Mușat & Asociații advises Ecolab on its strategic acquisition of Purolite Corporation

Musat & Asociatii advised Ecolab, a global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, on the Romanian law aspects of its strategic acquisition of Purolite Corporation, involving around 30 jurisdictions over six continents. The acquisition was structured as a cash transaction and valued at approximately USD 3.7 billion. Purolite is a global…

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“VERTICAL” IN THE SPOTLIGHT: OVERVIEW OF DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

What? Before diving into the individual restrictions of competition that typically appear in vertical agreements, it is useful to first focus on the main types of distribution systems. Such types include exclusive distribution, non-exclusive or free distribution, selective distribution, franchising and agency. Suppliers can opt for a single system that covers the entire EEA, but…

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AGENCY (LEGAL TEST)

What? The particular nature of agency agreements triggers the application of a specific competition law regime. This regime is based on a split between (i) the role assumed by the agent acting as an intermediary of the principal (i.e. where he is trying to secure transactions for the principal) and (ii) the position of the…

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Inspecțiile fiscale pe final de 2021. Cazurile predilecte de control și ce e de făcut.

Răzvan Stoicescu, Deputy Managing Partner Răzvan Graure, Tax Partner După un an 2020 în care autoritățile fiscale au manifestat indulgență, 2021 pare să fie într-adevăr marcat, nu doar în România, dar și în lume, de intensificarea controalelor fiscale. Nici finalul de an nu pare să se dezică de la acest trend, drept pentru care articolul…

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Musat & Asociatii’s Managing Associate Stefan Diaconescu wins Rising Star Award for Romania at the Rising Stars Awards EMEA 2021

Congratulations to Managing Associate Stefan Diaconescu, winner of the Rising Star Award for Romania at the Rising Stars Awards EMEA 2021, awarded by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group, part of the prestigious IFLR1000 guide. The awards celebrate EMEA’s future legal leaders from law firms and in-house teams, recognizing rising star lawyers across 28 practice areas and…

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