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Rațiu & Rațiu

RATIU & RATIU offers legal assistance in matters associated to the observance of legal norms that govern competition in a wide range of transactions and situations, associated to both the current activity of companies and initiating investigations in matters involving the violation of competition rules. Our lawyers are specialized in national and European competition law and have an excellent academic qualification and a good knowledge of the competition practices of authorities and courts of law both in Romania, and in other European jurisdictions.

The legal services provided by RATIU & RATIU cover:

  • specialized counseling regarding the observance of competition norms, including assistance on practical issues involving competition, evaluation and interpretation of the legal framework at national and European level, competition audits, preparation of compliance programs and risk management strategies
  • asssistance to companies that are involved in an economic concentration authorisation process, including assistance for the preparation of notices of mergers, acquisitions and other forms of economic concentration, obtaining non-objection decisions or authorization decisions or, as applicable, the negotiation of obligations undertaken in case of decisions of conditioned authorisation
  • assistance to companies that need to prepare and negotiate commercial contracts, including distribution and licensing contracts, in order to have them integrated into categories of agreements, decisions and concerted practices, which are exempted from the interdictions imposed under the competition law
  • assistance to public authorities and companies in state aid procedures, including assistance in: preparing notices regarding state aid measures and information about the state aid measures to which exceptions by categories apply; investigations; preparing complaints against illegally or abusively used state aid, and also as part of the distributed state-aid monitoring process
  • assistance to clients during the investigations initiated by the Competition Council, including counseling in the preparation of the defense strategy, the preparation of answers to the questions asked by the Competition Council and the introduction of remarks in the investigation reports, assistance in the spot inspections and the procedures involving the input of the Competition Council, assistance in complaining against the violation of competition rules, counseling on the commitments and clemency policy applicable in investigations regarding cartels, the representation of clients in the disputes against the decisions of the Council
  • assistance to companies in the reporting or prevention of unfair competition practices
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