ZRP in press

Romanian syndicated loan market could rich almost 1 billion euros in 2018

The lawyer who defeated Chevron

Cosmin Vasile, Managing Partner on Under- or overregulation of the statutory works contract conditions? A puzzle with missing pieces. (Romanian Infrastructure Conference)

Practical Law Global Arbitration Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2014: Romanian Arbitration Rules Analysis

ZRP wins dispute for the Professional Football League.


Getting the Deal Through – Dispute Resolution 2014

International Arbitration (Lawyer Monthly)
Cosmin Vasile, Managing Partner, has been interviewed by Lawyer Monthly about the benefits of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

ZRP defeats the National Integrity Agency (Lumea Justitiei)
The article comments on the irrevocable decision of the High Court of Cassation and Justice in the case of prof.dr. Aurel Nechita regarding an investigation initiated by the National Integrity Agency of incompatibility of two public positions. Cosmin Vasile (ZRP), representing Aurel Nechita, demonstrated that the position of dean of a faculty is compatible with the position of hospital manager.

ZRP exonerates Cupru Min from the payment of Euro 17,3 million (Bizlawyer)  
The article highlights ZRP’s success in the dispute between Cuprumin and Energomineral. ZRP advised Cupru Min and exonerated the company from the payment of Euro 17,3 million.

Managers should attract and retain the digital generation within companies (Ziarul Financiar) 
Catalin Micu, Managing Associate, discussed at the HR Conference organized by Ziarul Financiar about the reorganization ad integrum procedure - how to successfully retain efficient employees during a restructuring process.

How to avoid fraud within the insolvency procedure (Hotnews) 
Stan Tirnoveanu, Senior Partner, debates in this article on how to conceive a viable and successful reorganization plan and how to avoid fraud within the insolvency procedure.

The suing claim sent by e-mail (Avocatnet) 
Cosmin Vasile, Managing Partner, comments on the legal effects caused by the submission of procedural deeds in electronic form and about the risks litigants may face when choosing this option.

For fraud offences older than five years no criminal complaints may be filed anymore  
Antoniu Obancia, Partner, was interviewed on the novelties brought by the new Criminal Code and new Criminal Procedure Code regarding time baring of offences in case of fraud felonies, the guilt plea and parties’ settlement procedure.

ZRP wins moral damages of 300 k lei for the mayor of Bucharest (Bizlawyer) 
ZRP advised the mayor of Bucharest, Mr. Sorin Oprescu, in the dispute against Dan Diaconescu (OTV television channel) and SC Ocram Televiziune SRL. Sorin Oprescu sued Dan Diaconescu for slander and won 300 k lei moral damages.

Interview with Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu (Avocatura) 
Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu discusses the practice of law and the Romanian legal market.

Zamfirescu RacoČ›i Vasile & Partners is ranked first by Chambers Global in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency  
In the 2014 edition of Chambers Global ZRP has been ranked first in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency. Three ZRP attorneys – Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu, Stan Tirnoveanu and Cosmin Vasile – have been listed as Romania’s leading lawyers in these practice areas. Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu is regarded as a “pre-eminent figure on the dispute resolution market”, Cosmin Vasile is described by sources as “an excellent strategist and litigator who is always ready to take on new challenges”, whereas Stan Tirnoveanu is “the first name that comes to mind” for restructuring and insolvency type of work.

Start advantage for the state in insolvency procedure (Capital)  
Stan Tirnoveanu, Senior Partner of ZRP, debates in this article on the superpriority of the receivables belonging to the National Administration of State.

The new Insolvency Code: A reorganization needs to bring about the logics of business (Medierenet)  
The article deals with two provisions obstructing the insolvency procedure that still need to be amended in the bill of the new insolvency code, as stated by Stan Tirnoveanu during a conference organized by publication Bursa.

Third parties could be forced to pay debts in Romanian companies (Business Review)  
Ioana Hockl, Partner of ZRP Tax, has been interviewed by Business Review regarding an order issued at the beginning of February by The National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF) which describes the procedures under which individuals and legal entities may be held by the Romanian authorities jointly and severally liable for the tax debts of a Romanian taxpayer.

Romanias’s holding regulation needs more tax favorable measures (Business Review)  
Ioana Hoeckl, Partner of ZRP Tax, was quoted in an article regarding several provisions regarding the taxation regime applicable to Romanian holding companies that were introduced in the Romanian Fiscal Code as of January 1st 2014.

ZRP advised one of the biggest aluminium producers in Central and Eastern Europe in a complex facility. Partner Ioana Racoti coordinated the team. (Bizlawyer)  
The article highlights ZRP’s involvement in one of the most complex financing projects in 2014. EximBank signed financial agreements of approximately EUR 50 million with Alro SA, one of the biggest aluminium producers in Central and Eastern Europe, for financing the current activities and for issuing letters of bank guarantees and letters of credit for the contracts signed by the company.

ZRP’s intellectual property team top was top ranked by WTR 1000 (Bizlawyer)  
Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners has a sophisticated IP practice and excels in litigation, where it has an outstanding track record of success.

ZRP advises in cross-border transaction (Bizlawyer)  
The article details the recently announced Capiton AG acquisition of Dynea Group, a cross-border transaction operated in six jurisdictions, with ZRP advising its client Capiton AG on Romanian law matters.

Farmland market liberalization kicks in with no restrictions for foreigners (Business Review)  
Larisa Popoviciu, Senior Associate with ZRP, was quoted in an article regarding the bill regulating the sale and purchase of farmland by individuals, and the rights of foreign individuals to purchase agricultural land in Romania.

Cosmin Vasile, ZRP: 2013? Not bad at all. (Wall Street)  
Cosmin Vasile, Managing Partner of ZRP, was interviewed by Wallstreet.ro regarding latest developments of the Romanian legal market and outlook 2014.