Musat & Asociatii Leads the Rankings of IFLR 1000 in All Areas of Practice

IFLR 1000, the international legal guide specialized in the financial-banking research of the legal market, reconfirms Muşat & Asociaţii’s leading position in all areas of practice, such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, Project Finance, while the firm’s partners are also recommended as Leading Lawyers in their field. “Muşat & Asociaţii’s…

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Muşat & Asociaţii Ranks First in Terms of Number and Value of Mergers & Aquisitions Closed in 2012

Muşat & Asociaţii is the leading firm in Romania in the field of mergers and acquisitions, both in terms of volume and in terms of value of the transactions concluded during January-July 2012. According to the latest preliminary report released by DealWatch, a company specialized in the mergers and acquisitions market survey, Muşat & Asociaţii…

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Musat & Asociatii assists Farmexim during an investigation closed by the Competition Council without the levying of any sanctions

Musat & Asociatii has successfully represented Farmexim, one of the leading pharmaceuticals importers and distributors on the local market, during an extensive investigation which involved all the major distributors in Romania. The investigation was initiated by the Competition Council following the decision of pharmaceuticals distributors to stop the delivery of medicines to pharmacies and hospitals…

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Musat & Asociatii offered assistance in connection to the 15% sale offer of Transelectrica’s shares on the stock market

The secondary sale of a 15% stake package in Transelectrica was a long-awaited moment on the market, by both investors and international financial institutions. Musat & Asociatii was directly involved in this high-profile project, advising the Office of State Privatization and Industry (OPSPI) ever since the project’s commencement in March 2011. Our mandate included the…

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Musat & Asociatii leads the IFLR rankings in Mergers and acquisitions, Banking and Project finance

Muşat & Asociaţii continues to lead the IFLR 1000 (International Financial Law Review 1000) rankings in Mergers and acquisitions, Banking and Project finance, being also recommended for its activity in Capital markets. “IFLR 1000 rankings are one of the most renowned and appreciated world-wide and our constant presence in the top tier honours us and…

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Miruna Suciu (Muşat & Asociaţii): Financing is more accessible in the field of hydro energy

Methods of improving the hydro energy potential, solutions of promoting the production of electricity from hydro sources, as well as the opportunities and obstacles in promoting hydro energy from a technical, economic, financial and legal point of view, were some of the themes discussed during the “Renewable Energy Resources – Capitalizing the Hydro Energy Potential…

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The lack of a consistent strategy in the forestry industry blocks major investments

Muşat & Asociaţii and the Forest Owners Association of Romania PROFOREST have recently organized the roundtable “Sustainable Forestry – a Green Challenge?”, which brought into discussion current issues concerning the Romanian forest industry and development opportunities of the forest sector on the local market. „A large number of corporations with a vast experience and proven…

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Musat & Asociatii continues its tradition of supporting law school students by Business Law Career Day programme

Musat & Asociatii continues its tradition of promoting and supporting the training of young professionals by Business Law Career Day programme aimed at organizing annual meetings with law school students in order to bring into light useful aspects concerning the vocation of the future graduates. The first discussions with the students have recently taken place…

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Musat & Asociatii, winner of “Romania Law Firm of the Year” at the “Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2011″ ceremony

Musat & Asociatii has been distinguished by the renowned legal guide Chambers Europe with the prestigious award “Romania Law Firm of the Year” at the “Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2011″ ceremony, due to its remarkable performance on the local legal market in the past year. The award follows another noteworthy recognition recently received by…

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The Credit Bureau and Muşat & Asociaţii organized the seminar “Processing Risk Information within The Credit Bureau. Projects and Legal Solutions”

The Credit Bureau and Muşat & Asociaţii organized the seminar “Processing Risk Information within The Credit Bureau. Projects and Legal Solutions”, which brought into discussion the operational and regulatory aspects of risk information processing. The event gathered more than 50 representatives of the banking system and addressed key issues related to the Credit Bureau system,…

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Musat & Asociatii sponsored the first edition of “Masquerade Charity Ball”, organized by S.O.S Satele Copiilor

Committed to its tradition of more than 20 years in supporting, by means of sponsorship, genuine social initiatives, Musat & Asociatii sponsored the first edition of the Masquerade Charity Ball, organized by S.O.S Satele Copiilor. The charity ball took place on 9th of April, at Bragadiru Palace, gathering more than 100 notable cultural figures, businessmen…

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Anca Buta Muşat, awarded for the second consecutive year in Competition by International Law Office

Anca Buta Muşat, Partner with Muşat & Asociaţii, has been distinguished for the second consecutive year with International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards, due to her long-established expertise in competition law, being the sole Romanian Lawyer awarded in this practice area. “Musat & Asociatii’s competition practice has seen a continuous development in recent years,…

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Mușat & Asociații salutes the completion of the investigation in the case file concerning the death of the dissident Gheorghe Ursu

Bucharest, 2nd of August 2016: Over the past years, Mușat & Asociații stood by Mr. Andrei Ursu in his steps, supporting, along with his team of lawyers, the efforts of the Official Prosecutor’s Office to shed light on the circumstances of the death of his father. “The legal arguments and the evidence made available to the military…

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The Medical Profession – Opportunities and challenges in the current legislative context

Bucharest, 9th of August 2016: Tens of physicians participated in the seminar organised in Bucharest by Muşat & Asociaţii, “”The Medical Profession – Opportunities and challenges in the current legislative context”. The event is dedicated both to physicians in the public health system, and to those in the private system. “We considered extremely important, especially in the current…

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Mușat & Asociații wins notable success for the Financial Supervisory Authority against Fondul Proprietatea S.A.

Bucharest, 5th of October 2016 – The Financial Supervisory Authority, represented by Mușat & Asociații, has won the court action that the Property Fund initiated in the attempt to obtain the Authority’s approval for changing the fee agreed with the Fund manager, Franklin Templeton Investment Management Ltd. The dispute was started in 2012, i.e. two years…

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Bucharest Tribunal issues the first preliminary injunction for the cessation and provisional prohibition of unfair competition deeds meant to divert customers by using trade secrets

Bucharest, 29 November 2016 – Bucharest Tribunal (TMB) – 6th Civil Division, admitted, in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 para. (3) of Law No. 11/1991 on the repression of unfair competition, a motion for issuing a preliminary injunction by which it provisionally ordered the cessation of the deeds meant to divert competition by using trade…

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Muşat & Asociații assisted Emerson in the sale of the Leroy – Somer and Control Techniques divisions to Nidec Corporation

Bucharest, 16 February 2017:   Mușat & Asociații consolidates its collaboration with Emerson by the assistance provided to Emerson Oradea S.R.L., one of the Romanian subsidiaries of Emerson Electric, world leader in the field of production and technology, in respect of the separation of the activities related to the Leroy – Somer and Control Techniques divisions…

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“2017 – Tax Challenges and Trends” Conference

Bucharest, 27 January 2017:  Numerous entrepreneurs, Chief Operating Officers, Financial Managers and tax specialists within large companies in Romania have found out from Mușat & Asociații – Tax Advisory experts which are the most controversial subjects in the tax field at the beginning of the year. During the conference organised in Bucharest, on the subject “2017…

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Muşat & Asociaţii, alongside Emerson in the transfer of the Emerson Network Power business

Bucharest, 14 December 2016  – Mușat & Asociații assisted Emerson S.R.L., the Romanian subsidiary of Emerson Electric, one of the global players in the manufacturing and technology sector, in respect of the separation of the activity of Emerson Network Power for the purpose of its transfer to the American investment fund Platinum Equity. The transaction was…

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Bucharest Court of Appeal cancels the decision of the Competition Council to sanction a concerted practice in the field of weapons

Bucharest, 6 December 2016 – Bucharest Court of Appeal (CAB) – 8th Administrative and Fiscal Dispute Division admitted the motion of Sig Sauer GmbH & Co KG to annul Competition Council Decision no. 44/2014‎, by which Sig Sauer was sanctioned by civil fine in amount of over RON 7 million. The German company, established in 1853, is…

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Anca Buta Musat: Companies Expect a Transparent and Consistent Practice of the Competition Council that Would Give Them Legal Certainty

The new instruments for safeguarding a proper competition environment, as set up by Government Ordinance 75/2010, were discussed during Mediafax Talks about Competition Law, a debate which gathered representatives of Competition Council, legal market and professional associations from the private sector. „I consider that the revision of the secondary legislation is even more important as…

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Musat & Asociatii strengthens its litigation department, by promoting two partners

Musat & Asociatii strengthens its Litigation & Arbitration department, by appointing two new partners, Nicolae Viorel Dinu and Octavian Popescu, and by headhunting five experienced litigators, exceeding 25 specialists in this area of practice. Nicolae Viorel Dinu returns to Musat & Asociatii as Partner after five years as Managing Counsel at Salans-Moore & Associates. Dinu…

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Musat & Asociatii: Methods to Protect Your Company from Financial Fraud

Although current technology provides numerous options to prevent and to indentify economic frauds, corporations should also be aware that data collected may be considered legal proof only if the applicable legislation and the regulation regarding employees’ rights are strictly followed. The “Corporate Fraud: Prevention, Detection and Legal Actions” event, co-organized by Musat & Asociatii and…

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Musat & Asociatii, part of the winning consortium for selection of investors in Tarnita-Lapustesti Hydropower project

Musat & Asociatii has been selected, as part of an international consortium, to assist the Ministry of Economy and the state-owned energy producer Hidroelectrica in the process of selection investors for the Tarnita-Lapustesti pumped-storage hydropower plant. This green field project entails an intended installed capacity of 1,000 MW and an investment in excess of EUR…

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Musat & Asociatii is Actively Involved in Fighting the Phenomenon of Child Exploitation on the Internet

Musat & Asociatii participated last week at the reunion of the Advisory Group of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), hosted by Microsoft Romania. The event brought together representatives of government institutions (Police, the Public Ministry, SECI – Southeast European Cooperation Initiative) and nongovernmental officials, focused on fighting the phenomenon of child exploitation…

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The New Amendments to the Competition Law are focused on prevention of anti-competitive practices

The recent amendments to the Competition Law brought by the Government Emergency Ordinance 75/2010 clearly enlarge the list of sanctions to which an economic agent exposes itself when adopting a behavior which is contrary to the Competition Law. However, alongside a better involvement of the competition authority in preventing the anti-competitive behaviors by ensuring a…

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Muşat & Asociaţii listed among the law firms recommended by FTSE Eurotop 100 for Chambers & Partners

Muşat & Asociaţii is the sole Romanian law firm featured in the Euro 100 Survey 2010 published by the prestigious British legal publisher Chambers & Partners in the latest issue of Chambers Magazine, based on the recommendations received from the 100 most highly capitalized blue-chip companies in Europe (FTSE Eurotop 100). Muşat & Asociaţii received…

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Musat & Asociatii, acknowledged as the best law firm in capital markets at “ZF Lawyers Gala”

Musat & Asociatii received two awards from Ziarul Financiar, the Romanian’s leading business publication, at the “Lawyers Gala” event. The distinctions recognize its outstanding achievements in Capital Markets and its leading position on the Romanian legal market. The capital markets award acknowledges the firm’s assistance provided to Rompetrol Group in the mandatory public offering of…

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Amending the legislation for renewable energy will double the number of investors in this sector

“Focus on Renewable Energy” seminar recently organized by Musat & Asociatii, addressed key issues on renewable energy sector, such as State-aid schemes for clean energy projects, the status of European funds accessed in this sector, as well as practical issues regarding the controversy surrounding Law 220/2008. “The Renewable Energy has captured investors’ interest in the…

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Legal obligations of the employer to safeguard employees’ rights in the process of transfer of undertaking

Although both the European Union and Romanian Labour Legislations ensure the protection of employees’ rights in restructurings or transfer of undertaking processes, the local legal framework may generate confusion, particularly due to the deficient implementation of the European directives. “The transfer of undertaking is a relative new concept in the Romanian labour code and not…

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Muşat & Asociaţii rewards the best students at the Regional Debate Competition for Students

Continuing its tradition of more than 15 years in supporting, by means of scholarships, traineeships and sponsorships, talented young people finding themselves at the beginning of their legal career, Musat & Asociatii has recently sponsored the 11th edition of the Regional Debate Competition for Students- Muntenia 2009, which took place during November 7th-8th. “We, as…

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Muşat & Asociaţii: “Investments in renewables of over EUR 300 million are blocked by the lack of secondary legislation”

Muşat & Asociaţii attorneys shared their professional experience by participating in the “Renewable Energy in Romania” recent debate, which put forward issues such as: the investment context for the development of the renewable energy market, the available incentive mechanism, the legal framework in the wind energy sector, as well as the available funding sources. “Although…

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Muşat & Asociaţii supported the Romanian Team in the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court

Faithful to its tradition of more than 15 years in supporting, by means of scholarships, internships and sponsorships, talented young people starting off in the legal profession, Muşat & Asociaţii ensured the partaking of a team of three students from the Law Faculty within the Nicolae Titulescu University in the international competition “Investment Arbitration Moot…

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Discussions regarding the successful administration of criminal infringement files in the field of Intellectual Property, at Muşat & Asociaţii

The authorities’ role in the area of intellectual property rights, specific procedural issues that hinder the settlement of criminal cases, as well as practical cases and development of IP enforcement have been debated at length at the “Successful completion of criminal cases in the area of intellectual property rights” conference, organized by the American Chamber…

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Horaţiu Dumitru, Senior Associate at Muşat & Asociaţii, was awarded the e-Finance excellency diploma for legal e-journalism

Horaţiu Dumitru, senior associate with Muşat & Asociaţii law firm, received the excellency diploma from the e-Finance magazine for the extensive collaboration in the field of legal advisory provided to IT & C companies, at the 100th anniversary issue of the magazine. For more than seven years, Horaţiu Dumitru has been writing the e-Legal Focus…

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