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Competition & State Aid

Compliance and training

Interpretation of Romanian and EU legislation, caselaw and doctrine, with direct focus on business applicability and relevance.

Performance of mock dawn raids, drafting of good practice manuals and other internal standard operating procedures.

Review of business models and practices, as well as of all business-related contracts, documents, correspondence.

Legal audit and forensic.

Tailored trainings and competence reviews.



Dawn raid, legal forensic (full scope assistance).

Full-fledged assistance in investigation (assistance to information requests, clarification meetings, representation during hearings).

Commitments and settlements (full-fledged assistance throughout the entire procedure).

Sector inquiries (submission of requested information, clarification meetings, risk assessments).

Whistleblowing / leniency related assistance (risk assessments, application, strategy advice).

Complaints (success valuation, drafting, submission and follow up).


Review and assessment of commercial transactions and joint ventures in order to assess notification obligation and to best structure the envisaged transaction.

Notification procedure (full-fledged assistance from drafting the notification file).

Commitments assistance.


State aid

Review of various State Aid measures in order to assess legality and legal framework applicable.

Drafting of various proposals for State Aid (depending on business opportunities).

State Aid application (both national and EU-wide in scope).

Altmark and Private Investor Tests.

Full-fledged assistance in State Aid investigations.

Assistance with State Aid expenditure.




Our track-record

Counseled more than 100 clients in various industry sectors. We were part in some of the most important investigations developed by the Competition Council in Romania. Some of the milestones: involvement in 1st settlement, 1st commitment, numerous investigations closed without sanctions, 30+ settlement procedures, leniency procedures, successful complaints.


We have solid experience:

– with with EU – wide investigations.

– with private damages claims.