in force since 2004 (hereinafter: the ‚ÄúOld Company Law‚ÄĚ)
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