Energy is the major topic in Romania, with updated regulations on energy trading and offshore gas production already being in place, and the business sector hoping for a legal framework on hydrogen projects, according to Ijdelea & Associates Managing Partner Oana Ijdelea.
Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu has advised Catalyst Romania Fund II on the acquisition of a minority stake in Evolution Prest Systems, which owns the Evomag e-commerce website. DLA Piper advised the seller.
Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu and TGS Baltic have advised GreenGroup on its acquisition of Lithuanian recycling company Ecso.
Filip & Company has advised Alesonor Real Estate Development on obtaining a EUR 21 million financing from Banca Transilvania for the development of the Amber Forest project.
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has advised Speedwell on the EUR 60 million sale of a 75% stake in the Miro office building to Hili Properties. Musat & Asociatii advised the buyer.
The legal framework regarding representative offices of foreign companies in Romania was recently amended with the publication in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 779 of 4 August 2022, of Ordinance no. 18/2022 on the authorisation and operation in Romania of representative offices of foreign companies and business entities (“Ordinance”).
Filip & Company has advised Bucharest Stock Exchange-listed One United Properties on its share capital increase.
The two main forms of non-governmental organizations that may be established in Romania are the associations and foundations. While an association may be incorporated by at least three domestic/foreign individuals/entities as founding members, a foundation may be incorporated by at least one domestic/foreign individual/entity as founding member(s). Associations are set up in order to carry out activities for the general interest, for the interest of a community or for the non-profit interests of its members and the law does not impose a minimum initial patrimony.
Radu Taracila Padurari Retevoescu has advised Aqua Carpatica founder Jean Valvis on the strategic agreement between the company and PepsiCo.