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Romania

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Names such as Piraeus Bank, BRD ‚Äď Groupe Soci√©t√© G√©n√©rale and Banca Transilvania form part of¬†Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners' client roster. Ioana Racoti and Elena Iacob head the group, which acted for Alro in relation to a $167m term and revolving multi-currency facility provided by a syndicate of banks. The team also advised Alum on a $20m loan from Black Sea Trade.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Led by Anca Danilescu, the team at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners recently advised Transport Trade Services on buying back 6% of its share capital from International Finance Competition. It also assisted Jantzen Group with its acquisition of the entire share capital of a Romania-based agricultural company. Sectors of expertise include energy, oil and gas, aviation, real estate and construction.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu, Stan Tirnoveanu and Cosmin Vasile jointly head the practice at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners. Vasile successfully defended the National Agency for Mineral Resources in a claim brought by Chevron relating to the termination of three shale gas concessions. Proceedings also included a counterclaim of $73m, which was successful in favour of the client. It also assisted Uzuc Romania with bringing a successful claim for damages for defect liability against India-based Prakash Steelage. Areas of expertise include corporate and commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Leading individuals

Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu - Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners acts for Bancpost in relation to a wide range of employment-related matters including disciplinary actions, documentation drafting and maternity protection. Adidas Romania receives ongoing advice. Anca Danilescu heads the practice.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners’ expertise includes trade mark and patent protection and enforcement, IP-related agreements and transactional work.  The team is particularly active on the litigation front and successfully represented Danya Cosmetics in claims for damages against L'Oréal pertaining to false infringement accusations. The practice, headed by Alina Tugearu, is also adept in anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting matters.

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PPP and procurement
PPP and procurement - ranked: tier 3

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Elena Iacob’s team at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners handles public procurement procedures at both the assignment and litigation stages. Iacob is assisting Technip with a competitive dialogue procedure launched by Exxon concerning the start-up of the Neptun Deep offshore gas facilities. The team also acts for Grup Servicii Petroliere in a competitive procedure organised by OMV Petrom.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners possesses experience in handling transactions, developments, litigation and due diligence on titles. Practice head Anca Danilescu assisted Kika Mobilier and Immokik with the acquisition of various plots of land. She also advised Jantzen Group on the necessary farm lease agreements for the operation of its agriculture business.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners represents OMV Petrom in relation to insolvency proceedings of both InterAgro SA and InterAgro SRL. Insolvent Hidroelectrica instructed the group in a dispute with electric energy traders, which raised the question of the extent to which a debtor in insolvency may be ordered to pay damages for the termination of agreements. Stan Tirnoveanu serves as practice head.

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

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

DńÉnu»õ-Ioan Bugnariu¬†heads the team at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners¬†following his recent arrival from¬†his own private practice. Among other areas, he has expertise advising on corruption, money laundering, organised crime and fraud matters. Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu¬†and Doru Cosmin Ursu¬†are the other names to note and defended Berg Sistem Gas in a criminal trail arising from an explosion that caused fatalities, severe injuries and destruction to buildings. The Court of Appeal dismissed the criminal charges against the client. Antoniu Obancia departed to join Rubin, Meyer, Doru & Trandafir.

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