Romanian lawyer Andreea-Paula Armanu-Costache has joined the European Investment Fund as a Legal Counsel in Luxembourg.
Recently, there has been a strong trend in several EU Member States to correct economy imbalances through price and tariff capping measures. This is also the case in Romania, where certain industries or market segments are subject to capping and control measures. (e.g., MTPL insurance, certain segments of the energy market, staple foods, etc.).
Stratulat Albulescu, working with San Francisco-based Fathom Law, has advised 3VC on leading the USD 10 million series A financing round for Romania's Creatopy together with Point Nine. BPV Grigorescu Stefanica, working with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, advised Creatopy and its founders.
Stoica & Asociatii has recently announced the establishment of a new management structure – the Executive Council of the Partners Assembly – including Founding Partners Valeriu Stoica and Cristiana Stoica, Senior Partners Catalina Dicu and Dan Rares Raducanu, and Managing Partners Andreea Stoica and Dragos Bogdan.
In a significant development, the European Parliament and Council have recently reached a preliminary agreement on a set of new regulations designed to combat misleading advertising and provide consumers with more accurate product information. This agreement aims to strengthen consumer rights and tackle deceptive marketing practices, including greenwashing and planned uselessness of products.
M&A in the CEE region has been a captivating theater of evolving trends and geopolitical dynamics of late. Schoenherr Partner Markus Piuk shares his insights on the current market trends and delves into the influence of the US-China relationship, the status of Russian-based transactions, the resilience of the CEE M&A market, and the prospects of industry consolidation and growth.
The Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) released for public consultation a draft regulation proposing amendments to its Regulation 5/2019 applicable mainly to investment firms and, in limited cases, to credit institutions providing investment services and/or activities and alternative fund managers.