DBO - The bright side of law,competition

Our activity in the field is mainly structured on active legal assistance and representation in investigation procedures(“dawn raids”) of private companies by the Competition Council, representation in both pre and post administrative proceedings before the Competition Council, taking preventive measures by analysis of the relevant legal provisions applicable to any relevant action undertaken by our clients, assessment of relevant competition issues during M&A procedures, legal counsel in drafting commercial deeds to be consistent with the relevant Romanian and EU competition legal provisions.

A specific trait is our ability to provide an integrated legal counsel to the client, from the preparation of the first document related to a certain transaction, to the active assistance and representation before the competent authorities in order to obtain the approval for the client’s operation.

Key projects

Legal assistance and representation

Legal assistance and representation of a top ten national pharmaceutical supplier in an investigation related to the cartel activities carried out by all acting companies in this field, which ended with no prosecution for the client.

Legal assistance and representation

Legal assistance and representation provided a top ten national pharmaceutical supplier in an investigation related to a contended vertical agreement involving one of the biggest national pharmaceutical producers, which ended with no prosecution for the client.

Legal assistance and representation

Legal assistance and representation provided to a top ten national pharmaceutical supplier in a litigation involving the cancellation of the decision issued by the Competition Council imposing a USD 1 million fine.