Muşat & Asociaţii initiates the insolvency proceedings of Asesoft International

Bucharest, November 6th, 2015 – Muşat & Asociaţii successfully initiated the insolvency proceedings of Asesoft International, one of the most important companies in the IT sector, with a turnover of over RON 100 million, for a debt resulting from a contract between professionals. Within this litigation, pending before the court ever since August 2014, Muşat &…

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Mușat & Asociații celebrated 25 years of activity, as well as the launch of the legal guide “Doing Business in Romania 2015”

Bucharest, May 27th, 2015, Mușat & Asociații, Attorneys-at-Law celebrated 25 years of activity, as well as the launch of the legal guide “Doing Business in Romania 2015”. For over 25 years, Mușat & Asociații has been dedicated to a clientele impressive both by number and by reputation: banks and financial institutions, investment funds, multinational companies,…

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Muşat & Asociaţii – In the World’s Top 100 Law Firms in International Arbitration

Bucharest, 26 February 2015 – Global Arbitration Review (GAR), one of the highest-profile legal publications, included Muşat & Asociaţii in the GAR 100 list, a top of the best law firms in the field of international arbitration worldwide. This award is an acknowledgment of Muşat & Asociaţii’s experience and achievements in international arbitration disputes. The…

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New Partners at Muşat & Asociaţii

Mușat & Asociații appointed three new partners to the firm’s managing body – Mihai Popa, Cosmin Libotean and Răzvan Stoicescu, each of them possessing extensive experience in their areas of expertise. Muşat & Asociaţii’s team has thus reached 19 partners and more than 100 attorneys, tax advisors and restructuring / insolvency practitioners. „Mușat & Asociații…

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Muşat & Asociaţii wins another ruling for Mircea Diaconu against the National Integrity Agency

Bucharest, 10 October 2014 –  The attorneys of Muşat & Asociaţii achieved a new victory in court for Mircea Diaconu in his fight against the National Integrity Agency (ANI). The magistrates of the Bucharest Court of Appeal dismissed as ungrounded the action initiated by ANI requesting the court to quash the decision whereby Mircea Diaconu’s tenure as Member…

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Muşat & Asociaţii sets an important precedent in the cancellation of claw-back contributions payable by holders of marketing authorization or their representatives

Muşat & Asociaţii successfully represented Farmexim, one of the leading medicine importers and distributors on the domestic market, in a litigation concerning the cancellation of claw-back contributions, thus carrying on the sequence of favorable solutions obtained by the Muşat & Asociaţii team in this sector starting with 2012. The ruling was issued by Bucharest Court…

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Anca Buta Muşat, Partner Muşat & Asociaţii, speaker in the international conference “Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector”

Anca Buta Muşat, Partner with Muşat & Asociaţii, attended, as exclusive speaker for Romania, the international conference “ Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector ”, held in Brussels, on 25 June 2013. Crucial issues for the professional industry were discussed during the event, among which the European Commission’s concerns in respect of the enforcement…

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Bucharest Court of Appeals admitted the plea for illegality in relation to the Order whereby UCMR was appointed as collector of the music stamp

Bucharest Court of Appeals recently admitted the plea for illegality in relation to Order no. 2823/1566/2003 issued by the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Public Finances, Annex 4 item 3, whereby the Union of Romanian Composers and Musicologists (UCMR) was appointed as beneficiary of the sums collected as music stamp duty, established by…

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The High Court of Cassation and Justice ends Dispute between Metalexportimport and Thyssen Stahl and Otto Wolff

Muşat & Asociaţii and NNDKP Obtain for the Third Time the Dismissal of the Extraordinary Means of Challenge filed by Metalexportimport against Thyssen Stahl and Otto Wolff Muşat & Asociaţii and Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) are pleased to announce that the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) dismissed yesterday the third motion…

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Muşat & Asociaţii Successfully Represented Panalpina, one of the world’s leading freight forwarding and logistics companies

Muşat & Asociaţii successfully represented Panalpina, one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain solutions, in a litigation for the recovery of the cargo aboard the “A Ladybug”, one of the largest ships in the world, carrying goods valued at more than EUR 70 million. “The settlement of the dispute between Panalpina and the…

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Anca Buta Muşat – the Only Romanian Attorney Having Received Three International Law Office Awards in Competition

Anca Buta Muşat, Partner with Muşat & Asociaţii, received a third International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice award, for her exceptional activity in the field of Competition. Thus, Anca becomes the only Romanian attorney to achieve such performance, after having been given the same distinction in 2010 and 2011. She accepted the diploma within the…

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Intra-Group Transactions, a Tax Risk to be Tackled by Companies

The price for which physical goods, intangible properties are transferred or services are provided at the intra-group level represents a current problem facing most companies and multi-nationals operating in Romania, especially considering the increasing number of inspections conducted by tax authorities, requesting documentations relating to transfer pricing. The transfer pricing issue has been extensively debated…

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Muşat & Asociaţii: A Company’s Outlook on Intellectual Property Rights Is a Determining Factor for its Future

Under the current economic conditions, no business entrepreneur (from the least to the most important) can afford to ignore the effects the ubiquitous intellectual property rights have on its future. While the efficient and informed use of these rights can help a business highlight the intellectual resources which make it competitive, ignoring them exposes the…

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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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